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Police report, 5/22/18
A man reported finding a stolen cast-iron bell at a roadside shop.
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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

▲ Willie Albert Bynes 43, Kline Street, Savannah — cocaine possession, battery (family violence), DUI.

▲ Michael Ray Collins, 60, Hagin Mill Pond Road — simple assault/family violence.

▲ Nakeisha Laquita Edwards, 22, Lanier Drive — aggravated assault (family violence), third-degree cruelty to children.

▲ Adrian Littlevon Gaines, 32, Water Groove Road, Sylvania — felony probation violation, felony bench warrant, possession/use of drug-related objects, obstruction.

▲ Reginald Joshua Holland, 28, Brooklet-Denmark Road, Brooklet — theft by taking.

▲ Briceton Anderson Tanner, 17, Jet Drive — trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine (two counts).

▲ Khira Leigh Wolfe, 33, North Taylor Court — second-degree criminal damage to property; felony theft of services; damaging, interfering or injuring property of a public utility company.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Dylan Nelson Boddiford, 26, Stephen Drive — felony theft by taking.

▲ James Russell Bryant, 39, Whitewater Road, Chula — aggravated stalking, violation of a family violence order.

▲ Eddis Clifton, 62, Morris Street — public indecency, possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Anthony Jamar Curtis, 24, Bobby Donaldson Avenue — hit-and-run, driving without a license.

▲ Rashad O’Brien Lee, 28, Baldwin Street — brake/signal light violation, suspended license.

▲ Tomarco Rakeen Taylor, 23, Lee Road, Claxton — loitering/prowling, obstruction.

▲ Trey Julian Carter, 21, East Main Street — simple battery/family violence, third-degree cruelty to children, terroristic threats and acts.

▲ Roderick Lamont Lowery, 42, Sandhill Lane, Sylvania — wanted person (Screven County).

▲ Nicholas Jamar Prescott, 29, Ben Grady Collins Road, Portal — DUI, headlights violation.

▲ Anthony Martell Pryor, 37, Institute Street — battery (family violence).

➤ Statesboro Probation Office

▲ Tracy Duane Wigfall, 44, Newcastle Road, Register — felony probation violation.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Preston Chase Campbell, 20, Perkins Mill Road, Claxton — DUI under 21, speeding, open container.

▲ Braydon Russell Espinosa, 17, Cecil Martin Road, Nevils — no license on person, failure to maintain lane, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, DUI/less safe, texting/talking while driving under age 18.

▲ Charles Robert Fennell, 20, Dogwood Trail — DUI under 21, speeding, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Gary Thomas Moore, 39, Kennedy Pond Road — DUI/less safe.

▲ Ismael Rodriguez, 28, Bird Road — following too closely, driving without a valid license, hit-and-run, DUI.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ COBB ROAD — A man told deputies he heard his dog barking and found his truck’s interior light left on. Another victim, a woman, told deputies someone stole a purse with $100 cash and personal identification from her car.

▲ HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH — A man reported finding a stolen cast-iron bell at a roadside shop. The shop owner said he bought the bell and helped deputies locate the seller’s identification. Warrants were to be issued.

▲ EAGLE TRACE MOBILE HOME PARK — A woman said her ex-boyfriend came in through a window and tried to leave with a bed his father had bought them. He left when she called deputies.

▲ PECAN GROVE MOBILE HOME PARK — A woman caught her girlfriend, who was staying with her, talking to a man, so she kicked her out. The two argued over belongings and one sprayed the other with mace, while the first tried to run over the second, reports stated. No one was actually injured, and deputies saw no signs of a physical altercation.

▲ JO DAN ROAD — A woman said her ex-husband harassed her and her male friend, calling and accusing her of writing false prescriptions for her own use (she works as a nurse practitioner) and accusing the male friend of being a “crackhead” and pill popper.

▲ GREENHAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK — A man saw a suspicious male inside his neighbor’s car. The neighbor reported nothing missing.

▲ TWIN FORKS ROAD — A man and woman gave conflicting accounts of a physical domestic dispute. Neither were arrested.

