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 made Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Arrests listed here were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Office
Tyrese Jamontae Brown, 18, Claxton — obstruction, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime, theft by receiving stolen property.
James Edward Butler Jr., 27, Metter — suspended license, fleeing/attempt to elude, speeding.
Shayne Coley, 53, Metter — felony probation violation.
Carlos Enrique Murillo, 30, Rincon — DUI, following too closely, texting while driving, driving unlicensed.
Donna Kay Porter, 57, Metter — probation violation.
Kristopher D’Andre Strickland, 17, Ellabell — obstruction, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime, theft by taking stolen property.
Portal Police Department
Joy Leigh Horton, 33, Cotton Road. Metter — theft by shoplifting.
Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department
MERIDY ROAD — Someone reported a theft by taking incident.
HIAWATHA STREET — Deputies investigated a reported theft by deception.
OLD PENCE FARM ROAD — Someone reported an aggravated assault incident.
Metter Police Department
WEST BROAD STREET — Someone reported theft of services.
MINCEY STREET — Officers responded to a theft report.
JONES STREET — Someone reported a burglary.
EAST LILLIAN STREET — Officers investigated a theft.
JILL STREET — Two homes were reportedly burglarized.
LEWIS STREET — Someone reported a theft.
SW BROAD STREET — A resident reported being victim of identity theft.
HOWARD ROAD — Police responded to a reported theft.
Bulloch County Animal Shelter
Surrendered by citizens — 20 dogs and 21 cats from rural areas; no dogs and two cats from City of Statesboro.
Collected by humane officers — six dogs and three cats from rural areas; five dogs and six cats from City of Statesboro.
Adopted from shelter — three dogs and one cat.
Taken in by rescue organizations — two dogs and no cats.
Reclaimed by owners — four dogs and one cat.
Died at shelter — two dogs and one cat.
Euthanized — five dogs (aggressive/feral/severe illness) and 11 (feral or sick) cats.
Fees collected — $ 610.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon