Two escapees from a Harris County jail were caught in Liberty County Monday. According to Liberty County Sheriff Chief Deputy Keith Moran, deputies were led to the duo after a series of events landed the reported escape artists in county limits, trying to cash in allegedly stolen lottery tickets. For the complete story, pick up a copy of Friday's Coastal Courier.
An elderly Liberty County man was found dead in his home Friday on the 700 block of Isle of Wight Road after firefighters extinguished a structure fire that broke out just before 2 p.m., according to county fire coordinator James Ashdown.
Shortly before 2 p.m. Friday, a structure fire broke out on the 700 block of Isle of Wight Road, according to Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director Mike Hodges.
It took firefighters from Hinesville's stations one and two only 10 minutes to extinguish a small house fire in the Arlington Park subdivision Monday afternoon.
April 5, Theft by taking, East Oglethorpe Highway
• March 31, Criminal trespass, Harrier Hollow
"Central dispatch to units in the area of Liberty County High School, we have an accident with serious injuries reported on school grounds, all units in vicinity asked to respond..."
If you recently bought magazines from a door to door salesman, the Richmond Hill Police Department would like to hear from you.
Effingham County Sheriff's deputies arrested two auto theft suspects and recovered a stolen vehicle early tuesday in South Effingham County after a traffic stop.
• March 26, Theft by shoplifting, 525 W. Oglethorpe Highway
The Georgia Department of Driver Services recently created a new Internet option for the state-mandated teenage Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program. eADAP will provide an additional solution for teens who are unable to obtain the traditional classroom ADAP course.
A Ludowici Police Department officer and a former officer recently were recognized for their work to keep the roads safe from impaired drivers.
Hinesville firefighters Charles Helton and Robert Caslen were recognized for heroism in the line of duty Thursday by city officials during a medal ceremony at Hinesville City Hall.
Long County authorities have apprehended a suspect in connection with a Sunday morning meth lab explosion and fire in Ludowici.
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.