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Police report, 8/24
Someone shoplifted a total of about $640 worth of food, clothing and other items. The offender was arrested.
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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

▲ Jennifer Garcia Neal, 24, Ashford Dunwoody Street, Atlanta — harassing communications, wanted person (Treutlen County).

▲ Cody Lee Simmons, 28, Sandstone Pace, Metter — criminal trespass, stalking, second-degree damage to property, disorderly conduct, public intoxication.

▲ Payton Tyler Soles, 18, Johnson Street, Portal — possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Javar Maurice Byrd, 34, Kennedy Bridge Road, Claxton — probation violation.

▲ Haley Aurora Herring, 17, John Greco Lane, Pembroke — possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Caleb Benjamin Kangeter, 17, Lilla Myers Road, Ellabell — battery, disrupting a public school.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Daniel Jeffrey Brewster, 23, Statesboro Place Circle — sale, manufacture, purchase or distribution of marijuana; headlights violation.

▲ Rodney Lamar Corbitt, 49, Baldwin Street — battery/family violence.

▲ Rashad Javonta Washington, 23, Pamela Way — suspended license.

▲ Zhitavius Akeem Williams, 18, Red Oak Road, Swainsboro — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession/use of drug-related objects, no license on person, tag light violation.

▲ Correnthia Denise Lewis, 42, Baldwin Street — simple assault/family violence.

▲ Myra Nichole McGirt, 24, Jenks Street, Savannah — wanted person (Chatham County).

▲ Joseph Donald Olmstead, 56, Sid Lanier Road, Garfield — giving false information, suspended license, failure to obey traffic device, habitual violator.

▲ Samantha Nicole Smith, 27, Kemp Road, Metter — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of schedule IV controlled substances, possession/use of drug-related objects.



➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ HIGHWAY 80 EAST — Someone reported an entering auto incident. A cellphone was stolen.

▲ HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH — Deputies responded to an unwanted person call and a woman was arrested for obstruction and loitering/prowling.

▲ LANDING PARKWAY — A deputy on patrol noticed a vehicle without a tag and, due to a rash of stolen tags being reported lately, contacted the owner, who said the tag had indeed been stolen.

▲ STRICKLAND ROAD — A man complained about another person owing him a large sum of money and taking items from his home. The suspect admitted on camera having taken the items. The case was referred as a civil matter.

▲ HIGHWAY 1129 — A man reported theft of undisclosed items.

▲ AKINS CIRCLE — A person was arrested for involvement in a battery and domestic dispute case.

▲ STONEBROOKE WAY — A woman was given information in taking warrants after she told deputies she was engaged in a physical fight with her ex-boyfriend. She said they argued over $300 and about her breaking up with him, and he became angry when she kicked him out of the house.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ MONARCH APARTMENTS — Officers responding to a report of criminal trespass/family violence did not find the aggressor, but issued a warrant.

▲ DONNIE SIMMONS WAY — A man said someone ran off the road and struck his mailbox, flagpole and a campaign sign.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — A woman said she argued with her child’s father.

In another call, a woman said she had a verbal dispute with her husband.

▲ FOOD WORLD/FAIR ROAD — Someone shoplifted a total of about $640 worth of food, clothing and other items. The offender was arrested.

▲ BAY STREET/WEST MAIN STREET — A man abandoned a car during an attempted traffic stop and fled on foot, leaving behind a passenger. Warrants for the driver were issued.

▲ UNIVERSITY PLAZA — A man found asleep on a sidewalk refused medical treatment but called a friend to take him somewhere else.

▲ NORTH COLLEGE STREET — A resident reported a blue Hyundai Elantra stolen. It was found with a person in another town.

▲ WOODLAND DRIVE — A woman told police she argued verbally with a former coworker.

▲ BRAMPTON AVENUE — In two separate cases, persons reported the theft of bicycles.

▲ BALDWIN STREET — A suspect was arrested on charges of simple battery/family violence after an altercation.

▲ DINGUS MAGEES — A woman injured during a battery incident declined to press charges.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued three traffic citations and no traffic warnings and assisted 11 motorists.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone reported an unwanted person.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 19 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — one call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — three calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.

▲ Metter Police Department — six calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 30 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call.

▲ Metter Fire Departments — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — four accident calls, five first-responder calls and 32 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and four medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — six medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 40 calls.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.

▲ Excelsior EMC — one call.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon