Nov. 12, • Burglary, no forced entry, residence, Rogers Road
With the Christmas holiday season just around the corner folks should be especially aware of thieves lurking nearby, looking for an unsuspecting target. Local law enforcement agencies caution residents to secure their cars and homes and take notice of suspicious individuals now and all year-round.
Between Wednesday and Sunday, Georgia State Troopers will be watching for "impaired drivers, occupant protection violations, and speed violations," on Georgia's roads, according to Col. Bill Hitchens, the Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety.
Military Judge Col. Tara Osborn announced Friday the long-awaited start of Sgt. Joseph Bozicevich's court martial as well as a firm schedule of motion due dates and final hearings in the death penalty case.
Hinesville Police Department recently graduated the last 2010 class of the Hinesville Police Citizens' Academy.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been reported missing, Hinesville police informed area media outlets Wednesday.
Detective Tom Sollosi said a Long County woman was scammed out of $3,600 through a mail scam. The woman said she received notice from a product evaluation company that she could deposit a check if she evaluated products. The company also asked her to wire two payments totaling $3,600. The woman evaluated the products, deposited the check into her account and wired the $3,600, as instructed, but later was notified the check was no good. The wire payments were not covered and instead came from the woman's own account.
A second arrest in the Nov. 5 stabbing death in Long County appears unlikely, law enforcement officials say.
An amber alert for 12-year-old Julieta Yoselin has been canceled. The girl was found Thursday at a residence in metro Atlanta. She was reported to be in good condition. The South Carolina girl went missing from the Clemson area earlier this week.
Jesus Alanda Lozada, 30, is being held in connection to Yoselin's disappearance. He is in custody in the Fulton County Detention Center. Lozada will likely be charged w ith kidnapping once he is extradited to Clemson.
An early morning fire in a Fort Stewart housing area Wednesday damaged four families' homes. No injuries were reported, Fort Stewart spokesperson Kevin Larson said.
Joseph Allen Newton, 75, pastor of Ludowici United Methodist Church was killed Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle accident on I-95 in Liberty County.
Daniel Williams, 20 has been charged with felony murder for his involvement in the death of Denzel Richardson, 18, last Friday, according to Long County Sheriff's Office Chief Investigator Nickey Anderson.
A Ludowici couple was robbed at gunpoint last week by a man who posed as their son and a group of unidentified suspects.
A man was stabbed to death late Friday night when a fight broke out at a Time Saver store in Long County.
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Deputies Sgt. Marty Adams and Cpl. Ralph Dixon received Medals of Valor on Friday at the department's annual awards and recognition ceremony for their actions during a March shooting. The ceremony was held at the Liberty County Regional Jail courtroom.
A vehicle struck a home in the 700 block of Talmadge Road in Walthourville on Wednesday night, authorities said.
A woman stabbed her husband in the neck after he attacked her in Hinesville on Wednesday evening, police said.
Ludowici police officers will soon have a new piece of equipment - body-worn cameras - when they are on duty.
Recent reports filed by Liberty County Sheriff's deputies include: