Counterfeiting Theft by deception Kelly Drive March 3 An officer was dispatched to Memorial Drive in reference to counterfeiting. When the officer met with the complainant, he told the officer he had delivered a pizza to a Kelly Drive residence. He gave the order to two people and left. When the complainant returned to Domino's Pizza, he noticed the money he received was fake and then called the police. The officer asked the complainant if ...
Another driver has been charged with drug violations after being pulled over in Walthourville by Liberty County Deputy Wade Long for displaying an improper tag on his vehicle.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County E-911 Committee met on Feb. 28. According to GeoComm's Karl Larson, the initial contract for the Wiregrass Communication Center in Darien, which will be providing service to Long County, has been reviewed. Larson also reported that revisions to the plans had been provided to McIntosh County, from the architectural firm of Lee Meyer and Co. An updated floor plan was provided to officials in both McIntosh and Long for review, ...
LUDOWICI - Another drug bust took place this in a traffic stop here. It was on March 2. According to information provided by Ludowici Police Department, Officer Frankie Goff at around 4:40 a.m. Sunday saw a vehicle that appeared to have an illegal degree of a window tint, and pulled the driver over. The driver, Terry Lamont Nelson, age 25, pulled his Buick Electra over and then, according to Goff, consented to be searched. The ...
According to Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force case Agent Robert Hughes, just under 10 pounds of marijuana, the skeletal remains of an estimated 13 dogs and five live dogs in poor health were among the items seized from a Midway home in a drug bust Friday.
Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin launched his re-elction campaign with a community gathering at the Liberty County Recreation Department last weekend. Click on the left to watch the video about his campaign.
A senior Army leader presented Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield with an Army safety award during a ceremony at the main post chapel here Thursday.
A fire in Walthourville Friday afternoon left a family of six homeless. According to Liberty County Fire Coordinator, James Ashdown the fire started shortly after 4 p.m. in a doublewide mobile home in the Cedar Hill mobile home park in the 5500 block of West Oglethorpe Highway. Ashdown said a woman was at home at the time and noticed smoke coming from the rear of the house when she looked out a window. When she ...
Riceboro and the Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department will host a fire safety program on Saturday, March 15, at the youth center in Riceboro.
The Richmond Hill teen police initially thought was kidnapped from a local motel room has been arrested by police in Orlando, Fla.
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Blotter Feb. 17 Criminal trespass Fleming Estates, Fleming A woman filed a complaint against her neighbor, claiming she came over to her mobile home and beat the doors and windows all night. The woman believes her neighbor was drunk. Feb. 17 Pointing a gun at another Blue Jay Drive, Midway A man said his neighbor pointed a black handgun at him and told him not to drive down the road again ...
Reading recent headlines regarding being pulled over for having a taillight out, you'd think the criminal element would make sure all was working before hitting the road with drugs.
Simple assault Road rage W. Oglethorpe Highway Feb. 23 An officer responded to the Kroger parking lot in reference to a report of a simple assault and road rage. The officer spoke with the complainant. He stated he was driving east on Oglethorpe and about to turn into the center turn lane to make a left turn into the Kroger parking lot. He said that's when a light blue Oldsmobile cut in front of him, ...
RICHMOND HILL -- The investigation into the alleged abduction of Melinda Poole by ex-boyfriend James Randall Myers has now changed in nature, according to the Richmond Hill Police Department.
Fire Rescue Units in Tattnall, Toombs, and Appling counties worked triple tragedies last month.
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.