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 Walthourville police officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault.
Wyommie Mack, program manager for the Department of Juvenile Justice in Liberty, Long and Bryan counties, on Tuesday updated the Hinesville Rotary Club on reforms being made to the state juvenile justice system.
A Walthourville police officer has been arrested and charged with sexual assault. According to GBI Agent Eve Rogers, Kevin Rayley was arrested and charged with one count of sexual assault. Atlantic Judicial Circuit District Attorney Tom Durden said the charge stems from a traffic stop Rayley initiated Aug. 23. Durden, who is awaiting the report, was unable to provide details on the type of assault that allegedly occurred. Walthourville Police Chief Tracy McFadden said Rayley had been with the department since April 2012 and has resigned from the force. Rayley posted bond, according to Durden.
Highway 144 east on Fort Stewart was closed for several hours Wednesday afternoon due to a three-vehicle accident just after 1 p.m. near mile-marker 12. A pickup, a car and a dump truck were involved. Four people were injured, two of whom were taken by life flight to area hospitals. The highway was closed at the entrance to Holbrook Pond and at the intersection of 144 and Old Sunbury Road. Electric lines were down. Motorists were advised to avoid the area.
Sept. 1: Suspicious acts - A woman told deputies she went to bed at about 11 p.m. and when she left her house the next morning at 9:30 a.m. she found plastic forks all around her yard, stuck upright in the ground. She said she did not know who would want to play a prank on her, that she was more concerned about someone being in her yard late at night.
Aug. 28: Verbal dispute - A woman told deputies she took money from her husband's wallet to buy lottery tickets for her father. When she returned, her husband yelled at her for spending money.
Air Evac Life Team No. 96 from Jesup recently conducted a landing-zone safety class for members of volunteer fire departments from Lake George, Midway and Riceboro and a member of Liberty County's CERT Program. The Riceboro Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department hosted the training. Riceboro Chief Dennis Fitzgerald said the training is important for the safety of the first responders and for those who are involved in such incidents.
Long County Sheriff Craig Nobles on Monday administered the oath of office to two new law-enforcement officers.
Aug. 30: Lost or mislaid property - A man told police he had been discussing gun rights with his wife and her friend.
Aug. 24: Open Container/weaving across roadway/driving while license is suspended - Police stopped a man who was weaving on Highway 84 from Veteran Parkway to Dunlevie Road.
An arrest has been made in connection with several bomb threats that have targeted Hinesville businesses the past few days.
Aug. 25: DUI under 21/possession of alcohol by a minor - Police saw a group of young men hanging out in the parking lot of Gold and Silver Pawn and Guns and went to investigate.
A Hinesville woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday night on West Oglethorpe Highway in Hinesville.
For the second time in less than a week, Hinesville police responded to an alleged bomb threat at Walmart. It was business as usual the second time around; store management apparently did not order an evacuation as they had on Sept. 6.
Shortly before 9 this evening, a woman who was believed to be trying to cross Highway 84 at Gen. Screven Way was hit and kiled by a vehicle traveling west.