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Police report -3-3-17; A man reported the theft of a welding machine.
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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
    Latisha Nacole Carter, 34, Long Ford Road, Jesup — possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, giving false information, theft by receiving stolen property.
    Bridget Elaine Hodges, 28, R.J. Kennedy Road — criminal trespass (family violence).

Statesboro Police Department
    Cedric Wendall Barnes, 52, Robin Hood Trail — wanted person (Chatham County).
    Melissa Suzanne Gordon, 41, Old Groveland Road, Pembroke — DUI/less safe/drugs, no license on person, hit-and-run.
    Malik Lamonte King, 19, Georgia Avenue — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug-related objects.

Georgia State Patrol Post 45
    Merrill Bernard Joseph, 42, Pecan Place, East Dublin — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office
    HIGHWAY 67 — Deputies spotted a car at a former restaurant that has been out of business for months. A check of the occupants resulted in the arrest of a woman after deputies found marijuana in the car.
    KENNEDY BRIDGE ROAD — A man reported the theft of a welding machine, angle grinder, impact wrench and other items from his property.
    HUBERT CHURCH ROAD — Deputies responded to a dispute where a man said he was threatened by his cousin, who left the scene.

Statesboro Police Department
    RIDGEWOOD DRIVE — A woman said a friend stole clothes, a necklace and other property from her home.

Georgia Southern University Police
    Officers issued no traffic citations and seven traffic warnings and assisted two motorists.
Law Enforcement Agencies
    Brooklet Police Department — no calls.
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 20 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Office — four calls.
    Claxton Police Department — three calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Office — four calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — seven calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — one call.
    Metter Police Department — five calls.
    Portal Police Department — no calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 27 calls.

Fire Departments
    Bulloch County Fire Department — seven calls.
    Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
    Evans County Fire & Rescue — two calls.

Emergency Medical Services
    Bulloch County EMS — four accident calls, one coroner call, two first-responder calls and 20 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — six medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — four medical calls.

Other Agencies
    911 hang-ups — 44 calls.
    Air Evac — two calls.
    Bryan County 911 — two calls.
    Emanuel County 911 — two calls.
    Tattnall County 911 — one calls.
    Chatham County 911 — one call.
    Dekalb County 911 — one call.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon