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.
Sept. 29: Theft by taking (firearm) - A woman told police her silver-and-black handgun was missing. She said the last time she saw the gun was when she had placed it under the mattress.
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has issued an alert for a missing girl.
A Hinesville man was shot multiple times at the Eagles Landing apartment complex shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police have released very few details. The victim was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, and his condition is unknown.
There was a large vehicle fire on Highway 196 in Fleming this morning. Both westbound lanes were closed and one eastbound lane was devoted to diverted westbound traffic. Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies were directing traffic, and the Fleming fire department was on the scene. The Courier will provide more information about this incident as details emerge.
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.