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Police report, 2/23/19
A resident reported that after hearing his dogs “going crazy and barking” he went outside and found the door open on his wife’s SUV. Nothing was noted missing, but a phone charger was found on the grass nearby.
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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

▲ Russell Edward Glover, 39, Pinemount Boulevard — probation violation for a misdemeanor charge.

▲ Dalton Allen Lynn, 26, Morris Road, Brooklet — possession and use of drug-related objects.

▲ James Ronald Merritt, 46, Pike Road — probation violation for a felony charge.

▲ Jason Stephen Tanksley, 45, Bird Road — two counts possession of schedule I controlled substance, one count possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession and use of drug-related objects.

▲ Selah Dorothy Ann Underwood, 20, Kyle Sorrell Road — misdemeanor bench warrant.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Robert Blake Davis, 23, Landings Parkway — DUI (alcohol/.08 or more), tag lights required, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Ashley Genea Dowdell, 22, Fifth Avenue, Columbus — marijuana possession (less than 1 ounce).

▲ David  Lee Harris, 45, Circle Hill Drive, Seneca, South Carolina — driving with suspended license, tag lights required.

▲ Quwintell Demarion Holcombe, 25, Marion Street, Columbus — marijuana possession (less than 1 ounce).

▲ Vickia Jenice Hope, 20, Van Heise Street, Columbia, South Carolina — marijuana possession (less than 1 ounce).

▲ Colby Antoine Lovett, 26, Akins Road, Glennville — criminal trespass.

▲ Corey Devonte Lyles, 25, Blackmon Road, Columbus — two counts possession of schedule I controlled substance; misdemeanor obstruction of officers; giving false name, address or birthdate to law enforcement.

▲ Laque Yashaica Moen-Davis, 25, South Main Street — driving without valid license, two brake light or signal violations.

▲ Jacqueline Moyer, 29, Hickory Drive, North Augusta, South Carolina — possession of schedule I controlled substance; sale, manufacture, delivery or possession of dangerous drugs.

▲ Domnis Jonquahe Roberts, 24, Lanier Drive — driving with suspended license, no insurance.

▲ Justin Michael Tillett, 27, Statesboro Place Circle — criminal trespass.

▲ Kristi Alexis Tyner, 26, Melrose Drive, Columbus — possession of marijuana (less than 

1 ounce).

▲ Jonathan Blade Webb, 21, 52nd Street, Columbus — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Andruw Damon Binion, 19, Serena Court, Covington — DUI (less safe/drugs), speeding.

▲ Charles Ethan Deal, 22, Kevin Deal Road — simple assault, misdemeanor obstruction of officers, failure to report an accident, DUI (less safe/alcohol), failure to update license for name or address change, seatbelt violation, open container, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Dominique Sharnell Gary, 27, Robin Hood Tail — DUI (less safe/alcohol), failure to obey traffic control device.

▲ Matthew Clayton Howell, 19, Jeff Davis Highway, Fitzgerald — DUI (less safe/combination), failure to signal.

▲ Arthur Dan Lee, 39, Solomon Circle — DUI (less safe, alcohol), driving with suspended license, improper U-turn, improper left or right turn.

▲ Mitch Aaron Smith, 22, Chandler Road — DUI (alcohol/.08 or more), speeding, failure to maintain lane, failure to stop at stop sign.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ HIGH COTTON DRIVE — A resident reported that after hearing his dogs “going crazy and barking” he went outside and found the door open on his wife’s SUV. Nothing was noted missing, but a phone charger was found on the grass nearby. 

▲ U.S. 301 NORTH AND OLD RIVER ROAD — A deputy issued a woman a ticket for driving 80 mph in a 55 zone.

▲ U.S. 301 SOUTH — A deputy responded to a call about people fighting at Nash Finch around 3 p.m. Thursday. Deputy advised all parties involved of “services and remedies” available.

▲ VERA LANE — A deputy assisting the Georgia State Patrol with a motor vehicle accident reported that a driver had left the scene and was found down the road sitting on a tractor. The Sheriff’s Office deputy detained the driver, whom a GSP trooper eventually arrested on multiple charges, including DUI and failure to report an accident.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ BERMUDA RUN — An officer responding to a criminal trespass call Thursday at Market 100 apartments handcuffed, searched and transported to the county jail a man who, the officer reported, had been issued a criminal trespass notice at the location eight days earlier.

▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET — A woman reported that someone punched her in the face during an argument. The victim refused medical treatment and, noting no visible injuries, the reporting officer advised her of the warrant process. 

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued four traffic citations and two traffic warnings and assisted four motorists.

▲ PAULSON STADIUM — Damage to property was reported.

▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING, BUILDING 5 — Someone reported a suspicious person or activities.

▲ MALECKI DRIVE AND AKINS BOULEVARD — Someone reported a suspicious person or activities. 

▲ FOUND PROPERTY — Reported at Bishop Fieldhouse and M.C. Anderson Pavilion.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — University officers assisted the Statesboro Police Department at Parking Lot E and the Georgia State Patrol at Georgia Avenue and Rucker Lane on separate calls.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 15 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — four calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — six calls.

▲ Brooklet Police Department — three calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 26 calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — seven calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Evans County Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — no calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two coroner calls, two first-responder calls and 32 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — four medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — seven medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 42 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Al Hackle