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Police Report - 3-15-13; A man said someone stole two batteries from vehicles on his property.
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    Tyrell Akeen K. Guthrie, 25, Sylvania — suspended license.
    Jamie Johnson Weeks, 26, West Grady Street —  wanted person.
    Magdalina Capiz, 52, Old Pence Farm, Metter — driving without a license, speeding.
    Curtis Young, 65, Johnson Street — criminal trespass.
    Joyce Cooper, 38, Pine Street — wanted person, giving false information.
    Charles Jeffrey Jackson, 44, Mississippi Avenue, Savannah — wanted person, giving false information.

    WALMART — A woman said her purse was stolen from a shopping cart.
    PROCTOR STREET — A woman said her father, inebriated, argued with her mother and made her leave the home. Then, he began yelling at her, waking her child.
    Melissa Ann Hustin, 20, College Boulevard — probation violation.

    KANGETER LOOP — (Ellabell) A woman said she suspected her grandson’s girlfriend stole items from her. Reports did not specify the items.
    LESTER ROAD — A man and woman argued until someone called police to intervene.
    U.S. 80 EAST — (Statesboro) Someone stole a pine straw trailer and several bales of straw.
    SOUTHEAST BULLOCH MIDDLE SCHOOL — (Brooklet) A student became unruly when a teacher corrected him. He yelled, slammed doors and kicked chairs, and after refusing to go to in-school suspension, deputies were called to the scene.
    BLACK CREEK CHURCH ROAD — (Brooklet) A deputy was called to the emergency room of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, where a juvenile was being evaluated. The child told hospital authorities he was abused at home, then tried to run away from the hospital. He told deputies he was not abused, but did not like to do what he is told and did not get along with his siblings.
    U.S. 80 EAST/IVANHOE JUNCTION — (Brooklet) A man who had been reportedly driving recklessly and erratically parked the vehicle in a private yard and fled on foot. Deputies had the vehicle towed.
    SINKHOLE ROAD — (Statesboro) A man said someone stole two batteries from vehicles on his property.

    Seat belt citations — two.
    Child restraint citations — none.
    Speeding citations — five.
    Total citations — 10.

    Crashes investigated —five. 
    Fatalities reported —none.
    Injuries reported —none.
    Total vehicle stops — unavailable.
    Seat belt warnings —none.
    Child restraint warnings — none.
    Speeding warnings — nine. 
    Total warnings issued  — 13.
    Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    Stolen vehicles recovered — none. 
    Road checks performed — none.
    Motorists assisted — none.
    Miles patrolled — 208. 
    Officers issued no traffic citations Wednesday.
    Grant Emory Triplett, 22, Sylvania —  possession of a weapon in a school safety zone.
    Jeremy Josh Montague, 22, address unlisted (Statesboro — criminal trespass.
    August Lawrence Williams,18, address unlisted (Statesboro) — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of drug related objects and was judicially referred. 
    Officers issued no traffic warnings and assisted no motorists Wednesday.
    RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Officers investigated a hit and run that occurred in the RAC parking lot. 
    FREEDOM’S LANDING — Officers responded to a drug complaint.  One occupant was judicially referred to school officials for drug and alcohol violations. In another case, a man was arrested on drug charges.

Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 15 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 27 calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — three calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — four calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — eight calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — no calls.
    Claxton Police Department — no call.
    Brooklet Police Department — two calls.

Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — nine calls. 
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — four calls.
    Claxton Fire Department  — one call.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call, one rescue call and 20 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — seven medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.
    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Wednesday: two calls to Georgia Forestry Commission, three calls to Bulloch County First Responders, and a call to Air Evac.
— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg