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Police report, 9/17/19
A woman called police when she found a “suspicious adult novelty toy” stuck in her apartment door.
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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 M. Colston, 51, Hill Salter Road, Kite — deposit account fraud.

▲ Melissa Miller Davis, 36, Gus Denmark Road — felony bench warrant.

▲ Shayla Michelle Green, 35, Lanier Drive — wanted person (Cobb County).

▲ Tyrese Malik Porter, 17, Nevils-Daisy Road — tag/registration violation, no eye protection while operating motorcycle, motorcycle headgear violation, obstruction, restrictions for off- vehicle, fleeing/attempt to elude, wrong class of driver’s license, inoperable break/turn signal lights.

▲ Jerry Antonio Roberts, 37, West Inman Street — driving without a valid license, obstruction.

▲ Emmett Tyrone Tolbert, 32, East Anderson Street, Savannah — suspended license, passing in a no-passing zone.

▲ Shanekia Destinie Vire, 23, Moore Road, Portal — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession/use of drug-related objects.

▲ Tony Lee Gillis, 56, Matthew Lee Road, Hazlehurst — felony probation violation.

▲ Robert Jacob Hendrix, 21, Brooks Hendrix Road — possession of methamphetamine, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession/use of drug-related objects, possession of a firearm or knife during commission of felonies.

▲ Eric Edward Lehman, 62, Burkhalter Road — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Alejandro Laparra Perez, 22, Cindy Lane — DUI/less safe, open container, obstruction, suspended license.

▲ Kenneth Reynard Sabb, 49, Golf Club Road — suspended license.

▲ Gary Richard Studebaker, 63, Robin Hood Trail — possession of methamphetamine, possession/use of drug-related objects, possession of and carrying a concealed weapon without a license.

▲ Charles Edward Warshany, 32, Peanut Lane — possession of cocaine.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Bobby Lewis Braziel, 56, West Inman Street — probation violation.

▲ Thomas Israel Cooper, 20, Brittany Lane, Sylvania — murder.

▲ Kathryn Hendrix Funderburke, 62, Wildwood Circle — criminal trespass.

▲ Myron Justin Lanier, 27, North Easy Street — suspended license.

▲ Marcus Allonza Lofland, 24, Manchester Drive, Hephzibah — DUI/less safe.

▲ Robert Mitchell Taylor, 37, Ovid Road, Ailey — wanted person (Toombs County).

▲ Jarrell Rayshawn Watson, 20, 1st Avenue, Millen — theft by taking, criminal trespass.

▲ Jayme Sue Branch, 24, Stambuk Lane — DUI/less safe.

▲ Derick Lewis Corley, 22, Sadie Galbreath Road, Vidalia — obstruction.

▲ Destini Ke’Ocha Curtis, 23, Lanier Drive — wanted person (Effingham County).

▲ Robert Lee Fielding, 31, Roundtree Street — DUI/less safe, obstruction.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45 

▲ Wardale Cosper, 31, South River Street, Claxton — DUI/less safe, open container, unsafe/improperly equipped vehicle, seatbelt violation, suspended license, probation violation.

▲ Shelton King, 21, Cayla Way — seatbelt violation, failure to maintain lane, open container, DUI/less safe/drugs.

▲ Kwan Deontae Dozier, 20, Sandstone Lane, Hephzibah — speeding, improper stopping, DUI/less safe/drugs, following too closely.

▲ Ortavius Deshun Hagnes, 22, Symonds Street, Vidalia — DUI/less safe, speeding.

▲ Brittany Callison Lamar, 33, Collins Road, Waynesboro — DUI/less safe/drugs, speeding, failure to maintain lane.

➤ Department of Community Supervision

▲ Robert Earl Ericson, 51, Lanier Drive — felony probation violation.


➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ RENAISSANCE APARTMENTS — A woman said a man she was talking to threatened to come to her apartment with a gun.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — Someone reported the theft of a bicycle.

In a separate call, two juveniles were charged with curfew violation.

▲ WILTON DRIVE — A man said someone sent threatening messages to his cellphone.

▲ SOLOMAN CIRCLE — A person reported being harassed online.

▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET — Warrants were issued for the arrest of a person involved in a battery/family violence altercation.

▲ ORANGE STREET — A woman said someone threw an object at her and fled the scene.

▲ BLAKEWOODS APARTMENTS — A woman called police when she found a “suspicious adult novelty toy” stuck in her apartment door.

➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ STILSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL — Deputies responded to a suspicious incident and turned the case over to the criminal investigation division. Reports did not list additional information.

