"They're happening everywhere. Liberty County's been having them. The city (Ludowici) has been having their share, and we've had a bunch," said Long County Sheriff's Department, Chief Investigator Ty Smith of a recent string of burglaries in the area. "They come up to the house, kick in the door and they're in and out quick."
• Oct. 23: Found property, 1144 S. Main St.
Clarence Peter Thompson of Ludowici was arrested and charged with stealing a sport utility vehicle Saturday.
A money order scam didn't fool one Liberty County resident, and Linda Doolittle thinks her experience in banking gave her an advantage over the criminals.
Two Long County churches, Trinity Baptist Church and the First Samoan Church of Christ, were broken into on Nov. 5 or 6, according to Long County Sheriff's Department Investigator Nicky Anderson.
Kymberly Carr, 36, was killed Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident in Hinesville. She has two children.
A woman was killed Saturday afternoon in a motorcycle accident in Hinesville.
Oct. 22, Burglary, no forced entry, 190 Sequoia Circle
A woman accused of killing her 2-year-old cousin in her Riceboro home was re-arraigned Monday in jail court.
Five armed robberies, some occurring within minutes of each other, took place over a period of less than two hours at various locations around Hinesville on Nov. 3.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force is involved in community events and education. The officials welcome requests from the community to participate in school events and church, youth and civic group functions.
• Oct. 22 Simple battery 466 West Gen. Screven Way
• Arrest date: Sept. 4
According to an incident report filed by Lt. Wade Long of the Walthourville Police Department, a 3-year-old who shot herself in the foot took a .40 caliber Glock handgun off of a dresser in the master bedroom while her stepfather, Zachery Dale Yeager, was asleep in the room.
On Oct. 24, the Walthourville Fire and Rescue Department demonstrated on how to extract a victim from a vehicle accident.
Fort Stewart Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information pertaining vandalism of several buildings and signs on post.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office inlcude:
The man arrested by Liberty County Sheriff's Office case Tuesday evening alleged shot a man to death April 8 in Tucker.
A partnership between the Department of Defense and the Georgia Forestry Commission allows local fire departments to acquire military-surplus equipment and vehicles.
Reports filed recently with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Five vehicles were vandalized recently at Walker Middle School, Ludowici Police Chief Robert Poppell said.
A man and a woman were arrested Monday night after officers responded to a mobile home that was the site of an active meth lab, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
Editor's note: The following item, which appeared in Sunday's edition, did not accurately state the facts as they were contained in a Liberty County Sheriff's Office incident report. The item, revised to more accurately reflect the incident report, appears below:
It's been one month since former Liberty County Sheriff's Deputy and current Georgia Ports Authority Police Officer William Solomon was struck by a tractor-trailer while directing traffic.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The bones found last month in a wooded area of Hinesville have been identified as a man who had been reported missing last year.
A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in Dec. is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A local man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.
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