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Police report, 8/19
Euthanized at animal shelter - 15 dogs and 17 cats.
police report

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

▲ Omar Garces, 31, Metter — DUI/less safe, speeding.

▲ Manuel De Jesus Solis-Convarrubius, 44, Pulaski — DUI/less safe, driving while unlicensed, seat belt violation.

▲ Demetra Lashelle Dean, 40, Metter — criminal trespass.

▲ Christopher Leon Thomas, 56, Metter — aggravated stalking.

▲ Owen Braziel, 31, Metter — parole violation.

▲ James Allen Dennison, 49, Swainsboro — window tint violation, open container, seat belt violation.

▲ Devin Allen Sikes, 19, Cobbtown — driving while unlicensed, fleeing/attempt to elude, stop sign violation.

▲ Sonny James Gay, 45, Portal — wanted person.

▲ Grant Bobby Odom Jr., 38, Metter — criminal trespass, third-degree cruelty to children, terroristic threats.

▲ Brandy Ann Roberts, 29, Millen — no insurance, suspended registration.


▲ Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Department

▲ INDIGO ROAD — Someone reported an entering auto case.

▲ AMANDA ROAD — Deputies responded to a reported burglary.

▲ HIGHWAY 129 — Someone reported a battery incident.

▲ ODOM ROAD — Deputies responded to a criminal trespass complaint and reported cruelty to children.

▲ DEBBIE LANE — Someone filed a report regrading aggravated stalking.

➤ Register Police Department

▲ Officers issued the following citations between June 29 and Aug. 8: possession of drugs — one; possession of marijuana — one; possession of drug-related objects — one; expired tag — seven; suspended license — three; driving without a valid license — one; no license on person — one; violation of conditional permit — one; no insurance — two; suspended tag — four; speeding — 30; holding cell phone while driving — three; device worn that impairs hearing or vision — one.

Also, stop sign violation — 15; headlight requirement violation — three; defective equipment — one; window tint violation — one.

➤ Metter Police Department

July reports

▲ JET FOOD STORE — Police arrested a wanted person.

▲ BROAD STREET — Officers responded to a dispute involving simple battery.

▲ BEVERICK’S — Someone reported a simple battery incident in the parking lot.

▲ EAST LEE STREET — Officers responded to a reported entering auto.

▲ EAST GEORGIA HEALTH CARE CENTER — Police responded to reports of terroristic threats involving a patient.

▲ LEE/BAY STREETS — A man was arrested for marijuana possession.

▲ MLK BOULEVARD — Police responded to a domestic dispute.

▲ MOTEL 6 — Someone reported a physical domestic dispute.

▲ LINZER PRODUCTS — Someone reported an entering auto.

▲ TRAPNELL STREET — A vehicle fire was suspected to be arson.

▲ DANIELS STREET — Property damage occurred during a domestic dispute.

▲ WAFFLE HOUSE — Someone reported a simple battery incident.

▲ ANIMAL COMPLAINTS — Officers responded to complaints at the following locations: Pine Street, Boston Street (two complaints), Metter Animal Shelter (abandoned puppy), 

▲ EAST LILLIAN STREET — Someone reported harassing phone calls.

▲ SIMMONS STREET — Officers responded to a reported theft.

▲ EL MARIACHI — Someone reported a fight.

▲ EAST WILLOW LAKE DRIVE/NORTH LEWIS STREET — Officers investigated a report of sexual assault against a juvenile.

▲ CLYDE’S CONVENIENCE STORE — Someone reported a simple battery incident.

▲ NORTH LEWIS STREET — A woman found someone in her living room who was not invited.

▲ ELDRIDGE STREET — Someone reported missing medication.

▲ DAYS INN — Police responded to a reported unruly subject.

▲ WEST LILLIAN STREET — Someone reported a handgun stolen.

▲ SOUTH ROUNTREE STREET — Someone reported a theft.

▲ LINCOLN STREET — Officers investigated a burglary.

▲ EAST LEE STREET — Someone received threats by phone.

▲ SOUTH LEROY STREET — A person reported the theft of a lawn mower and an aloe plant.

In a separate call someone else reported a theft of unspecified items.

▲ JAY’s TRUCK STOP — Someone reported an entering auto incident.

In a separate call, someone reported a verbal dispute.

▲ SOUTH TERRELL STREET — Someone reported a bike stolen.

▲ MINCEY STREET — Police investigated a reported theft.

▲ JOHN STREET — Someone reported a theft incident.

▲ NORTH LEWIS STREET — A call about an unruly woman and a man waving a gun led to an arrest.

In another incident police investigated reports of a gun stolen from a car.

▲ HOPE STREET — Officers investigated a theft.

▲ AZALEA NURSING CENTER — Someone reported felony theft of several items.

➤ Bulloch County Animal Shelter

▲ Surrendered by citizens — 12 adult dogs and puppies; three adult cats and five kittens; no dogs and one kitten from City of Statesboro.

▲ Collected by humane officers — nine adult dogs, seven puppies, three aduls cats and five kittens from rural areas; one adult dog and one adult cat from City of Statesboro.

▲ Adopted from shelter — three adult dogs, one adult cat and two kittens.

▲ Taken in by rescue organizations — one adult dogs, three puppies and no cats.

▲ Reclaimed by owners — two dogs.

▲ Died at shelter — an adult dog, and a puppy.

▲ Euthanized — eight dogs, seven puppies (seven with severe skin conditions, four with skin issues and no space, two aggressive, one personal surrender, two feral); nine cats and eight kittens (feral/upper respiratory infection).

▲ Fees collected — $ 285.

▲ Animals in shelter — 57 dogs and 51 cats.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon