A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Leroy Coffer Highway, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Quincy Melvin.
A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Leroy Coffer Highway, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Quincy Melvin. A Liberty County woman and her daughter were traveling in minivan on the highway when a dump truck attempted to cross the intersection from Freedman Grove Road onto Pate Rogers Road. The truck struck the Dodge Caravan on the driver's side, trapping the 28-year-old-woman. She later was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. The child was transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.
The final environmental-impact statement for the proposed modernization and expansion of Townsend Bombing Range in McIntosh and Long counties has been published and now is available to the public. A copy of the federal-register notice and the final EIS can be found at www.townsendbombingrangeeis.com.
Torres Boles was in court Monday morning for a preliminary hearing in connection with the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of his 3-year-old daughter, Andrea Boles.
Torres Boles was in court Monday morning in a preliminary hearing regarding the suspicious circumstances of the death of his 3-year-old daughter Andrea Boles.
March 8: Domestic disturbance - Deputies were dispatched to the parking lot of Connections Church on Patriots Trail in reference to a domestic disturbance. A man said he witnessed a couple pull into the church's parking lot and start yelling and tossing items out of the car. The man said the couple soon left the lot, but he decided to report the incident because he was concerned about the woman's safety.
Feb. 26: Prowling - A Hinesville woman said someone loudly pounded on her front door. Since she was not expecting visitors, she did not respond. A short time later, she heard someone trying to open her sliding-glass back door. The woman said her dogs barked, but since she did not look outside, she did not see anyone. Neighbors who had been outside said they didn't see anyone in the area. The woman was put in contact with the neighborhood watch program officer and given crime-prevention techniques for her residence.
A Frank Long Elementary School employee was assaulted in the school's parking lot Wednesday morning before dawn.
Feb. 27: Criminal trespass - A Hinesville woman complained that a black pickup truck backed up to a pole barn across the road from her residence. Since the area is private property, she said she confronted the driver. The man said he'd just pulled off the road to talk on his cell phone. She advised him to leave and he did so without further incident.
Four men and one woman on Wednesday turned a new page as the inaugural Liberty County DUI Court graduating class.
Feb. 20: Possession of marijuana - A deputy stopped a car for improperly displaying a license plate. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle. The deputy found an open can of beer and an open pint of vodka. He also smelled marijuana when he picked up one passenger's jacket. He found what appeared to be a partially smoked marijuana cigarette in the pocket of the garment. The passenger was issued citations for possession of marijuana and open-container violations and given a court date. The driver was cited for improperly displaying a license plate. The marijuana was placed in ...
The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is partnering with the Hinesville Police Department to offer a self-defense training class for women.
Feb. 15: Matter of record - Two residents in Lake View mobile home park on Dunlevie Road disagreed over an interaction between their 9-year-old sons that resulted in one boy's glasses breaking. The complainant said his son went to ask the neighbor to play when he was rushed, grabbed and slung to the ground, resulting in his glasses breaking. The neighbor boy's father said the children had been wrestling and the boy broke his glasses but was afraid he would get in trouble for breaking them. Both parties indicated there have been past disagreements between the two boys, but ...
Feb. 4: Parole violation, Burglary - A man walked in to the Hinesville Police department requesting a criminal background check and was arrested for having an active warrant for parole violation in Atlanta.
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.
Sept. 10: Burglary-forced entry, residence - A Sequoia Lane man said he left for work at 8:30 a.m. and came home at 8:26 p.m. and noticed his side door was open.
It appears Tropical Storm Karen will have little effect on Liberty and Long counties.
Police are searching for a man, who robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint Friday night.
A Fort Stewart soldier who died Saturday while riding his dirt bike has been identified. Spc. Michael Lee Myers, 33, of Greenville, Tenn., served as a wheeled-vehicle mechanic with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.
Three Long County men were arrested earlier this week for their alleged involvement in multiple recent burglaries.
Law-enforcement personnel from Long and Liberty counties recently attended the annual Cops and Coffee on Fort Stewart.
Sept. 18: Identity theft fraud - A Hinesville woman contacted deputies and said she'd received a call from Target regarding the credit card she'd recently applied for in Pennsylvania. The woman said she'd never applied for a credit card at Target. The Target representative reportedly told the woman that the person who applied for the card had all of her personal information. The woman said she contacted the Federal Trade Commission and was told to file a report with local authorities. The complainant was given a case number.
Representatives from the Target Distribution Center in Midway were in Hinesville on Friday afternoon to present the Liberty County Sheriff's Office a $1,000 check to help fund Project Lifesaver.
Sept. 9: Simple battery - An officer went to a Franklin Street home in reference to an anonymous domestic dispute complaint. A male resident said he and his wife had been arguing about their pending divorce and his departure for Iowa, when his wife slapped him in the face. The man said he did not hit is wife, and it was not the first time she had hit him. The wife confirmed her husband's description of the incident and said she's upset about her family being split up. Due to the minor nature of the incident and lack of ...
Sept. 16: Driving while license suspended, third offense, no insurance - A deputy on patrol ran the plates on a Hyundai he was traveling behind and found the vehicle's registration was suspended and the driver had no valid insurance. The deputy stopped the vehicle and asked the driver for his license, but the driver told him it was suspended. He also said he'd canceled his insurance. The driver was arrested, taken to jail and given citations and a court date. The Hyundai was towed.
A Catholic priest, who once worked in Pembroke, was found guilty last week of criminal child sex abuse in U.S. Federal Court in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sept. 6: Theft by taking - An officer was called to a West Oglethorpe Highway restaurant, where a waitress claimed some customers left without paying their full bill. Another employee at the restaurant said she was familiar with the suspects who were involved in the incident. She said the suspects work at a local gentleman's club, but she did not know their names. The waitress was able to provide a license-plate number to the officer. The vehicle was registered to a man in Manchester, Ga. The officer said he would attempt to make contact with one of the suspects.
One man was killed and several injured in a multi-vehicle accident Saturday night in Hinesville.