A man charged with possessing and distributing "hundreds" of images of child pornography was denied bond last week in Effingham County Magistrate Court.
June 8: Simple battery - An officer was dispatched to Walmart for a reported fight between employees. The manager said two employees were fighting outside of the store during their break, but she separated them upon the officer's arrival.
Torres and Candice Boles, a couple indicted in the death of their 3-year old daughter, Andraia, were set to appear Thursday in Liberty County Superior Court.
Tropical Storm Chantal petered out Wednesday night.
Lane closures will be in effect on State Route 119 in Liberty County from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today through Friday, weather permitting.
Tropical Storm Chantal will be right off the coast of the Georgia-Florida line early Saturday, but will no longer by a storm, if today's forecast from the National Hurricane Center holds true.
June 9: Found contraband - At a local hotel, a deputy found a clear bag containing marijuana in one room and a tan plastic bag containing marijuana in another room. The drugs were turned over to a narcotics agent.
A motorist, driving a stolen van, reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty deputy near Richmond Hill.
Police are on the lookout for 17-year-old Robert Shane Anderson Jr. of Richmond Hill who is possibly in the Hinesville area.
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the murder of Ernie Walthour Sr., who was killed July 1 during an apparent robbery on Lewis Frasier Road in Midway.
The third named tropical storm of the hurricane season, Chantal, has formed in the Atlantic. If it becomes a threat to Coastal Georgia it won't be until early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
A motorist driving a stolen van reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty Deputy near Richmond Hill.
June 9: Criminal trespass - A deputy was dispatched to the Flemington Veterinary Hospital after an employee noticed two of the gates to the property were open and unsecured. On Sunday morning, the employee went to the hospital to walk and feed the dogs; when she left, the gates were closed and secured. She returned at 8 p.m. to take care of the dogs and noticed the gates were open. Also, at one gate entrance, there was an opened hot-dog package and several broken-up hot dogs that formed a trail from the inside to the outside of the gate. Nothing ...
June 8: Criminal trespass - The owner of Knight's Inn called HPD officers in reference to a drunk man damaging a hotel-room door lock. The complainant said the incident was caught on video, which showed the suspect pulling hard on the door lock while hitting his body repeatedly against the door. Due to the damage, the hotel owner was unsuccessful at entering the room, where the suspect was staying. Officers made contact with the suspect outside of the hotel room, and he appeared to be extremely intoxicated. He denied ever touching the hotel door.
Hinesville Police Department is asking for the public's help finding an armed-robbery suspect.
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.