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.
The Bryan County child who was hit by a truck Thursday while getting off of a school bus has died.
A Riceboro couple is undergoing preventive treatment for rabies after both were bitten by the family dog which has tested positive for the virus.According to the Coastal Health District, the German shepherd was not up-to-date on its rabies vaccination. Liberty County Environmental Health officials remind residents to get all pets vaccinated. It's the law and not only protects the pet but also family members.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has partnered with Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield's Directorate of Emergency Services to allow Fort Stewart families to participate in Project Lifesaver.
Another suspect has been arrested in the Jan. 15 attempted robbery that reportedly began at Liberty Inn & Suites and affected Wells Fargo Bank on Gen. Screven Way.
Jan. 10 Simple battery - A couple argued in the middle of the intersection at Live Oak Church and Griffin Park roads about their three small children, two of whom were in the car during the argument. The man said his girlfriend slapped his arm and pushed him, but he didn't want to pursue charges. The woman said the man yelled but never touched her in a harmful way. She added that she had custody of all three kids.
Accused FEAR militia member Heather Salmon was arraigned Thursday on 13 counts, including charges of malice murder, felony murder, violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act and making a false statement. She entered a not-guilty plea before Long County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.
The Georgia Forestry Commission is investigating two suspicious fires that recently started in open fields in Magnolia Creek subdivision in Ellabell.
Accused FEAR militia member Heather Salmon was arraigned Thursday morning on charges of malice murder, felony murder, violations of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, firearm possession during the commission of a crime, aggravated assault and making a false statement. She entered a not-guilty plea before Long County Superior Court Judge Robert Russell.
A fire Monday night in Riceboro destroyed a man's home.
Four Savannah residents have been charged in connection with an alleged attempted armed robbery in Midway Wednesday.
A reported bomb scare Wednesday morning spurred the evacuation of Midway Middle School and a lockdown at nearby Liberty Elementary.
Sept. 30: Threats -A woman told police another woman had been sending her threatening messages by posting the comments on her Facebook page since January.
Two men aroused suspicion at the Interstate Unlimited Federal Credit Union on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway on Wednesday morning when law-enforcement officers were busy dealing with a bomb threat at nearby Midway Middle School.
Children have been evacuated from Midway Middle School after what appears to be an explosive device was found near the school, according to Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar.
An attempted robbery was reported Wednesday morning at the Interstate Unlimited Credit Union on Highway 84 in Midway. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said two people tried to rob the financial institution but did not make off with any money.
The long, long, long-awaited widening of Highway 144 in South Bryan is currently scheduled to begin in 2015, according to the Georgia DOT. The project, which will cover 4.6 miles from Timber Trail Road east to Belfast River Road, is estimated to cost around $23 million and could be finished in 2018.
Richmond Hill's acting fire chief reportedly has been let go just days after being arrested in Tattnall County for allegedly driving under the influence of prescription drugs.
Sept. 30: Theft by taking - A woman told police she has allowed a male friend who was homeless to stay with her.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday on southbound Interstate 95 resulted in a large drug bust for the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Two Jacksonville residents were arrested after 2.2 pounds of crystal meth were found in their vehicle.
A Midway fire that broke out Wednesday morning left a family of five without a home.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been paying off.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been hard at work, and the members' efforts are paying off.Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier announced the task force's creation Wednesday, and followed up Thursday with even bigger news.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office held its Citizens' Academy graduation Oct. 23.