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Police report, 5/10/19
A woman said she was scammed by a person claiming to be an investigator. The caller convinced her to buy gift cards and give him access to their numbers.
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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.


A report of a domestic dispute occurring May 4 involving an arrest incorrectly listed the location as the W.W. Mann Retreat Center. The incident actually took place at a nearby location, the W.W. Mann Mobile Home Park.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Mishaline Tryenna Crittendon, 32, Chandler Heights Apartments — truancy.

▲ Ysair Ibanez Gomez, 42, Blocker’s Trailer Park, Glennville — bench warrant.

▲ Roy Douglas Morris, 61, Henry Street — felony probation violation.

▲ Wendy Marlene Deal, 41, Highway 25, Portal — truancy.

▲ James Malone Dempsey, 31, Twilight Shores, Eatonton — possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, theft by taking firearm, felony theft by receiving stolen property, felony theft by conversion.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Gregory Lon Bailey, 21, Cork Pond Road, Sylvania — stalking, harassing communications.

▲ Samir Said Hashami, 19, Emerald Crossing, Evans — felony theft by receiving stolen property, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Wesley Craig Lawton, 19, Village Trace, Union City — three counts of manufacturing, sale, purchase or distribution of marijuana; three counts of using communications facilities during commission of felonies involving controlled substances; possession of less than an ounce of marijuana; possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Michael Casey Thompson, 29, Greater Zachariah Church Road, Glennville — felony second-degree burglary.

▲ Priscilla Ann Clark, 58, Highway 24 — deposit account fraud.

▲ James Edward Harris, 62, North Zetterower Avenue — theft by taking.

▲ Frank Anthony Mazella, 18, Georgia Avenue — three counts of possession, manufacturing or distribution of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a park or housing project;  three counts of use of communications facilities to commit a crime involving controlled substances; three counts of sale of schedule I or II controlled substances.

▲ Marquavious Marteralel Prescott, 23, Lanier Drive — aggravated assault.

▲ Jonathan Harold Sapp, 42, High Pointe Drive, Rincon — suspended license, seat belt violation.

▲ Jamaine Torrance, 42, Lakeview Road — wanted person (Metter police).

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Cody Tyler Dees, 22, Upper River Road, Cochran — DUI/less safe, open container, failure to maintain lane, following too closely, failure to signal lane change or turn.

▲ Ricky Bernard Williams, 47, Waters Grove Road, Sylvania — DUI, open container, theft by receiving stolen property, suspended registration.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Hayley Ann Hall, 19, Knight Drive — felony first-degree burglary, false statements and writings.

▲ Evin Jamal Jackson, 24, Rabbit Run Lane, Townsend — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ DRY BRANCH VILLAGE — A woman received a call from someone claiming to be with Charter Spectrum, a New York cable company, stating she was  overdue on her account by about $840. She doesn’t have an account with them, but someone opened an account in her name and she listed a suspect’s name in reports.

▲ STILSON ROAD — Deputies responded to complaints between roommates; one wanted the other to move out. Arguments involved social media posts, phone calls from one roommate’s father and rules that were not followed.

▲ WIMBLEDON COURT — Someone reported the theft of a firearm from a vehicle.

▲ CLITO/BEEBEE ROADS — A driver failed to stop for a deputy pulling him over for a traffic violation. The driver fled, then abandoned the vehicle and ran into the woods. Warrants were issued.

▲ ASH BRANCH CHURCH ROAD — Deputies responded to a domestic dispute and gave involved parties information on seeking warrants.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ BULLOCH STREET — A man reported an entering auto case where property valued at $50 was reported stolen.

▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET — Someone reported being harassed.

▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A woman said she was scammed by a person claiming to be an investigator. The caller convinced her to buy gift cards and give him access to their numbers.

▲ JEWEL DRIVE — A man reported a neighbor threatened him.


➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued eight traffic citations and five traffic warnings and assisted nine motorists. 

▲ PAULSON STADIUM — A person in the parking lot was arrested on marijuana possession charges.



➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 18 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — four calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — four calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.

▲ Metter Police Department — one call.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 22 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.


➤ Emergency Medical Service

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, four first-responder calls and 32 medical calls.

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

▲ Evans County 911 — two medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 30 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Jenkins County 911 — one call.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — two calls.

▲ Screven County 911 — two calls.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

▲ Wayne County 011 — one call.

▲ Chatham County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon