In what Hinesville Police Department Det. Kyle Larimore is calling an unfortunate accident, two children and one adult sustained burns after gasoline was used to expand a bonfire.
Pvt. Daniel Brazelton, 3-15th Infantry Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, fled from custody Friday as he was being taken from Fort Stewart to Liberty County Jail, post officials reported Friday evening.
Sheriff Steve Sikes and his staff are ready to get the bad guys off the streets.
SAVANNAH - Andre Jamaal Guyton of Ludowici was sentenced by District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. to 210 months imprisonment following his conviction on two counts of distributing controlled substances in Liberty County. The case was tried before Moore on Oct. 13 at the U.S. Courthouse in Savannah. The
A Hinesville woman was among four people arrested Friday night in Coweta County in an undercover sting for allegedly selling methamphetamine.
On Saturday, paintball enthusiasts and law enforcement agencies led the way in raising money for the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes. The event, called Cops and Robbers, was an eight-hour paintball battle at the Low Country Paintball Club in Long County. In addition to local paintball competitors, members from the Ludowici Police Department, Long County Sheriff's Office, Georgia State Patrol, Secret Service, MACE, ATF, FBI, Georgia Forestry Commission and the Department of Natural Resources also competed.
The update of the public safety communications equipment is coming along as expected, according to county officials.
ATLANTA - Just before a jury began debating how to punish the man convicted of killing her sister, Kellie Wiggins took the witness stand and urged them not to forget one thing about the victim: "No one gave compassion to her. No one fought for her life."
Long County is likely to see a dry spring and more drought-related fires. At the county commission's Tuesday meeting, Georgia Forestry Commission acting Chief Ranger Paul Robertson said the area has already experienced a substantial increase in the number of forest fires this fiscal year in comparison to last year's total.
The Ludowici Police Department hosted Taser training at its station last week to certify new officers and recertify the veterans.
Liberty and Long's county sheriffs donated money to Georgia State Patrol Post 11 Thursday to help troopers keep drunk drivers off county roads by making sure the local GSP can afford to fill its patrol cars' gas tanks.
A Hinesville Yellow Cab driver was allegedly robbed, pistol-whipped and kidnapped Sunday, according to an incident report filed by Hinesville Police Officer Lyle Thurmond.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes made time to speak with the Coastal Courier this week about his first 60 days in office. Sikes, the son and grandson of former Liberty County sheriffs, was sworn into office Dec. 7. He told the Courier he has been getting to know his staff, the county's elected officials and administrators and meeting with other local law enforcement agencies.
Jan. 6, 2011
A driver charged with vehicular homicide last month for allegedly causing a fatal accident in October has been arrested for driving under the influence, according to a Hinesville Police report.
GLENNVILLE - A large fire destroyed four businesses on Barnard Street in downtown Glennville early Sunday morning.