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 were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Office
Joseph B. Hartley, 17, Claxton — DUI under 21, seat belt violation.
Timothy J. Lunardi, 41, Metter — failure to comply with laws regarding sex offender registry.
Charles Edward Meyers Jr., 44, Twin City — felony probation violation.
Donald William Smith Jr., 32, Stillmore — felony probation violation.
Dewie Jamar Donaldson, 39, Metter — suspended license.
Dana Danielle Driggers, 23, Metter — DUI/marijuana, stop sign violation, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, speeding.
Tekeria Marie Hunter, 27, Metter — false statements and writings or concealment of facts.
Alejandro Cava Leon, 18, Metter — driving while unlicensed, speeding.
Portal Police Department
Kendall Aaron Jenkins, 27, Willow Hill Road, Portal — DUI/less safe.
Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department
COOL SPRINGS CHURCH ROAD — Deputies investigated an entering auto attempt as well as criminal trespass incident.
INTERSTATE 16/EXIT 98 — Deputies responded to a reported armed robbery.
CANOOCHEE ROAD — Residents reported two burglaries.
INTERSTATE 16 — Someone reported theft of a vehicle.
JOHNSON ROAD — Deputies responded to a theft report.
Metter Police Department
SOUTH LEWIS STREET — Officers investigated property damage. Another person reported a forgery. In a third case, someone reported a shoplifting.
BRANNEN ROAD — Someone reported an entering auto incident.
SOUTH LEROY STREET — Officers responded to a reported shoplifting incident.
EAST LILLIAN STREET — Someone reported a theft.
CEDAR STREET — Police responded to two separate entering auto reports.
SOUTHEAST BROAD STREET — A forgery incident was reported.
FORTNER ROAD — Someone reported a vehicle stolen.
PATTERSON ROAD — Police investigated an entering auto incident.
ELLIS STREET — Police investigated an assault incident.
Bulloch County Animal Shelter
Surrendered by citizens — 10 dogs and 10 cats from rural areas; one dog and one cat from City of Statesboro.
Collected by humane officers — 11 dogs and one cat from rural areas; four dogs and one cat from City of Statesboro.
Adopted from shelter — 10 dogs and no cats.
Taken in by rescue organizations — six dogs and 11 cats.
Reclaimed by owners — three dogs.
Died at shelter — one dog and one cat.
Euthanized — eight dogs (five with severe skin conditions, aggressive and/or space needed, two surrendered with aggression, one pup with parvo); and 19 cats (feral or ill).
Fees collected — $743.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon and Al Hackle