Multi-Agency Crack Enforcement Task Force provides monthly reports to the Courier. January 2007 MACE had 70 total cases with 72 total offenders. The drugs seized had a street value of $13,240. Currency seized was $6,534.66. Also seized were four vehicles valued at $6,250 and 18 weapons. Twelve cases were closed with no arrests. February 2007 The team had 76 total cases with 82 offenders. Drugs seized had a street value of $24,228. Currency seized was ...
Obstruction/disorderly conduct April 4, 2007 Blue Jay Drive, Midway While deputies tried to serve a warranty, an angry mother yelled and cursed at the officers to leave her son alone. A few minutes later, the son approached also yelling and cursing the officers. Both continued to yell and interfere with the officers until both were peppered sprayed and arrested. Theft by taking April 1, 2007 E. Oglethorpe Highway, Midway A couple who stopped for gas ...
No one was injured, but traffic was snarled for hours after a one-truck wreck on Highway 84 at its intersection with Highway 196 Friday evening
Every year millions of children are on a quest to find their brilliantly decorated Easter eggs, candy and whatnots. As parents we can't help but give our children a little better challenge each year, sometimes not thinking of the "safety factor."
One man was reportedly killed and three other people injured Thursday afternoon in a one-vehicle wreck on I-95 in Liberty County.
Hinesville Police Department was alerted to a suspicious packageTuesday afternon that was placed on Bradwell Institute's baseball field.
A Florida man, described by law enforcement authorities as dangerous, is being sought following a car chase through two states.
A floral display and two signs on Talmadge Road in Walthourville serve as a reminder to the public to be careful when crossing railroad tracks. Steffen Busser, 16, was killed March 26 when he darted across the railroad tracks in front of an Amtrak train.
The Liberty County Recreation Department is sponsoring the AARP Driver Safety Program from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 7-8 at the Shuman Center in Hinesville. AARP developed the eight-hour classroom refresher course to help drivers improve their skills and prevent crashes. The class covers age-related physical changes in preception and reaction time, rules of the road and local driving problems. For more information or to register for this course, call Charles Shuman at 876-2223 ...
A Riceboro family is still trying to recover from a home fire that occurred March 18 while they were on vacation.
A wildfire burning in the artillery impact area in the northern part of Fort Stewart continued into the weekend, officials said Friday.
Simple battery, Criminal trespass March 20 Butter Blount Road Midway Deputies responded to a domestic dispute and arrested a man who allegedly kicked his girlfriend in the head and threw her sister on the floor. The man also yelled at deputies and would not obey their orders. Disorderly conduct March 20 W. Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville While trying to resolve a domestic dispute with a couple, a neighbor began to interfere with deputies, obstructing their ability ...
The congregation of Pleasant Grove AME church on Oglethorpe Highway may be down, but they're not out, as an annex which was 98 percent complete was destroyed by a fire Friday afternoon.
Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Tommy Irvin said Friday afternoon that his department will continue to look for the pet food recalled last week and will test several samples of both dog and cat food produced by Menu Foods, Inc.
Sale of alcohol to a minor/Failure to request proper ID March 5 Airport Road, Hinesville Police conducted a sting operation using an undercover informant, who was under 21 years of age, to buy a six-pack of beer at a store off Airport Road. The informant was not asked for ID and the sales clerk sold him a six-pack. The clerk was cited, fingerprinted and photographed for the violations and released with a court date. Hit ...
An argument between two employees at the Hinesville Burger King Wednesday evening ended with a shooting.
April 15: Theft by taking – felony -The owner of a landscaping and nursery business said his business office had not been open since Thanksgiving 2012. He said he went to the office to prepare for the upcoming busy season and found that during the time his business was closed someone took his trencher and a 100 pound bucket of scrap metals he had enclosed within the fenced area.