Director of Public Safety Wendell Turner said in an attempt to reduce these incidents and apprehend those responsible for the thefts, the Statesboro Police Department has deployed patrol and investigation units.
Turner advised all businesses that may have items that could be sold as scrap metal to take extra precautions in securing those items and to report any suspicious activity to the police. Businesses that are commonly affected by metal thefts are repair shops, vehicle dealerships, construction supply, and constructions sites. Anyone who sees any suspicious activity around any business or residence should contact the police department. Callers are free to remain anonymous and all information will be kept strictly confidential.
Anyone with information concerning these incidents is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also submit anonymous information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.