A rollover accident along Highway 84 left one person with injuries, and another rollover accident on South Main Street left a young father slightly shaken with his infant daughter, both occurring within days of each other according to Hinesville Police traffic investigator Lt. Max McLendon.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force arrested two men, both active military personnel at Fort Stewart, on drug charges ranging from misdemeanor possession of marijuana to possession with intent to distribute the drug.
For the second time in a month, a pedestrian was struck while trying to cross Highway 84 at Sandy Run Drive in Hinesville.
Matter of record July 1, 2007 A complainant reported finding two men inside her residence. The men said the owner of the house sent them there to repair the plumbing. The complainant said no one notified her the men were coming or that they would be able to get inside the house. The owner provided a copy of the lease to officers that stated no notice was needed for repairs or inspections of the property. ...
A crash test dummy in a wreck-simulation vehicle sponsored by the Jesup Police Department gave a graphic demonstration of what can happen during a roll-over when it was thrown out of a window. The demonstration took place during Midway Day this past month.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 commander/Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Dennis Fitzgerald and his wife, Brenda, were recently recognized by Gordon EMS of Calhoun County for their assistance in providing medical care to people involved in a serious accident on I-75 on June 20. The Fitzgeralds provided care for six occupants of a vehicle that had rolled over.
Possession of marijuana Disorderly conduct Simple battery July 8, 2007 W. Oglethorpe Highway Hinesville An altercation at the Wal-Mart left the offenders and the store isle covered in paint. Officers who responded to the call found the parties involved were covered in tan paint as well as part of isle 13 and the infant clothing section of the store. A married couple told the officers they were pushing their shopping cart down the isle when ...
Liberty County Board of Commissioners unanimously accepted to move forward with a proposal from Emergency Services Consultants for the evaluation and development of a countywide fire protection master plan.
Below is the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force monthly activity report for June 2007.
CrimeStoppers is seeking information about the homicide of Damon Hardy and is offering a reward of up $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved.
Victor Cruz Bautista, 64, of Hinesville, has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Savannah, according to Edmund A. Booth Jr., acting United States attorney.
Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency, a collaboration of the county and city governments, has the lead role in preparing for and responding to major emergencies and disasters.
Disorderly conduct June 22 Sunshine Lake Road, Midway Sheriff's deputies were dispatched twice to the same residence in response to a drunken woman harassing the homeowner. Both times, as deputies arrived, the offender ran away from the house. Deputies waited nearby and when the woman returned, she was apprehended and arrested. Drug charges June 22 Georgia 405 at mile marker 73 A deputy stopped a Honda Accord for speeding and asked the driver to ...
Disorderly conduct July 1, 2007 County Road 20, Ludowici A deputy took a man into custody who had wrecked his father's vehicle and threatened suicide. The father, who was upset about his vehicle, asked the offender to stay away from the house for a day, but the offender returned without permission and became extremely disorderly. According to the incident report, the offender ran into a neighboring mobile home, grabbed a kitchen knife and ran out ...
The Ludowici Police Department, along with the state's Motor Carrier Compliance Division, conducted a highway safety checkpoint June 30 at the intersection of Highways 84 and 301.
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.