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Police report -2-8-17; A man told deputies another man used his tractors without permission.
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    Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office
    Jimmy Lee Gonzales, 39, Highpoint Circle — bench warrant (Muskogee County).
    Tyrone Phillips, 30, New Street, Swainsboro — bench warrant, simple battery, family violence simple battery, obstructing or hindering emergency phone calls.
    Brandon Michael Smith, 28, Cecily Court, Fortson — felony probation violation.
    Roderick Lamont Lowery, 41, Sandhill Lane, Sylvania — disorderly conduct, simple battery.

Bulloch County Probation Office
    Ricky Deon Dawson, 22, Lanier Drive — probation violation.

Statesboro Police Department
    Samantha Aurel Bernal-McElroy, 26, Highway 280 East, Claxton — felony theft by conversion.
    Jaime Michelle Harrell Brisendine, 37, Eagle Drive, Springfield — probation violation.

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office
    FRANKLIN LANE — A woman reported an attempt to scam her by a person pretending to be a computer repair person. The caller said she had purchased a protection plan for her computer and asked to get her personal log-in information, then used the information to try to get money from her bank account. They succeeded in getting $1,500 but the bank covered it when she reported the scam, she said.
    PERSIMMON PATH — A woman told deputies her roommates’ family harasses her and threatens her, to the point she felt unsafe.
    STILSON-LEEFIELD ROAD — A man told deputies another man used his tractors without permission, getting them stuck in the woods and in a field.
    HIGHWAY 67 — A case of arson is being investigated. No further details were available from reports.

Statesboro Police Department
    HALCYONDALE ROAD/SCREVEN COUNTY — Statesboro Police K9 unit Officer Kyle Briley and K9 partner Rio assisted in a school safety search.
    DUNLAP STREET — A man struck a victim in the chest with his fist. No arrests were made.

Georgia Southern University Police
    Officers issued two traffic citations and seven traffic warnings and assisted two motorists.
Georgia State Patrol Post 45
    Last week, troopers investigated 24 crashes with 15 reported injuries. Troopers also issued the following; three DUI arrests, 16 seat belt citations and one warning, one child restraint warning, 15 speeding citations and 17 warnings.

Law Enforcement Agencies
    Brooklet Police Department — no calls.
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 14 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Office — two calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Office — one call.
    Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — two calls.
    Metter Police Department — one call.
    Portal Police Department — no calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 25 calls.

Fire Departments
    Bulloch County Fire Department — five calls.
    Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.

Emergency Medical Services
    Bulloch County EMS —one fire call and 24 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — five medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.

Other Agencies
    911 hang-ups — 47 calls.
Bryan County 911 — one call.
    Emanuel County 911 — one call.
    Screven County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon