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Police report, Nov. 7, 2019
Deputies responded to a complaint of a man stopping traffic to allow drag racing of a go-cart.
Regional Crime

Note:  Arrest information, including spelling of names and addresses, is taken from Bulloch County Jail reports. Incident information comes from reports by agencies indicated. These are public records available for review at the respective 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

▲ Samantha Jo Bradford, 24, North Coleman Street, Swainsboro — three counts of financial transaction card fraud, elder abuse/exploitation.

▲ Lajensen Mori Gilchrist, 27, Emerald Road, Greenwood, S.C. — possession of a schedule I controlled substance.

▲ Solomon Savanta Verdeja, 20, Kimmeridge Drive, East Point — four counts of unlawful eavesdropping or surveillance.

▲ Ambar Macarena Alfaro, 23, Buckhaven Way — suspended license.

▲ Timothy Anthony Grace, 31, Miller Street Extension — wanted person (Appling County).


➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Megan Nicole Perry, 26, Fair Road — prostitution.

▲ Corey Deon Cannady, 24, Lanier Drive — criminal trespass.

▲ Latravious Kortez Fountain, 26, North Broad Street, Claxton — felony probation violation, battery/family violence, theft by taking.

▲ Jerry Travis Mikell, 35, East Main Street — battery/family violence.

▲ Alex Tisby, 41, Stony Bluff Road, Girard — obstruction.

▲ David Lee Waddy, 40, R. L. Lee Road — possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, suspended license.



➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ SOUTH WYNN ROAD — A woman reported a burglary with several items stolen from her garage.

▲ JOE KENNEDY BOULEVARD — A man told deputies he left a vehicle to be repaired, but the shop owner is in jail in Toombs County and he is unable to get his vehicle, since the shop is locked.

▲ LUCY LANE — A woman said a man from Squeaky Clean carpet cleaning out of Richmond Hill arrived early to clean her carpets, before she was ready. When he did start the cleaning, he stopped after 20 minutes and demanded payment. The woman said the carpet was not clean and still wet and refused to pay him. He then stated that to do more would cost an additional $200. She called 911 and had deputies serve him with criminal trespass.

▲ BLACK CREEK CHURCH ROAD — Deputies responded to a complaint of a man stopping traffic to allow drag racing of a go-cart. Deputies learned the man was wanted on a warrant out of Appling County and placed him under arrest.

▲ KYLE SORREL ROAD/HIGHWAY 301 NORTH — Deputies responded to a fight between three parties. The people involved said there is a dispute between them that started a year ago, and the current verbal argument over the issue led to a physical fight. None wished to press charges, and none were seriously injured.

▲ PAMELA WAY — Deputies separated two people involved in a fight, both showing visible injuries. They were given information on seeking warrants.


➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ TAHITI TRAIL — A woman who complained of receiving harassing communications was given information on seeking warrants.

▲ EAST GRADY /GRANADE STREETS — A woman reported a purse with ID, credit or debit cards and $120 was stolen from a vehicle.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — A man said someone stole $160 from him.

In a separate case, two men fought physically after one was terminated. Each was given information in seeking warrants.

In yet another incident, a man was arrested after breaking a window during a physical struggle.

▲ PARK PLACE APARTMENTS — A woman called police to report her ex-boyfriend was knocking on her door but she would not let him in. She was concerned, however, about his well-being.

▲ EAGLE CREST APARTMENTS — A resident reported someone shakes their door handle on a regular basis as if they are trying to get in. They have been unable to determine who is doing it, they said.

▲ EAST MAIN STREET — A man was arrested after reportedly striking a woman in the head.


➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued two traffic citations and five traffic warnings and assisted three motorists Tuesday.

▲ RUCKER LANE — Someone reported a suspicious person or activity.

▲ SHOOTING SPORTS EDUCATION CENTER — Officers are investigating a theft by deception.

▲ MATH/PHYSICS BUILDING — Officers responded to a report of a trashcan on fire and a suspicious person.

▲ SOUTH CAMPUS — A student was judicially referred to university authorities, but not criminally charged, regarding a drug complaint.



➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 19 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — two calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — nine calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — three calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — five calls.

▲ Portal Police Department — one call.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 32 calls.


➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Fire & Rescue — one call.


➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 48 calls.

▲ Air Evac — two calls.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — two calls.

▲ Effingham County 911 — one call.

▲ Chatham County 911 — one call.

▲ Emergency medical dispatches — five calls.


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — one coroner call, two accident calls, one first-responder call and 18 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — two medical calls.

▲ Evans County 911 — two medical calls.


— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon