Jan. 9 Matter of record - Deputies responded to a complaint filed by a man living on John Wells Road. The man reported that his daughter's mother asked if the girl could go with her aunt to visit their grandmother who was in the hospital. The man said he allowed the girl's aunt to pick her up and later received a text from the child's mother saying he would not get the girl back. The man reported the child's mother claimed to have filed for custody in the county where she resides. LCSO deputies asked the man ...
Two Pembroke brothers were each sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for their roles in two separate kidnappings involving Bryan County residents.
Jan. 1 Disorderly conduct - A man said he followed his ex-girlfriend and kids because he was trying to talk her into letting him have the children for the day. The woman drove to her friend's house, who reportedly ran out of his house yelling expletives when he saw the kid's dad pull up behind the woman's car and step outside the vehicle. The friend said he was defending the mother and her kids, who feared the man who followed them was about to start trouble.
A fire early Friday in Hinesville sent one man to a hospital, but left the family relived that his injuries were minor, that a teenager escaped injury, and determined to add "miracle" to the family pet's name.
A youth was injured in a two-car accident Friday night at the intersection of Veterans and E.G. Miles parkways.
An early morning fire Friday destroyed a Hinesville home in the 500 block of Elm Street.
ATLANTA - Forecasters say large parts of north Georgia could be coated with ice from an approaching winter storm.
Jan. 10 Armed Robbery - An employee of a variety store on West Oglethorpe Highway reported she responded to a potential customer tapping on the store window. The man told her he had a space heater he wanted to sell. When she opened the door to ask him to show her the heater, he forced his way inside and raised a knife over his head.
ATLANTA - Forecasters warn that an arctic air mass combined with moisture approaching Georgia could set the stage for freezing rain and sleet for much of the state.
Timothy Martin Joiner pleaded guilty in Liberty County Superior Court Tuesday morning to numerous counts stemming from crimes to help fund the FEAR domestic terrorist militia that was uncovered among Fort Stewart soldiers last year.
A chemical spill Monday prompted closure of Highway 84 and the evacuation of several businesses in Ludowici.
Dec. 27 DUI - A Midway man was arrested for DUI around 3 a.m. at Highway 38 and Spencer Gaulden Road after being stopped for driving 69 mph in a 45 mph zone.
A chemical spill was detected at the intersection of Highways 84 and 301 in Ludowici at around 11 a.m. Monday. According to Ludowici-Long County Fire Department Chief Richard Truman, the origin of the spill, which stretched 200 feet down Highway 84, is unknown. First responders identified the substance as "black liquor," a chemical typically used at paper mills. It is a respiratory hazard, but is not as flammable as first responders initially thought.
Hinesville Police Department on Thursday arrested the third suspect in an attempted robbery that reportedly began Tuesday at Liberty Inn & Suites and affected Wells Fargo Bank on Gen. Screven Way.
RINCON - Authorities in Effingham County say a teen that died in a car accident drowned after being ejected from the vehicle.
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.
One man is dead following a fiery accident late Saturday night in Hinesville.