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
Sanchez Octavio Ware, 28, Scotch Pine Avenue, Statesboro — speeding, suspended licence.
Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department
Metter Police Department
NORTH BROAD STREET — Police responded to a theft by shoplifting incident.
SOUTH LEWIS STREET - While responding to a disorderly conduct call, officers found a person to be in possession of cocaine.
NORTH LEROY STREET — Someone reported an automobile break-in.
ELMER STREET — Police responded to a report of theft.
Bulloch County Animal Shelter
(Two week’s totals; reports delayed due to hurricane.)
Aug. 27-Sept. 1
Surrendered by citizens — three dogs and 12 cats from rural areas; no dogs and no cats from City of Statesboro.
Collected by humane officers — six dogs and no cats from rural areas; one dog and two cats from City of Statesboro.
Adopted from shelter — six dogs and two cats.
Taken in by rescue organizations — 12 dogs and eight cats.
Reclaimed by owners —no animals.
Died at shelter — one dog and one cat
Euthanized — eight dogs and one puppy (two abandoned by owners due to aggression; one surrendered with severe aggression, one with behavioral issues, one with severe skin issues, one very old and sick, two with aggression and skin issues): and 11 cats (feral; or sick).
Fees collected — $ 140.
Surrendered by citizens — 10 dogs and 15 cats from rural areas; no dogs and two cats from City of Statesboro.
Collected by humane officers — seven dogs and no cats from rural areas; 12 dogs and one cats from City of Statesboro.
Adopted from shelter — 14 dogs and four cats.
Taken in by rescue organizations — no dogs and one cat.
Reclaimed by owners —three dogs and a cat.
Died at shelter — two dogs and four cats.
Euthanized — three dogs (three were feral, rescue could not pull) and 10 puppies (two litters were sick); and 19 cats (feral).
Fees collected — $107.80.
Number of animals in shelter — 59 dogs, 63 cats, one pot-bellied pig.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon