Sheriffs are the chief law enforcement officers of each Georgia county and have many mandated responsibilities by state law. They provide courthouse security, operate jails, transport inmates and mental patients, perform traffic and law enforcement functions and register sex offenders.
Hinesville Police detectives arrested four individuals Monday morning in connection with a shooting near a bus stop on Aug. 11 on Pointe South Drive.
LUDOWICI - During the past six weeks, four Ludowici churches have been broken into. The most recent crime occurred last week.
LUDOWICI -- During its August meeting, the Ludowici City Council heard a report by Ludowici Police Officer Frankie Goff on illegal alcohol sales.
The Hinesville Police Department continues to investigate the shooting that occurred on Pointe South Drive on Aug. 11.
A Taylor Road man who was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Aug. 10 decided not to press charges against three robbery suspects, said Hinesville Police Department Det. Kyle Lairamore.
Aug. 3, Indecent exposure
Devon Morris, the 70-year-old Pembroke resident who was beaten while lying in his bed on June 8, died Friday.
SAVANNAH - The second batch of Savannah Technical College Peace Officer Academy students graduated Friday in the Eckburg Auditorium on the Savannah Campus. Eighteen graduates participated in the ceremony. They are:
BELLVILLE - A teenage boy was struck by lightning and seriously injured during football practice at a private school in rural Evans County, authorities said Thursday.
Angel C. Wilson, 19, of Hinesville, was injured in a single-car accident on Wednesday.
Hinesville Police said Thursday they have identified multiple suspects and that arrests were pending in Tuesday's shooting near a school bus stop on Pointe South Drive.
A fatal, one-car wreck that claimed the life of Kelly Moore, 19, of Liberty County, at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, also injured her passenger, J.D. Yeomans, 22.
A Ludowici man faces charges after police said he allowed a juvenile to set a brush fire near Pecan Park.
The Hinesville Fire Department and the Liberty County office of the Georgia Forestry Commission are at the scene of a brush fire behind the Hinesville Cemetery on South Main Street. The incident was reported around 2 p.m. Tuesday.
A Fort Stewart soldier, identified as Matthew Caron, 28, was killed Sunday in Savannah when his 2014 BMW overturned.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Family Dollar in Ludowici recently was targeted by alleged shoplifters.
Hinesville Police think they know who the person is whose skeleton was found Sunday evening, but officers were awaiting forensic reports before making any announcement.