Theft by taking Wayfair Lane Oct. 10 An officer was dispatched to Wayfair Lane in reference to a theft. Upon arrival, the officer made contact with the complainant who said someone was going into her mailbox. She noted she had already reported one instance. After making the initial report, the complainant left her residence for the weekend and returned to find "another" Block Buster video envelope on the ground near her mailbox. She was given ...
LUDOWICI - Long County law officers had some shocking training Wednesday. The Ludowici Police and the Long County Sheriff's departments had a Taser training class from 1-5 p.m. at the Ludowici City Hall. Instructor LPD Investigator Richard Robertson said, "This class was a re-certification class for officers. To maintain your certification you have to have a four hour class every year." According to Robertson, the initial certification class is eight hours. The investigator said that ...
The Lake George Fire Department will host an event to coincide with Fire Prevention Month from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Lake George Fire Station. There will be a Life Star helicopter, Smokey the Bear, EMS, state and county police officers, the Fort Stewart fire dog, the Jesup roll-over machine and much more. Lake George will be accepting applications for new firefighters and people will have the opportunity to meet the new ...
The week of Oct. 7-13 was recognized as National Fire Prevention Week. Each day, thousands of fires occur in this country, and it takes the dedication of the many men and women who make up the various fire departments to tackle these fires and prevent loss of life. Most of the firefighters who respond to these fires are volunteers. Because of the love they have for their communities, they spend countless hours helping to extinguish ...
Firefighters throughout the state attended a Firefighter Appreciation Cookout on Oct. 11, organized by the Ware County Commissioners and hosted by Wayne Dasher.
FORSYTH - Gov. Sonny Perdue has announced the recipients of the Governor's Public Safety Awards during a ceremony in Forsyth, recognizing 13 public safety professionals for acts of heroism and six for contributions to the profession.
The bodies of three people discovered in the smoldering rubble of an early morning fire Oct 4, have yet to be positively identified.
In Wednesday's edition of the Coastal Courier, it was erroneously reported in a MACE drug task force story that 402 illegally obtained Darvocets where found inside Rebecca Flood's public housing residence. The drugs were confiscated from another location and not her current residence in the 400 block of Gassaway Street, Hinesville. The Courier regrets the error.
Disorderly conduct Lee Road, Oct. 1 An officer responded to Lee Road in reference to possible threats. The officer made contact with the complainant who reported she received a voicemail from the suspects stating they wanted her to meet them somewhere and when she refused to they said they were going to find her and beat her. She also said she received another phone call again stating they wanted her to meet and talk about ...
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force continues its battle to keep drugs and illegal prescriptions out of the hands of children.
August 2007 Total Cases: 70 Total Offenders: 70 Types of crimes: Possession of marijuana, sale of marijuana, possession of marijuana within 1,000 feet of public school, possession with intent to distribute marijuana within 1,000 feet of public housing, manufacturing marijuana, trafficking marijuana, conspiracy to purchase marijuana, trafficking in cocaine, possession of cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine, possession with intent to distribute cocaine within 1,000 feet of a public housing, sale of cocaine, sale ...
Authorities said a 48-year-old Midway man, who was employed as a trucker at Lyons Trucking in Richmond Hill, died after suffering an apparent heart attack Tuesday while traveling southbound on Highway 17, inside Bryan County.
A man who accused Hinesville mayoral candidate Sampie Smith of having a gun at his side during a verbal altercation in June has been arrested.
Time and information is critical when a child is missing, that's why SIP Kids has teamed up with Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep to provide parents with FBI quality digital fingerprints and photographs of their children - free of charge.
"We will never know what the actual cause of the fire is," Liberty County Fire Coordinator and arson investigator James Ashdown said when questioned about the cause of an afternoon fire Sept. 23, at the Oglethorpe home of Dorothy Hines.
The National Weather Service is warning that severe thunderstorms are possible in our area today, into tonight.
Oct. 28: Burglary, forced entry -A Zachary Court resident returned home to find her front door kicked in and about $2,200 in televisions, gaming machines, an iPad and fire safe taken.
Oct. 13: Rape - A woman on Palmetto Trace in Hinesville reported being sexually assaulted while at a house party on Plantation Road. The woman said she drank several beers and a mixed drink then went to a bedroom in the back of the house to lie down. She said she fell asleep and later woke to find a man she knew from the party assaulting her. She said she screamed and several people came ...
Sept. 30: Simple battery - A school bus driver will be filing a report after two of his Snelson-Golden Middle School bus riders allegedly got into a fight. One of the kids said he accidentally hit the other boy with his back pack as he exited the bus.
Oct. 1: Criminal attempt, burglary - A woman told police while she was at a dental appointment her assistant called to inform her of a possible break-in at her home.
A fire Monday night in Riceboro destroyed a man's home.
Four Savannah residents have been charged in connection with an alleged attempted armed robbery in Midway Wednesday.
A reported bomb scare Wednesday morning spurred the evacuation of Midway Middle School and a lockdown at nearby Liberty Elementary.
Sept. 30: Threats -A woman told police another woman had been sending her threatening messages by posting the comments on her Facebook page since January.
Two men aroused suspicion at the Interstate Unlimited Federal Credit Union on East Oglethorpe Highway in Midway on Wednesday morning when law-enforcement officers were busy dealing with a bomb threat at nearby Midway Middle School.
Children have been evacuated from Midway Middle School after what appears to be an explosive device was found near the school, according to Midway Police Chief Kelly Morningstar.
An attempted robbery was reported Wednesday morning at the Interstate Unlimited Credit Union on Highway 84 in Midway. Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said two people tried to rob the financial institution but did not make off with any money.
The long, long, long-awaited widening of Highway 144 in South Bryan is currently scheduled to begin in 2015, according to the Georgia DOT. The project, which will cover 4.6 miles from Timber Trail Road east to Belfast River Road, is estimated to cost around $23 million and could be finished in 2018.
Richmond Hill's acting fire chief reportedly has been let go just days after being arrested in Tattnall County for allegedly driving under the influence of prescription drugs.
Sept. 30: Theft by taking - A woman told police she has allowed a male friend who was homeless to stay with her.