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Police report, 8/17
A victim was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation after police responded to a simple battery incident.
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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

▲ William Bruce Henson, 19, Pinnacle Pointe Drive, Norcross — entering auto.

▲ Brandy Nichole Joyner, 37, Highway 80 East — felony probation violation.

▲ Vanessa Margaret Meredith, 18, South Main Street — felony bench warrant.

▲ Gerald Wyles Salter, 28, Highway 80, Ellabell — probation violation.

▲ Christopher James Zangara, 42, Perkins Road, Millen — felony probation violation.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Justin Lee Brown, 19, Mike Ann Drive — failure of driver to exercise due care, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Paul Kenneth Lambert, 31, Effingham Highway, Sylvania — armed robbery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

▲ David Eunice Smith, 38, Nighthawk Road, Alma — bench warrant.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Keyonda Jade Johnson, 17, Village Main Street, Loganville — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.


➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Kaylin Renee Miller, 21, Aylesbury Drive, Evans — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane.



➤ Bulloch County Sheriff's Office

▲ CODY LANE — Deputies responded to a missing child case but learned it was really a custody dispute.

▲ HIGHWAY 80 EAST — A man said the mother of his children (of whom he has custody) made a comment on Facebook that if she died tomorrow, she would “kidnap my son and bring him here to be with me and all of my kids and shoot his dad for all the suffering he caused tbh (to be honest).”

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ LANIER DRIVE — A victim was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation after police responded to a simple battery incident.

In a separate incident, someone called 911 regarding a domestic dispute. Parties involved told police it was only a verbal disagreement.

▲ LESTER ROAD — A quantity of suspected marijuana was seized at a school. Reports released to the media did not include the name of the school on this road.

▲ BERMUDA RUN ROAD — Officers responded to a reported fight, but the incident was over by the time they arrived. Persons involved were given information in taking warrants.

▲ SOUTHERN DOWNS — Someone reported a trespasser had been inside their home.

▲ JEWEL DRIVE — A woman was arrested after a domestic dispute.

▲ HILL STREET — A report was made for battery and theft of a cell phone. Photos were taken of a victim’s injuries and information was given regarding taking warrants.

▲ VARIOUS LOCATIONS — Officers investigated 10 traffic accidents Wednesday.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued one traffic citation and one traffic warning and assisted six motorists.

▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING — Officers investigated a drug complaint. No arrests were made.

▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — Someone reported a suspicious person/activities.

▲ F LOT — Officers investigated a complaint of suspicious person/activity.

▲ SOUTHERN DRIVE — Officers assisted Statesboro police with an unspecified call.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES — Someone reported a suspicious person/activity.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 16 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — three calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — six calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — four calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — three calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 34 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 26 calls.

▲ Air Evac — one call.

▲ Bryan County 911 — two calls.

▲ Screven County 911 — one call.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, one coroner call, two first-responder calls and 23 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — five medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS —   three medical calls.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon