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Police report, 3/17/19
Euthanized at animal shelter — four adult dogs and one adult cat
police report

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 listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Saul Marcelino Martinez, 35, Lyons — driving while unlicensed.

▲ Stephanie Barbara Nesmith, 31, Metter — improper parking, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Jacoria Adahlia Tillman, 22, Statesboro — suspended license, stop sign violation.

▲ Rose Marie Cobb, 54, Metter — violation of license restrictions,  possession of cocaine, possession/use of drug-related objects, tail lights violation.

▲ Willie James Johnson, 41,Vidalia — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Emily Aliffi Purcell, 39, Stillmore — bench warrant.

▲ Christopher Rhett Mosley, 32, Metter — DUI, prescription drugs not in original container, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance.

▲ Mitchell Cornell Smith, 56, Metter — probation violation.


▲ Incidents listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Statesboro Fire Department

▲ Firefighters responded to 17 calls including five fires (one structure fire);a kitchen fire at a Bay Street home.

▲ Firefighters performed three educational/public service events — a fire safety class and two firehouse tours.

➤ Brooklet Police Department

▲ Officers issued the following citations: seat belt — one; failure to yield ay intersection — one; stop sign violations — two; driving without a license — one; speeding — two.

▲ Officers also responded to one report of damage to property; one report of financial transaction card fraud; and a call regarding stray puppies rummaging through trash.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Department

▲ OLD PENCE FARM ROAD — Someone reported a fight.

▲ CANOOCHEE ROAD — Someone reported a violation of a family protective order.

▲ HIGHWAY 129 —Deputies responded to a criminal trespass and simple battery report.

▲ WEST DANIEL STREET — Someone reported harassing communications.

▲ UNDISCLOSED LOCATIONS — Deputies also responded to a reported entering auto and theft by taking.

➤ Register Police Department

▲ Last week, officers issued the following citations:  speeding — 4; stop sign violation — six; tag light violation — one; window tint violation — one; seat belt violation — one. 

➤ Metter Police Department

▲ DOLLAR GENERAL — Someone reported a felony theft.

▲ WALGREEN — Police responded to a reported shoplifting.

▲ SOUTH KENNEDY STREET — Officers investigated a reported theft.

▲ SOUTH LEWIS STREET — Someone reported a vehicle stolen.

➤ Bulloch County Animal Shelter

▲ Animals received from rural areas — 12 adult dogs, one puppy, five adult cats.

▲ Animals received from City of Statesboro — four adult dogs and five adult cats.

▲ Adopted from shelter — seven adult dogs and four adult cats.

▲ Taken by rescue organizations — six adult dogs, one puppy, one adult cat.

▲ Reclaimed by owners — four dogs.

▲ Died at shelter — one adult dog.

▲ Dogs /cats euthanized — four adult dogs and one adult cat 

▲ Fees collected — $ 520

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon