Some folks steal money, others cars, and some try to steal lawnmowers - or at least that is what two Hinesville men were charged with trying to do in Long County.
The Long County E-911 Committee met with the GeoComm staff Oct. 25 during its monthly meeting. GeoComm GIS specialist Karl Larson reported the initial address notifications would be sent out Nov. 9 to Long County residents. Larson also confirmed, with the committee that if anyone in the county had a question about their new address or a road name, they should contact County Clerk Mary Ann Odum at 545-2143 for more information. "If a resident ...
Criminal trespass W. Oglethorpe Hwy Walthourville Nov. 1 A complainant reported a cleaning woman contacted the rental company of a mobile home when she discovered the front door had been forced open, the kitchen window busted, the living room window busted; and the center bedroom and closet walls had large holes in them. The complainant estimated the damage at $500. Criminal trespass Lake Dr., Midway Nov. 1 A complainant reported people at the private docks ...
Jerome Shawn Bell, 20, was arrested Nov. 4, and is facing multiple charges, including possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, after he reportedly tried to elude police in Ludowici.
Domestic dispute Railroad Street, Oct. 6 A complainant lives in town but left her residence after reportedly being physically abused by her fiancé, the offender. The complainant said when she returned home from work, the offender and several other people, who she only knows by their first names, were partying at her home. The complainant took a nap and, when she woke up, her fiancé started an argument with her. She said he then grabbed ...
Attorneys for a woman facing a death penalty case have filed for a change of venue in Liberty County Superior Court.
Former Liberty County law enforcement officer and Long County resident Weyman Chapman has been given 11 years to pay off thousands of dollars he owes for the theft of county and privately owned heavy equipment that was discovered at his residence.
Cruelty to animals Howard Hill Road, Oct. 20 An officer was dispatched to Howard Hill Road in reference to a cruelty to animal. The complainant reported she was walking around outside with her dogs when the offender said he was tired of the dogs barking and he was going to show her something. She said he went inside his mother's house next door and came back outside with a rifle and shot one of the ...
Expired registration, Possession of suspected narcotics Highway 196 and Appie Road Oct. 16 While on patrol in the area of Deal Street, an officer observed a vehicle showing an August 2007 expiration date and conducted a traffic stop. The driver said the passenger owned the vehicle. The officer asked if there were any weapons, open containers or narcotics in the vehicle, and both denied having any. The officer then asked if they would consent to ...
Long County police and first responders were busy recently, as there were two wrecks of local residents resulting in the drivers having to be airlifted to Savannah for medical treatment.
Smoke in the Hinesville area Thursday morning was coming from controlled burns associated with land clearing just southeast of town, according to the Georgia Forestry Commission's Midway office.
Many of the police cars running around Hinesville with sirens blaring Thursday were part of an exercise.
The Hinesville Police Department are participating in an exercise in conjunction with the Fort Stewart / Hunter Army Airfield and other surrounding civilian agencies.
LUDOWICI - Red Cross Resource Development Coordinator Denese Register is looking for volunteers to be a part of the Heroes for the American Red Cross campaign in Long, Liberty Bryan, Evans and Tattnall counties.
Fire Prevention Month: Members of the Lake George Fire Department pose for a group photo Oct. 20 during an event hosted at the fire station in recognition of Fire Prevention Month. Highlights of the event included appearances by Smokey the Bear, the Life Star Helicopter crew, EMS personnel, state and county police officers, the Fort Stewart fire dog, the Jesup rollover machine, the Red Cross and the American Legion. A parade of emergency vehicles also ...
Attorney Billy Joe Nelson Jr. took the oath of office Thursday in Ludowici as the new assistant district attorney for the Atlantic Judicial Circuit of Georgia.
Woodland fires have decreased substantially in Long County during the past two years, the commissioners learned during their recent August meeting.
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.