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.
▲ Arrests made Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Arrests listed here occurred the previous week.
➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Office
▲ Patricia Ann Battle, 56, Macon — possession of methamphetamines.
▲ Johnny Paul Finch, 67, Metter — false report of a crime.
▲ Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here occurred the previous week.
➤ Statesboro Fire Department
▲ During the week of June 3-9, firefighters responded to 29 calls, including: six fires (four brush/grass fires, one lightning strike, one miscellaneous fire), 20 alarms — 18 fire alarms, two electrical issues or smoke alarms.
▲ Also, one agency assist with EMS; and two public relations/education events (show -and-tell at Belk, show-and-tell at Mill Creek Elementary-Unity in the Community).
➤ Bulloch County Fire Department
▲ Between June 6 and 14, firefighters responded to the following calls:
▲ Portal — one call for the smell of smoke in a residence.
▲ Register — two agency assists with Statesboro with structure fires.
▲ Nevils — one power pole on fire, one agency assist with the coroner, one vehicle fire.
▲ Bay District — two vehicle fires.
▲ Stilson — one alarm call.
▲ Brooklet — no calls.
▲ Leefield — one brush/grass fire.
▲ Clito — one brush fire, one agency assist Statesboro with a structure fire.
➤ Brooklet Police Department
▲ During the week of May 31-June 8, officers responded to one civil matter and issued the following citations: one for headlight requirement violations, one for driving without a license on person, and three for speeding.
➤ Register Police Department
▲ Reports unavailable Friday.
➤ Portal Police Department
▲ During the week of June 6-13, officers responded to 14 general calls for service, issued 10 traffic citations and seven warnings, assisted four motorists, and performed several business checks.
➤ Metter Police Department
▲ Reports unavailable last week.
➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Office
▲ PITTMAN ROAD — Someone reported identity fraud.
▲ HIGHWAY 46 WEST — Deputies responded to a call involving harassing communications and terroristic threats.
▲ HIGHWAY 46 EAST — Deputies responded to a reported aggravated assault.
▲ MORGAN ROAD — Someone reported a burglary, criminal trespass and aggravated assault on the same block June 5. On June 7, someone from the same block reported a battery incident involving second degree cruelty to children.
▲ INTERSTATE 16 — A woman was arrested during a traffic stop on charges of possession of methamphetamine.
▲ MAPLE STREET — Someone reported receiving harassing communications.
➤ Bulloch County Animal Shelter
▲ Animals received from rural areas — nine adult dogs and six puppies, five kittens. ▲ Animals received from City of Statesboro — seven adult dogs and two adult cats.
▲ Adopted from shelter — one adult dog, one adult cat, one kitten.
▲ Taken by rescue organizations — two adult dogs.
▲ Reclaimed by owners — two dogs.
▲ Died at shelter — four kittens.
▲ Dogs/cats euthanized — eight dogs and six puppies (severe aggression or medical issues, no rescue space available); one kitten (medical issue).
▲ Fees collected — $200.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon