Residents living near 1277 Baxter St. in Hinesville's Pine Ridge subdivision were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after discovery of a Mexican War or Civil War-era cannon ball, according to Mike Hodges, director of Liberty County Emergency Management Administration.
Hinesville Police are investigation the death of a 3-year-old girl as a possible Homicide, According to Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
Jan. 26: Entering automobile - A complainant in the 1100 block of Ruben Wells Road reported that someone had entered his residence though an unlocked back door and went through several rooms.
One man was killed and several other people were injured Monday when a pickup collided head-on with a school bus on Ga. 27/341 near Jesup, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Kevin Ziegler of the Brunswick Post. The pickup driver, Samuel Carr, 59, of Odum, was traveling west in a 2008 Chevy Z71 when he hydroplaned and crossed over into the eastbound lane of Ga. 27/341, striking a bus carrying 14 children. The pickup driver was found dead at the scene. Some of the buses' passengers and its driver sustained minor injuries. The students were coming from Cedar ...
The body of a man discovered Feb. 20 in Richmond Hill alongside Interstate 95, near the 144 interchange, has been identified as Charles Michael Stoyle, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief of Detectives Dana Strickland.
Jan. 15: Criminal trespass - A woman said her ex-boyfriend had been leaving letters on her door, on her vehicle and in her mailbox even though they had been broken up for two years with no other contact. She spotted her ex-boyfriend getting back in his vehicle after reportedly leaving her a letter and flowers between her screen door and front door. She told him to leave and not return. An officer contacted the ex-boyfriend, who said he was through with his ex-girlfriend.
Robert Quinones, a former soldier accused of taking hostages at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart approximately two and a half years ago, has accepted a plea agreement in the case.
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 and killed her cat. Deputies found the owner of the dog who admitted his dog came loose from the chain and he had been unable to ...
Sept. 26: Suicidal threats, mental subject - A woman called police to report her sister had threatened to kill herself. The woman said her sister was a diagnosed schizophrenic and had been off her medication for two days. The woman said when she went to check, her sister was angry, throwing things around and picked up a pair of scissors and threatened to do herself bodily harm. The woman took the scissors from her sister, gave her the prescribed medication and attempted to calm her down. She then took her sister to her house, called her sister's doctor and was ...
A Walthourville man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a stabbing that happened Friday in Long County.
Sept. 24: Simple battery - A police officer was dispatched to a home on Slayton Circle regarding a domestic dispute. The woman told the officer the dispute started the day before when her husband failed to respond when she called him to come home. She said she needed to attend to a personal matter, but he intentionally refused to come home. When he did come home, she left and didn't return until the next morning. She said she stayed with a friend to avoid a confrontation.
A Long County man was rushed to a Savannah hospital Friday night after he was stabbed during a reported altercation in the backyard of a home on Izzard Road.
Sept. 19: Burglary, forced entry - An HPD officer was dispatched to an apartment complex in Regency Plaza regarding a burglary. The officer met with the site supervisor of company renovating the apartments. He told the officer his men left 10 100-pound bags of recyclable copper and 21 air-conditioner regulators on the floor of a vacant apartment. He ensured the apartment doors were locked when they left at 5:30 p.m. When they returned at 7:30 a.m., the materials were gone. The officer found a broken bedroom window. The copper is valued at $2,000; the regulator is ...
Sept. 28: Simple battery - A woman slapped her husband when she allegedly found information in his belongings indicating he was talking to other women and cheating on her.
A Richmond Hill man was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury for allegedly burning a cross in a neighbor's yard because he believed the man to be an African-American, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
GUYTON - A fight that began on Facebook escalated into one teenager stabbing another on Oct. 10.
Sept. 25: Arrest for another agency; Doing business without a license - While on patrol, an HPD officer noticed a blue Direct TV canopy set up near a service station on Gen. Screven Way.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties was brought down earlier this week.
Sept. 19: Possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, DUI - Two deputies pulled over a truck they noticed weaving over the road. The driver exited with his hands in the air, walked to the rear of his truck and placed his hands on the tailgate.
A home in the 700 block of Leroy Coffer Highway in the Fleming community was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon.
What originally was a report of a suicide attempt Saturday turned into a potentially deadly standoff that endangered dozens of area officers and residents of a normally quiet neighborhood.
A standoff between police and an armed man in Flemington ended Saturday evening with the suspect shot and wounded.