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.
STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
Elizabeth Carr Edwards, 47, Madeline Way — DUI, failure to maintain lane, endangering a child while DUI.
Wardale Cosper, 27, Institute Street — theft by taking automobile (felony).
Khira Lee Wolfe, 30, North Taylor Court — theft by shoplifting.
SOUTHERN VILLAS — A woman told police she and her sister argued, then began pushing each other. She was given information on taking out a warrant.
INSTITUTE STREET — A man was arrested on charges of stealing a silver 2004 Chevrolet Impala. It was recovered on Gentilly Road.
WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — A woman was arrested for shoplifting three items of clothing valued at around $20.
GROOVER LANE — A woman told police that her baby's father struck her on the back and head. He was not at the scene. Warrants for simple battery will be sought, reports stated.
BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Joseph Charles Beavers, 20, Aberfeldy Street, Port Wentworth — probation violation.
Jonathan Brian King, 31, Interstate Circle, Bloomingdale — aggravated assault, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects.
RUSTY ROAD — A man's fiancee and ex-wife argued, then fought. One threatened the other with comments about using a stun gun, but a witness said he saw no such weapon.
BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE — A man reported receiving unwanted texts from his former superior regarding the complainant being fired from work because he used the word "negro." The other man told deputies that the complainant was fired for using derogatory racial slurs referring to both blacks and whites and that the fired employee began sending him unwanted texts first. The complainant showed texts from his former supervisor but had deleted his replies to the man.
ADEN LANIER ROAD — A man suffered a fractured skull and three broken ribs after being accosted by a man with a sledgehammer. The offender and two women followed the victim and another woman, stopping them. The female offenders blocked the female victim while the male offender attacked the male victim with the sledgehammer. Deputies met with the victims at the hospital and learned that the offender is the female victim's ex-husband. This incident is not the first, as there have been several confrontations in the past, according to reports.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
Officers issued four traffic citations Wednesday.
Officers issued six traffic warnings and assisted three motorists Wednesday.
Brooklet Police — one call.
Bulloch County Sheriff's Office — 18 calls.
Candler County Sheriff's Office — two calls.
Claxton Police — two calls.
Evans County Sheriff's Office — four calls.
Georgia State Patrol — five calls.
Georgia Southern University Police — one call.
Metter Police — two calls.
Statesboro Police — 25 calls.
Bulloch County Fire Department — three calls.
Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.
Metter Fire Department — one call.
Emergency Medical Service
Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, four first-responder calls, 21 medical calls and one rescue call.
Candler County EMS — five medical calls.
Evans County EMS — five medical calls.
911 hang-ups — 53 calls.
Air Evac — two calls.
Bryan County 911 — one call.
Bulloch County Correctional Institute — one call.
Georgia Department of Transportation — one call.
Emanuel County 911 — two calls.
Chatham County Metro Police — one call.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon