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Police report, 5/1/19
A man told deputies someone stole two round bales of hay from his barn, and he suspected it was his brother. He said he saw the offender hauling the hay and found tracks where someone else assisted him in loading the hay with a four-wheeler.
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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

▲ Kai Emanuem Porter, 37, Highway 301 South — suspended license, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Brandon Kip Baxley, 44, Pineview Road — possession of methamphetamine, possession/use of drug-related objects, possession of a knife or firearm during commission of a crime, suspended license, obstruction, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Deran O. Dixon, 26, Prince Way — DUI/less safe.

▲ Dale Nickolas Guentzel, 19, M&M Lane, Brooklet — aggravated child molestation, sodomy (victim 13–15), felony sexual battery (second or subsequent conviction), enticing a child for indecent purposes.

▲ Vernice Shanelle Zinnerman, 28, MLK Jr. Boulevard, Augusta — suspended license.

▲ Devan Oliver Dixon, 26, Prince Way — DUI/less safe.

▲ Lawrence Robert Bryant, 43, Main Street, Cobbtown — possession of a firearm by a convicted felon or first offender.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Diego Uriel Dajui Mendoza, 20, Candy Lane — public indecency.

▲ Jeremy Wayne Johnson, 35, Hunnicutt Drive — purchase, sale, distribution or manufacturing of marijuana; possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute; possession of a schedule I controlled substance; obstruction; possession/use of drug-related objects; probation violation; possession of schedule II controlled substance.

▲ Justin Deon Taylor, 19, Proctor Creek Enclave, Acworth — reckless conduct.

▲ Cameron Trayvon White, 17, Ramble Road — armed robbery, felony theft by receiving stolen property, possession of a firearm or knife during commission of a felony.

▲ Byron Tyriq Brown, 22, Lincoln Drive, Marietta — purchase, sale, distribution or manufacturing of marijuana; three counts of possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Sierra Shae Burke, 28, Packinghouse Road — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession/use of a drug-related object.

▲ Ray Anthony McLemore, 58, Prince Way — DUI/less safe, improper stopping on roadway, tag/registration violation.

▲ Joy Hendrix Sawyer, 52, Hendrix Deloach Road — DUI/less safe, open container.

▲ Temeka Philisha Sledge, 43, Frink Road — DUI/less safe/drugs.

▲ William Thomas Bragg, 21, Springhill Road, Thomasville — DUI/less safe.

▲ Angel Ernesto Rojas, 67, Valley Road — suspended license, failure to obey traffic control device.

▲ Jonathan Ivan Toby Wright, 34, Norwood Drive — speeding.

▲ Alejandro Perez LaParra, 33, Cindy Lane — reckless conduct.

➤ Bulloch County Probation Office

▲ Joy Hendrix Sawyer, 52, Hendrix Deloach Road — probation violation.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ CANARY LANE — A woman reported hearing a noise and finding a broken window.

▲ ANDREW DRIVE — A man who was reported as suspicious, wearing dark clothing and walking in a neighborhood, was arrested on drug charges.

▲ HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH/A.J. RIGGS ROAD — A man seen walking around was arrested after being questioned by deputies. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

▲ BUSTER MILLER ROAD — A man reported the violation of a protective order.

▲ TONYA’S LANE — A woman reported being in a physical altercation with her boyfriend and was taken to a friend’s home.

▲ EDGEWOOD DRIVE — A man received a call from what appeared to be the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office number, from a man who said he was Sgt. Jason Cook. The caller told the man he must immediately go post bond for a grand jury bench warrant. The caller demanded the victim stay on the line and give him odometer readings as he traveled and told him to follow directions. The victim ended the call and contacted the Sheriff’s Office to find it was a scam. The caller had “spoofed” the Sheriff’s Office number to make it appear the call came from the jail.

▲ SANDPIPER DRIVE — A woman said another female harasses her and tried to run her off the road because the victim is friends with the offender’s ex-boyfriend.

▲ SIIMONS LANE — A subject was transported to a hospital for evaluation after biting a complainant on the leg. The subject, suffering from mental health issues, became aggressive after being allowed to go outside to see a dog.

▲ MATHEWS ROAD — A woman said someone stole her key fob from her car.

▲ BOOSTER BOULEVARD — A man reported the theft of a Remington firearm from his home.

▲ JOHN D. LANIER ROAD — A man told deputies someone stole two round bales of hay from his barn, and he suspected it was his brother. He said he saw the offender hauling the hay and found tracks where someone else assisted him in loading the hay with a four-wheeler.

▲ HIGHWAY 80 EAST — A woman reported being harassed by another female who accused her of plotting to harm the offender’s kids.

▲ GEORGE ROAD — A man said he filmed an unknown man on a trail camera, fishing in his pond without permission.

▲ HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH — A man told deputies he dug a ditch behind a truck stop across his property line four years ago, and someone has recently filled the hole in and is allowing trucks to park on the property.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ LANIER DRIVE — Someone reportedly fired a shotgun in a reckless manner and damaged a building. The case is related to a reported armed robbery at the same location.

▲ OLYMPIC BOULEVARD — A woman met with police at the hospital and said her boyfriend shoved her to the ground.

▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A woman lost a wallet at a department store. When they found the wallet, which she said was valued at $250, it was missing $5,000 cash, she said. 


➤ Georgia Southern University Police

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

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone reported a criminal trespass incident.

▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — Officers responded to a report of damage to property.

In a second call, someone reported a case of criminal trespass.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES — Someone was judicially referred to university authorities after police respond to a domestic dispute.

In a separate case, police responded to a report of criminal trespass.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 17 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — three calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — nine calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — three calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — four calls.

▲ Portal Police Department — two calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 36 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — five calls.

▲ Claxton Fire Department — two calls.


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, three first-responder calls and 27 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — two fire calls, two first-responder calls and seven medical calls

▲ Evans County 911 — one accident call and three medical calls.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 39 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Bryan County 911 — two calls.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call.

▲ Chatham County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon