Jan. 16 Matter of record North Coastal Highway, Midway A report was filed claiming that a nurse heard one of the female patients yelling in her room, alleging that a rape had occurred. A deputy met with the patient and was told that nothing happened. The patient said she could have spoke out while in the midst of a psychotic episode. The nursing director confirmed that the patient has a history of psychotic behavior. As ...
FBI officials confirmed Thursday the death of an unidentified man found on Fort Stewart a week ago is being investigated as a homicide.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of an unidentified man found floating in a pond on Fort Stewart early Thursday evening, Fort Stewart Public Affairs spokesman Kevin Larson said Tuesday.
A prescribed fire measuring an estimated 257 acres is burning today in South Bryan County on Fort Stewart. The prescribed burn is being conducted by Fort Stewart Forestry to reduce hazardous forest fire fuels. Smoke from the prescribed burn will be noticed primarily in Chatham, Liberty and southern Bryan counties.
Poole's Deli won't have its normal lunch rush on Friday. From 11 a.m.-2 p.m., a group of volunteers will be carrying lunch trays, refilling beverages and clearing tables at the popular lunch spot. The volunteers will be asking for contributions to the American Red Cross. The bus team slated for the event includes James Rogers, Melissa Deal, Amy Nutting, Trevor Sikes, Jason Floyd, Kim Sills, Slade Sikes, Isabel Hernandez and Josh Wheeler. The Red ...
Robbery-business-gun W. General Screven Way Jan. 18 An officer was dispatched to Clyde's on General Screven Way for an armed robbery. The complainant/manager told the officer that a man wearing a black hoody, sunglasses and black pants entered the store asking to use the bathroom. After the suspect used the bathroom he walked to the rear of the store (beer section). He then walked up to the complainant, who was behind the register, and pulled ...
Gov. Sonny Perdue has proclaimed the week of Feb. 3-9, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Georgia, encouraging Georgians to practice emergency preparedness and response procedures for all types of severe weather. "On Sunday, Feb. 3, the focus is Family Preparedness Day," says Liberty County Emergency Management Agency Director David L. McIntosh. "Family Preparedness Day is the perfect time for every family in Liberty County to plan and rehearse what they should do during the ...
Jan. 1 Speeding/open container Highway 196 at Luke Road A deputy stopped a car after he clocked it going 78 mph in a 55 mph zone. While asking the driver for his license the deputy noticed several open containers of alcohol in the vehicle. The driver's license check returned showing he was wanted for child support violation in Liberty County. All three men in the car were cited for open container violations and the driver ...
Tracy Howard, a detective with the Hinesville Police Department, spoke at the Hinesville Rotary Club's weekly meeting on Jan. 15. He addressed street gangs in Hinesville. There are 36 active gangs within the city and there are more than 1,000 young people involved in gangs in Liberty County. The average age of when children start participating in gang-related activities is 11-13. Howard stressed the importance of having alternative programs for children to participate in so ...
The Multi-Agency Crack Enforcement team recently released its monthly reports for November and December:
The Liberty County Health Department has won a grant from the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Public Health to distribute automobile child restraints and educational information to eligible parents.
This area's U.S. representative, Jack Kingston (R-Savannah), had a gift for local firefighters and emergency service agencies during a stop in Midway Thursday.
A Hinesville man received minor injuries when he crashed his motorcycle into a culvert retaining wall Monday afternoon.
ATLANTA - The winter is a difficult time of year for blood donations. With less than two weeks into the new year, the American Red Cross is already facing shortages of several blood types.
Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin swears in two new deputies Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 8). Newly sworn deputy Jim Chapman and William Solomon were immediately welcomed to the department.
A Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputy Thursday employed a pit maneuver and ended a high-speed chase that began just after 3 p.m. in McIntosh County, according to McIntosh County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy William Jennings.
Volunteers are getting harder to come by for volunteer fire departments, and Bryan County Emergency Services Chief Freddy Howell knows why it's getting tougher to find people to serve.
Kenneth William Lumpkin, 43, pleaded guilty Monday to felony murder and kidnapping with the commission of bodily injury to another person in the September 2010 strangulation death of Lori Arrowood.
Kenneth William Lumpkin, 43, pleaded guilty Monday to felony murder, kidnapping and the commission of bodily injury in the September 2010 strangulation death of Lori Arrowood. Atlantic Judicial Circuit Judge Paul Rose presided over the hearing at the Long County Courthouse. Three charges were dropped - one count each of malice murder, aggravated assault and concealing the death of another person. Lumpkin, a former corrections officer at the Liberty County Jail, was sentenced to two ...
July 7: Assist other agency (robbery) - Two officers responded to Shady Oaks Mobile Home Park in reference to a robbery.
D. Jay Stewart attended the National Drug Court Professionals' 19th annual training conference July 14-17 in Washington, D.C.
The cause of a fire that destroyed a home Wednesday night in the 700 block of Pate Rogers Road in Liberty County still is undetermined, according to Liberty County Fire Coordinator James Ashdown, who has requested that the state fire marshal conduct an investigation.
July 7: DUI, obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers - Two deputies stopped a vehicle that passed by playing loud music.
No one apparently was injured when a mobile home in the 700 block of Pate Rogers Road was destroyed by fire Wednesday night.
People from across the area came out Aug. 5 to join Long County for its Community Night Out at the Long County Recreation Complex.
July 5: Burglary, forced entry, residence, second degree - As an officer was on foot patrol, he noticed the door open of a residence in Country Side Mobile Home Park. The officer entered, and there was no one there. Later, the resident showed up. He said he saw his front door open, and because he was new to the country, he did not know to call 911, so he left the residence. Nothing was missing ...
Candice and Torres Boles briefly were in court Monday morning, where they waived their rights to a formal arraignment and entered pleas of not guilty.
ATLANTA - The FBI has asked for the public's assistance in identifying and locating the person or people responsible for the Aug. 7 armed robbery of The Heritage Bank in Midway, according to Special Agent in Charge Mark F. Giuliano.