SAVANNAH - The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is offering a self-defense training class for women.
Jan. 25: Entering automobile with intent - A deputy was dispatched to the 90 block of Greenwood Turn in Woodland Lakes in reference to a pistol stolen from a truck. The complainant said he was not sure how long the pistol had been gone for but that it last was accounted for Jan. 21. The item was valued at $700.
Jan. 14: Missing person, endangered person - A woman told police that her daughter, who has mild autism, did not come home from school.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and new Chief Deputy Jon Long both said they were pleased to promote five deputies Thursday morning at the Liberty County Justice Center. During a private ceremony attended by the honorees' co-workers and relatives, Long introduced each deputy and acknowledged their accomplishments.
Randall Blake Dearman entered a negotiated plea Tuesday morning in Liberty Superior Court before Judge Robert Russell.
ATHENS - Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
The Hinesville Police Department will begin its annual Citizens' Academy at 6 p.m. March 12.
Jan. 10: Matter of record - A woman said she was driving down Deer Trail Drive in her Mini-Cooper when a large brown dog came running out of the woods and jumped on her car. She said she pulled over and stepped out of the car to check for damages when the dog came out again and jumped on her. The woman then reported the dog followed her back to her home on Dogwood Lane ...
Sharp attention to detail and a traffic stop helped the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville and Midway police departments shut down what LCSO Sheriff Steve Sikes is calling a "burglary ring."
Liberty County Superior Court Chief Judge David Cavender sworn in Alexis Smith as a new assistant district attorney Monday at the courthouse.
According to a news release from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office, several arrests have been made in what the sheriff called a "burglary ring" after a month-long investigation.
A Fort Stewart soldier was arrested Monday after fleeing from officers on a motorcycle in a two-county chase that reached 120 miles per hour.
Jan. 14: Counterfeit currency - A man reported he found a counterfeit $5 bill lying on the ground at the intersection of Timberlane Circle and West Oglethorpe Highway.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said Tuesday drugs are the biggest crime problem in Liberty County as he presented a plan to combat the issue with more drug dogs.
A 5-year-old Bryan County boy died after being hit by a truck as he was getting home from school near Pembroke Thursday.
May 1: Burglary - A resident in the 700 block of Hearn Road reported that a laptop was taken sometime between Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1, and that the back door has signs of forced entry. No other items were reportedly missing, and the residents waited to report the missing item in case they had only misplaced it. The responding officer reported signs of forced entry, and the address reportedly was also burglarized with forced entry in 2011.
A Midway man was found dead next to his ATV on the Isle of Wight this morning.
A Hinesville woman who used a brownie as a weapon Saturday night to deface the Liberty County Justice Center now is behind bars. Khadiza Latimore was arrested and charged with criminal trespass for smashing a brownie on a glass door at the justice center on South Main Street. She is being held on $1,200 bond at the Liberty County Jail.
April 28: Terroristic threats and acts - Police and fire officials responded to a mail box explosion in the 300 block of Deal Street. The mail box was damaged but intact, and inside of it was a melted two-liter root beer bottle with an unknown substance inside it.
JESUP ― The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Monday that to help travelers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state-system highways would be suspended from noon Friday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people were arrested around 5 a.m. Thursday in Ludowici's Pecan Park in connection with the fatal shooting, according to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Long County has displaced a family of three.
Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
A Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
April 26: Burglary - A man reported a broken window at another residence in the 2400 block of Caswell Boulevard, and the responding officer noticed there were two TVs lying on a floor but was not sure whether they were left that way by burglars or by their owner. He contacted the resident, who said she has been away from the house for about a month, and they deduced that only a $250 laptop was taken from the home.
Two home-intrusion suspects who thought a Long County residence was deserted were surprised May 2 when a neighbor foiled their entry attempt and fired a shot at them.
April 22: Theft by taking - A resident in the 700 block of Bacon Road reported someone took the engine lift that was in her driveway. She said she asked her neighbors if they had seen anything suspicious and they had not, and the officer reported not seeing evidence of a vehicle that could move an engine lift.
The Liberty County Health Department recently listed the sanitation scores of food establishments, bars and institutional eateries. You can download a copy by clicking on the media player at left.