BRUNSWICK - A 39-year-old Glynn County man is jailed in the stabbing death of a St. Simons Island man who was attacked in a beachfront restroom.
Authorities said Harry Edward Reese, 70, was killed at Massengale Park early Wednesday night.
LUDOWICI - A fire in a home here Friday could have been a lot worse had it not been for the fire department's quick response.
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici Police Department and the Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department recently conducted driver training to help hone their skills as emergency first responders.
Jason Howard, who has been sought in connection with the shooting deaths of his mother and stepfather in Gum Branch in 2004, was captured in Macon, while trying to allegedly breaking into vehicles.
According to a press release issued by Macon Police, Howard was arrested at approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday. A Macon Police sergeant saw a man breaking into vehicles inside of the fenced area of Enterprise Rental at 2135 Riverside Drive. The man was caught inside a vehicle. He identified himself as Kevin Wayne Lewis. He was charged with two counts of entering auto, possession of a ...
A Yellow Cab on its way to pick up a fare became engulfed in flames at the corner of Welborn Street and West Court on Thursday morning. The driver escaped uninjured.
A Riceboro man, wanted in connection with a shooting last year, has been returned to Liberty County after being found in New York.
A pile-up, involving a flipped Escalade, brought after-school traffic to a standstill along Highway 84 on Monday afternoon.
"Four eyes are better than two. Eight eyes are better than four," according to Walthourville Police Chief Terry Harget, who said he wants to get out, be seen and deter crime.
LUDOWICI - A man, who had been ordered to leave the city, was charged with attacking a city police officers last week.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force reported 65 cases were opened in February.
Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin supports the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes and works to help the Georgia Sheriffs' Association provide children in need a place to call home; a secure environment filled with love and guidance, along with medical care and educational opportunities.
The Liberty and Long county sheriffs departments, working in conjunction with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, wrapped up a two-month, statewide investigation that led to the arrest of more than 20 people, including Long County and Allenhurst residents, for allegedly possessing child pornography this week.
These were the recent police reports in Hinesville:
Here are some recent reports filed by deputies at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
Two Hinesville firefighters were injured in an explosion Thursday morning, according to HFD Capt. Kris Johanson.
Midway Police Officer Russell Knox said it was solid police work and some luck that led to his apprehension of three armed-robbery suspects early Wednesday morning.
Recent reports filed by deputies at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
A shooting has been reported at Hillery Park in Walthourville. It happened just before 7 p.m. Tuesday, according to Walthourville Police Chief Tracey McFadden. The victim was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center, but his condition is unknown. Authorities are on the lookout for the suspects, described as two black males in a white Ford Escort. Anyone with information should call 911. Currently, few details are known about the incident, but the Courier will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.
The Hinesville Police Department recently received a grant from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to provide funding for a CMI Intoxilyzer 9000 breath alcohol testing instrument.
For the past year, the provider of Long County's future emergency medical services has been shrouded in uncertainty. But Emergency Management Agency Director Bob Heffley said last week that there soon will be no cause for concern.
July 2: Verbal dispute - A Hinesville man called a deputy to his residence due to a fight he had with a woman.
July 5: Criminal attempt to commit burglary - A Hinesville resident believed someone tried to enter his house through the front door.
Several vehicles were damaged following a vehicle accident Friday on West Oglethorpe and Veterans Parkway in Hinesville. The Liberty Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-RAM dealership had several vehicles damaged on its lot when a pickup truck traveling on West Oglethorpe Highway was involved in an accident with another vehicle. The pick up struck used and new trucks, damaging the vehicles.
Jenorris McKenzie was denied bond on his first appearance before a magistrate Friday, according to Hinesville Chief of Detectives Maj. Thomas Cribbs. McKenzie is accused of driving his Honda through Kroger on Highway 84 on Wednesday night. No one was hurt in the incident, but the store was heavily damaged.
William Bass, who was believed to be living in Liberty County, is being looked at as the primary suspect in last week's GeoVista robbery in Hinesville.
The Carter Road home of Walthourville Mayor Pro Tem Patricia Green was destroyed by fire early Wednesday morning.
Maryella Haynes had just finished preparing dinner for her family Tuesday and went outside to check on her kids when her granddaughter came out, yelling about a fire.