Edison A. Ortiz, 24, a private with 1-64 Armor Battalion, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division on Fort Stewart, has been charged with two counts of malice murder.
Like many social trends, gang activity in Liberty County is consistently evolving and expanding, according to HPD Gang Violence Det. Tracey Howard.
Aug. 12, Marijuana – possession of drug related items/narcotic equipment, 1396 Shaw Road
Five Liberty County residents suffered minor injuries after a head-on collision Friday night in Long County.
LUDOWICI -- According to Long County Commissioner David Richardson, the start-up date for the Long County/McIntosh County Wiregrass E-911 Project is still on schedule.
LUDOWICI - A Glennville man drowned Monday while fishing with his wife in northeast Long County.
Sheriffs are the chief law enforcement officers of each Georgia county and have many mandated responsibilities by state law. They provide courthouse security, operate jails, transport inmates and mental patients, perform traffic and law enforcement functions and register sex offenders.
Hinesville Police detectives arrested four individuals Monday morning in connection with a shooting near a bus stop on Aug. 11 on Pointe South Drive.
LUDOWICI - During the past six weeks, four Ludowici churches have been broken into. The most recent crime occurred last week.
LUDOWICI -- During its August meeting, the Ludowici City Council heard a report by Ludowici Police Officer Frankie Goff on illegal alcohol sales.
The Hinesville Police Department continues to investigate the shooting that occurred on Pointe South Drive on Aug. 11.
A Taylor Road man who was allegedly robbed at gunpoint Aug. 10 decided not to press charges against three robbery suspects, said Hinesville Police Department Det. Kyle Lairamore.
Aug. 3, Indecent exposure
FORSYTH - Deputy David A. Horton of the Long County Sheriff's Office recently completed a course in advanced traffic law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center.
Derst Baking Company President Paul Frankum said last week he's 99-percent certain a straight pin found last week by a Richmond Hill customer in a loaf of the company's bread was put there after it was made because "everything goes through a metal detector before it leaves the bakery."
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes, Chief Deputy Jon Long and jail administrator Jeff Hein officiated the swearing-in ceremony for several new deputies Wednesday morning at the Liberty County Justice Center.
The Ludowici Police Department recently added another police car to its fleet.