On 10/8/14 at 2215 hrs BCSO patrol deputies and members of the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team responded to an residence in the 1800 block of Brook Run Drive, Statesboro, for a domestic dispute in which the female party had been cut with a knife. Upon arrival deputies located the female victim who had suffered several cuts to her hands when the suspect, later identified as Willie Walter Branch (62 yoa, Brook Run Drive, Statesboro), attempted to stab her. Branch was located and taken into custody. He was transported to the Bulloch County Jail where he remains without bond charged with 1 ct Aggravated Assault (FV), 1 ct Possession of a Knife during the Commission of a Crime, and 1 ct Possession of Marijuana (misd).
On 10/3/14 Investigators with the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team responded to the Bridgewater Subdivision in reference to a wanted person. The wanted person, Michael Eugene Powell (41 yoa, US 80 E, Brooklet) was working construction on a house that was being built. Powell, who had an outstanding probation warrant, has fled from law enforcement in the past. Investigators drove to the area in unmarked vehicles and quickly surrounded the house where they found Powell working on the roof. Powell was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Bulloch County Jail.
Also on 10/3/14 Patrol Deputies responded to Duck Pond Drive off of Walter McGlamery Road for a report that an individual was stealing power from EMC Electric. While on scene meeting with employees of EMC, deputies observed items used to manufacture methamphetamine in plain view. C.S.T. investigators were called to the scene and arrested William Stephen McDaniel (29 yoa, Duck Pond Drive, Statesboro) and Jarod Carter Hurd (30 yoa, Bradford Lane, Bloomingdale) for criminal attempt to manufacture methamphetamine. Hurd was also charged with possession of marijuana when he was found to be in possession of less than one ounce when he was taken into custody. Both were transported to the Bulloch County Jail for processing.
On 10/7/14 at around 0130 C.S.T. investigators observed a male in the parking lot of the Southern Lounge, located in the 400 block of Fair Rd in Statesboro. Investigators observed this male leaning into the window of a parked car being loud and disorderly. Investigators made contact with the male and were asking him to leave because of his conduct. The male cursed at investigators and refused to do so. While speaking with the male, later identified as Quentin Truley (20 yoa, New Gate Drive, Decatur, Ga), investigators determined that he was intoxicated and was under 21. Truley was placed under arrest and searched. During the search investigators located a loaded 9mm handgun in a bookbag that Truley was carrying. Investigators learned that Truley was also a convicted felon and prohibited from possessing a firearm. Truley was transported to the Bulloch County Jail where he was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a handgun under the age of 21, public drunk, underage possession of alcohol, and loitering and prowling.
Two registered sex offender are now incarcerated at the Bulloch County Jail after Investigators determined that they were out of compliance with Registry requirements.
In early October 2014 Cpt Todd Hutchens, working with State Probation Officers, determined that Timothy Greene (35 yoa, Harry Hagan Rd, Pembroke) had moved from his previously declared address on Anderson St in Statesboro without notifying law enforcement. Greene made efforts to move to an apartment complex on Packinghouse Rd in Statesboro before finally taking up residence in Pembroke Ga. Greene was arrested and transported to the Bulloch County Jail where he remains without bond charged with 1 ct Failure to Register as a Sex Offender and Probation Violation. Greene was convicted in 2000 of Aggravated Assault with the Intent to Commit Rape and has been on the Registry since 2008.
Also in early October, officers of the Statesboro Police Department contacted Patrick Boyle Jr (48 yoa, Shelbyville KY) in Statesboro while on a call. A check of Boyle’s name through NCIC revealed him to be a sex offender registered in the State of Kentucky. SPD officers notified Cpt Todd Hutchens of Boyle’s presence in Statesboro. Cpt Hutchens determined that Boyle had moved to Statesboro from Kentucky without notifying authorities in either state. Boyle was arrested and charged with 1 ct Failure to Register as a Sex Offender. He remains without bond at the Bulloch County Jail. Investigators are in contact with US Marshals to determine if there is a prosecutable case under the Federal Adam Walsh Act, which makes interstate failure to register by a sex offender a Federal offense. Boyle was convicted in Michigan for Criminal Sexual Conduct (4th degree) before moving to Kentucky.
