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Police report, 4/6/19
Police arrested a man after a woman told them he struck her with a pot and damaged her cell phone.
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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

▲ Ellis Samuel Patterson, 30, Hunnicut Drive — felony probation violation.

▲ Benjamin Frederick Wheeler, 27, J.W. Lane, Brooklet — expired registration, suspended license, possession/use of drug-related objects, possession of methamphetamine.

▲ Cross Montgomery Womack, 17, Highway 80 West — statutory rape (victim 14 or older but younger than 16); child molestation; contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

▲ Ricky Curtis Deloach, 40, Brewton Street, Claxton — probation violation.

▲ Timothy Benjamin Williams, 24, East Lee Street, Brooklet — bench warrant.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Wendell Dale Gibson, 57, Gibson Road, Cobbtown — suspended license, brake lights violation.

▲ Zurich Gebrenden Jones,  21, Stadium Place Apartments — possession of a knife or firearm during commission of a crime, possession of less  than an  ounce of marijuana, giving false information, probation violation.

▲ Guary McNiel, 64, South Main Street — headlights violation, cocaine possession.

▲ Deshawn Lamar Rawls, 20, Old Stagecoach Road — possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a knife or firearm during commission of felonies, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, speeding, driving without a license.

▲ Ronald Keith Turner, 54, Mud Road, Brooklet — possession of methamphetamine, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Charline Renee Brinson, 25, Lanier Drive — wanted person (Effingham County).

▲ Gary Lynn Carter, 43, P.W. Clifton Road — possession of methamphetamine, suspended license, no brake lights or turn signal.

▲ Oscar Robert Jackson, 36, Lanier Drive — simple battery/family violence, criminal trespass, probation violation.

▲ Jimmy David Miller, 33, Hephzibah McBean Road, Hephzibah — bench warrant.

▲ Jose Perez, 22, Bird Road — headlights violation, driving without a valid license.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ MIKE BRANNEN ROAD — A man reported his daughter’s home, which had been vacant for a year but still contained property, was burglarized and vandalized.

In another case, a man said his disabled vehicle had been tampered with by an unknown person.

▲ SINKHOLE ROAD — Deputies responded to a domestic dispute.

▲ SOUTH JACKSON ROAD — EMS and deputies responded to a fight between two friends which left one with visible injuries. The other party was not at the scene.

▲ CIRCLE DRIVE — A man told deputies he took his dog outside and the dog acted as if he wanted to chase someone in the back yard. The dog did chase an unknown person who uttered a curse word as he jumped the fence and fled, the complainant said.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ MARSHAM DRIVE — Someone reported tools (a tool box and power tools) stolen from a vehicle.

▲ BELK — A juvenile was arrested for shoplifting $179 worth of clothes.

▲ WILDWOOD VILLAS — Officers responded to a complaint about possible property damage. The call was listed as a disorderly conduct complaint.

▲ FAIR ROAD — Officers stopped a speeding car and arrested occupants after finding a loaded gun and suspected marijuana inside the car.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — Police arrested a man after a woman told them he struck her with a pot and damaged her cell phone.

▲ EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — A man suffering from dementia was discharged and walked away from the emergency room lobby. Police found him and returned him to a caregiver.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued no traffic citations and one traffic warning and assisted four motorists. 

▲ SOUTHERN COURTYARD — Someone reported a bicycle stolen.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 18 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — five calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — one call.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.

▲ Metter Police Department — five calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 25 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, one coroner call, two first-responder calls and 24 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and four medical calls.

▲ Evans County 911 — one accident call, one first-responder all and five medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 38 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

Bryan County 911 — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.

▲ Jenkins County 911 — three calls.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon