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Police Report - 3-1-14; Troopers investigated four crashes with no reported injuries.
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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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/

STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
Arrests
    Samuel Joseph Hart, 23, Caribe Court — DUI, failure to maintain lane.
    Portia Porter, 26, Church Street, Claxton — DUI, failure to obey traffic device.
 
Incidents
    WALMART — A man and woman took items off shelves and returned them to fraudulently get a gift card valued at over $300. Then they did it a second time, getting a refund for $327. The two were not apprehended, but their identities are listed in reports, which gave the incident time as 9:20 a.m. Monday.
 
BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Arrests
    No arrests reported.
 
Incidents
    CHOCTAW HUNT — (Statesboro) Deputies called for assistance from Statesboro police in disbanding a large party, where numerous cars were parked illegally, at 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Occupants refused to open the doors to talk to deputies and slammed a rear door on them when they attempted to contact the house tenants that way. No one would talk to officers until someone called for tow trucks, but before the wreckers arrived, the occupants disbanded and no vehicles were towed. Two tenants were charged with maintaining a disorderly house.
    PEACEFUL LANE — (Portal) Deputies responded around 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 to a domestic dispute over infidelity. The woman said she had evidence the man was involved with her female cousin.
    CYPRESS LAKE ROAD — (Statesboro) Deputies responded just before midnight Feb. 22 to a fight between a man and two women. He struck one after grabbing her and tackled another woman, causing visible injuries. No one was arrested.
 
GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
Arrests
    None reported Friday.

Incidents
    Troopers investigated four crashes with no reported injuries; issued one child seat belt ticket; stopped 11 vehicles; and patrolled 586 miles Thursday.
    Troopers also issued five speeding warnings and assisted three motorists Thursday.
 
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
Arrests
    Evan Maurice Hanner, 19, Knight Drive — underage possession of alcohol, possession of a false ID and disorderly conduct.
 
Incidents
    Officers issued six traffic citations, one traffic warning and assisted three motorists Thursday.
    SUPER 8 — Officers responded at 11:34 a.m. Thursday to a domestic dispute that occurred in Georgia Southern University Lot 41. No arrests were made.
    SOUTHERN COURTYARD — Officers responded at 11:47 p.m. Thursday in reference to an unknown person banging on the door. A man was arrested on underage alcohol possession, false identification and disorderly conduct charges.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 14 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — seven calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — two calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — six calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police Department — two calls.
    Metter Police Department — five calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 18 calls.
 
Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — five calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — one call.
 
Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one call to the coroner, one first responder call and 16 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — three medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — four medical calls.
 
Other Agencies
    911 hang-ups — 42 calls.
    Emanuel County 911 — three calls.
 
— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg