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Police report, 8/17/19
A resident reported that her mailbox was destroyed when someone she didn’t know struck it with a vehicle and left the scene.
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Note:  Arrest information, including spelling of names and addresses, is taken from Bulloch County Jail reports. Incident information comes from reports by agencies indicated. These are public records available for review at the respective 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 Casey Bryant, 33, Railroad Street Extension, Portal — probation violation for a misdemeanor charge.

▲ Samuel Mathis Dixon, 41, East Main Street — possession of amphetamine, possession of heroin, possession and use of drug-related objects, felony theft by receiving stolen property.

▲ Jasmine Elizabeth Leach, 35, Highway 80 West, Portal — possession of methamphetamine, possession and use of drug-related objects.

▲ Coleton Clyde Little, 22, Stephens Little Road, Register — parole violation.

▲ Ricky Lee Lively, 31, Colfax West Road — possession of a Schedule II controlled substance.

▲ Timothy Allen Sikes, 52, Old Dixie Highway, Springfield — possession of methamphetamine. 

▲ Christopher Stokes, 45, Becky Drive — obstructing or hindering person making emergency phone call, simple assault  (family violence), criminal trespass (family violence).

▲ Sherrod Marquette Walker, 23, Armor Battalion, Hinesville — misdemeanor bench warrant.

▲ Breyon Williams, 26, Williams Road, Millen — reckless driving, fleeing or attempting to elude, failure to stop for school bus loading or unloading, suspended license. (These were in addition to the firearm charge reported Friday.)

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Brandon Jermaine Badie, 18, Lanier Drive — felony statutory rape.

▲ Kiandra Ahjhanai’naomi Geiger, 23, North River Street, Claxton — failure to appear in court.

▲ Daniel Chesley Royals, 32, Pleasant Point Road — DUI (less safe/alcohol).


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ EDDIE RUSHING ROAD at VETERANS MEMORIAL PARKWAY — A deputy patrolling Highway 67 on Thursday observed a vehicle matching the description of one that had fled from a traffic stop earlier in the day. Both occupants, a man and a woman, were arrested. The woman was charged with driving with suspended license and possession of drug-related objects. The man was charged with possession of a firearm by a felon or first-offender and later also with fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, suspended license, and failure to stop for a school bus.

▲ T.R. SMITH ROAD — A resident reported that her mailbox was destroyed when someone she didn’t know struck it with a vehicle and left the scene.

▲ OLD RIVER ROAD SOUTH — An Excelsior Electric employee reported that an electric meter appeared to have been tampered with. BSCO deputy observed that the company’s protective band had been replaced by a zip tie, and also, that the meter was now upside-down. An occupant of the cabin said he put the meter back up himself after it was ripped from the wall during Hurricane Matthew in 2016, deputy reported.

▲ COVE COURT — A construction manager of a home being built reported a burglary in which someone had apparently thrown a large rock through window and then opened the window to gain entry. Carpets had been cut up in bedrooms and plumbing materials and bathroom lights taken.

▲ BEAVER CREEK DRIVE — A woman reported that her juvenile stepson had run away from home. BCSO deputies searched the area with three dog units, but did not find the boy Thursday, and filed a runaway report with the Georgia Crime Information Center.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ BALDWIN STREET — A woman accused her ex-husband of having taken her cell phone. He told police he didn’t do it. Police advised complainant of warrant procedures.

▲ HAWTHORNE ROAD — A resident reported her dogs had been stolen from inside a locked fence while she was inside the home. But shortly after leaving, the dogs had returned home. Police changed incident report category from theft to suspicious activity.

▲ RASH OF WRECKS — While university and college students were arriving for the start of fall semester next week, Statesboro Police filed reports of 10 motor vehicle accidents in the city limits from 2:28 p.m. Wednesday to 3:34 a.m. Friday, and more occurred later in the day.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers assisted four motorists Thursday but issued no traffic citations or traffic warnings.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — University police assisted the Statesboro Police Department in responding to a motor vehicle accident Thursday morning on Lanier Drive. Thursday afternoon, university police from the Armstrong campus assisted the Hinesville Police Department with “cyber forensics.”

▲ LEWIS HALL — Someone reported a suspicious person or activity Thursday. Case disposition was reported as “closed.”

▲ PAULSON STADIUM PARKING LOT — “Found property” was reported.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 22 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — seven calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — two calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — one call.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — two calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — one call.

▲ Register Police Department — one call.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 33 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Claxton Fire Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Fire & Rescue — two calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 39 calls.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Correctional Institute — one call.

▲ Screven County 911 — one call.

▲ Liberty County 911 — one call.

▲ Emergency medical dispatches — 12 calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — three accident calls, five first-responder calls and 27 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — five medical calls.

▲ Evans County 911 — one first-responder call and two medical calls.

— compiled by Al Hackle