Disaster Relief volunteers for the American Red Cross Liberty Branch office handed out brochures to the public during the Hurricane Awareness Day on Saturday at Lowe's in Hinesville. The event enabled emergency relief agencies, such as the Red Cross and LHEMA, to educate the public on how to prepare for hurricane season. They also provided information on how to ready before, during and after any disaster.
May 23, 2007 Terroristic threats/aggravated assault Walton Street Allenhurst A complainant reported her daughter threatened to kill her, her brothers and then herself while wielding a butcher knife she retrieved from the kitchen. The daughter had apparently become angry when told she was playing too rough with her brothers. The complainant and the two boys were able to leave the residence and call 911. Deputies found the daughter in the bedroom, kneeling on the floor ...
May 1, 2007 Stalking Route 3, Box 27 A-B Ludowici Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man who was in violation of a temporary restraining order. It was the second call received that day from the complainant stating the man kept returning. When deputies arrived, the offender was sitting on the porch. When he was asked to stand and place his hands behind his back, the man staggered ...
The Liberty County Sheriff's office has released composite sketches of two men wanted for armed robbery at a store in Midway.
DUI, suspended license Elim Road and Barrett Cemetery Road Ludowici May 10 , 2007 Deputies stopped a vehicle that was speeding. The driver had a suspended license and was found to be under the influence. He was arrested and later released on bond. Driving with a suspended or revoked license Highway 57 at MM 27 May 11, 2007 While conducting a traffic safety checkpoint, deputies arrested a man who was driving with a suspended ...
As another hurricane season begins, the Liberty and Long County Health departments urge everyone to prepare now to protect their lives, loved ones and property before a storm approaches the coast.
What started as a domestic disturbance turned into a wild roller coaster ride for two men chasing a woman driving down Tibet road last Tuesday.
By Patty Leon Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer email@example.com You are driving down the street and witness a terrible accident. Or you're home alone and hear someone trying to break in. Who are you going to call? It's common knowledge when faced with any life-threatening scenario you should immediately call 911. A delay can be the difference between life and death. What many are not aware of is the importance of knowing how to ...
Hinesville detectives are still investigating the shooting death of Damon Andrea Hardy, 21, an Augusta man shot in the early morning hours at the Regency Terrace apartment complex on Tuesday.
GIS specialist Karl Larson said one of the most difficult steps to implement E-911 calling in Long County has been completed.
Criminal trespass May 12, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A woman reported she was attacked by a group of women as she left Bo-Maz. The offenders reportedly carried baseball bats and damaged the hood of the vehicle she was sitting in. Deputies were unable to find the assailants. Disorderly conduct/ obstruction (Misd.)/public drunkeness May 14, 2007 Joyner Road, Hinesville Deputies were dispatched to a fight and when they arrived in the vicinity three men took ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - With the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season here, researcher William Gray released his newest forecast Thursday still showing an expectation for 17 named storms and nine hurricanes, five of them intense.
For many, the Memorial Day weekend meant backyard barbecues, trips to the beach and mini vacations. But for the Long County Sheriff's Department, the holiday turned out to be a night at the races.
In a bold, mid-afternoon robbery, two men held Raina Wolford at gunpoint and ran off with the cash box and a store item from Pojo's Treasures and Things on Thursday in Midway.
Traffic crashes during the 78-hour Memorial Day holiday weekend claimed the lives of seven people across the state, 11 fewer than traffic estimates and three fewer than the previous record-low of 10 in 1979.
A Midway man found dead Thursday next to his ATV on the Isle of Wight has been identified.
May 1: Burglary - A resident in the 700 block of Hearn Road reported that a laptop was taken sometime between Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1, and that the back door has signs of forced entry. No other items were reportedly missing, and the residents waited to report the missing item in case they had only misplaced it. The responding officer reported signs of forced entry, and the address reportedly was also burglarized with forced entry in 2011.
A Hinesville woman who used a brownie as a weapon Saturday night to deface the Liberty County Justice Center now is behind bars. Khadiza Latimore was arrested and charged with criminal trespass for smashing a brownie on a glass door at the justice center on South Main Street. She is being held on $1,200 bond at the Liberty County Jail.
April 28: Terroristic threats and acts - Police and fire officials responded to a mail box explosion in the 300 block of Deal Street. The mail box was damaged but intact, and inside of it was a melted two-liter root beer bottle with an unknown substance inside it.
JESUP ― The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Monday that to help travelers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state-system highways would be suspended from noon Friday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people were arrested around 5 a.m. Thursday in Ludowici's Pecan Park in connection with the fatal shooting, according to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Long County has displaced a family of three.
Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
A Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
April 26: Burglary - A man reported a broken window at another residence in the 2400 block of Caswell Boulevard, and the responding officer noticed there were two TVs lying on a floor but was not sure whether they were left that way by burglars or by their owner. He contacted the resident, who said she has been away from the house for about a month, and they deduced that only a $250 laptop was taken from the home.
Two home-intrusion suspects who thought a Long County residence was deserted were surprised May 2 when a neighbor foiled their entry attempt and fired a shot at them.
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