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Police Report - 7-20-12: Woman tried to leave store after stuffing cheese, hot sauce into her purse
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    No arrests reported Wednesday.

    DELUXE INN — Officers responding to a call about an unruly juvenile notified welfare workers when he learned there were six children and at least one adult living in a motel room.
    SAVE-A-LOT — A woman stuffed cheese and hot sauce into her purse and tried to leave without paying. Store managers did not press charges but banned her from the store, as it was her second shoplifting offense.

    Brandon O’Neal Lawrence, 28, South Main Street — marijuana possession with intent to distribute.

    HUNTER’S POINTE DRIVE — (Statesboro) A woman called deputies after someone shot a window with a BB or pellet gun.
    WALDEN LANE — (Portal) A woman complained about people fishing in her pond. The offenders told deputies they would not return to the pond, which borders a highway.
    TWIN FORKS ROAD — (Pembroke) A woman said her son’s father picked him up and took him to Florida without permission.
    SETTLEMENT ROAD — (Register) A woman said her landlord took some of her belongings while she was moving out of the home. He told deputies it appeared she had abandoned the place, since the electricity was off, and items were scattered around. He said all he removed was food from the refrigerator so it would not rot.

    Seat belt citations — three.
    Child restraint citations — none.
    Speeding citations — three.
    Total citations — five.

    Crashes investigated — one. 
    Fatalities reported — none.
    Injuries reported — one.
    Total vehicle stops — 21.
    Seat belt warnings — two.
    Child restraint warnings — none.
    Speeding warnings — six. 
    Total warnings issued — 20.
    Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    Stolen vehicles recovered — none. 
    Road checks performed — none.
    Motorists assisted –one.
    Miles patrolled — 528. 
    Officers issued six traffic citations Wednesday.

    Officers issued 12 traffic warnings Wednesday.
    NURSING/CHEMISTRY BUILDING — Officers responded to a fire alarm caused by a system malfunction.
    KENNEDY HALL — Officers responded to two separate fire alarms. Both were determined to be caused by system malfunctions.
    COWART BUILDING — Officers responded to a burglar alarm accidentally set off by an employee.
    CAMPUS CLUB — Officers performed a welfare check on a student. 
    CENTENNIAL PLACE — Someone reported a case of harassment.
    SOUTHERN PINES — A bicycle was taken from the bike rack.
    EAGLE VILLAGE — A breezeway ceiling was damaged.      

Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 11 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 24 calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — no calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — seven calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — five calls.
    Claxton Police Department — no calls.
    Brooklet Police Department — one call.
    Portal Police Department — one call.
Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — four calls. 
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — two calls.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — 22 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — five medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.
    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Wednesday: a call to the Bulloch County coroner, a call to Tattnall County 911, a call to Emanuel County 911, a call to Georgia Department of Transportation and four calls to Bulloch County First Responders.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg