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Police report, 3/7/19
A woman returned home to find her door unlocked and suspected someone had been inside.
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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 Malone Dempsey, 30, Twilight Shores Apartments, Eatonton — possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, theft by taking firearm, felony theft by receiving stolen property, felony theft by conversion.

▲ Hollie Corley Messick, 38, North Main Street, Pembroke — probation violation.

▲ Thomas Michael Presley, 64, Highway 301 North, Clito — probation violation.

▲ Mark Eric Cresong, 34, Highway 67 — felony theft by bringing stolen property into the state.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Cedric Jackson, 20, Success Court — failure to maintain lane, seatbelt violation, failure of driver to exercise due care, hit-and-run, DUI/less safe/drugs, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, fleeing/attempt to elude, window tint violation, driving unsafe/improperly equipped vehicle, stop sign violation, failure to maintain lane, reckless driving, speeding, driving without a license.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Marygrace Murphy McGowen, 18, Ash Trace Lane, Grayson — possession/use of drug-related objects; sale, purchase, distribution or manufacture of marijuana; possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance; using communication facilities while committing felony involving a controlled substance; conspiracy to commit a felony.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ The Sheriff’s Office reported there were no incidents filed for Tuesday.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ STADIUM WALK APARTMENTS — A woman returned home to find her door unlocked and suspected someone had been inside.

▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — Someone reported the theft or misplacement of $150 cash at a grocery store.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued no traffic citations and no traffic warnings and assisted two motorists. 

▲ CERAMICS SCULPTURE STUDIO — Someone reported a criminal trespass incident.

▲ NEWTON BUILDING — Officers responded to a reported verbal dispute.

In a separate call, someone reported a theft.

▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING — Someone complained of harassing communications.

In another call, someone reported a theft.

▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — A woman was arrested on drug-related charges.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 18 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — seven calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — one call.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — five calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — five calls.

▲ Portal Police Department — two calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 22 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — one call.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — four calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — three calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS —five accident calls, nine first-responder calls and 26 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — four medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — four medical calls.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 33 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call.

▲ Screven County 911 — one call.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon