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.
The following cases will be presented to the grand jury when it meets in September. • Latasha Jackson (Murder) Jackson is accused of stabbing Roosevelt Buchannan, 73, in the stomach and then fleeing in his car on Oct. 19, 2006. She faced charges of theft by taking of an automobile and aggravated assault. The assault charge later turned to felony murder when Buchannan died in the hospital from the inflicted wound about three weeks after ...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $742,031 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant to fire departments and emergency medical services organizations in the state of Georgia.
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.