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Police report, 7/24/19
A woman called deputies when she found two juveniles fishing in a canoe in her pond. The boys ignored her when she tried to get their information, she said. The boys told deputies they didn’t know anyone owned the pond and denied avoiding the woman.
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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

▲ Ahmad Tashaud Boykin, 18, Johnson Street – probation violation.

▲ Steven Derick Ray, 32, Hilltop Road, Millen – possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Christopher Terrance Young, 25, South Bridgeport Drive – bench warrant.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Roquelle Maurice Gamble, 28, Pine Needle Lane – battery/family violence.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Scott Evan Boyd, 28, Taylor Street, Augusta – driving without a valid license, failure to maintain lane.

➤ Department of Community Supervision

▲ Jonathan Allen Joiner, 36, Valley Road – parole violation.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ SHUMAN ROAD – A person was arrested on charges of battery/family violence.

▲ STONEBROOK WAY – A woman told deputies she was upset and concerned because her ex-husband’s “significant other” picked up her juvenile daughter by the head, causing pain. This took place while the daughter was visiting the father. The accused offender admitted having picked the child up by her head, but said they were “horseplaying.” There were angry texts exchanged between the child’s father and mother, but the mother only asked that the incident be documented.

▲ SANDY HILL LANE – Deputies received a call about an unwanted person, a female who was “running around outside unclothed.” When deputies arrived, the woman was clothed, but apparently under the influence to the point of being “erratic” and she “spoke uncontrollably,” reports stated. All her belongings were in her car, and she had recently been released from jail, the complainant said. The offender, under influence of “possible drug use,” was issued a criminal trespass warning and allowed to leave on foot.

▲ JOE KENNEDY BOULEVARD – A man reported two men, a woman and child breaking into his shop, but the people turned out to be the ones leasing the building. The lessors allowed the complainant to rent a bay in the shop, but due to nonpayment wanted him to leave. They said he broke into their side of the shop and took things.

▲ BROOKLET-DENMARK ROAD – A woman called deputies when she found two juveniles fishing in a canoe in her pond. The boys ignored her when she tried to get their information, she said. The boys told deputies they didn’t know anyone owned the pond and denied avoiding the woman.

▲ TEAL CIRCLE – Deputies responded to a call about a man and woman fighting. The man said the woman struck him, and he took her purse and elbowed her windshield. Reports did not list any arrests.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ MULBERRY COURT – An intoxicated man told police his friend jumped out from some bushes and “swung a machete at him.” He was undecided on what he wanted to do as far as pressing charges, and told police he would go home, “sleep it off” and get back with them. Officers said they had not heard back from the man as of Tuesday.

▲ LESTER ROAD – A person reported a case of simple battery and the theft of an iPad worth $500.

▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET – A motel owner reported people staying in a room without permission, but police were unable to locate the offenders.

▲ EDDIE RUSHING ROAD – A person to whom police were serving an arrest warrant tried to snatch away from officers, but was arrested on the warrant as well as on charges of obstruction.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued one traffic citation and one traffic warning and assisted one motorist Monday. 

▲ PARKING AND TRANSPORTATION – Someone reported a suspicious person.

▲ GREENHOUSE – Officers investigated a reported burglary.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES APARTMENTS – A person was judicially referred to university authorities regarding discipline over a drug complaint. The person was not arrested.



➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office – 17 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office – one call.

▲ Claxton Police Department – two calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department – one calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol – four calls.

▲ Metter Police Department – seven calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 22 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department – one call.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call.

▲ Metter Fire Department – two calls.

▲ Claxton Fire Department – one call.


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS – one accident call, three first-responder calls and 30 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS – four medical calls.

▲ Evans County 911 – eight medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups – 33 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Bryan County 911 – one call.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement – two calls.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon