IT Crimes is part of a global initiative founded to help eliminate the theft of computer and other technology-related equipment. Originally a campaign launched in partnership with South African authorities, the operation is now moving into areas of the United States, including Hinesville.
Four burglaries recently occured in Ludowici, according to Ludowici Police Department Investigator Sal Genualdi.
Fort Stewart Garrison Commander Col. Kevin W. Milton and Command Sgt. Maj. James E. Ervin present a certificate of appreciation to Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier in recognition of the department's contributions to the 2009 July 4th celebration on Fort Stewart. Milton and Ervin attended the monthly Hinesville Military Affairs Committee meeting to present certificates of appreciation to other members for their support and help with this year's celebration.
A Ludowici man who was involved in a wreck that killed a 17-year-old was arrested last week for possession of illegal drugs.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., announced recently that Liberty County has received $203,000 in funding through the Drug Court Discretionary Grant Program. The grant will be used to start the Liberty County Drug Court program which will target all adult offenders with a drug or substance abuse problem.
One man was killed, one injured in a single-vehicle accident in Long County Saturday night.
A man found submerged in a creek behind his home near Midway Thursday evening has been identified as Thomas Eugene Grier, 76, according to a Liberty County Sheriff Department incident report.
Judge Paul Rose with the Atlantic Judicial Circuit of Superior Courts visited with community leaders at Tuesday's Rotary Club meeting and talked about his experiences on the bench. He also offered an update on the state of the local court systems.
An elderly man was found submerged in water Thursday afternoon in a pond on the Isle of Wight.
Liberty County Coroner Reginald Pierce confirmed that a man was found in a pond on the west side of the marsh community, but he was unsure what caused the death. He said it was too early to release the name of the victim.
Aug. 22, Doing business without a license, 791 EG Miles Parkway
LUDOWICI - An employee of Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility was arrested Friday and has been charged with stealing from the nursing home and several of its residents.
No decision has yet been made to seek the death penalty in the case of Edison A. Ortiz, who was charged last month in the shooting deaths of his in-laws.
Indecent exposure, Aug. 21, Intersection of Kelly and Debbie drives
Aug. 20, Driving while license suspended or revoked, obstructing or hindering law enforcement officers
A retired sailor and merchant marine, who had recently returned to his native Liberty County, died in a fire at his home Monday afternoon.
Reports recently filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's Department include:
Freeze and wind chill advisories have been issued for tonight and tomorrow morning for our area, according to the Liberty County Emergency Management Agency.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include: