For the second time in less than nine days, Superior Court Judge Robert Russell heard testimony in the Erica Brennan murder case.
Automobile wrecks are a daily occurrance, costing insurance companies billion of dollars every year in paid-out claims.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Department takes on a heavy workload to bolster the security in the region with an array of tasks.
Counterfeit bill Aug. 3, Oglethorpe Highway An officer was dispatched to West Oglethorpe Highway in reference to a counterfeit $100 bill. The complainant advised the officer the bank returned the bill to Wal-Mart. The bill was taken for evidence. Possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug-related objects Aug. 1, E. MLK Jr. Dr. While patrolling East Oglethorpe Highway, an officer saw a vehicle without a tag light. The officer stopped the vehicle in the parking lot ...
Matter of record Aug. 2 Paul Sikes Rd., Hinesville An officer responded in reference to a woman knocking on doors, waking people up. The officer found a woman knocking on a residence on Limerick Road and she said a woman inside the home had her purse. The subject appeared disoriented and her car was parked sideways in the driveway with the keys locked inside. The officer asked her several times to call someone to come ...
The sun peeked out from the clouds and cast its warmth on several hundred people who showed up for the National Night Out celebration this past weekend in Bradwell Park.
WASHINGTON - Federal transportation officials announced plans over the weekend to investigate the agency responsible for inspecting highway bridges, an inquiry triggered by the collapse of an interstate highway bridge in Minneapolis.
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 ...
GeoComm GIS specialist Karl Lawson informed those present at the Long County E-911 meeting July 26 the addressing for the county was nearly complete.
Sodomy July 18, 2007 Griffin Road Walthourville A complainant reported her granddaughters told her their 5-year-old cousin was forced by other children to perform an inappropriate act on another juvenile. According to the granddaughters, they over heard one of the offenders talking about the incident. The case is under investigation. Death investigation Route 3, Box 360 Glennville Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in his room after friends went to check on ...
George Stagmeier is the police chief for the city of Hinesville Police Department. HPD opened its current law enforcement center in 1998. Typically the police department has between 75 and 78 officers on its roster, but the department is authorized to have 81 officers. The department handles traffic violations and criminal cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, within the city limits. The department is at 123 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The phone number for ...
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.
With the holiday season in full swing, large gatherings of people at parties are a given. Long County law-enforcement officers are warning merrymakers to avoid drinking alcoholic beverages and sliding behind the wheel of a car.
Nov. 6: Simple battery - A Knott's Drive man told police his girlfriend's daughter sprayed him in the face with mace. The man was arguing with his girlfriend when the daughter stepped between them.
The Richmond Hill Police Department released the names Wednesday afternoon of a mother and son found dead Monday in a Mainstreet subdivision home and say evidence points to a murder-suicide.
Nov. 27: Damage to vehicle - A motorist said he was driving his Ford pickup in the area of Highways 196 and 25 in Fleming when a chair flew out of the bed of the gold Chevy pickup in front of him and hit his truck. The driver of the vehicle that had been carrying the chair did not stop when the cargo flew out. The complainant was provided a case number and briefed on additional procedures.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.
Nov. 5: Auto theft - A South Main Street woman told police she last saw her vehicle this past March in the care of her estranged husband. When she contacted him to retrieve the vehicle, he told her he left it in an apartment-complex parking lot before he moved to Maryland. When she went to get the vehicle, she could not find it. Detectives discovered the vehicle had been sold and then crushed.
Two accused members of the anti-government militia group Forever Enduring Always Ready will be in Long County Superior Court this week. The men are believed to have fired the shots that killed Michael Roark, 19, and Tiffany York, 17, in December 2011 at Lake Morgan in Long County.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a 22-year-old soldier at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found Saturday night at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly
Nov. 7: Disorderly conduct - A Highway 196 convenience store clerk told deputies a Ludowici woman came into the store where she works and began to yell at her. The woman threatened to "beat her a__" and took a swing at her, the clerk said. The clerk told deputies the woman accused her of sleeping with her ex-husband. The store owner and another man who was inside the story grabbed the woman to keep her from hitting the clerk.