Death Investigation May 14, 2007 E.G. Miles Parkway Police are investigating the cause of death of an elderly woman who was found unresponsive at Food Lion. She was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Contempt/drug charge May 14, 2007 Griffin Street Police, assisting a Fort Stewart warrant officer investigating a client and conducting a welfare check on a child, contacted with a couple who had been at a residence for ...
WASHINGTON - Richard Bergendahl fights the war on terrorism in Los Angeles for $19,000 a year, one of the legions of ill-trained, low-paid private security guards protecting tempting terrorist targets. Down the block from his high rise is a skyscraper identified by President Bush as a target for a Sept. 11-style airplane attack.
Matter of record May 14, 2007 Dunlevie Road Walthourville Deputies stopped a vehicle that did not have a proper tag displayed. As the deputy walked toward the vehicle, he saw a tag in the driver's rear dashboard and window area. A check revealed the tag was listed as stolen from the Chatham County area. The driver told the deputy he purchased the vehicle from a woman in Chatham County and tried, but was unable to ...
Stalking May 1, 2007 Route 3, Box 27 A-B Ludowici Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man in violation of a temporary restraining order. It was the second call received that day from the complainant stating the man kept returning. When deputies arrived, the offender was sitting on the porch. When he was asked to stand and place his hands behind his back, the man staggered slightly. The ...
The community is invited to a daylong event to educate and inform on what to do before during and after a hurricane.
Burglary/forced entry/storage shed May 11, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway A woman notified police when she discovered the lock to her storage shed was missing. She reported it appeared all her belongings had been searched. The only thing missing was an antique wooden toilet worth $6,000. Concealed weapon/open container May 11, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway An officer saw a passenger take a drink from a bottle that appeared to be alcohol. He stopped the car, found ...
Simple assault/criminal trespass May 8, 2007 Nancy Court, Riceboro Two brothers were reportedly arguing about a girl when one of them got his gun, loaded it and fired one shot into the ceiling of the livingroom, damaging the ceiling and roof. Later deputies reported the same brother threw his cell phone against a wall, breaking it into small pieces. He was arrested under the family violence act. Obstruction of an officer/ pedestrian right-of-way in crosswalk/ ...
In a move designed to position it to meet the growing blood needs of the more than 130 hospitals it serves statewide, the American Red Cross Blood Services Southern Region recently moved into a 185,000 square feet, state-of-the-art blood processing center just outside Douglasville.
Missing animal April 30, 2007 McCumber Drive Walthourville A woman reported her two dogs were missing from her yard. They were described as male and female miniature pinschers. The male was described as being black and tan, and weighing about 30 pounds with a deviated snout. The female was described as being fawn colored and weighing 18 pounds. Cruelty to animals May 7, 2007 Carleyne Drive Midway Deputies went to check on a report regarding ...
April 2007 Report MACE had a total of 80 cases with 66 offenders. Drugs with a street value of $510,750 were seized. $46,397 cash, two vehicles worth $1,900, two properties valued at $1,800 and 14 weapons were seized.
Suspicious activities May 10, 2007 Kacie Drive A man went to the Comcast office to return a cable box. When he tried to exit through an employee-access door, a customer service clerk advised the customer he could not leave through that door. The customer then turned toward the clerk, jumped over the customer service counter and attempted to grab the worker's sweater. An employee who witnessed the incident followed the man into an office and ...
Public safety authorities are issuing a special caution to people who may have received a little rainfall during the last few days: "No burning. Still."
Fort Stewart's Department of Public Works Forestry Branch reports it has not being doing prescribed burning in the forests on post for more than a month, and asks others to not set any fires there.
The Riceboro community gathered Saturday to honor its volunteer firefighters - recognition which turns out to be surprisingly rare.
Ludowici resident Meckel Henry had a choice - jail time or get the message out that he is a thief. Henry chose to let everyone know the latter, according to Sgt. Sal Genualdi of the Ludowici Police Department. After being found guilty of shoplifting at two local convenience stores in Ludowici, Henry had to face Judge Larry Fowler in city court. Fowler gave the convicted shoplifter the choice of serving one week in jail, or ...
A Midway man found dead Thursday next to his ATV on the Isle of Wight has been identified.
May 1: Burglary - A resident in the 700 block of Hearn Road reported that a laptop was taken sometime between Monday, April 29 and Wednesday, May 1, and that the back door has signs of forced entry. No other items were reportedly missing, and the residents waited to report the missing item in case they had only misplaced it. The responding officer reported signs of forced entry, and the address reportedly was also burglarized with forced entry in 2011.
A Hinesville woman who used a brownie as a weapon Saturday night to deface the Liberty County Justice Center now is behind bars. Khadiza Latimore was arrested and charged with criminal trespass for smashing a brownie on a glass door at the justice center on South Main Street. She is being held on $1,200 bond at the Liberty County Jail.
April 28: Terroristic threats and acts - Police and fire officials responded to a mail box explosion in the 300 block of Deal Street. The mail box was damaged but intact, and inside of it was a melted two-liter root beer bottle with an unknown substance inside it.
JESUP ― The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Monday that to help travelers during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, construction-related lane closures on all interstate and major state-system highways would be suspended from noon Friday, May 24, to 5 a.m. Tuesday, May 28.
April 19: Simple battery, cruelty to animals - A deputy went to investigate a domestic dispute in Midway and found two people seriously impaired by alcohol and/or drugs. There were no signs of violence, but a woman claimed a man grabbed her by the ankles and pulled her and threw her dog against a wall. Both were advised of the family violence act and warrant procedures.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
The death of a man found Wednesday morning in Wayne County is under investigation, and two people were arrested around 5 a.m. Thursday in Ludowici's Pecan Park in connection with the fatal shooting, according to Wayne County Sheriff John Carter and Ludowici Police Department Chief James Rogers.
A mobile-home fire Wednesday night in Long County has displaced a family of three.
Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
A Hinesville man was killed while attempting to cross the street Saturday night.
April 26: Burglary - A man reported a broken window at another residence in the 2400 block of Caswell Boulevard, and the responding officer noticed there were two TVs lying on a floor but was not sure whether they were left that way by burglars or by their owner. He contacted the resident, who said she has been away from the house for about a month, and they deduced that only a $250 laptop was taken from the home.
Two home-intrusion suspects who thought a Long County residence was deserted were surprised May 2 when a neighbor foiled their entry attempt and fired a shot at them.
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