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Police report, 8/26
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.


Brooklet Police Department

Harry Cone, 65, Railroad Street, Brooklet – DUI/refused test; suspended license; no insurance; riding an STV on the roadway.


Candler County Sheriff’s Office

Christina Hirsch, 51, Metter - theft by shoplifting.

Joshua Joiner, 25, Metter – suspended license, speeding.

Anthony Kyle Barfield, 26, Portal – possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

 Antonio Terry Phillips Jr., 20, Swainsboro – probation violation.

Marion Anita Smith, 41, Byron – driving illegally on roads laned for specific traffic (improper lane use); fleeing/attempt to elude; obstruction; reckless driving; stop sign violation.

Franklin Douglas Williams Jr., 53, Metter – probation violation.

Sherlean Yvonne Garbett, 47, Statesboro - driving illegally on roads laned for specific traffic (improper lane use), DUI.

Haylee Elaina Williams, 19, Cobbtown – probation violation.



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


Candler County Sheriff’s Department

INTERSTATE 16 – Deputies stopped someone using blue lights illegally as well as driving without a license.

HIAWATHA STREET – Someone reported a criminal trespass incident as well as harassing phone calls.

CANOOCHEE ROAD – Deputies gave chase to a person who fled, and was charged with several traffic violations upon capture.

SILO LANE – Someone committed criminal trespass on a vehicle.

SALEM CHURCH ROAD – Someone reported a criminal trespass incident.


Register Police Department

Officers issued the following citations between Aug. 9-23: one for expired tag; one for expired license; one for suspended tag; 24 for speeding; one for holding phone while driving; three for wearing headphones; four for stop sign violation and one for tail light violation.


Metter Police Department

Report requests not fulfilled.


Bulloch County Animal Shelter

Surrendered by citizens in rural areas – four adult dogs, one adult cat, eight kittens.

Surrendered by citizens of the City of Statesboro - one puppy, one adult cats, one kitten.

Collected by humane officers from rural areas – three adult dogs, three adult cat.

Collected by humane officers from City of Statesboro –two adult dogs, two adult cats.

Adopted from shelter –four adult dogs, four kittens.

Taken in by rescue organizations – one adult dog, two puppies, one adult cat.

Reclaimed by owners – two dogs.

Died at shelter – no animals.

Dogs euthanized – none.

Cats euthanized – none.

Fees collected – $295.

Animals in shelter –63 dogs and 58 cats.


-      -  Compiled by Holli Deal Saxon