The Long County Sheriff's Office recently made two methamphetamine drug busts and discovered what previously had been an active meth lab.
Oct. 9: A Hinesville resident told police she was held against her will by a man who claimed she damaged his vehicle. When she went to the man's residence on Deerwood Court to deny the claim, the suspect reportedly tied her up and gagged her, then threatened to shave her head if she didn't tell the truth. The man then reportedly released her, saying he believed she didn't damage his vehicle. The woman told police she didn't want to press charges.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes on Monday promoted Deputies Jason Colvin and Matthew Marchand to the rank of corporal.
A two-car collision Thursday in Tattnall County killed five people and left a child in critical condition, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Denney Garner.
A two-car collision Thursday on Highway 144 in Tattnall County killed five people and left a child in critical condition, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Denney Garner.
The case against murder suspect Jason Howard appears to be moving toward a trial.
Archery and black powder hunting already are in full swing, and with firearms hunting season kicking off Saturday, area forests likely will be filled with hunters of all ages. As with every hunting season, officials already are concerned about hunters leaving deer carcasses in public places, according to Long County Commissioner Wallace Shaw.
A thief did the unthinkable, stealing a small safe box from a local church. The theft occurred just before midnight Sept. 19 at the Baconton Baptist Church in Allenhurst, according to law enforcement officials. The safe reportedly contained an undisclosed amount of cash and checks.
Oct. 8: Police arrested several subjects for marijuana and cocaine possession after conducting a traffic stop at East Oglethorpe Highway and Sandy Run Drive. One passenger in the vehicle fled the scene, while the others were detained after the vehicle was stopped for a center-lane violation. Police also found a loaded handgun in the vehicle.
A tip to the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force led to the arrest of a man suspected of manufacturing methamphetamine in Liberty County and the discovery of another active meth lab in Long County.
A Fort Stewart soldier charged with one count of felony murder and one count of aggravated assault in connection with a fatal Midway stabbing was denied bond Monday.
Military officials say a civilian wounded on Fort Stewart this weekend accidentally was shot by an 11-year-old at a hunting preserve on post.
Long County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Robert Berry said that kidnapping suspect Heather Gohn, 27, turned herself in to the sheriff's office Saturday.
A brazen thief did the unthinkable, stealing a small safe box from a local church. The theft occurred just before midnight on Sept. 19 at the Baconton Baptist Church in Allenhurst.
Long County officers arrested one person and confiscated drugs during an Oct. 17 raid on a Ludowici Apartment.
Dillon Jacobs, who had recently decided to join the Army, died following a vehicle crash on Highway 144 on Fort Stewart Thursday morning.
Highway 144 west on Fort Stewart is closed until further notice following a two-vehicle accident with one fatality, according to a news release from Fort ...
The following incidents are taken from Hinesville Police Department reports.
A Ludowici man has been charged with burglary in connection with a Sept. 30 report.
Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell was home Friday afternoon, after being taken to Wayne Memorial Hospital complaining of shoulder pain after his patrol car was ...
The home invasion/armed robbery suspect who died during an Oct. 4 officer-involved shooting in Statesboro died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head ...
Hurricane Matthew brought rain and wind that knocked down trees and power lines in Liberty and Long counties.
The City of Hinesville has reported that the fire department and EMS are back in full response, and linemen crews from Georgia Power, Coastal EMC ...
As local officials continued to urge area residents to evacuate Friday morning and help those without transportation to get out of the area, Hurricane Matthew ...
WASHINGTON – FEMA, through its regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is monitoring Hurricane Matthew and remains in close coordination with state emergency managers ...
Acting on a recommendation from the state's Emergency Operations Command in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, Gov. Nathan Deal today issued a mandatory evacuation east ...
With a hurricane watch issued for our area, emergency declarations by the governor and county commission and a voluntary evacuation order for some Liberty County ...
The Liberty County Health Department has announced that it has flu vaccine available.
A Midway man has reportedly been arrested in connection with a home invasion report in Statesboro that eventually led to a fatal shooting of one ...