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Police report, 8/21/18
A practical joke led to a physical dispute, and a man ended up with a broken ankle.
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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

▲ Annie Lou Bellinger, 78, Morris Street — criminal trespass.

▲ Derek Scott Bryson, 36, Aaron Station Road, Portal — wanted person (Spaulding County).

▲ Mary Jane Dowd, 29, Morris Street — suspended license.

▲ Robert McNeely Fulcher, 22, Robin Hood Trail — reckless conduct.

▲ William Patton Moore, 21, Thomkin Drive — reckless conduct.

▲ Neil Johnson Rigdon, 39, Strickland Road, Pembroke — bench warrant, deposit account fraud.

▲ Cassie Joe Barbee, 36, Beulah Road, Sylvania — trafficking in illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine; possession of a schedule II controlled substance; possession of a schedule IV controlled substance; possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Willie Albert Bynes, 43, Kline Street, Savannah — possession of cocaine, battery/family violence, DUI.

▲ Charles Lucas Cannon, 36, Dry Branch Village — felony probation violation.

▲ Darin Rosevelt Middleton, 49, Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, S.C. — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane.

➤ Department of Community Supervision

▲ Regina Zelliah Cail, 31, Roughrider Road — parole violation.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Dyquawen Torrie Anderson, 22, Packinghouse Road — battery/family violence.

▲ Danny Hall, 55, Pretoria Rushing Road — simple assault, criminal trespass.

▲ Darrion Javon McArthur, 27, Johnson Street — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Nickolas Andrew Miller, 22, Granade Street — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Nicholas James Borchardt, 21, Pleasant Hill Road, Rincon — DUI, failure to obey traffic device.

▲ Beth Ann Combs, 35, Lanier Drive — possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Jason Lamont Graves, 29, Lovett Street — simple battery, family violence/simple battery.

▲ Harold Lamar Griffin, 62, Zellabee Road, Sylvania — wanted person.

▲ Courtney Jermaine Joyce, 36, Johnson Street — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, criminal trespass.

▲ Madison Ann Mazrek, 21, Nassau Drive — criminal trespass.

▲ Lescia Esmerelda Morrison, 32, Highway 301 South — improper left turn, suspended registration, no insurance, suspended license.

▲ Jamie Tawond Reese, 18, East Main Street — driving without a valid license, brake light/turn signal violation.

▲ Jobil Gordon Wallace, 47, Lanier Road — simple battery/family violence.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Christopher Ryan Gray, 21, Statesboro Place Apartments — DUI, improper stopping in the roadway.

▲ Joseph Theodore Korosec, 18, Bentwood Trace, Alpharetta — possession of a schedule I controlled substance, underage possession of alcohol, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession/use of drug-related objects.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Byron Demont Milton, 35, Old Thorn Pond Road, Brooklet — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ HIGHWAY 80 WEST — A woman said a neighbor came onto her property and threatened the family over a dog at large.

▲ BEN GRADY COLLINS ROAD — A resident reported several items stolen. Media releases did not give details of the items.

▲ PECAN GROVE LANE — A man and woman argued over money, and the man threw the couple’s food on the ground. Then he threatened to leave with their kids. The woman told deputies she and their children would stay with her grandmother for the weekend.

▲ OLD RIVER ROAD NORTH — A woman returned home to find her door open and a pull-behind trailer tampered with. A tarp that had been covering belongings was rolled up, and a push dolly was placed on the trailer.

▲ HIGHWAY 80 WEST — A woman asked deputies to serve her brother with criminal trespass due to his riding an ATV and trespassing on her property.

▲ LANDINGS PARKWAY — Someone reported theft of items that were undisclosed in media releases.

▲ AKINS CIRCLE EXTENSION — A woman and her son argued, and she said he hit a microwave and dented it. He said he accidentally knocked it over. He agreed to stay elsewhere for a while until things cooled off.

▲ RIVER RETREAT — A woman said she invited a younger male to help clean up around the residence. This caused an argument between her and her husband. She said she felt threatened by his yelling and cursing and feared he would harm her.

▲ AARON STATION ROAD — A man called for help with his son, whom deputies said was acting oddly and “laughing at nothing one minute and writhing in pain the next.” He was taken to the hospital, but deputies learned he had an outstanding warrant in Spaulding County and would be arrested.

▲ PARADISE COVE/THE HAMMOCKS — A practical joke led to a physical dispute, and a man ended up with a broken ankle. He did not wish to press charges, he told deputies who met him at the hospital.

➤ Statesboro Police Department 

▲ LANIER DRIVE — An officer who responded to a reported theft arrested the suspect for possession of a drug-related object.

▲ BEASLEY ROAD/CINDY LANE — Officers responded to a physical domestic dispute. The victim was given advice on seeking warrants.

▲ COCOMO COVE — A person reported a lost or stolen wallet with debit and credit cards, identification and $50 cash.

▲ FAIR ROAD — A woman and her friend engaged in a verbal dispute with a waitress at an undisclosed restaurant.

▲ MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE — A driver fled when officers pulled him over for no tag lights. The man was not apprehended nor identified, but the car was reported stolen from Sylvania.

▲ ENMARKET/NORTHSIDE DRIVE WEST — A man fled and was not apprehended after shoplifting $20 worth of alcoholic beverages.

▲ MULBERRY COURT — A man was arrested on simple battery charges after police responded to a domestic dispute call.

▲ WEST INMAN STREET — A juvenile stole a vehicle, broke curfew and was driving without a license. The child was charged and released to a guardian.

▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A woman said she was involved in a simple assault incident with her boyfriend.

▲ NORTH EDGEWOOD DRIVE — A woman was arrested for damaging another woman’s vehicle.

▲ JOHNSON STREET — Officers located a juvenile reported as a runaway by the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.

▲ EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — Officers responded to a reported aggravated assault that turned out to have occurred in the county, outside the city limits. The case was turned over to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.

▲ WAL-MART NEIGHBORHOOD MARKET — A woman said she had a call from someone claiming to be from the corporate office, giving her specific instructions. She called police to report the suspicious incident.

▲ CONE HOMES — Officers responded to a domestic dispute.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Last week, troopers investigated 17 crashes with seven reported injuries and no reported fatalities. 

▲ Troopers also issued 19 citations and five warnings for seat belt violations, one citation and four warnings for child restraint violations, and 13 citations and 25 warnings for speeding. They arrested three drivers on DUI charges.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police 

▲ Officers issued six traffic citations and two traffic warnings and assisted seven motorists over the weekend.

▲ FOY BUILDING — Someone reported a theft. Reports stated the claim was unfounded.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — Officers assisted Statesboro police in unspecified calls at Sagebrush Apartments, Lanier Drive and East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING — Officers responded to a drug complaint, but made no arrests.

In a separate call, someone reported a suspicious person/activities.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone was arrested on charges of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession/use of drug-related objects and underage possession of alcohol.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES APARTMENTS — Someone reported a suspicious person/activities.

In a separate incident, someone reported a simple battery/criminal trespass incident.

▲ FAIR ROAD — Someone was arrested on DUI charges, as well as improper stopping in the roadway.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — Officers responded to a report of a suspicious person/activities.

▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Someone reported a theft.

▲ AKINS BOULEVARD — Officers investigated reports of a suspicious person/activities.

▲ K-LOT — Someone filed a drug complaint. No arrests were made.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call Sunday.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 24 calls Saturday and 19 calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — eight calls Saturday and five calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three calls Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — six calls Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — five calls Saturday and seven calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — five calls Saturday.

▲ Metter Police Department — two calls Saturday and three calls Sunday.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 41 calls Saturday and 26 calls Sunday.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — four calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Metter Fire Department — six calls Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Claxton Fire Department — one call Sunday.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — three accident calls, one fire call, four first-responder calls and 19 medical calls Saturday; and two accident calls, one coroner call, three first-responder calls and 27 medical calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and one medical call Saturday, and two medical calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County EMS — four medical calls Saturday and three medical calls Sunday.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 47 calls Saturday and 37 calls Sunday.

▲ Air Evac — one call Sunday.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call Sunday.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call Saturday.

▲ Screven County 911 — one call Saturday.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Chatham County 911 — one call Sunday.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon