A Fort Stewart soldier's wife was arrested Thursday and charged with the murder of her step-daughter.
The number of burglaries in Hinesville has increased, and the police have centralized their efforts to curb the problem.
The following cases will be presented to the grand jury when it meets in September. • Latasha Jackson (Murder) Jackson is accused of stabbing Roosevelt Buchannan, 73, in the stomach and then fleeing in his car on Oct. 19, 2006. She faced charges of theft by taking of an automobile and aggravated assault. The assault charge later turned to felony murder when Buchannan died in the hospital from the inflicted wound about three weeks after ...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $742,031 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant to fire departments and emergency medical services organizations in the state of Georgia.
Missing person-adult July 16, 2007 Rogers Rd. An officer made contact with two complainants at the police department July 26 in reference to a missing person. The complainants stated that on July 16 the missing person left her residence carrying only a brown pocket book. She was wearing a blue and white, checkered shirt and blue jeans. One of the complainants stated the missing person had been suffering from manic depression/bi-polar for the past 10 ...
Possession of marijuana July 19, 2007 Georgia Highway 405 Midway Police stopped a white Cadillac that was traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer ran a check of the driver's license and found it was suspended and the driver also had an active warrant in Brunswick. The officer asked for consent to search the vehicle and found a bag that contained a leafy green substance that looked like marijuana. The driver was arrested ...
For Ludowici police officer Sgt. Salvatore Genualdi, Monday started out like many days throughout his 10-year history as a law enforcement officer - mundane.
Former Flash Foods assistant manager Curtis Shryer, 25, of Ludowici bears a sign of conviction Wednesday while walking in front of the business. Curtis reportedly chose carrying the sign for 16 non-consecutive hours in lieu of paying a $250 fine after he was found guilty of shoplifting $10 worth of items from the store. Municipal Court Judge Larry Fowler Sr. presided over the case.
LifeStar flew a woman to a Savannah hospital for injuries sustained in a wreck Tuesday on Highway 196 in Gum Branch.
Aggravated assault July 15, 2007 McDonald's Police responded to a fight inside McDonald's, and found several women fighting. While officers were trying to break up the fight, a man pushed between them and tried to attack one of the women. While the man was being restrained, he tried to hit an officer and the woman. He was then pepper-sprayed and taken outside. It took three officers to restrain the man and in the process, two ...
According to the National Safety Council, about one in eight drivers will be in a wreck this year.
Drug charges July 10, 2007 Georgia Highway 25 Midway While on patrol, a deputy ran a license check on a vehicle and found the tag was suspended. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver to show his license and registration. The man reached into his pocket and pulled out a $100 bill and a small, yellow-tinted bag the deputy recognized as a possible tool for holding narcotics. Deputies ran a check on ...
National Night Out, sponsored by the Hinesville Police Department, is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Bradwell Park. Activities will include a dunking booth, fish and wildlife exhibits, kiddie rides and more. For more information, call Michael Trombley at 368-8211.
Georgia State Patrol Post 11's new commander is Sgt. 1st Class Charles Bennett. His post is responsible for handling traffic violations and wrecks that occur within the county on state-managed roadways. The GSP office is at 2301 Airport Road and the phone number for general information is 370-2600. Copies of accident reports handled by GSP may be obtained at the office for a fee of $5. Tickets written by GSP that take place within the ...
Simple battery July 14, 2007 Briskhaven Court Hinesville An officer made contact with the complainant at the Hinesville Police Department in reference to simple battery. The complainant stated her husband came home from the club the next morning and they began to argue about him being out all night. As she questioned him, he started cursing her then swung and punched her in the face. She stated he forced her up against the headboard of ...
JESUP ― The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Monday that to help travelers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state-system highways would be suspended from noon Friday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people were arrested around 5 a.m. Thursday in Ludowici's Pecan Park in connection with the fatal shooting, according to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Long County has displaced a family of three.
Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
A Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
April 26: Burglary - A man reported a broken window at another residence in the 2400 block of Caswell Boulevard, and the responding officer noticed there were two TVs lying on a floor but was not sure whether they were left that way by burglars or by their owner. He contacted the resident, who said she has been away from the house for about a month, and they deduced that only a $250 laptop was taken from the home.
Two home-intrusion suspects who thought a Long County residence was deserted were surprised May 2 when a neighbor foiled their entry attempt and fired a shot at them.
April 22: Theft by taking - A resident in the 700 block of Bacon Road reported someone took the engine lift that was in her driveway. She said she asked her neighbors if they had seen anything suspicious and they had not, and the officer reported not seeing evidence of a vehicle that could move an engine lift.
The Liberty County Health Department recently listed the sanitation scores of food establishments, bars and institutional eateries. You can download a copy by clicking on the media player at left.
An argument Wednesday evening between two employees at the Hinesville Burger King ended with one man taking a bullet in the arm.
April 16: Simple battery/family violence/criminal trespass - A woman said her live-in boyfriend pushed and shoved her during a heated argument inside their Victory Manor Mobile Home residence. She said she called 911 so her boyfriend left the house but not before punching the wall and leaving a big hole in the wall. She refused medical treatment.
An argument between two employees at the Hinesville Burger King Wednesday evening ended with a shooting.
April 15: Theft by taking – felony -The owner of a landscaping and nursery business said his business office had not been open since Thanksgiving 2012. He said he went to the office to prepare for the upcoming busy season and found that during the time his business was closed someone took his trencher and a 100 pound bucket of scrap metals he had enclosed within the fenced area.