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.
Brooklet Police Department
Ronnie Jordan Presson, 26, Peg Wen Boulevard, Statesboro — battery/family violence, simple battery/family violence, third-degree cruelty to children.
Candler County Sheriff’s Office
Jose Ramirez Martinez, 23, Metter — illegal lane usage, DUI.
Joshua Bolling, 27, Powder Springs — DUI, reckless driving, speeding.
Joseph F. Morin, 38, Metter — DUI.
Lawrence Robert Bryant, 42, Cobbtown — suspended license, suspended registration, investigative hold.
Ralph Matthew Furman, 31, Metter — aggravated assault.
Antoine Marquis Wright, 25, Metter — felony probation violation.
Antonio Maurice Braziel, 38, Metter — felony probation violation.
Todd Richard Hirsch, 39, address unlisted — escape (apprehended).
Sherry Renee Joiner, 38, Metter — cruelty to animals.
Micah Anthony Wright, 19, Metter — probation violation.
Portal Police Department
Angel Perez, 18, Highway 80 West, Portal —theft by taking motor vehicle, first-degree criminal damage to property, underage possession of alcohol, obstruction, entering auto with intent to commit theft.
Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department
AIRPORT ROAD — Deputies responded to the 1700 block in reference to third degree child cruelty, interference with a 911 call, criminal trespass, simple battery and violation of a family violence order.
POSSUM PATH ROAD — Someone reported a residential burglary.
HIGHWAY 129 — Deputies investigated reports of terroristic threats at Metter Middle School. A student was arrested.
PULASKI SCHOOL ROAD — Someone reported financial transaction card fraud.
EXCELSIOR CHURCH ROAD — A deputy charged a driver with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and operating an unregistered vehicle.
ROSEMARY CHURCH ROAD — Deputies responded to a reported burglary and criminal trespass incident.
Another person residing in a different area on this road also reported a burglary.
Metter Police Department
PARKER’S #44 — Someone reported a debit transaction theft.
HODGES STREET — Officers responded to a report of subjects fighting.
NORTH KENNEDY STREET — Officers met with someone on East Lillian Street who wished to report a domestic dispute that happened on North Kennedy Street.
NORTH TRAPNELL STREET — Someone reported someone making terroristic threats.
FORTNER ROAD — Someone was reported missing.
ELLIS STREET — Someone called 911 to report someone was struck in the head with a bottle. The call was routed through Bulloch County 911, who dispatched the call to police.
RITE AID — Officers responded to a call about a suspected scam.
BEVERICKS PARKING LOT — An officer responded to investigate reported suspicious activity.
Bulloch County Animal Shelter
Surrendered by citizens — 18 dogs and four cats from rural areas; no dogs or cats from City of Statesboro.
Collected by humane officers — four dogs and three cats from rural areas; two dogs and no cats from City of Statesboro.
Adopted from shelter — four adult dogs, two puppies, two adult cats, three kittens.
Taken in by rescue organizations — seven adult dogs and 13 puppies; one cat.
Reclaimed by owners — four dogs.
Died at shelter — no animals.
Euthanized — two dogs (aggressive and feral) and 11 cats (feral/upper respiratory infection).
Fees collected — $329.75.
Animals in shelter — 74 dogs and 36 cats.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon