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Police report, 8/4
Lightning knocked out phone and internet service and computer recordkeeping at the SPD headquarters Thursday afternoon.
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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

▲ Robert David Deal, 43, Foster Williams Road, Register — misdemeanor obstruction of officers, possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce), possession and use of drug-related objects.

▲ Stacey Jones Taylor, 45, Jordan Drive — misdemeanor theft by taking, misdemeanor bench warrant.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ William Brandon Benton, 19, Country Club Road — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce), misdemeanor tampering with evidence.

▲ Mallie Anne Bradley, 20, Lanier Drive — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).

▲ Kallar Bernard Heath, 46, Andrews Chapel Road, Girard — probation violation for a misdemeanor charge.

▲ Chauncey Xavier Young, 30, Bobby Donaldson Avenue — driving with suspended license, reckless driving, failure to report an accident with injury or damage.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Abel Aguilar Tellez, 30, Erin Taylor Brown Road, Collins — driving without a valid license, following too closely.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ KENNEDY POND ROAD — After someone called asking the sheriff’s department to check on the wellbeing of a resident, a deputy found a man at that location who was the subject of a probation warrant. Making the arrest, the deputy reported finding methamphetamine on the man, so a narcotics possession charge was added.

▲ RIVERVIEW ROAD — A theft was reported, but the available incident summary does not indicate what was stolen.  After investigating the theft, an officer arrested a woman on a charge of theft by taking. 

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ WEST GRADY STREET — Lightning knocked out phone and internet service and computer recordkeeping at the SPD headquarters Thursday afternoon. Service was restored around midnight. However, the database available through the department’s website, which appeared to be working Friday morning, turned up blank pages in response to searches for recent incidents Friday afternoon, so no further reports were available.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued three traffic citations and one traffic warning and assisted two motorists.

▲ TILLMAN ROAD — A wanted person was arrested Wednesday.

▲ FOREST DRIVE — Someone reported a suspicious person or suspicious activity Thursday.

▲ SOUTHERN DRIVE — Property damage was reported.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — GSU police assisted the Statesboro Police Department on Lanier Drive Thursday night and at University Place early Friday.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 22 calls.

▲ Brooklet Police Department — four calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — nine calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — one call.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — nine calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — four calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 39 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — no calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — eight calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, one coroner call, two first-responder calls and 24 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — one medical call.

▲ Evans County EMS — one fire call, one first-responder call and five medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 39 calls.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Correctional Institute — three calls.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Al Hackle