Liberty County Blotters
AUGUSTA -- Edmund A. Booth Jr., took the oath of office as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Georgia on March 6 during a formal investiture in U. S. District Court here.
A complaint about loud music last week resulted in the arrest of a minor for keeping an allegedly stolen, illegal sawed-off shotgun, according to a report from the Liberty County Sheriff's office.
Another driver has been charged with drug violations after being pulled over in Walthourville by Liberty County Deputy Wade Long for displaying an improper tag on his vehicle.
LUDOWICI -- The Long County E-911 Committee met on Feb. 28.
LUDOWICI - Another drug bust took place this in a traffic stop here. It was on March 2.
According to Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force case Agent Robert Hughes, just under 10 pounds of marijuana, the skeletal remains of an estimated 13 dogs and five live dogs in poor health were among the items seized from a Midway home in a drug bust Friday.
A senior Army leader presented Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield with an Army safety award during a ceremony at the main post chapel here Thursday.
A fire in Walthourville Friday afternoon left a family of six homeless.
Riceboro and the Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department will host a fire safety program on Saturday, March 15, at the youth center in Riceboro.
The Richmond Hill teen police initially thought was kidnapped from a local motel room has been arrested by police in Orlando, Fla.
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Blotter
Reading recent headlines regarding being pulled over for having a taillight out, you'd think the criminal element would make sure all was working before hitting the road with drugs.
Feb. 1: Obstruction/public drunk - A Fort Stewart man told police he lost his driver's license at a local sports bar/pool hall and could not get onto Fort Stewart without it. He complained that a sheriff's deputy who was working security would not help him find his license.
CHATHAM COUNTY – The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the flu-related death of an adult male in Glynn County.
The National Weather Service has lifted a severe thunderstorm warch for Southeast Georgia, including Liberty and Long counties.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office has one patrol vehicle equipped with a new device that is paying off. The Tag Reader System was key in a drug bust earlier this week on I-95.
One member of a Savannah-based Meddin Studios film crew shooting the Greg Allman biopic, "Midnight Rider," was killed in a train accident around 4:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon in Jesup, according to Wayne County Sheriff's Office Investigator Joe Gardner. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS personnel. Seven others were injured, one of whom was taken by helicopter to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, where her condition is unknown.
Richmond Hill is ranked No. 26 among Georgia's 50 safest cities, according to the website safewise.com.
Fort Stewart will be burning nearly 1,200 acres of underbrush in forests on the post today, according to a release from its public affairs office.
A former Fort Stewart soldier who escaped with a second inmate from the Tattnall County Jail on Jan. 17 was arrested Saturday in Texas.
A former Catholic priest in Ohio who worked in Claxton, Pembroke and Glennville as recently as 2012 was sentenced Wednesday to 7½ years in prison for taking a 10-year-old boy across state lines for sexual purposes.
Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar's missing 16-year-old daughter, Alexis Maureen Morningstar, was found safe Friday morning in a Jacksonville department store and has been returned to her mother.