▲ NATURE WAY — A woman told deputies another female was standing in her yard, asking people for money. She said the offender has done this before and lives in a neighborhood nearby. Deputies were unable to immediately locate the offender.

▲ LANGSTON CHAPEL ROAD — Deputies reported responding to a case of disrupting a public school. Reports did not state whether the incident happened at the elementary or middle school and did not included any details.

▲ HICKORY BLUFF ROAD — A woman sold something online and received a check for far more than the amount requested. The alleged buyer asked that she cash the check and return the difference.  The check was found to be fraudulent.

▲ EAGLE TRACE MOBILE HOME PARK — A woman received a voicemail message from a man threatening to harm her.

▲ BULLOCH ACADEMY — Deputies responded to a reported fight.

▲ VALERO/HIGHWAY 80 WEST — A man said he was playing slot machines in the back of the store when the clerk told him the $5 credit on the machine was someone else’s. The customer kept playing and won $10 credit. When he asked to cash out the credit he said the clerk tampered with the machine and it did not work correctly. The dispute led to the customer challenging the clerk to “come outside.” He waited outside and said the clerk then approached him with a gun. The clerk denied using the gun but admitted he had one. The incident was listed as a civil matter.

▲ OLD SCHOOLHOUSE ROAD — Someone reported a box trailer stolen.

▲ TWIN FORKS ROAD — A person reported harassing communications via social media by an unknown person.

▲ KING ARTHUR COURT — Someone reported a vehicle stolen.

▲ STADIUM WALK APARTMENTS — Deputy Adam Paquette responded to assist Statesboro police with a shooting victim. Using a medical bag from his patrol car, he rendered aid to the gunshot victim in efforts to control bleeding and performed CPR until EMS arrived. The victim did not survive in spite of efforts.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police 

▲ Thursday through Sunday, officers issued 12 traffic citations and nine traffic warnings and assisted five motorists.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — An investigation regarding an alcohol violation led to a person being judicially referred to university officials for discipline. There was no arrest.

Also, someone was judicially referred, but not arrested, after a drug complaint.

▲ SOUTHERN COURTYARD — Police responding to an alcohol violation and drug complaint referred an offender to university authorities for a judicial referral. No arrest was made.

▲ DINING COMMONS — Someone reported a criminal trespass incident.

▲ UNIVERSITY STORE — Officers responded to a reported suspicious person.

▲ WATSON PODS — A student was judicially referred, not arrested, for a drug complaint.

In a separate call, someone reported a suspicious person.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES — On two occasions, someone was judicially referred, not arrested, for an alcohol violation. Also, someone reported receiving harassing communications.

In a separate call, a person was judicially referred, but not arrested, for unlawful conduct during a 911 call.

▲ C/E/J LOT — Officers judicially referred someone for alcohol violations and drug complaints. (No arrest.)

▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — A drug complaint was unfounded.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call Sunday.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 16 calls Friday, 17 calls Saturday and 20 calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — six calls Friday, seven calls Saturday and four calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call Friday, five calls Saturday and six calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — three calls Friday, seven calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — five calls Friday, five calls Saturday and nine calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia Southern University — two calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.  

▲ Metter Police Department — five calls Friday, six calls Saturday and nine calls Sunday.

▲ Portal Police Department — one call Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 36 calls Friday, 43 calls Saturday and 42 calls Sunday.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — three calls Friday, one call Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — four calls Friday, one call Saturday and seven calls Sunday.

▲ Metter Fire Department — two calls Friday, two calls Saturday and two calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Fire Department — one call Saturday.

▲ Evans County Fire & Rescue — two calls Saturday.


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — three accident calls, one rescue call, four first-responder calls and 25 medical calls Friday; three accident calls, one fire call, six first-responder calls and 35 medical calls Saturday; and one coroner call, one fire call, two first-responder calls and 20 medical calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County EMS — seven medical calls Friday, one accident call and four medical calls Saturday, and seven medical calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County EMS — five medical calls Friday, five medical calls Saturday and three medical calls Sunday.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 45 calls Friday, 48 calls Saturday and 43 calls Sunday.

▲ Air Evac — three calls Saturday and one call Sunday 

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call Friday and one call Saturday.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call Friday, one call Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — two calls Friday, one call Saturday and one call Sunday.

▲ Georgia Power Company — one call Friday.

▲ Screven County 911 — one call Saturday

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call Sunday.

▲ Emergency medical dispatches — eight calls Friday, eight calls Saturday and four calls Sunday. 

▲ 511 — one call Friday.

▲ Chatham County 911 — two calls Saturday.


— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon