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.
Suspicious activities May 10, 2007 Kacie Drive A man went to the Comcast office to return a cable box. When he tried to exit through an employee-access door, a customer service clerk advised the customer he could not leave through that door. The customer then turned toward the clerk, jumped over the customer service counter and attempted to grab the worker's sweater. An employee who witnessed the incident followed the man into an office and ...
Public safety authorities are issuing a special caution to people who may have received a little rainfall during the last few days: "No burning. Still."
Fort Stewart's Department of Public Works Forestry Branch reports it has not being doing prescribed burning in the forests on post for more than a month, and asks others to not set any fires there.
May 29: Public drunkenness - Two deputies were called to the residence of a Hinesville man after another man entered his yard and began making advances toward the complainant's girlfriend. An altercation also occurred the night before between the two men. The complainant's girlfriend allegedly was hit by the suspect. When the deputies looked for the suspect, they found him riding his bicycle at the intersection of Dogwood Lane and Wayside Turn. There was a ...
An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
According to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Danny Dinkins, on May 30 his department served a search warrant on David Ellis Strickland, 53, and Maybelle Williams, 53, at their Futch Lane home in the Sand Hills community of Long County, and the couple's business, 301 Game Room, which is attached to the home.
May 13: Disorderly conduct - Two brothers were arguing over property lines and deputies advised them they have to settle the matter in civil court. One brother said cars kept driving across his property. He said his brother runs a night club on his side of the property at Robert Hill Road but cars were using his side like a thoroughfare. He said when he complained to his brother his sibling threatened him, so he called the police.
A Texas woman has been arrested and charged with prostitution in Long County, according to Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers.
May 25: Suspicious acts - A Hinesville motel guest said her ex-boyfriend entered her room unannounced then left with her mother's boyfriend. A short time later, the mother's boyfriend returned without the motel guest's ex-boyfriend and reportedly said the ex-boyfriend was going to "shoot up the room." Soon after that, something hit the motel-room window, and the complainant called 911. Another female at the scene appeared very intoxicated and could not provide police with a ...
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he took swift and decisive action following a reported incident at the Liberty County Jail on Thursday night.
An alleged burglary attempt turned deadly Saturday night in Hinesville when a homeowner confronted a home-invasion suspect, leading to a gunfight that left the homeowner, a soldier, dead and injured the suspect.
Two Tennessee natives living in Long County lost everything Sunday morning in a fire that destroyed their home.
A Bryan County man was shot to death early