Liberty County Monday launched a court designed to divert drug users from a life of addiction.
In a plea bargain Monday, Shawn Martin, admitted to one of six drug charges leveled against him after a raid of his 140-acre estate in August 2007.
The Georgia State Patrol says 20 people died on state roads in traffic accidents over the holiday weekend, but none were inn our area.
"We had no fatalities and no serious wrecks," Hinesville Police Department Lt. Max Mclendon said Monday.
Agents were called in to assist the Liberty County Sheriff's Department on Nov. 26 after deputies made a routine stop on a car for having its taillight out. The stop reportedly led to a search of the vehicle, where the deputies allegedly found a black bag containing a sawed-off shotgun, another altered firearm, ammunition and 1.5 grams of marijuana.
Reporting only one DUI incident each, the Hinesville Police Department and Fort Stewart's Military Police said that local residents started 2009 on a safe note.
New Year's Eve is synonymous with midnight kisses, resolutions, and for many, champagne and cocktails.
Agents on Nov. 19 arrested Joshua Hicks, who was reportedly found in the possession of several stolen items. Among those items was an M-4 assault rifle reportedly belonging to Jonathan Guzman. Cato said Guzman was called in to claim his rifle, and during the conversation that followed, agents discovered he had a failure to appear warrant. Cato said MACE learned Guzman had been indicted for child molestation, statutory rape and giving alcohol to an underage person. Guzman, a soldier stationed at Fort Stewart, is currently out on bond. Since he was under indictment, he is not allowed to possess any ...
An Indiana man's death in the Long County Jail this past Friday has been ruled a suicide, according to Ludowici Police Department Chief Richard Robertson.
SAVANNAH - A South Carolina judge ordered a Savannah firefighter to be held on a high bond following his arrest for a fatal hit-and-run crash that left a bicycle rider dead.
Bluffton, S.C., police said 29-year-old Ryan Scott Cudlip was formally charged Sunday with involuntary manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident that resulted in death.
ATLANTA - The Georgia State Patrol is predicting 20 traffic deaths on Georgia roads during the 102-hour New Year's Day holiday weekend that begins Wednesday at 6 p.m. and ends at midnight Sunday.
The patrol estimates there will be 3,008 accidents with 1,350 injuries.
The home of a Long County Sheriff's Department deputy that recently burned down was determined to have been an accident.
SAVANNAH - A Savannah firefighter has been charged in a fatal hit-and-run wreck in South Carolina.
29-year-old Ryan Scott Cudlip surrendered to Bluffton, S.C., police officers Sunday morning.
SPRINGFIELD - Authorities are trying to identify the body of a male found in a wooded area in Effingham County.
The body was found Sunday morning.
SAVANNAH - Savannah-Chatham police say a double shooting overnight left a man dead and a woman injured.
Police said the shootings occurred near a funeral home at the corners of Commerce and Commercial Drives. Gene Harley, a police spokesman, said officers responded to the scene at around 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Last week's Coastal Courier story regarding Delano Clancy led the 21-year-old Hinesville man to turn himself in after hearing from his family that the police were looking for him. The arrest of Clancy has encouraged the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force to again ask for community support in locating a person wanted for probation violations and drug charges.
Five men were arrested Tuesday in connection with a Georgia Bureau Investigation probe into a possible equipment-theft ring, the GBI announced.
A man died Monday, and his femal passenger was in critical condition, after a single-vehicle accident in Gum Branch Saturday morning.
A Sunday morning accident on South Main Street at Eunice Road temporarily closed the street after a 2004 Lexus RX flipped over and ended up ...
An alleged armed robber was apprehended after a high-speed chase wound through Hinesville Saturday just before noon.
An Amtrak train was damaged by what appeared to be an intentional roadblock on the tracks in Wayne County earlier this week, authorities said.
A man was displaced after his home on the 200 block of Rye Patch Road in western Liberty County filled quickly with smoke Wednesday night.
Troopers manning a checkpoint in Walthourville were led on a high-speed chase into Long County when the driver tried to avoid the stop, according to ...
A single-vehicle wreck left the driver injured and knocked out power in the Lake George area.
A Jacksonville, Florida, man was killed when the pickup he was driving ran off Interstate 95 and rolled over.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has issued an arrest warrant in connection with an investigation into a possible heavy-equipment theft ring in Liberty County, and ...
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
R&J Produce market in Hinesville was destroyed by a fire early Monday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday by the Appling County sheriff just over the line in Wayne County, according to ...
Reports filed with the Ludowici Police Department the week of May 26 through June 2 included:
The Jesup Police Department and the Wayne County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect who robbed the ...