ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Safety announced a monthlong enforcement effort targeted at impaired drivers on Georgia roads. Col. Bill Hitchens, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said Georgia State troopers and officers with the Motor Carrier Compliance Division are concentrating on intercepting impaired drivers on the roads before they can cause a traffic crash.
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Ludowici Police Chief Richard Robertson told the Ludowici City Council on Dec. 8 the department received a grant to buy a new tool to translate languages.
Last Friday, a Hinesville man led deputies on a 20-mile chase through Long County. Authorities eventually apprehended the suspect in McIntosh County and took him into custody.
• Nov. 4, Assist citizen. 825 West Oglethorpe Highway
• Nov. 12 MACE agents arrested Bethany Brewer, 21, for allegedly forging a prescription at a pharmacy to obtain a controlled substance, percocet. She faces one count of prescription forgery first degree.
A man who led the Long County Sheriff's Department on a 20-mile car chase across Long and McIntosh counties Friday morning is facing burglary charges in Liberty County and will likely face charges in other counties as well.
A Snelson-Golden Middle School student brought a small knife to school on Nov. 20, according to a Hinesville Police Department report.
On Monday, a Ludowici man lost his home at 74 Peach St. to a fire.
A wreck early Thursday in Liberty County seriously injured a man, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
A former Hinesville resident could be a victim of an apparent string of shootings that left three people dead and one wounded.
Two people were killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck in Liberty County.
A Savannah man who shot himself to death in front of Savannah police Tuesday is being linked to last week's Bryan County homicide.
According to GBI Agent Cathy Sapp, Carlos Huntley is being closely looked at in Friday's slaying of Savannah man Jack Harley, whose body was found Nov. 27 on Clarkton Road in South Bryan.
A traffic accident at the intersection of Highways 196 and 17 at the Liberty/Long county line has killed at least one person.
A Ludowici man who destroyed a fire hydrant two weeks ago while trying to elude police officers has been charged with two more counts of car theft.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim and a suspect in death of a Midway area woman Friday night.
Pandemonium broke out late Friday night when gunshots were fired as hundreds waited in line for a sneaker sale in the Liberty Square Shopping Center in Hinesville.
Six people were rushed to a Savannah hospital following two-car accident today near Liberty County High School.
Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a woman near Midway Friday night.
The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.
A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.
Reports filed recently with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District – one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.
Late on the evening of Nov. 22, the Grab a Bag gas station on Leroy Coffer Highway was robbed by two armed men wearing all-black clothing. They demanded money and took lottery tickets. After learning the tickets were being cashed in at other locations by three people, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Lottery investigators identified the suspects as Domania Johnson of Hinesville, Jasmine Anderson of Hinesville and Jamal Roberts. Johnson and Anderson were apprehended and face multiple charges. However, authorities still are on the lookout for Roberts. He is wanted for armed robbery by the Liberty County ...
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Three people were arrested last week on drug charges in Liberty County, and a narcotics detective narrowly escaped injuries when a suspect he was trying to apprehend drove straight toward him.
A lineman at Coastal Electric Cooperative has been recognized by a state cooperative association for saving the life of a firefighter injured during a tree-removal operation.