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Police report, 3/14/19
Someone was arrested after shoplifting about $1,800 worth of TVs and other items.
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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

▲ James Michael Aeger, 33, Dianne Drive, Brooklet — simple battery/family violence.

▲ Stephen Michael Burnsed, 26, Bel-Aire Drive — felony probation violation.

▲ Jerry Foster Morris, 40, Cowboy Way, Portal — seven counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

▲ Lorenzo O’Brien McGruder, 21, Pat’s Lane — battery/family violence.


➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Robert Earl Ericson, 51, Grove Circle — simple battery/family violence, simple assault, second-degree cruelty to children.

▲ Dasherion Rene McKay, 21, Packinghouse Road — simple battery/family violence.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Jared Paul Richter, 40, Lanier Drive — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane, too fast for conditions.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ LEEFIELD STATION ROAD — A juvenile was charged with simple battery/family violence.

▲ BUSTER MILLER ROAD — A woman said a man who lived in her home stole her cell phone.

▲ PIKE ROAD — A woman said someone stole two cell phones, chargers and cords from her bag.

▲ DIANNE DRIVE —A person was arrested after a physical domestic dispute.

▲ BUCHAN ROAD — Deputies responded to a domestic argument over a load of laundry.

▲ PAT’S LANE — After deputies noted cuts and bruises on a woman who said a man shoved her onto a bed by grabbing her neck, they arrested the man.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ NORTH COLLEGE STREET — Officers responded to a call about an unruly juvenile.

▲ BEST STREET — A man said another man jumped on him and stole his cell phone, but officers did not have sufficient evidence for arrest.

▲ 200 BLOCK NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — Someone reported a wallet stolen from an unlocked car.

▲ VETERAN’S MEMORIAL PARKWAY — Someone reported being threatened with harm.

▲ WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — Someone was arrested after shoplifting about $1,800 worth of TVs and other items.

▲ EAST JONES AVENUE — Officers responded to a call involving an unruly juvenile.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued one traffic citation and one traffic warning and assisted three motorists.  

▲ J LOT — Someone reported criminal property damage.

▲ RUSSELL UNION — Officers responded to an unwanted persons call regarding people using the “free speech” zone without seeking a permit.

▲ UNIVERSITY VILLAS — Someone was judicially referred to university authorities for discipline over a drug violation.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone was judicially referred, but not charged, for setting off a false fire alarm.


➤ Law Enforcement Agenies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 22 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — six calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — two calls

▲ Georgia State Patrol — seven  calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.

▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.

▲ Portal Police Department — three calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 34 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

▲ Georgia Forestry Commission/Bulloch — one call.


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — three accident calls, three first-responder calls and 22 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — two medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — two medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 38 calls.

▲ Bryan County 911 — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — three calls.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — two calls.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon