A missing persons call on a police radio demands prompt action often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The enormous time and stress accompanying the search is both emotionally and physically draining to the searcher and hugely manpower intensive, and many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
An Aug. 13 shooting in Long County still is under investigation, but victim is in stable condition.
John Orr of South Lyon, Mich., was shot Friday night at the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area in Long County on Highway 84, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Mike McDaniel said.
Aug. 9, • Simple battery (FVA), Olmstead Drive
A man driving a motorcycle down Rye Patch Road in Long County lost control of the bike at around 3 a.m. Friday and sustained extensive injuries, said Ludowici-Long County Fire Department Capt. Richard Truman.
Aug. 8 • Burglary – forced entry. Wildwood Drive
A man was shot Friday evening at the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area in Long County on Highway 84, Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tom Sollosi said.
Three five-ton air conditioning units apparently were stolen recently from a store in Long County and one of the building owners is willing to pay for information about the heist.
A Waycross man recently was charged with illegally trafficking morphine after Ludowici police found drugs inside the suspect's car during a traffic stop, said Ludowici Police Department Investigator Sal Genualdi.
The Hinesville Police Department will have Citizens' Academy classes from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evenings beginning Aug. 31.
July 12: Theft by taking – felony, Rye Patch Road
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Fort Stewart soldier Michael Justin Quick, 30, recently was arrested after he returned from a deployment to Iraq, said Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tom Sollosi.
A fire early Monday morning damaged the Stewart Pines apartment complex on the 300 block of Beverly Street in Hinesville. A second-floor apartment was destroyed and a ground-floor apartment was damaged by smoke and water, Fire Investigator Christopher Moss said.
Entrepreneuring educator Ronald Armstrong appeared to be the right person to open an educational day camp in Liberty County for area students.
March 17: Auto theft - Sometime between 10 p.m. Monday and 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a red 2013 Chevrolet Sonic LTZ was stolen from a Mary Ann Drive resident's driveway, the owner reported to police. The owner said he was unsure whether it had been locked, but that he knew there was a spare key in the glove box. As the officer was returning to the station, a dispatcher informed him the stolen Chevy had been found extensively damaged in a field in Tattnall County. The officer went back to tell the owner and then turned the case ...
How police officers should deal with the public and how the public should deal with the police will be discussed at a forum Monday.
A Glennville man was killed in a head-on collision in Tattnall County Sunday afternoon.
Feb. 21: Statutory rape - A Hinesville man called a deputy, stating that an 18-year-old man had sex with his 13-year-old daughter while she was attending a birthday party at the Quality Inn & Suites. He told a detective that he confronted the young man, who did not deny having sex with his underage daughter. The man also said the young man is 18 and lives with his pregnant girlfriend.
The Hinesville Police Department has leads about a suspect, but is still hasn't identified who robbed the S Bank on Jan. 2.
A Fleming resident was arrested in Pooler along with three other men following an investigation by the FBI's Southeast Georgia Child Exploitation Task Force and Pooler Police Department.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A suspect scam is resurfacing in Liberty County.
A Riceboro woman is under arrest after allegedly pointing a gun at another motorist, who turned out to be an off-duty police officer.
A fire early Thursday on Highway 84 in Midway left an elderly woman displaced as her home was destroyed.
A driver, who sped away from a traffic stop in Richmond Hill and tried to lose officers on Fort Stewart, has been captured.
A driver, who initially elluded officers after leading them onto Fort Steawrt from Richmond Hill, has been caught. We'll have more on that as it is released
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:
A Ludowici man faces charges after police said he allowed a juvenile to set a brush fire near Pecan Park.
The Hinesville Fire Department and the Liberty County office of the Georgia Forestry Commission are at the scene of a brush fire behind the Hinesville Cemetery on South Main Street. The incident was reported around 2 p.m. Tuesday.