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Police report, 2/17/19
Dogs /cats euthanized at animal shelter — no animals
police report

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.


▲ Arrests made Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Arrests listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Adrianna Alicia McNeely, 23, Metter — battery.

▲ Steven Andrew Duckett, 33, Acworth — felony probation violation.

▲ Earl Burke, 66, Metter — simple battery.

➤ Portal Police Department

▲ Melissa Lynn Fortune, 37, Primrose Road, Register — theft by taking motor vehicle.

➤ Brooklet Police Department

▲ Benjamin Smith, 37, Troy Street, Brooklet — simple battery/family violence.


▲ Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Department

▲ ROSEMARY CHURCH ROAD — Deputies responded to a report of aggravated assault

▲ SOUTH LEWIS STREET — Someone reported a case of financial a transaction card fraud.

▲ GRIFFIN FERRY ROAD — Deputies investigated a reported residential burglary.

▲ WINDMILL ROAD — Someone reported a residential burglary.

➤ Register Police Department

▲ Last week, officers issued the following: one citation for driving without a license; four citations for speeding; one citation for holding a cell phone while driving and one citation for defective equipment.

➤ Metter Police Department

▲ EAST WILLOW LAKE DRIVE — Detectives investigated a reported burglary. In a separate call, someone reported a misdemeanor theft.

▲ INTERSTATE 16/CANOOCHEE ROAD — Officers pursued a vehicle reported stolen from Bulloch County after the Candler County Sheriff’s Office issued a lookout for the black Kia.

▲ BEVRICK'S — Someone reported an entering auto theft.

▲ SYNOVUS BANK — Officers responded to an armed robbery and battery incident.

▲ WEST WILLOW LAKE DRIVE — On two separate occasions, someone reported a felony theft.

▲ NORTHEAST BROAD STREET — Officers responded to a reported simple battery incident.

▲ BOSTON STREET — Someone reported a battery/family violence incident.

▲ SOUTHEAST BROAD STREET — Officers investigated a reported financial transaction card fraud.

▲ THOMAS STREET — Someone reported a simple battery incident.

▲ MARCUS STREET — Officers responded to a report of simple battery.

▲ NORTH LEWIS STREET — Someone called police about a domestic dispute,

▲ CEDAR STREET — Someone reported a burglary.

➤ Bulloch County Animal Shelter

▲ Animals received from rural county areas — 10 adult dogs, four puppies, two adult cats.

▲ Animals received from City of Statesboro — four adult dogs. a cat and a kitten.

▲ Adopted from shelter —four adult dogs and a puppy, one adult cat and one kitten.

▲ Taken by rescue organizations — six adult dogs, 20 puppies. 

▲ Reclaimed by owners — four dogs.

▲ Died at shelter — no animals.   

▲ Dogs /cats euthanized — no animals.

▲ Fees collected — $250

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon