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Police report, 5/3/19
Someone reported a domestic dispute. When police arrived they discovered the dispute was over a cell phone.
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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

▲ Robert Dewayne Vangiller, 41, Highway 67, Brooklet — parole violation.

▲ Lee Melvin Morgan, 41, Highway 19 North, Glenwood — bench warrant.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Heather Marie Holcombe, 39, Reserve Lane — bench warrant.

▲ Kenny Hunter, 49, Van Buren Street — theft by taking.

▲ Courtney Nichole Snelling, 24, Live Oak Loop, Ellabell — wanted person (Tybee Island).

▲ Michael Austin Turner, 22, Lanier Drive — disorderly conduct.

▲ Cornelius Lamont Wright, 28, Spruce Street — simple battery/family violence.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Rodney Dale Mooney, 29, Herman Rushing Road — speeding, DUI/less safe.

▲ Gregory Bradford Perkins, 42, Taylor Court — unsecured load, expired registration, suspended license, failure to maintain lane, failure to exercise due care.

▲ Brett Donald Squires, 19, Howell Farms Road, Acworth — DUI/less safe, speeding,


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ INTERSTATE 16/MILE MARKER 128 — A man was pulling a Jeep on a tow dolly when he had a blowout. He lost control, drove into the grass on the side of the road, and the tow dolly straps broke. The Jeep came off and went into the tree line, he said.

▲ PARKER ROAD — A man using a backhoe to remove concrete blocks that had fallen into a hole accidentally cut a power cable.

▲ BURKHALTER ROAD — A man and his son argued over use of a vehicle, and someone called deputies. The argument was only verbal in nature.

▲ THOMAS VILLAGE — A woman said another female, who lives in a residence the complainant owns, harasses her and she wants her to leave her alone and leave the house.

▲ PORTAL HIGH SCHOOL — A deputy responded to the hospital regarding a fight at the school. Further details were not listed in reports and further information was not immediately available from the sheriff’s department Thursday.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ ROBIN HOOD TRAIL — A man reported the theft of a men’s Huffy bike and a girl’s Schwinn bike.

▲ EAST JONES AVENUE — Officers responding to a criminal trespass call met with a woman who said her children’s father took her cell phone. The offender was there, and when he refused to identify himself, was arrested.

▲ MULBERRY COURT — An offender was arrested after police responded to a reported simple battery case.

▲ WOODLAND DRIVE — A man involved in a domestic dispute with a woman told police she threatened him. When officers checked, they learned the woman was wanted by Tybee Island police for an undisclosed reason.

▲ BROAD STREET — Someone reported a domestic dispute. When police arrived they discovered the dispute was over a cell phone.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — A man returned home to find several items tossed about by an unknown person.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued one traffic citation and no traffic warnings and assisted one motorist. 

▲ RUSSELL UNION — Officers are investigating a report of invasion of privacy.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES — Someone reported a verbal altercation.

▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — A person was judicially referred to university authorities for discipline over a drug complaint. The person was not criminally charged.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 17 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — six calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — five calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — four calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.

▲ Portal Police Department — one call.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 28 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — eight calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Fire & Rescue — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Service

▲ Bulloch County EMS — three accident calls, one first-responder call and 24 medical calls.

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

▲ Evans County 911 — one accident call, two medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 48 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Bryan County 911 —  two calls.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — two calls.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon