STATESBORO - Authorities have charged more than 90 people in a sweeping gun and drug bust in this otherwise sleepy rural town.
Federal prosecutors and local authorities said Tuesday the arrests came after a 10-month undercover operation in this south Georgia city of nearly 23,000.
Richmond Hill Police are asking the public for help in finding missing teen Kayla Marie Hartley, 14. Hartley, of a Ricegate Drive address in Richmond Hill, has been missing since April 11, police say. She is listed as a runaway. Anyone with information is asked to call RHPD at 756-5645.
Frank Rotondo, executive director of the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, issued an official state law enforcement re-certification to the Hinesville Police Department last week, grouping them with the 15 percent of state law enforcement agencies to earn the credentials.
LUDOWICI – Two Long County men are lucky to be alive after actions that drew attention of the law.
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The Long County E-911 Committee recently had its March meeting with representatives of McIntosh County and GeoComm.
A juvenile was charged last week after a string of shed fires prompted Hinesville Police to investigate and nearby residents to post reward signs.
LUDOWICI - Two burglaries occurred in the Davenport Acres subdivision of Long County in a span of four days, according to Long County Sheriff's Department Investigator Ty Smith.
BRUNSWICK - A 39-year-old Glynn County man is jailed in the stabbing death of a St. Simons Island man who was attacked in a beachfront restroom.
Authorities said Harry Edward Reese, 70, was killed at Massengale Park early Wednesday night.
LUDOWICI - A fire in a home here Friday could have been a lot worse had it not been for the fire department's quick response.
LUDOWICI - The Ludowici Police Department and the Ludowici/Long County Volunteer Fire Department recently conducted driver training to help hone their skills as emergency first responders.
Jason Howard, who has been sought in connection with the shooting deaths of his mother and stepfather in Gum Branch in 2004, was captured in Macon, while trying to allegedly breaking into vehicles.
According to a press release issued by Macon Police, Howard was arrested at approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday. A Macon Police sergeant saw a man breaking into vehicles inside of the fenced area of Enterprise Rental at 2135 Riverside Drive. The man was caught inside a vehicle. He identified himself as Kevin Wayne Lewis. He was charged with two counts of entering auto, possession of a ...
A Yellow Cab on its way to pick up a fare became engulfed in flames at the corner of Welborn Street and West Court on Thursday morning. The driver escaped uninjured.
A Riceboro man, wanted in connection with a shooting last year, has been returned to Liberty County after being found in New York.
The bones found last month in a wooded area of Hinesville have been identified as a man who had been reported missing last year.
A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in Dec. is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.
Reports recently filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
A local man who ran from Ludowici police officers trying to arrest him on an outstanding warrant bit one of those officers, leaving an impression on her forearm, police said.