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.
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.
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.
Between Jan. 1-Nov. 21, Hinesville had 1,049 traffic accidents that resulted in 310 injuries and three fatalities, Hinesville Police Cpl. Les Patton said.
Authorities are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide Monday morning in Richmond Hill.
Nov. 1: Suspicious acts - An officer conducting a foot patrol along Gen. Screven Way was flagged down by a citizen who found a shell casing in the parking lot of Stewart Way Apartments. The woman said she called police earlier that day after hearing gunshots and witnessing a group of people arguing in the parking lot of the apartment complex.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a man at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly 5 miles from the main post area and sits off of Ga. 144 east, about 10 miles from Richmond Hill.
Cynthia Gates began her position as executive director of the Tri-County Protective Agency in August and now is "getting acclimated" to the job.