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Police report, 6/11/19
A man hired a woman he found online to watch his dogs for a weekend. At a later date, after she had completed the job, the woman came to his home during a party and sat down as if she were invited.
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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

▲ Joel Scott Bray, 23, Prince Avenue, Swainsboro — DUI/less safe.

▲ Michael Travis Lamb, 40, Parrish Road — simple battery/family violence, two counts third-degree cruelty to children.

▲ Tyrell James Morrise, 26, Stonecrest Pointe, Conyers — felony probation violation.

▲ Malyah Denise Raymond, 23, Pamela Way — probation violation.

▲ Frederick W. Burnsed, 31, Broad Water Lane, Bloomingdale — second-degree criminal damage to property, obstruction, aggravated battery/family violence, disorderly conduct, criminal trespass.

▲ Melissa Priester Jones, 49, East Main Street — suspended registration, wanted person (Rincon).

▲ Ciera Michelle Parrish, 22, Dutch Ford Road, Metter — obstruction, public intoxication.

▲ Doris Lynne Redmond, 28, Thrushwood Avenue, Tybee Island — felony probation violation.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Markivs Tiris Thomas, 25, Lanier Drive — headlights violation, giving false information.

▲ James Arness Carlton, 56, Hunnicutt Drive — suspended license, felony probation violation.

▲ Willie Davis Bynes, 45, Institute Street — two counts simple battery/family violence, two counts deposit account fraud, criminal trespass.

▲ Erik Jameark Holly, 34, Denmark Street — suspended license.

▲ Larry Emery Hurt, 52, Clark Street, Claxton — DUI, following too closely.

▲ William Chappell Rowland, 19, Catherine Avenue — public intoxication, underage possession of alcohol.

▲ Tanya Chante Lester, 45, Hatchbend Court, Warner Robins — theft by taking; falsely making, forging, uttering, passing or counterfeiting a (lottery) ticket.

▲ Bernard Laquen Thompson, 28, Lanier Drive — suspended license, seatbelt violation.

▲ Lashana Nicole Hatton, 20, Scott Drive, Vidalia — suspended license, improper lane use.

▲ Ashley Paige Holmes, 38, Williams Terrace, Warner Robins — reckless driving.

▲ Lealofi Norman Lealofi, 42, Drake Court, Hinesville — reckless driving, improperly starting a parked vehicle, fleeing/attempt to elude, two counts failure to maintain lane, stop sign violation, improper turn, obstruction.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Barsheen Omar Maynor, 35, Cowan Avenue, Savannah — DUI/less safe/drugs, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, open container.

▲ William Cody Deal, 27, Perkins Green Fork Road, Millen — DUI/less safe/drugs, DUI/child endangerment, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Tremayne Dontavis McKever, 25, Moody Lane, Claxton — DUI/less safe, speeding.

▲ Jamal B. Mentor, 27, Demere Street, Hinesville — speeding, DUI/less safe, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of a schedule I controlled substance, possession/use of a drug-related object.

▲ Dalante Raheem Stevenson, 22, Woodland Drive — suspended license, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Crissy Charmaine Young, 29, Hiers Avenue, Sylvania — speeding, DUI.

▲ Gerald Anthony Gavin, 28, Dutch Ford Road, Metter — DUI/less safe, open container, failure to maintain lane.

➤ Bulloch County Probation Office

▲ Luther Crawford, 48, Martin Luther King Drive — probation violation.

▲ Jovonne Joshua Mitz, 27, Chandler Road — probation violation.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ OLD REGISTER ROAD — A deputy joined a Statesboro police officer trying to stop a driver who was crossing the traffic lines. The driver continued fleeing, and at one time, when deputies attempted to box him in, he struck a patrol car. The man still continued making a U-turn when a deputy exited his car and pointed a gun at him, ordering him to stop. The man was arrested on several traffic charges.

▲ BETHEL CHURCH ROAD — Deputies arrested a man on aggravated battery and other charges after a woman reported he damaged a fence on her property. The man had been arguing with his girlfriend, reports stated.

▲ BURKHALTER ROAD — A woman called 911 to report her fiancée was “aggravating her.” Once deputies arrived, she told them she did not need them and that the problem was “her.” When asked to explain, she said she had been off her medications and was angry because the man would not help pack for a pending move or wash clothes.

