Eighteen people, including a Hinesville man, were arrested and charged with crimes related to possession, production, or distribution of images of child pornography after a three-month statewide investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit and the Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
At least three cars recently were keyed at the Long County Recreation Department, according to Director Henry Strickland.
The man killed in a vehicle accident in Savannah on Sunday has been identified as Spc. Christopher M. Lewis, 23, of San Antonio, Texas.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
In light of the recent storms that have impacted the state of South Carolina, the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security, or GEMA/HS, reminds all Georgians that disasters can strike at any time. South Carolina's terrain is similar to Georgia's, and areas of our state have the same risk of flooding. As we've seen, you don't have to live near the water to feel the effects of a major storm.
The fatal shooting of nine church members in a Charleston, South Carolina church in June has prompted church members in Hinesville's Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church to take action to ensure something similar doesn't happen here.
Editor's note: The suspect in the Oct. 2 robbery of the Ameris Bank on Gen. Screven Way was identified by police as Fleming native Joseph Futch. An article on page 3B on Oct. 4 listed an incorrect surname.
The Georgia Department of Driver Services and the Georgia Department of Revenue are warning the public of an email scam that asks drivers to verify their driver's license details or face license suspension. The e-mail, which claims to have been sent from the Department of Motor Vehicles, appears to be a common phishing scam designed to steal personal information from recipients. Information collected may be used by Internet criminals to commit identity theft.
Fire Prevention Week is a great time to get your house prepared for fire prevention. Agent Lynn Bennett of The Bennett Agency would like to remind Liberty Countians that Fire Prevention Week is this week, through Saturday. Fire Prevention Day is Friday.
RICHMOND HILL - Police arrested a Savannah man Thursday and are looking for more suspects in a series of vehicle entries in Liberty, Bryan and Effingham counties.
Recent crime reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The following were filed Sept. 15:
Terrence G. Jones was found not guilty on all 23 counts in a murder case stemming from a 2010 armed robbery that ended in a fatal shooting in a Hinesville apartment.
Police arrested a suspected bank robber Friday after a witness reported that one of the Ameris Bank branches in Hinesville was possibly being robbed.
The woman described by Liberty County Public Defender Joshua Brockington as a scorned ex-girlfriend, took the stand offering a compelling account of what transpired the day Orlejandro Mark Smalls was killed during a poker game held at a friend's house in the 600 block of South Main Street.
A hit-and-run Tuesday night in Hinesville led authorities on a high-speed chase that ended near Holmestown Road when the suspect crashed, police said.
A vehicle recovered Tuesday afternoon from the Altamaha River was a pickup truck that had been reported stolen in 2005, Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles ...
A large amount of stolen equipment has been recovered in Liberty County after a Georgia Bureau of Investigation probe into a possible heavy-equipment theft ring.
The suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in Walthourville was charged with felony murder Friday, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
A Long County man has been charged with four counts of arson in connection with the early Sunday fire that destroyed four downtown Glennville businesses.
A man has been arrested in connection with the early Wednesday shooting that left one man dead and another injured in Walthourville.
Local law-enforcement officers received mental health awareness training this week.
The Hinesville Fire Department, which is made up of men and women who put their emotions in check when dealing with tragedy, shed tears last ...
A fire destroyed four businesses on Barnard Street in downtown Glennville early Sunday, and authorities said Tuesday that it has been ruled arson.
Charges ranging from traffic violations to theft and destruction of government property have been filed against two women involved in a traffic accident in Hinesville ...
Tropical Storm Colin proved to be a big rainmaker for Liberty and Long counties, but the region was spared from major damage.