SAVANNAH - A former Fort Stewart soldier has been sentenced to almost six years in prison for defrauding the Army out of a $100,000 insurance benefit by claiming that his wife had died.
A seven-month-old prematurely born girl died two weeks ago as a result of injuries, the Hinesville Police Department reported. According to HPD Det. Doug Snider, autopsy reports concluded the infant's death was caused by head trauma probably from abuse.
The Glynn/Brunswick Narcotics Enforcement Team joined with the Brunswick Police Department Special Services Division, the Glynn County Police Department and the Multi-Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force from Hinesville to help rid the streets of prostitutes and their prospective customers during a 12-hour sting last Friday that netted 20 people on various misdemeanor and felony charges.
The Multi-Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force opened a total of 78 cases with 69 offenders for September. Drugs with a street value of $59,825 were confiscated as well as $6,969 in U. S. currency and one car valued at $1,000. Mace seized three weapons for the month.
MERIDEN, Conn. - Fall is the worst time of year for automobile collisions involving deer. From October through December each year, these accidents account for more than 150 human and nearly 1.5 million deer fatalities. Experts attribute the problem to the combination of deer mating and migration habits and shortened daylight hours.
Halloween is one of the most enjoyable holidays for adults and children alike. It's also a time for making sure children are safe - in their costumes, on the street, and while enjoying all the treats collected. The following tips will help ensure your trick-or-treaters play it safe while haunting neighborhoods and gathering goodies.
Hinesville recently received a $5,000 safety and liability management grant from the Georgia Municipal Association.
The Ludowici Police Department arrested three suspects Monday in three different school break-ins in Ludowici.
After more than seven hours of deliberation, the jury assigned to Eddie Goodwin's trial was unable to come to an agreement on four charges of malice murder, felony murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and aggravated assault.
Hinesville Patrolman Michael Troutman was driving a prisoner Saturday evening to the Liberty County Regional Jail, and had stopped for the traffic light at the intersection of Frank Cochran and West Oglethorpe Highway when he was struck from behind by Akeem Walthour, 20, of Riceboro - driving an older model Buick. Walthour had a passenger, Chuckie Youmans, 17, in the vehicle with him.
James Smiley, 59 was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday morning according to GSP Trooper Robert Barry.
Aug. 21, Burglary/forced entry, West Oglethorpe Hwy.
LUDOWICI - A traffic stop in Ludowici led to the arrest of a man charged in a kidnapping case in Texas.
Shoppers at Wal-Mart got more than they bargained for Saturday afternoon as smoke filled the sky behind the store and flames shot nearly 100 feet in the air.
INDIANAPOLIS - The American Legion sped up its process to assist Legionnaires and Sons of the American Legion members who have been victimized by Hurricanes Ike or Gustav. Financial grants are available through the organization's National Emergency Fund.
March 10: Suspicious activity - A Robin Hood Drive woman told police a man claiming to be a sheriff's office deputy called her and said she had missed jury duty and needed to pay $900 to avoid an arrest.
The man killed in Sundays ATV accident in Walthourville has been identified as Dwayne Cornell Chapman, 30 of Hinesville.
A man indicted for boating under the influence of drugs and alcohol when he caused the August death of Shana Crozier, 25, was in Bryan County Jail after he was denied bond Thursday.
March 9: Simple battery/obstructing or hindering law enforcement/ obstructing or hindering persons making emergency - A woman called the police to her boyfriend's Coastal Highway residence after they fought and she reported he held her against her will. The woman said the fight began when she was gathering her belongings and calling her daughter to come pick her up.
Brandon Hill, 27, of Jesup, was killed Thursday afternoon when he ran into the path of a cement truck at the intersection of Highway 27 and North Third Street, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Raumando Thompson of the Brunswick post.
The mother who was shot and wounded by her 2-year-old-child March 26 has been arrested and charged with reckless conduct.
Thursday's Hinesville City Council meeting began with special recognition of Hinesville Police Department Sgt. Rhett Dill, who recently saved the life of Joseph T. McCallum Jr.
A flashflood watch has been issued for Liberty County and the rest of our area by the National Weather Service.
An April 7 incident put in motion by a missing cellphone report ended with the phone's owner, a Macon woman, being arrested in Hinesville for obstruction of justice.
One man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart, and two soldiers were injured, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
A Wednesday afternoon wreck on Highway 119 on Fort Stewart has left one man dead and caused two other injuries, according to Fort Stewart spokesman Kevin Larson.
A 3-year-old Fort Stewart girl was struck by a vehicle outside a Hinesville hotel at a birthday party Saturday night.
March 9: Matter of record - A woman was appalled to find a pack of malicious dogs had mauled her cat outside her Lake George home. The woman said she heard the pack of dogs barking and thought they might have chased her cat up a tree. But she found her cat lying severely injured on the ground.
Gunfire erupted around 5 a.m. Monday at a home in the 1100 block of Cobra Circle in Hinesville, and one person was transported to a Savannah hospital after being cut when he reportedly threw himself through a window.
Chad Dasher, who had been on the run since escaping from the Tattnall County jail Jan. 24, was caught early Tuesday morning, according to Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles.