MACE drug task force is comprised of eight sworn officers from different law enforcement agencies and was developed to target street-level drug violence and activity within Liberty and Long counties. They are under the leadership of Commander Al Cato.
Leash law violation Aug. 6 Luke Rd., Midway The complainant said he saw his friend's 9-year-old daughter, who was riding on a scooter in the area, being chased by a neighbor's dog. He heard the child scream, then saw the dog chasing her. The officer spoke with the resident who called 911 to report the incident. The officer later spoke with the child's father, who told the officer the dogs have chased his daughter on ...
For the second time in less than nine days, Superior Court Judge Robert Russell heard testimony in the Erica Brennan murder case.
Automobile wrecks are a daily occurrance, costing insurance companies billion of dollars every year in paid-out claims.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Department takes on a heavy workload to bolster the security in the region with an array of tasks.
Counterfeit bill Aug. 3, Oglethorpe Highway An officer was dispatched to West Oglethorpe Highway in reference to a counterfeit $100 bill. The complainant advised the officer the bank returned the bill to Wal-Mart. The bill was taken for evidence. Possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug-related objects Aug. 1, E. MLK Jr. Dr. While patrolling East Oglethorpe Highway, an officer saw a vehicle without a tag light. The officer stopped the vehicle in the parking lot ...
Matter of record Aug. 2 Paul Sikes Rd., Hinesville An officer responded in reference to a woman knocking on doors, waking people up. The officer found a woman knocking on a residence on Limerick Road and she said a woman inside the home had her purse. The subject appeared disoriented and her car was parked sideways in the driveway with the keys locked inside. The officer asked her several times to call someone to come ...
The sun peeked out from the clouds and cast its warmth on several hundred people who showed up for the National Night Out celebration this past weekend in Bradwell Park.
WASHINGTON - Federal transportation officials announced plans over the weekend to investigate the agency responsible for inspecting highway bridges, an inquiry triggered by the collapse of an interstate highway bridge in Minneapolis.
Possession of marijuana July 19, 2007 Georgia Highway 405 Midway Police stopped a white Cadillac that was traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer ran a check of the driver's license and found it was suspended and the driver also had an active warrant in Brunswick. The officer asked for consent to search the vehicle and found a bag that contained a leafy green substance that looked like marijuana. The driver was arrested ...
GeoComm GIS specialist Karl Lawson informed those present at the Long County E-911 meeting July 26 the addressing for the county was nearly complete.
Sodomy July 18, 2007 Griffin Road Walthourville A complainant reported her granddaughters told her their 5-year-old cousin was forced by other children to perform an inappropriate act on another juvenile. According to the granddaughters, they over heard one of the offenders talking about the incident. The case is under investigation. Death investigation Route 3, Box 360 Glennville Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in his room after friends went to check on ...
George Stagmeier is the police chief for the city of Hinesville Police Department. HPD opened its current law enforcement center in 1998. Typically the police department has between 75 and 78 officers on its roster, but the department is authorized to have 81 officers. The department handles traffic violations and criminal cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, within the city limits. The department is at 123 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The phone number for ...
A Fort Stewart soldier's wife was arrested Thursday and charged with the murder of her step-daughter.
The number of burglaries in Hinesville has increased, and the police have centralized their efforts to curb the problem.
May 29: Burglary – no forced entry - A Hinesville woman said she left her residence at 2:30 p.m. and locked the door. When she returned, she said, her TV and laptop were missing and the door was unlocked. She suspected her ex-boyfriend had a copy of her house key made when he helped her move into the residence.
May 29: Public drunkenness - Two deputies were called to the residence of a Hinesville man after another man entered his yard and began making advances toward the complainant's girlfriend. An altercation also occurred the night before between the two men. The complainant's girlfriend allegedly was hit by the suspect. When the deputies looked for the suspect, they found him riding his bicycle at the intersection of Dogwood Lane and Wayside Turn. There was a ...
An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
According to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Danny Dinkins, on May 30 his department served a search warrant on David Ellis Strickland, 53, and Maybelle Williams, 53, at their Futch Lane home in the Sand Hills community of Long County, and the couple's business, 301 Game Room, which is attached to the home.
May 13: Disorderly conduct - Two brothers were arguing over property lines and deputies advised them they have to settle the matter in civil court. One brother said cars kept driving across his property. He said his brother runs a night club on his side of the property at Robert Hill Road but cars were using his side like a thoroughfare. He said when he complained to his brother his sibling threatened him, so he called the police.
A Texas woman has been arrested and charged with prostitution in Long County, according to Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers.
May 25: Suspicious acts - A Hinesville motel guest said her ex-boyfriend entered her room unannounced then left with her mother's boyfriend. A short time later, the mother's boyfriend returned without the motel guest's ex-boyfriend and reportedly said the ex-boyfriend was going to "shoot up the room." Soon after that, something hit the motel-room window, and the complainant called 911. Another female at the scene appeared very intoxicated and could not provide police with a ...
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he took swift and decisive action following a reported incident at the Liberty County Jail on Thursday night.
An alleged burglary attempt turned deadly Saturday night in Hinesville when a homeowner confronted a home-invasion suspect, leading to a gunfight that left the homeowner, a soldier, dead and injured the suspect.
Two Tennessee natives living in Long County lost everything Sunday morning in a fire that destroyed their home.
A former Long County resident recently was charged with murder related to the death of his son in 2008.
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