Two unrelated wrecks kept Hinesville traffic accident investigators and Liberty EMS busy Aug. 29. Just before noon, a male driver reportedly lost control of his vehicle as he attempted to make a turn from Highway 84 onto Courtland Drive. According to lead traffic investigator Les Patton, the driver attempted the turn while traveling at a high rate of speed and lost control, sending the Nissan into the median on Courtland Road. The vehicle stopped when it hit a palm tree, knocking it to the ground and partially blocking the north side of Courtland Drive. The driver told officers Patton and ...
Georgia state troopers and officers with the Georgia Department of Public Safety's Motor Carrier Compliance and Capitol Police divisions are preparing for a busy 78-hour Labor Day holiday travel period. Heavy traffic is expected throughout the weekend across the state as holiday vacation travel combines with holiday festivals and the start of the high school and college football seasons.
A Fort Stewart woman and her 9-month-old baby are lucky to be alive after the vehicle they were traveling in was struck by a log truck and then engulfed by fire minutes later, according to law enforcement authorities.
Theft by taking
Leonard Turner and his canine partner, Chase, attend the Midway Volunteer Fire Department open house Tuesday. Chase is part of the Eastern District's search and rescue team and was involved in the search for a lost person in the Magnolia Manor area and a missing girl search in Pooler. He can track and search by air scent. Chase is training to be a cadaver dog. Doug Salsberg from the Richmond Hill Police Department is helping the pair with their training. At home, Chase is just another member of the family, Turner said.
The Midway Volunteer Fire Department handed out tea, hot dogs and desserts while Angie's Diner was on hand frying food.
A bizarre case that involved a shooting and vehicle theft last Nov. 4 at the residence of Thelma and Calvin Caswell in Hinesville has ended with a guilty plea.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is still seeking two men responsible for a brazen, mid-day armed robbery of Pojo's Treasures and Things in Midway on May 31.
Domestic dispute, Aug. 3
Possession of cocaine, Aug. 7
The Long County Sheriff's Department has welcomed a new officer to its force.
During July, there were 58 cases and 56 offenders.
Leash law violation
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim and a suspect in death of a Midway area woman Friday night.
Pandemonium broke out late Friday night when gunshots were fired as hundreds waited in line for a sneaker sale in the Liberty Square Shopping Center in Hinesville.
Six people were rushed to a Savannah hospital following two-car accident today near Liberty County High School.
Authorities are investigating what they are calling the suspicious death of a woman near Midway Friday night.
The Ludowici Police Department is investigating two recent vehicle-related incidents.
A Glennville man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Wednesday morning in Long County.
Reports filed recently with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office include:
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The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related deaths of two elderly women in the Coastal Health District – one from Chatham County and one from Effingham County.
Late on the evening of Nov. 22, the Grab a Bag gas station on Leroy Coffer Highway was robbed by two armed men wearing all-black clothing. They demanded money and took lottery tickets. After learning the tickets were being cashed in at other locations by three people, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Lottery investigators identified the suspects as Domania Johnson of Hinesville, Jasmine Anderson of Hinesville and Jamal Roberts. Johnson and Anderson were apprehended and face multiple charges. However, authorities still are on the lookout for Roberts. He is wanted for armed robbery by the Liberty County ...
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Three people were arrested last week on drug charges in Liberty County, and a narcotics detective narrowly escaped injuries when a suspect he was trying to apprehend drove straight toward him.
A lineman at Coastal Electric Cooperative has been recognized by a state cooperative association for saving the life of a firefighter injured during a tree-removal operation.