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Police report -5-27-17; A man reported the theft of a handgun.
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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
    Gazarra Lee Mitchell, 24, Lanier Drive — felony bench warrant.
    Roxanne Marie Billings, 41, Harden’s Landing Road — trafficking in cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine or other illegal drugs; sale, purchase, manufacture or distribution of marijuana; conspiracy to commit a felony; possession of a knife or firearm during commission of a felony.
    Lawrence Benjamin Sherrod, 35, Highway 144, Richmond Hill — wanted person.

Bulloch County Probation Office
    Jykeria Vanessa Tylor, 20, Elliot Avenue, Savannah — probation violation.

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Region 5
    Phillip Benjamin Shoemaker, 20, Georgia Avenue — computer pornography.

Statesboro Police Department
    Terry Edward Baitman, 37, Old River Road — marijuana purchase, sale, distribution or manufacture.
    Novell Bryant, 52, Coakley Street, Savannah — criminal trespass.
    Demarius Dontae Mercer, 24, Kermit Road, Cobbtown — suspended license, failure to obey traffic device.
    Morgan Elise Millican, 18, Bohler Lane — DUI/refused test, suspended license.
    Emory Tyler Moore, 36, Indian Springs Road, Forsyth — wanted person (Monroe County).

Georgia State Patrol Post 45
    James Edward Jenkins, 65, Post Oak Court — DUI/less safe/drugs, improper backing, speeding.

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office
    PAUL SMITH ROAD — A man reported the theft of a handgun.
    OLD HAPPY ROAD — A woman said her juvenile daughter was almost run over by a bus driver after she exited the bus. She walked in front of the bus and the driver, whom she said was holding a piece of paper and was possibly distracted, accelerated and did not stop, causing the girl to have to jump back to avoid being struck.
    GATOR ROAD — A woman said a man drove through her backyard and told her that her husband and his brother were having an affair in the backyard with the offender’s ex-wife.
    SANDPIPER DRIVE — Two women argued and tussled, with one striking the other in the chest with a can.

Statesboro Police Department
    SUPER EIGHT MOTEL — Detectives conducted a drug investigation and arrested one person on marijuana sales, distribution, purchase or manufacture charges.
    FAIR ROAD — A person who failed to stay in the proper lane was stopped by an officer and charged with DUI.

Georgia Southern University Police
    Officers issued no traffic citations and no traffic warnings and assisted one motorist.
    RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Police responded to a reported theft.

Law Enforcement Agencies
    Brooklet Police Department — two calls.
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 23 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Office — five calls.
    Claxton Police Department — five calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Office — three calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — six calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — no calls.
    Metter Police Department — three calls.
    Portal Police Department — one call.
    Statesboro Police Department — 20 calls.

Fire Departments
    Bulloch County Fire Department — one call.
    Statesboro Fire Department — five calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.

Emergency Medical Services
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, three first-responder calls and 21 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — 10 medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — one medical call.

Other Agencies
    911 hang-ups — 36 calls.
    Air Evac — one call.
    Bulloch County Correctional Institute — one call.
    Emanuel County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon