Burglary - forced entry - nonresidence E.G. Miles Parkway March 11 On March 25, an officer was dispatched to Eagle Mini Self-Storage. The officer spoke with the complainant who told him the last time he was at his storage unit Mach 11 everything appeared to be fine. When he arrived on March 25, he noticed the lock was missing from the unit. When he looked inside, he noticed several things had been moved and he ...
According to Georgia State Patrol Trooper SFC Thornell King, a woman, identified as Trenicia Hawes, 19, of Fort Stewart, suffered sever head injures in a wreck Saturday afternoon. The trooper said she was driving north on Old Hines Road in Flemington in a 1998 Nissan Altima around 2 p.m. with her 13-year-old nephew when the car ran off the lightly traveled, dirt road and hit a tree on the passenger side. King said the younger ...
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently received two new pieces of equipment to enhance and improve its ability to provide fire protection for the county.
Both the Long and Liberty county sheriff's departments see a potential problem arising in the area -- dog fighting.
Liberty County Sheriff's blotter March 6 Aggravated assault Oglethorpe Highway, Hinesville A deputy was sent to Liberty Regional Medical Center's emergency room to speak with a man who claims he was assaulted while entering his hotel room at the Holiday Inn Express. He reported a man pushed him into the room and another suddenly entered and hit him in the head several times. He reported his suitcase and pants, containing his wallet were stolen. March ...
Stalking Rowe Street March 3 A complainant told the responding officer she has a temporary protection order against her husband, but that two of her neighbors told her they saw the husband driving in front of her house, about 7:45 p.m. and 9:11 p.m. on that day. The complainant said she did not see her husband. The complainant said her husband was not allowed within 100 feet of the residence and she has the paperwork ...
The warmer weather has brought more runners, walkers and bike riders out, but they may not be warmly welcomed on the road.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened 47 cases with 58 offenders during February.
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency unveiled the state's new emergency preparedness campaign early this year.
Gangs were the focus of a seminar at Bethel AME Church. It was the first of many community awareness seminars the church plans. The March 1 seminar delved into the growing problem in Hinesville, Liberty County and Fort Stewart. It focused on the rising problems that gangs pose in our communities and schools, and what we can do to combat the problem. T'Challa O'Bryant organized and hosted the seminar. Speakers included Det. Doug Snider and ...
Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin swears in Kelly Wiggins as a deputy and welcomes her to the department on March 5.
Estella Grant Hopkins, who lost her home to a fire on Feb. 29, is in desperate need. Monetary donations would be greatly appreciated, along with everything else that a home should have; kitchen items, bedding, curtains, furniture, etc. Hopkins can be reached at Mamie Halsell's home at 884-7348 or 332-2548.
Liberty County Blotters Feb. 21 Obstruction Arnold Drive and Griffin Road, Walthourville A deputy had to Tase a man who ran after being pulled over for having a taillight out. After being Tased he was taken to jail and cited for obstruction and given a written warning for the faulty taillight. Feb. 23 Illegal dumping Ray Road, Hinesville A man filed a complaint saying he found illegally dumped trash on his property. He told ...
AUGUSTA -- Edmund A. Booth Jr., took the oath of office as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia on March 6 during a formal investiture in U. S. District Court here.
A complaint about loud music last week resulted in the arrest of a minor for keeping an allegedly stolen, illegal sawed-off shotgun, according to a report from the Liberty County Sheriff's office.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.
Nov. 5: Auto theft - A South Main Street woman told police she last saw her vehicle this past March in the care of her estranged husband. When she contacted him to retrieve the vehicle, he told her he left it in an apartment-complex parking lot before he moved to Maryland. When she went to get the vehicle, she could not find it. Detectives discovered the vehicle had been sold and then crushed.
Two accused members of the anti-government militia group Forever Enduring Always Ready will be in Long County Superior Court this week. The men are believed to have fired the shots that killed Michael Roark, 19, and Tiffany York, 17, in December 2011 at Lake Morgan in Long County.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a 22-year-old soldier at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found Saturday night at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly
Nov. 7: Disorderly conduct - A Highway 196 convenience store clerk told deputies a Ludowici woman came into the store where she works and began to yell at her. The woman threatened to "beat her a__" and took a swing at her, the clerk said. The clerk told deputies the woman accused her of sleeping with her ex-husband. The store owner and another man who was inside the story grabbed the woman to keep her from hitting the clerk.
Between Jan. 1-Nov. 21, Hinesville had 1,049 traffic accidents that resulted in 310 injuries and three fatalities, Hinesville Police Cpl. Les Patton said.
Authorities are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide Monday morning in Richmond Hill.
Nov. 1: Suspicious acts - An officer conducting a foot patrol along Gen. Screven Way was flagged down by a citizen who found a shell casing in the parking lot of Stewart Way Apartments. The woman said she called police earlier that day after hearing gunshots and witnessing a group of people arguing in the parking lot of the apartment complex.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a man at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly 5 miles from the main post area and sits off of Ga. 144 east, about 10 miles from Richmond Hill.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.