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Police Report - 2-6-13; A man recently released from prison did not return a car he test-drove.
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    Jacinto Garcia Sanchez, 36, Lanier Drive — driving without a valid license, defective taillight.
    Prethenia T. Wells, 42, Johnson Street — suspended license, no proof of insurance.
    Cecil Prescott Perkins, 25, Packinghouse Road — probation violation.

    SHONEY’S — A man said he was at the vacated restaurant location on South Main Street when someone snatched two lottery tickets and a debit card from him and fled.
    THE LODGE APARTMENTS — A woman told police a female named Tina stole a wallet containing $105 from her home.
In a separate incident, a woman called police to report a man grabbed her and shook her for no reason.
    180 FITNESS — A woman said someone took a debit card and $30 cash from her car.
    CROMARTIE DRIVE — Someone stole a TV, checkbook, perfume and jewelry.
    BILLY GUNTER HEATING AND AIR — A man reported the theft of a utility trailer.
    GREENBRIAR TRAIL — A man reported the theft of a GPS unit and phone card.
    MORRIS STREET — A man reportedly pushed a pregnant woman, with whom he once lived, over a couch and pulled some of her hair out. When she tried calling 911, he hung up the phone.
    DEANNA DRIVE — Police responded to a verbal domestic dispute.

    Lisa Marie Boyd, 47, Sunny Slope Road — probation violation.
    Kevin N. Radford, 34, Peachtree Street — loitering and prowling, obstruction.
    Shaivona Aneika Radford, 22, Peachtree Street — loitering and prowling.
    Kenneth Winton Rahn, 58, Conley Street, Portal — first-degree arson.
    Richard D. Sheffield, 28, Conley Street, Portal — first-degree arson.
    Bruce Levon Powell, 36, Wallace Circle, Bloomingdale — felony theft by conversion.
    Betty Sue Sweat, 59, Miller Street Extension — public intoxication.
    James Leonard Wilson, 34, Dry Branch Village, Register — battery.
    Charise Bennett, 35, Courtney Way — battery.
    Gary Carroll, 44, Georgia Highway 57, Twin City — DUI (refused test), suspended license.
    Edward Anthony Pagan, 47, Miller Avenue, Tybee Island — bench warrant.

    BANKS DAIRY ROAD — (Portal) A man and woman were arrested for loitering and prowling. A deputy responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle found the woman claiming her car was broken down, but found it was not. She made several suspicious comments and deputies found her cruising in the area after being told to leave. Deputies also found a man walking, and both he and the woman were seen texting furiously. He denied knowing her, but evidence pointed to their possibly stealing pecans. It was also discovered that while the man denied knowing the woman, he turned out to be married to her.
    DOY LANIER ROAD — (Statesboro) A man reported an ice machine stolen.
    ROZIER FORD — A man who had recently been released from prison failed to return a 2009 Volkswagen Beetle he test drove, supposedly to a bank in Statesboro. The number he gave to salesmen was his brother’s number. Warrants were issued and he was arrested for felony theft by conversion.
    DRY BRANCH VILLAGE — (Register) A man was arrested after fighting with a woman and leaving visible injuries.
    PLEASANT AVENUE — (Statesboro) A woman said her boyfriend jumped her after she didn’t come home the night before.
    Seat belt citations — two.
    Child restraint citations — none.
    Speeding citations — none.
    Total citations — two.

    Crashes investigated — four. 
    Fatalities reported — one.
    Injuries reported — one.
    Total vehicle stops — nine.
    Seat belt warnings — none.
    Child restraint warnings — none.
    Speeding warnings — two. 
    Total warnings issued — six.
    Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    Stolen vehicles recovered — none. 
    Road checks performed — none.
    Motorists assisted — none.
    Miles patrolled — 262. 
    Officers issued one traffic citation Monday.
    Keith Scott Crawford, 19, Georgia Avenue — possession of a weapon in a school safety zone.  
    Gary Graham Oetgen, 19, Savannah — criminal trespass.

    Officers issued one traffic warning and assisted four motorists.
    SOUTHEN PINES — Four residents were judicially referred to school officials for punishment regarding drug activity.
Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — nine calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 24 calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — no calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    Claxton Police Department — two calls.
Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — six calls. 
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — one call.
    Metter Fire Department — no calls.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls and 12 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — three medical calls.
Evans County EMS — three medical calls.
    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Monday:  a call to Bulloch County First Responders, a call to the Bulloch County coroner and a call to Air Evac.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg