IT Crimes is part of a global initiative founded to help eliminate the theft of computer and other technology-related equipment. Originally a campaign launched in partnership with South African authorities, the operation is now moving into areas of the United States, including Hinesville.
Four burglaries recently occured in Ludowici, according to Ludowici Police Department Investigator Sal Genualdi.
Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Kevin W. Milton and Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Ervin present a certificate of appreciation to Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier in recognition of the department's contributions to the 2009 July 4th celebration on Fort Stewart. Milton and Ervin attended the monthly Hinesville Military Affairs Committee meeting to present certificates of appreciation to other members for their support and help with this year's celebration.
A Ludowici man who was involved in a wreck that killed a 17-year-old was arrested last week for possession of illegal drugs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced recently that Liberty County has received $203,000 in funding through the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program. The grant will be used to start the Liberty County Drug Court program which will target all adult offenders with a drug or substance abuse problem.
One man was killed, one injured in a single-vehicle accident in Long County Saturday night.
A man found submerged in a creek behind his home near Midway Thursday evening has been identified as Thomas Eugene Grier, 76, according to a Liberty County Sheriff Department incident report.
Judge Paul Rose with the Atlantic Judicial Circuit of Superior Courts visited with community leaders at Tuesday's Rotary Club meeting and talked about his experiences on the bench. He also offered an update on the state of the local court systems.
An elderly man was found submerged in water Thursday afternoon in a pond on the Isle of Wight.
Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce confirmed that a man was found in a pond on the west side of the marsh community, but he was unsure what caused the death. He said it was too early to release the name of the victim.
Aug. 22, Doing business without a license, 791 EG Miles Parkway
LUDOWICI - An employee of Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility was arrested Friday and has been charged with stealing from the nursing home and several of its residents.
No decision has yet been made to seek the death penalty in the case of Edison A. Ortiz, who was charged last month in the shooting deaths of his in-laws.
Indecent exposure, Aug. 21, Intersection of Kelly and Debbie drives
Aug. 20, Driving while license suspended or revoked, obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers
A retired sailor and merchant marine, who had recently returned to his native Liberty County, died in a fire at his home Monday afternoon.
A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in downtown Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.
A man was shot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Suites at Station Exchange parking lot in Richmond Hill.
Recent reports with the Hinesville Police Department included one of two officers, veterans themselves, talking a soldier out of committing suicide:
The two people who allegedly stabbed a Lake George man Sunday night now face burglary and other charges, according to police.
Smiley Elementary School was briefly evacuated around 2 p.m. Tuesday when stormy conditions caused a tree to fall on a power line outside the school. The downed line started a small fire in the woods and caused a surge inside the school, which knocked out power and caused the fire alarm to go off, according to Superintendent Dr. Robert Waters.
The two people who alleged stabbed a Lake George man Sunday night have been charged with aggravated assault, according to police.
This are recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
A wreck Thursday night at the intersection of Rye Patch and Wilkerson roads in Long County sent four people to the hospital, according to Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Richard Truman.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
July 21: Disorderly conduct, criminal trespass - On Live Oak Road in Hinesville, people gathered in the complainant's yard, threatening to beat up her daughter. She said that they have done this twice. A woman the complainant knew came to the door both times and knocked aggressively. She even came to the door with a hoe in hand, wanting to fight the complainant's daughter over a man. When asked to leave the property, the woman refused. However, the suspect said the daughter came to her house earlier to talk to the man, and the woman only came to the ...
During a semi-annual fire hydrant testing period and several fire-related incidents, members of the Hinesville Fire Department recently reported increased obstruction of fire hydrants.
The Georgia State Fire Marshal's Office is offering a $10,000 reward for the arrest and conviction of the person or people involved in a suspicious fire that broke out in Walthourville the morning of Aug. 6 and destroyed an unoccupied home.
National Night Out recently was held in Hinesville, featuring music, dancing and fun while addressing the serious question of how to fight crime.