Hinesville Fire Department officials are investigating several area fires that broke out in the past few days. The fires were in the vicinity of the Terrell Mill Pond fire but were not a result of that fire.
The Hinesville Police Department hopes to get some high-tech tools to fight crime. The city applied last month to the Bureau of Justice Assistance for a $20,536 grant to buy five digital video mirrors and 13 wearable video cameras.
July 26: A man was cited for possession of a Schedule II narcotic after he and others were stopped for questioning in connection with a burglary report. The man agreed to a search of his belongings, and officers found generic medication used to treat attention deficit disorder. The medication was not in a prescription bottle.
Law officers and soldiers are searching in Hinesville for a 20-year-old soldier who is believed to be a danger to himself.
A Richmond Hill couple is dead after what police are investigating as a murder/suicide.
July 23: A man was cited for driving under the influence after being stopped in connection with an incident where a pedestrian accused him of waving a pistol at him while driving by. The man appeared intoxicated and failed field sobriety tests.
The Long County Emergency Management Agency recently established a community emergency response team comprised of volunteers from the area.
Hinesville Fire Department Lt. Earnest McDuffie (in front) and Cpt. Chris Moss poke through the ashes of a home Saturday morning in Happy Acres mobile home park on Kelly Drive.
Liberty County residents can interact with their protectors and learn more about staying safe during the 2011 National Night Out from 5-9 p.m. Tuesday at Bradwell Park in downtown Hinesville.
July 22: A resident of Saunders Avenue told police someone stole a game system and games worth $440 from his home. He told police he lost his keys and was unable to secure the residence.
A heat advisory is in effect from noon until 8 this evening for 11 counties in southeast Georgia, including Liberty, Bryan and Long, according to Liberty County EMS Director Mike Hodges.
A CSX train derailed Thursday in Jesup, injuring one railroad employee, according to Jesup Fire Department Chief Billy Brantley.
July 16: Officers stopped a vehicle on West Oglethorpe Highway that reportedly was involved in a Long County burglary. They recovered several pills that were determined to be oxycodone, a schedule 2 narcotic. The driver and passenger both were charged with possession and intent to distribute. Officers also recovered a crystalline substance suspected to be methamphetamine during a search of the vehicle.
Accident responders investigate the scene where a Savannah-bound Wall Timber truck overturned while making a left turn from Highway 196 onto Highway 17 at 5:26 p.m. Monday.
One man was arrested Friday evening when Liberty County Sheriff deputies reportedly caught him in the process of taking copper wires from a Coastal EMC sub-station Friday in Riceboro.
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From Hinesville Police Department reports:
A bicyclist was sideswiped by a tractor trailer shortly after 6:30 a.m. Monday in the 600 block of West Oglethorpe Highway in front ...