The Liberty and Long County Health Departments are urging the public to prepare now to protect their lives, loved ones and property before a storm approaches.
MIAMI (AP) -The director of the National Hurricane Center, who has been outspoken in warning about an aging satellite used for hurricane forecasting, was chastised Friday by a superior for his comments.
Below is the MACE drug task force's report for the month of May. MACE drug task force worked 84 cases with 77 offenders. Drugs were seized that had a street value of $73,642. In addition, agents seized $2,615 in currency, one vehicle valued at $600 and six weapons. Twenty-four cases were closed with no arrests. MACE agents trained on firearms qualification and attended a law enforcement seminar. Among some of the drugs seized were 17 ...
June 8, 2007 Death investigation Main Street Hinesville Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old military police officer who was found face down in his bed and unresponsive. According to the incident report, the man did not wake up after a woman who resides with him could not wake him up even after repeatedly shaking him. She informed authorities the man went to bed around 9:30 p.m. and she went into the bedroom around ...
The Long County Sheriff's Department conducted two highway safety checkpoints Saturday evening in the northern part of the county.
Disaster Relief volunteers for the American Red Cross Liberty Branch office handed out brochures to the public during the Hurricane Awareness Day on Saturday at Lowe's in Hinesville. The event enabled emergency relief agencies, such as the Red Cross and LHEMA, to educate the public on how to prepare for hurricane season. They also provided information on how to ready before, during and after any disaster.
May 23, 2007 Terroristic threats/aggravated assault Walton Street Allenhurst A complainant reported her daughter threatened to kill her, her brothers and then herself while wielding a butcher knife she retrieved from the kitchen. The daughter had apparently become angry when told she was playing too rough with her brothers. The complainant and the two boys were able to leave the residence and call 911. Deputies found the daughter in the bedroom, kneeling on the floor ...
May 1, 2007 Stalking Route 3, Box 27 A-B Ludowici Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man who was in violation of a temporary restraining order. It was the second call received that day from the complainant stating the man kept returning. When deputies arrived, the offender was sitting on the porch. When he was asked to stand and place his hands behind his back, the man staggered ...
The Liberty County Sheriff's office has released composite sketches of two men wanted for armed robbery at a store in Midway.
DUI, suspended license Elim Road and Barrett Cemetery Road Ludowici May 10 , 2007 Deputies stopped a vehicle that was speeding. The driver had a suspended license and was found to be under the influence. He was arrested and later released on bond. Driving with a suspended or revoked license Highway 57 at MM 27 May 11, 2007 While conducting a traffic safety checkpoint, deputies arrested a man who was driving with a suspended ...
As another hurricane season begins, the Liberty and Long County Health departments urge everyone to prepare now to protect their lives, loved ones and property before a storm approaches the coast.
What started as a domestic disturbance turned into a wild roller coaster ride for two men chasing a woman driving down Tibet road last Tuesday.
By Patty Leon Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer email@example.com You are driving down the street and witness a terrible accident. Or you're home alone and hear someone trying to break in. Who are you going to call? It's common knowledge when faced with any life-threatening scenario you should immediately call 911. A delay can be the difference between life and death. What many are not aware of is the importance of knowing how to ...
Hinesville detectives are still investigating the shooting death of Damon Andrea Hardy, 21, an Augusta man shot in the early morning hours at the Regency Terrace apartment complex on Tuesday.
GIS specialist Karl Larson said one of the most difficult steps to implement E-911 calling in Long County has been completed.
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.
April 21: Shoplifting - Walmart's loss prevention manager called police with a suspected shoplifter whom he had reportedly seen placing items inside Walmart bags before leaving the store without paying.