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Police report, 8/23/19
A man said someone crashed into a tree on his property and left behind a bag of trash that contained mail. He gave the name of the mail recipient to deputies.
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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

▲ Barbara Sunae Jeff, 41, Newton Ag Road, Millen — suspended license, stop sign violation.

▲ Wendell Johnson, 59, Packinghouse Road — suspended license, failure to maintain lane, failure of driver to exercise due care.

▲ Raquis Jeron Lacount, 22, Dryper Street, Savannah — probation violation.

▲ Tabitha Nicole Mercer, 27, Polk Road — open container; possession of methamphetamine; possession/use of drug related objects; possession of schedule IV controlled substances; drugs not in original container; sale, manufacturing, delivery or purchase of dangerous drugs

▲ Amy Lynn Shearouse, 49, Nelson Way — bench warrant.

▲ Jason Stephen Tanksley, 46, Bird Road — two counts of sale of amphetamine; possession of a schedule II controlled substance; possession/use of drug-related objects.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Jaylin Lavar Andrews, 19, Dinmont Chase, Atlanta — suspended license, stop sign violation.

▲ Emmanuel James Mosley, 28, Simons Lane — public intoxication, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, theft by shoplifting, two counts of simple battery against a police officer.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Candice Oshanne Wigfall, 25, Gentilly Drive — following too closely, suspended license.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ SHUMAN ROAD — Deputies responded to a call about a physical fight. Reports gave no further details.

▲ C. BROWN ROAD — Deputies responded to a “call for service” and arrested a man on charges of disorderly conduct.

▲ ASHLEY LANE — A man reported his truck missing, believed to have been stolen.

▲ BLACK CREEK CHURCH ROAD — A man said someone crashed into a tree on his property and left behind a bag of trash that contained mail. He gave the name of the mail recipient to deputies.

▲ BELL ROAD — A woman found a counterfeit $100 bill lying in the roadway, and turned it in to deputies because she “didn’t know what else to do.”

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ BRAMPTON AVENUE — A woman said someone charged purchases at a gas station using an app on her phone, but did so without her permission or knowledge. She canceled the app.

▲ No further incidents of note were reported Thursday.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued five traffic citations and one traffic warning and assisted four motorists Wednesday. 

▲ OLYMPIC BOULEVARD — A person involved in a harassing communications complaint was judicially referred to university authorities for disciplinary action.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 23 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — 10 calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 29 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one   call.


➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 52 calls.

▲ Bryan County 911 — two calls.

▲ Jenkins County 911 — one call.

▲ Emergency medical dispatches — 11 calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

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

▲ Candler County EMS — four medical calls.

▲ Evans County 911 — one accident call and two medical calls.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon