Criminal trespass May 12, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A woman reported she was attacked by a group of women as she left Bo-Maz. The offenders reportedly carried baseball bats and damaged the hood of the vehicle she was sitting in. Deputies were unable to find the assailants. Disorderly conduct/ obstruction (Misd.)/public drunkeness May 14, 2007 Joyner Road, Hinesville Deputies were dispatched to a fight and when they arrived in the vicinity three men took ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - With the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season here, researcher William Gray released his newest forecast Thursday still showing an expectation for 17 named storms and nine hurricanes, five of them intense.
For many, the Memorial Day weekend meant backyard barbecues, trips to the beach and mini vacations. But for the Long County Sheriff's Department, the holiday turned out to be a night at the races.
In a bold, mid-afternoon robbery, two men held Raina Wolford at gunpoint and ran off with the cash box and a store item from Pojo's Treasures and Things on Thursday in Midway.
Traffic crashes during the 78-hour Memorial Day holiday weekend claimed the lives of seven people across the state, 11 fewer than traffic estimates and three fewer than the previous record-low of 10 in 1979.
Death Investigation May 14, 2007 E.G. Miles Parkway Police are investigating the cause of death of an elderly woman who was found unresponsive at Food Lion. She was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Contempt/drug charge May 14, 2007 Griffin Street Police, assisting a Fort Stewart warrant officer investigating a client and conducting a welfare check on a child, contacted with a couple who had been at a residence for ...
WASHINGTON - Richard Bergendahl fights the war on terrorism in Los Angeles for $19,000 a year, one of the legions of ill-trained, low-paid private security guards protecting tempting terrorist targets. Down the block from his high rise is a skyscraper identified by President Bush as a target for a Sept. 11-style airplane attack.
Matter of record May 14, 2007 Dunlevie Road Walthourville Deputies stopped a vehicle that did not have a proper tag displayed. As the deputy walked toward the vehicle, he saw a tag in the driver's rear dashboard and window area. A check revealed the tag was listed as stolen from the Chatham County area. The driver told the deputy he purchased the vehicle from a woman in Chatham County and tried, but was unable to ...
Stalking May 1, 2007 Route 3, Box 27 A-B Ludowici Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man 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 slightly. The ...
The community is invited to a daylong event to educate and inform on what to do before during and after a hurricane.
Burglary/forced entry/storage shed May 11, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway A woman notified police when she discovered the lock to her storage shed was missing. She reported it appeared all her belongings had been searched. The only thing missing was an antique wooden toilet worth $6,000. Concealed weapon/open container May 11, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway An officer saw a passenger take a drink from a bottle that appeared to be alcohol. He stopped the car, found ...
Simple assault/criminal trespass May 8, 2007 Nancy Court, Riceboro Two brothers were reportedly arguing about a girl when one of them got his gun, loaded it and fired one shot into the ceiling of the livingroom, damaging the ceiling and roof. Later deputies reported the same brother threw his cell phone against a wall, breaking it into small pieces. He was arrested under the family violence act. Obstruction of an officer/ pedestrian right-of-way in crosswalk/ ...
In a move designed to position it to meet the growing blood needs of the more than 130 hospitals it serves statewide, the American Red Cross Blood Services Southern Region recently moved into a 185,000 square feet, state-of-the-art blood processing center just outside Douglasville.
Missing animal April 30, 2007 McCumber Drive Walthourville A woman reported her two dogs were missing from her yard. They were described as male and female miniature pinschers. The male was described as being black and tan, and weighing about 30 pounds with a deviated snout. The female was described as being fawn colored and weighing 18 pounds. Cruelty to animals May 7, 2007 Carleyne Drive Midway Deputies went to check on a report regarding ...
April 2007 Report MACE had a total of 80 cases with 66 offenders. Drugs with a street value of $510,750 were seized. $46,397 cash, two vehicles worth $1,900, two properties valued at $1,800 and 14 weapons were seized.
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.