▲ CLAUDIA EDENFIELD LANE — A burglary is under investigation. Reports did not list details.

▲ THE BARN MOBILE HOME PARK — Two victims told deputies two men who had been staying with them due to being homeless left after a few days and took a gaming station and accessories. The items were found at a local pawn shop and warrants were issued.

▲ SIMONS ROAD — A woman said another person harassed her and her boyfriend and constantly called law enforcement to perform welfare checks on her children in an attempt to harass them.

▲ PATRIOT INN — A man helped two others with a mechanical breakdown, and since they had no cash, they paid him by giving him a gun. He had deputies check the gun to determine it was not stolen.

▲ HIGHWAY 301 NORTH — A woman told deputies a man harasses her by text and tells her she “needs to die.”

▲ BELLA TERRA ROAD — A warrant was issued for a person involved in a domestic dispute.

▲ DEER RUN ROAD — Deputies assisted EMS on a call where a man said he was struck in the head with a beer bottle. He refused medical treatment and transport, and refused to name the offender.

▲ PARRISH ROAD — A man was arrested on simple battery/family violence charges.

▲ PINEVIEW ROAD — A mother and daughter argued over the daughter wanting to stop somewhere for food. The mother did not stop. The father pushed his son in an attempt to get between the females involved, and the son pushed him back, cutting his lip. No charges were filed.

▲ SANDALWOOD CIRCLE — A man hired a woman he found online to watch his dogs for a weekend. At a later date, after she had completed the job, the woman came to his home during a party and sat down as if she were invited. She told deputies she thought he wanted her to watch the dogs again. She was served with a criminal trespass warning.

▲ MAGNOLIA WAY — A fight and domestic dispute call led to further investigation regarding marijuana, synthetic cannabinoids and other controlled substances. Reports did not indicate any arrests at the time.

▲ STONEBROOK SUBDIVISION — A man called deputies after confronting four people on four-wheelers damaging property.

➤ Statesboro Police Department 

▲ MARVIN AVENUE — Someone reported property damage.

▲ BRAMPTON AVENUE — Officers responded to a report of harassment.

▲ RAMBLE ROAD — Police met with a woman in the hospital regarding a previous altercation that morning. Reports did not give further details of the woman’s injuries or how they occurred.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Last week, troopers responded to 23 crashes with three reported injuries. 

▲ Troopers also arrested 10 drivers on DUI charges and issued six citations and two warnings for seatbelt violations, six citations and one warning for child restraint violations, and 17 citations and 24 warnings for speeding.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police 

▲ Officers issued 11 traffic citations and eight traffic warnings and assisted two motorists between Friday and Sunday.

▲ RECREATIONAL ACTIVITY CENTER — Officers responded to a report of an injured person.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone reported receiving harassing communications.

▲ CARROLL BUILDING — Officers responded to a false fire alarm.

▲ FOREST DRIVE — Officers arrested a person for possession of a false ID and headlights violation.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 24 calls Friday, 23 calls Saturday and 25 calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — nine calls Friday, three calls Saturday and six calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Police Department — two calls Friday.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — 10 calls Friday, three calls Saturday and four calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — nine calls Friday, nine calls Saturday and seven calls Sunday.

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

▲ Portal Police Department — two calls Saturday.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 28 calls Friday, 33 calls Saturday and 23 calls Sunday.

➤ Fire Departments

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

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

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call Friday, two calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one first-responder call and 23 medical calls Friday; two accident calls, four first-responder calls and 24 medical calls Saturday; and two accident calls, one coroner call, four first-responder calls and 26 medical calls Sunday.

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

▲ Evans County EMS — one accident call, four first-responder calls and nine medical calls Friday; and one first-responder call and seven accident calls Saturday.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups —53 calls Friday, 40 calls Saturday and 35 calls Sunday.

▲ Air Evac — one call Friday and one call Saturday.

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

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call Saturday.

▲ Bulloch County Correctional Institute — two calls Sunday.

▲ Effingham County 911 — two calls Sunday.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call Sunday.

▲ Georgia Power — one call Sunday.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call Friday.

▲ Chatham County 91 — one call Friday.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon