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Stolen MacBook recovered during traffic stop


Statesboro police on Thursday night recovered a stolen MacBook Pro laptop was during a traffic stop.

Several other electronics were discovered, and police are processing them to determine whether they were stolen.

At about 6:50 p.m. Thursday, Cpl. Andrew Samples stopped a vehicle on Lanier Drive for a traffic violation. He spotted several electronics such as computers and cell phones in the vehicle, according to police. 

Samples confirmed that one of the laptops was reported stolen on May 25 from a forced-entry burglary at Campus Crossings Apartments at the intersection Lanier Drive and Chandler Road, according to police.

Police said the driver Marcus Jamell Green, 23, of Savannah, was arrested and charged with one count of theft by receiving stolen property. 

The other electronics were collected as evidence by the Statesboro police, and they're trying to determine if they were stolen.  

If anyone believes these items belong to them they can contact Statesboro Police Dept.'s Investigations Bureau.


  • Gateway laptop
  • LG Phone chargers
  • Dell monitor
  • Dell tower
  • iPhone
  • Samsung phone
  • 2 thumb drives 


Callers should provide details and identification information such as make, model, color and serial number.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact Detective Ben Purvis at the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911.  You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to "TIPSSPD plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential. 

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