Nov. 12, • Burglary, no forced entry, residence, Rogers Road
With the Christmas holiday season just around the corner folks should be especially aware of thieves lurking nearby, looking for an unsuspecting target. Local law enforcement agencies caution residents to secure their cars and homes and take notice of suspicious individuals now and all year-round.
Between Wednesday and Sunday, Georgia State Troopers will be watching for "impaired drivers, occupant protection violations, and speed violations," on Georgia's roads, according to Col. Bill Hitchens, the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
Military Judge Col. Tara Osborn announced Friday the long-awaited start of Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich's court martial as well as a firm schedule of motion due dates and final hearings in the death penalty case.
Hinesville Police Department recently graduated the last 2010 class of the Hinesville Police Citizens' Academy.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been reported missing, Hinesville police informed area media outlets Wednesday.
Detective Tom Sollosi said a Long County woman was scammed out of $3,600 through a mail scam. The woman said she received notice from a product evaluation company that she could deposit a check if she evaluated products. The company also asked her to wire two payments totaling $3,600. The woman evaluated the products, deposited the check into her account and wired the $3,600, as instructed, but later was notified the check was no good. The wire payments were not covered and instead came from the woman's own account.
A second arrest in the Nov. 5 stabbing death in Long County appears unlikely, law enforcement officials say.
An amber alert for 12-year-old Julieta Yoselin has been canceled. The girl was found Thursday at a residence in metro Atlanta. She was reported to be in good condition. The South Carolina girl went missing from the Clemson area earlier this week.
Jesus Alanda Lozada, 30, is being held in connection to Yoselin's disappearance. He is in custody in the Fulton County Detention Center. Lozada will likely be charged w ith kidnapping once he is extradited to Clemson.
An early morning fire in a Fort Stewart housing area Wednesday damaged four families' homes. No injuries were reported, Fort Stewart spokesperson Kevin Larson said.
Joseph Allen Newton, 75, pastor of Ludowici United Methodist Church was killed Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident on I-95 in Liberty County.
Daniel Williams, 20 has been charged with felony murder for his involvement in the death of Denzel Richardson, 18, last Friday, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Chief Investigator Nickey Anderson.
A Ludowici couple was robbed at gunpoint last week by a man who posed as their son and a group of unidentified suspects.
A man was stabbed to death late Friday night when a fight broke out at a Time Saver store in Long County.
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Deputies Sgt. Marty Adams and Cpl. Ralph Dixon received Medals of Valor on Friday at the department's annual awards and recognition ceremony for their actions during a March shooting. The ceremony was held at the Liberty County Regional Jail courtroom.
An armed robber, wearing a Spider-Man mask, hit a Hinesville restaurant Saturday afternoon.
Liberty County Superior Court Judge Jay Stewart set bond at $50,000 for Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jermaine Ray Mealy during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning in connection with the death of Nathaniel Brown in early June.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell recently recognized several members of his department during Police Officer Appreciation Week.
Today, sales of fireworks become legal in Georgia.
The wife of a slain Fort Stewart soldier, who pleaded guilty to the crime in early June, was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia.
An early Monday morning collision between a car and a logging truck in Riceboro sent a Brunswick man to the hospital.
ATLANTA - Since 2000, lightning has been one of the most-common weather-related killers in Georgia, second only to tornadoes.
The Long County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating the Wednesday-afternoon death of a Long County man.
A second fire in Ludowici overnight Thursday has raised suspicions, but so far no link has been determined, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office arson investigator.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Ludowici displaced five people, but no one was injured, authorities said.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Despite rumors, the Ludowici/Long County Fire Department is still providing service to the citizens, Assistant Fire Chief Randy Combs said Monday.
Candice Nicole Boles entered a plea of guilty of cruelty to children in the first degree, a felony, and guilty of cruelty to children in the second degree, admitting she played a role in the death of her daughter Andraia Boles, who was 3 at the time of her murder in February 2013.
Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
A standout Wayne County High School baseball player died in a wreck Saturday afternoon as he was traveling to Georgia Southern University, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles said.