Liberty County Sheriff's Office in-house instructor Keith Jenkins was promoted to captain Friday as part of a department-wide restructuring. LCSO Sheriff Steve Sikes said Jenkins will oversee the department's revamped, more intensive training program.
June 16: A Pineview resident reported a burglary in which $100 in cash was taken. The victim told police her neighbor spotted a former acquaintance of the victim's on the property, and the victim told police she believed the former acquaintance also had been stealing cigarette butts from her front porch for several weeks.
A Long County man thwarted a home invasion in progress Tuesday and detained an intruder at his residence in the Burnt Pines subdivision.
Christiane Judd, the former operator of Loonie Farms Animal Rescue in Long County, appeared Tuesday morning before Long County Magistrate Judge Marie Middleton for a 10-minute hearing.
June 10: Officers charged two men with marijuana possession and possession with intent after attempting to stop a vehicle on Gen. Screven Way for a center-lane violation. Before pulling over, one of the vehicle's passengers threw a suspicious item out of the window and then bailed out of the vehicle and ran. The man was found down the street hiding on a porch and was arrested without further incident. He was found carrying marijuana and the discarded item also was determined to be marijuana. More contraband was found in another passenger's possession.
The man who recently robbed the El Cheapo in Midway probably also is responsible for robbing Subway restaurants in Richmond Hill and Savannah, according to police. Authorities are searching for a 25- to 30-year-old white male described as clean-cut and "preppy," who likely is driving a white Ford Expedition.
Visitors to the Hinesville Fire Department won't find firefighters sitting around idly waiting for a call. Instead, firefighters spend a majority of their time training and preparing for calls to save property and lives. Hinesville firefighters recently conducted ventilation-training exercises, one of the many types of drills the firefighters must complete.
During the annual Georgia Police Accreditation Coalition conference June 8, Hinesville Police Department Sgt. Bill Kirkendall was awarded the President's Leadership Award, the highest and most prestigious award and honor given by the organization.
June 10: A resident of Brantley Drive reported a burglary in which $1,850 worth of entertainment equipment was stolen.
The Midway Police Department hosted an combat skills course on May 23- 24 at the Richmond Hill Department of Natural Resources Firing Range.
The Ludowici/Long County Fire Department recently received a grant to purchase new protective gear for its firefighters. According to Assistant Chief Richard Truman, the $45,000 federal grant was used to purchase 26 sets of Globe G-Xtreme bunker gear for firefighters to wear when they battle blazes.
The Ludowici Police Department and the Georgia State Patrol continued their crackdown on speeding, impaired-driving and occupant-protection violations Thursday through the 100 Days of Heat campaign, which is the largest and most comprehensive traffic education and enforcement campaign in Georgia's history, according to gahighwaysafety.org.
ATLANTA - The state pardons board has rejected a bid for clemency for a Georgia death row inmate who is set to die this month for the 1978 slaying of an elderly woman in Savannah.
Fires continued to plague Long County over the weekend, burning 600 acres and destroying two deserted mobile homes.
With Lt. Danny Pittman's recent retirement, the Liberty County Sheriff's Office had one slot to fill and several promotions to hand out during a ceremony Wednesday evening at the justice center.
When an argument on the front steps of a mobile home turned into a fatal shooting Monday morning, it marked the first homicide in Walthourville ...
Authorities are on hand of a fatal accident in Wayne County involving a tractor trailer.
A threat against Midway Middle School today was deemed by authorities to be unfounded.
Walthourville Police Department and the Liberty County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that resulted in a fatality. The incident occurred roughly 40 minutes ...
A Long County woman was killed Thursday afternoon after the car she was driving struck a bridge guard rail.