In order to address the growing number of registered sex offenders in Bulloch County and to ensure that compliance checks are conducted on each one, BCSO Investigators are each assigned a number of offenders to monitor in addition to their normal duties. This helps distribute the work load and ensures that each offender is contacted regularly. Any citizen with information on a sex offender who may have moved or changed employment without notifying this agency may submit an anonymous tip to firstname.lastname@example.org To determine which investigator is monitoring a specific sex offender, you may contact C.I.D. Assistant Ami Howell at 912-764-1744.
On 10/5/14 BCSO Senior Deputy Doug Harrell and Master Deputy Jeff Thompson responded to the area of Thomas Village on US 301 N, Statesboro, in reference to a suspicious vehicle. After arriving, deputies located Prakashkumar Patel (27 yoa, McCall Blvd, Statesboro) sitting behind a residence in a black SUV. After making contact with Patel, Deputies Harrell and Thompson determined that he did not know the owner of the residence and that he had given them several different stories as to why he was parked there. After further investigation the two deputies located multiple bags of methamphetamine along with several glass pipes commonly used to smoke methamphetamine. Patel was charged with possession of drug related objects and also possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Patel was transported to the Bulloch County Jail where he is being held without bond due to an I.C.E. hold that was placed on him.
On 7/8/14 BCSO deputies responded to Buddy’s Truck Stop in the 8000 block of US 301 S, Statesboro, for an armed robbery which had just occurred. During the course of that investigation, Inv Dusty Williams was able to identify James Kelsey Rock Jr (26 yoa, Reed St, Statesboro) as the individual who had robbed the store clerk. Warrants issued for Rock on charges of Armed Robbery, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
After an extensive search, authorities in Florida were able to locate and arrest Rock. He was extradited back to Bulloch County where he remains without bond at the Bulloch County Jail pending further judicial hearings. Sheriff Anderson thanks all the law enforcement agencies involved in the hunt for Rock for their efforts.
On 9/18/14 Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team members served a search warrant at 130 Lanier Drive (Cambridge @ Southern The Palms) after investigators received information of drug sales from that location. Multiple bags of cocaine and marijuana were seized and the two residents, Robin Renee Dickerson (49 yoa, Lanier Drive, Statesboro) and Dexture Lamar Dickerson (40 yoa, Lanier Drive, Statesboro) were arrested. Robin Dickerson is charged with 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana with Intent, 1 ct of Possession of Cocaine with Intent, and 1 ct of Sale of Cocaine. Dexture Dickerson is charged with 3 cts of Sale of Cocaine, 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana with Intent, and 1 ct of Possession of Cocaine with Intent. Both were transported to the Bulloch County Jail where they remain until they post $10,000 bonds each.
On the same day and in the same apartment complex, CST investigators responded to another apartment for a drug complaint and found marijuana in plain view in the common area of the apartment. After obtaining a search warrant, investigators located multiple pounds of high grade marijuana inside the apartment along with a large sum of US currency. Keilan Mann (21 yoa, Lanier Drive, Statesboro) was charged with 1 ct Possession of Marijuana with Intent, Joseph Okekpe (22 yoa, Lanier Drive, Statesboro) was charged with 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana with Intent, and Maya Shasta (19 yoa, Rosewell Rd, Atlanta Ga) was charged with 1 ct of Possession of Marijuana (misdemeanor). Both Mann and Okekpe were out on previous felony drug bonds after being arrested by CST and are therefore held without bond at the Bulloch County Jail. Shasta posted a $2000 bond and was released.
On 9/23/14 CST investigators executed a search warrant at 1150 Brampton Avenue (The Grove Apts) after investigators learned that the tenant, Eduardo Jean (19 yoa, Country Lane, Carrollton Ga), was manufacturing fictitious Georgia ID cards and drivers licenses. During the search investigators located all the necessary computer and printing equipment to manufacture high quality false documents. Jean was arrested and transported to the Bulloch County Jail and charged with 3 cts of Possession of False Identification Documents and 19 cts of Forgery in the 1st Degree. He remains in custody pending the posting of a $20,000 bond.
These arrests are part of an ongoing effort by the CST to eliminate drug sales in the Lanier Drive corridor adjacent to GSU campus and also to impede the manufacture of fictitious ID documents, especially in light of recent concerns over incidents at local businesses near campus.
On 9/13/14 Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators conducted a traffic stop on a 1994 Chevrolet Caprice for a traffic violation. The driver, identified as Jonathan Mitchell (21 yoa, Stephens Little Rd, Statesboro Ga), and passenger, identified as Michael Jackson (25 yoa, Stephens Little Rd, Statesboro Ga), both appeared very nervous. Jackson provided investigators with a Ga Dept of Corrections ID card. Master Deputy Kirk McGlamery and his K-9 partner Max arrived on scene at which point Max gave a positive alert on the vehicle for the presence of drugs. Jackson was found in possession of multiple baggies of marijuana, powder cocaine, and crack cocaine packaged for distribution. Jackson physically resisted arrest but was taken into custody. Mitchell was arrested and charged with Open Container and Jackson was arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine with Intent, Possession of Marijuana with Intent, Possession of a drug related object, Open container, and Obstruction. Both were transported to the Bulloch County Jail. Jackson was on active parole at the time of his arrest.
On 9/16/14 Deputy 1st Class Randall Norman attempted to stop a 1997 Chevrolet Tahoe on Veterans Memorial Parkway for a traffic violation. A short vehicle pursuit ensued, ending in the parking lot of Citizens Bank on Brannen St in Statesboro. The driver, Taj Jones (23 yoa, Bay St, Millen Ga), was taken into custody and a subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a new type of drug known on the street as “ear wax.” “Ear wax” is made by using aerosol butane to extract THC from marijuana, producing a substance with the texture of human ear wax and with an extremely high level of THC. Jones, on active parole at the time of his arrest, was charged with a seatbelt violation, driving without license, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, failure to maintain lane, DUI (drugs), fleeing and attempting to elude, obstruction, and possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance. He was transported to the Bulloch County Jail.
On 8/31/14 at 0700 hrs BCSO patrol deputies were dispatched to East Georgia Regional Medical Center in regards to a Hispanic male subject who had been severely beaten. Upon arrival, Senior Deputy Jeff Thompson met with medical staff and the 23 yoa male victim. The victim suffered from a broken jaw and chin as well as multiple contusions. He indicated that he had been beaten at a residence in the 100 block of Bird Rd by another Hispanic male. Cpl Greg Collins and Sgt Rey Rodriguez responded to the Bird Rd location and discovered large amounts of blood inside the mobile home. They also spoke with a Hispanic female witness who indicated that her former boyfriend, Erick Quiterio (23 yoa, Eagle Trace MHP, Statesboro), had arrived at the home around 0500 and beaten the victim who was staying with her. The scene was processed by Patrol and Quiterio turned himself in later in the morning. He was charged with Aggravated Battery, False Imprisonment, and Criminal Trespass. He remains at the Bulloch County Jail without bond pending further judicial proceedings.
On 8/29/14 at 1615 hrs Senior Deputy Jeff White conducted a traffic stop on a 2006 Chevrolet Impala on US 301 S near Old King Rd for a traffic violation. The driver, Troy Tigner (27 yoa, Church St, Glennville Ga), was arrested for driving without a valid license. Deputy Mac Edwards, who recently joined BCSO after having worked with the Glennville Police Dept, recognized Tigner’s name and stopped to assist S/D White. The passenger in the vehicle provided a false name to deputies, however Deputy Edwards also recognized him from working in Glennville as Rashaad Doe (26 yoa, Mincey Loop, Glennville Ga). Deputy Edwards further was familiar that Doe was wanted by Long County S.O. for a kidnapping which had occurred in that jurisdiction. Doe was arrested and both he and Tigner were transported to the Bulloch County Jail. Doe was later released to Long County deputies.
Over the past month, BCSO investigators have responded to several commercial and school burglaries where drink and snack machines were broken into and change removed. Two of these incidents occurred at Southeast Bulloch High School and one at Sheppard Lumber Company on US 80 E. The burglary at Sheppard Lumber was captured on video and an image of the suspect was obtained. The image indicated that the suspect had a distinctive tattoo on his arm. The image was distributed to local media and social media sites in an effort to identify the suspect.
Investigators were contacted after the surveillance image was distributed by a member of the community. Rodney Jason Hall (49 yoa, Park Place Apts, Statesboro Ga) was identified as the suspect and later arrested at his apartment on Lanier Drive. He was transported to the Bulloch County Jail where he remains without bond charged with 3 cts of Burglary-1st degree, 3 cts of Theft by Taking, 2 cts of Concealing Identity with Mask, and 6 cts of Criminal Trespass. Hall is also on Parole. Anyone with additional information on this case should contact Inv John Quattlebaum at 912-764-1785 or submit an anonymous tip to email@example.com