A Savannah medical examiner asked to take a second look at the autopsy results of Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui said he determined the 24-year-old, who was about about six months pregnant, died by asphyxiation.
A Saturday-night fire left a Fort Stewart soldier and his family homeless. Their home, an old, single-story wooden structure in the 600 block of South Main Street, was fully engulfed in flames when Hinesville firefighters arrived shortly after 6 p.m., according to HFD fire investigator Ernest McDuffie. Jestine Riley, who lived in the home with her husband, James, and their three children, were in Savannah celebrating their wedding anniversary when they learned of ...
June 4: Harassing phone calls - A Midway man reported harassing communications made against a woman. The woman allegedly received phone calls and Facebook messages from her sister and niece stating she had caused her mother's death.
An Article 32 hearing for Pvt. Isaac G. Aguigui began this morning on Fort Stewart. Aguigui, who has already been indicted in Long County on murder charges in the deaths of Michael Roark and Tiffany York, is now facing the military equivalent of a grand jury investigation to determine if there is enough evidence to charge him with the July 17, 2011, death of his pregnant wife, Sgt. Deirdre Aguigui. The government called three witnesses ...
An arson case involving a former Long County law-enforcement officer has been continued by a superior-court judge.
The victim of an apparent homicide has been identified as Ernie Walthour Sr. by Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man found dead in the front yard of a mobile home on Lewis Frasier Road in Midway.
Hinesville police are investigating the late-night Monday robbery of Dunkin' Donuts, during which an employee was injured.
Two people are in custody after authorities allegedly seized more than 40 pounds of marijuana Thursday.
June 6: Theft by taking - A resident in the 900 block of E.G. Miles Parkway reported his laptop missing. The complainant said he was away from his residence for medical reasons May 4 to June 4. He was unsure of the model, make or serial number of the laptop but reported its value as $2,400. The officer did not report signs of forced entry, and other valuable items around the residence had not been touched.
Two new deputies sworn in Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles on June 17 hired and administered the oath of office to two new peace officers, Deputy Earl Freeman and Deputy Derek Howard. Both men are Long County residents.
June 2: Simple battery - Deputies were dispatched to a Riceboro home after an altercation between two grown brothers. The complainant said his brother bloodied his nose and demanded his brother be taken to jail. The responding deputy said he did not see any blood or evidence of violence.
After a lengthy investigation, three adults and one juvenile have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a series of burglaries and burglary attempts in Long County's Elim community, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Tom Sollosi.
May 29: Burglary – no forced entry - A Hinesville woman said she left her residence at 2:30 p.m. and locked the door. When she returned, she said, her TV and laptop were missing and the door was unlocked. She suspected her ex-boyfriend had a copy of her house key made when he helped her move into the residence.
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 ...
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.