Statesboro Police Department 

▲ SOUTHERN VILLAS APARTMENTS — Officers arrested a juvenile involved in a domestic dispute listed as involving “hands, feet, teeth, etc.,” indicating a physical struggle. Department of Juvenile justice agents directed the child be returned to guardians.

▲ BELK — Two juveniles were detained after shoplifting $240 and $280 worth of clothing. They were returned to guardians after juvenile complaint forms were filed.

▲ JEWEL DRIVE — Neither of two parties involved in a physical fight wished to press charges.

▲ SOUTHERN VILLAS — Officers arrested a man who fled when they were searching for a subject suspected of breaking into cars. The man was wearing all black and sitting in a vehicle when he fled from police. Taken into custody after a short foot chase, he was charged with prowling and obstruction.

▲ BRAMPTON AVENUE — A person who found a debit card turned it over to police.

▲ STATESBORO PLACE CIRCLE — A man told police four people followed him to his apartment complex and came into his apartment. Officers determined no entry had been made and listed the incident as suspicious.

▲ NORTH MAIN STREET — A man said someone he doesn’t know harasses him by phone. He asked that his house be watched. He knows the offender’s address and phone number, he said.

▲ CHANDLER ROAD — Officers, assisted by Georgia Southern University police, searched for suspects after several shots were reportedly fired near Renaissance Apartments. No one was injured, but shell casings were found.

▲ BULLOCH STREET — While searching the area after a woman reported someone beating on her door and house, officers arrested a suspicious man walking nearby. He was found to have several active warrants for his arrest.

▲ EAST MAIN STREET — A man and wife engaged in a physical altercation. Neither was arrested, but both were given information on taking out warrants.

▲ UNIVERSITY PLACE APARTMENTS — A woman said her ex-boyfriend harassed her by phone and text.

▲ SANDY WAY — Someone called police about a domestic dispute, and the parties involved told them it was just a “heated argument.”

▲ ROBIN HOOD TRAIL — An anonymous caller reported a burglary in progress, but police and a key holder found no evidence of entry to the home or of anything taken.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police 

▲ Officers issued two traffic citations and four traffic warnings and assisted three motorists.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — GSU officers assisted Statesboro police with incidents over the weekend at the following locations: Georgia Avenue/Chandler Road, Eagle Court Apartments, twice at Park Place Apartments, Paulson parking/Chandler Heights, Fast N Easy, KA House, Georgia Avenue and Robin Hood Trail.


➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Last week, troopers investigated 20 crashes with seven reported injuries and arrested seven drivers on DUI charges. They also issued 14 citations and four warnings for seatbelt violations, three citations and one warning for child restraint violations, and 33 citations and 45 warnings for speeding.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies 

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call Friday, four calls Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 25 calls Friday, 24 calls Saturday and 11 calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — four calls Friday, two calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Police Department — two calls Friday, three calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — seven calls Friday, six calls Saturday and eight calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls Friday, one call Saturday and five calls Sunday.

▲ Metter Police Department — six calls Friday, five calls Saturday and eight calls Sunday.

▲ Portal Police Department — one call Friday.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 21 calls Friday, 33 calls Saturday and 26 calls Sunday.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — one call Friday and two calls Saturday.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call Friday, four calls Saturday and three calls Sunday.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Claxton Fire Department — one call Friday.

▲ Evans County Fire & Rescue — one call Friday.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — one accident call and 17 medical calls Friday; two accident calls, one coroner call, one fire call, three first-responder calls and 29 medical calls Saturday; and two accident calls and 10 medical calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and three medical calls Friday, one first-responder call and seven medical calls Saturday, and four medical calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County EMS — one fire call and five medical calls Friday, one first-responder call and two medical calls Saturday, and four medical calls Sunday.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 50 calls Friday, 41 calls Saturday and 27 calls Sunday.

▲ Air Evac — one call Saturday.

▲ Bryan County 911 — three calls Friday and one call Saturday.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — three calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call Saturday.

▲ American Red Cross — one call Friday.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon