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Police report -8-19-16; A juvenile approached a chained dog that bit her finger off.
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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.

Statesboro Police Department
    Rebecca Lee Burton, 31, Lucas Street, Newington — felony theft by shoplifting, theft by conversion.
    Justin Nicholas Ford, 25, Chandler Road — marijuana possession, criminal trespass.
    Zycuria Zhane Jones, 18, Chandler Road — affray (fighting), disrupting a public school.
    Christopher Malik Page, 19, Grady Johnson Road — bench warrant.
    Caterina Cynthia Defazio, 21, Olympic Boulevard — DUI, failure to maintain lane.
    Jason Edward Shuman, 34, The Garden District Apartments — affray (fighting).
    Ronald Edwin Hodges, 61, W. Waters Road — affray (fighting).
    Rufus Ramon Lee, 21, Lanier Drive — giving false information, pedestrian in the roadway.
    Douglas Ray Thompson, 27, W. Waters Road — affray (fighting).

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office
    Holly Marie Hughes, 49, Shaw Road, Brooklet — felony theft by taking.
    Kathy Carol Nesmith, 43, Highway 301 North — theft by shoplifting.
    Jason Eugene Crowder, 35, Riverbend Road — failure to pay child support.
    Suzanne Roberson, 33, West June Avenue — failure to pay child support.
    Latwonna Jamelia White, 21, Cain Street, Waynesboro — obstruction, littering, speeding, marijuana possession, possession of a drug-related object.
    Gihan Melissa Alcantara, 34, Chester Street, Fitchburg, Mass. — theft by receiving stolen property.
    Jesse Wright Hendley, 30, Highway 21, Millen — suspended license.
    Quinton Wanya Ransom, 20, Highway 301 North — felony interference with government property.
    Richard Perry Steadman, 31, Highfalls Road, Jackson — crossing state/county guard lines with weapons, intoxicants or drugs; giving or possessing drugs, liquor or weapons to or by an inmate.
    Avis Renault Collins, 38, Eldora Road, Ellabell —  marijuana possession, cocaine possession, possession of a schedule I or II controlled substance with intent to distribute; use of a firearm by a convicted felon during commission of a crime; felony theft by receiving stolen property.
    Gerald Ervin, 46, Redfield Drive, Pooler — crossing state/county guard lines with weapons, intoxicants, drugs; giving or possessing drugs, liquor, weapons to or by an inmate.

Georgia Southern University Police
    William Trent Driver, 18, Knight Drive — possession/distribution/manufacture of a controlled substance within 1,000 feet of a school, possession of a drug-related object, seven counts possession of a schedule III controlled substance.

Georgia State Patrol Post 45
    Jason Rodney Hall, 22, Whitaker Street, Metter — giving false information, driving without a valid license.

Statesboro Police Department
    KALI’S FOOD MART — Police conducted a welfare check after a complainant expressed concern about a subject. The person involved was found in good health.
    GATE PETROLEUM/NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A man told police he fell and cut his head.

Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office
    COLFAX ROAD WEST — A man said his wife’s uncle accused him of inappropriate behavior toward his wife’s juvenile sister. The uncle is mentally challenged, he said, and told family members he “messed around” with the juvenile. The man feels the rumors may affect his job.
    BRANNEN DRIVE — A man and his daughter argued over her way of living, not having a job and not helping around the house.
    HIGHWAY 80 /STILES STREET —  A deputy assisted a Brooklet police officer in stopping a fleeing speeder. The deputy had to swerve out of the way to avoid a direct collision with the offender, and ended up stopping him by using a PIT manuever.
    ELDORA ROAD — Deputies assisted the U.S. Marshal Service in serving warrants on two offenders. They seized marijuana, pills and a stolen shotgun as well.
    CLITO ROAD — A man said he loaned several hundred dollars as well as a guitar and a MacBook to a woman he dated. She refuses to pay or return the items, claiming she never borrowed from him and the items were gifts.
    SEEDTICK ROAD — A man reported a washer and dryer were stolen from a rental home.
    MT. PISGAH CHURCH ROAD — Someone reported the theft of several cans of soft drink stolen from a church refrigerator.
    CLIFTON ROAD — A man had a car towed that had been left at his home by a woman who would not return his calls for her to come get it. He later found his own vehicle dragged from its place on his property, and it was damaged.
    DRY BRANCH VILLAGE — A juvenile approached a chained dog that bit her finger off. The owner said neighborhood kids taunted the dog in the past, making it aggressive on the chain, but he was not aggressive off the chain. The child was taken to the emergency room and the finger was unable to be reattached, as it was not recovered and suspected to have been swallowed by the dog. The child told deputies she knew she wasn’t supposed to be near the dog but thought it looked lonely. The owner showed proof of past rabies vaccinations and said he could get proof from his veterinarian that the dog was current on shots.

Georgia Southern University Police
    Officers issued one traffic citation and two traffic warnings and assisted no motorists.
Law Enforcement Agencies
    Brooklet Police Department — two calls.
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 23 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Office — five calls.
    Claxton Police Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Office — two calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — two calls.
    Metter Police Department — six calls.
    Portal Police Department — no calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 36 calls.

Fire Departments
    Bulloch County Fire Department — no calls.
    Statesboro Fire Department — nine calls.

Emergency Medical Services
    Bulloch County EMS — three accident calls, four first-responder calls and 25 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — six medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.

Other Agencies
    911 hang-ups — 64 calls.
    Air Evac — one call.
    Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.
    Emanuel County 911 — three calls.
    Screven County 911 — one call.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon