Feb. 26: Prowling - A Hinesville woman said someone loudly pounded on her front door. Since she was not expecting visitors, she did not respond. A short time later, she heard someone trying to open her sliding-glass back door. The woman said her dogs barked, but since she did not look outside, she did not see anyone. Neighbors who had been outside said they didn't see anyone in the area. The woman was put in ...
A Frank Long Elementary School employee was assaulted in the school's parking lot Wednesday morning before dawn.
Feb. 27: Criminal trespass - A Hinesville woman complained that a black pickup truck backed up to a pole barn across the road from her residence. Since the area is private property, she said she confronted the driver. The man said he'd just pulled off the road to talk on his cell phone. She advised him to leave and he did so without further incident.
Four men and one woman on Wednesday turned a new page as the inaugural Liberty County DUI Court graduating class.
Feb. 20: Possession of marijuana - A deputy stopped a car for improperly displaying a license plate. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle. The deputy found an open can of beer and an open pint of vodka. He also smelled marijuana when he picked up one passenger's jacket. He found what appeared to be a partially smoked marijuana cigarette in the pocket of the garment. The passenger was issued citations for possession ...
The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is partnering with the Hinesville Police Department to offer a self-defense training class for women.
Feb. 15: Matter of record - Two residents in Lake View mobile home park on Dunlevie Road disagreed over an interaction between their 9-year-old sons that resulted in one boy's glasses breaking. The complainant said his son went to ask the neighbor to play when he was rushed, grabbed and slung to the ground, resulting in his glasses breaking. The neighbor boy's father said the children had been wrestling and the boy broke his glasses ...
Feb. 4: Parole violation, Burglary - A man walked in to the Hinesville Police department requesting a criminal background check and was arrested for having an active warrant for parole violation in Atlanta.
Hinesville Fire Department Lt. James Woodard and firefighter Alan "Rowdy" Carson were so determined during a Jan. 25 structure fire to rescue the person trapped inside an Elm Street home that they agreed to enter the inferno before their water hoses were charged.
All charges have been dropped against a Fort Stewart soldier arrested Dec. 30 in Newport News, Va.
Residents living near Fort Stewart probably have noticed a little smoke recently. Bob Tanner, fire operations team leader for Fort Stewart's Forestry Branch, said not to worry. He said the Army deliberately conducts "prescribed burns" in specific areas from March through June and over the Christmas holidays to prevent uncontrolled wildfires. Each area is burned on a three-year cycle, he said.
A woman who allegedly inquired about hiring a hit man at Walmart in Hinesville was arrested Friday on outstanding warrants for parole violations.
Jan. 27: Entering auto - A man reported that someone stole several items from his car in the 600 block of Caines Road. Missing were a pistol and full magazine valued at $600, a $50 holster, a $50 watch and $2 in loose change. The weapon is owned by the Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department and was work-issued to the man. There was no sign of damage, and the responding officer said heavy dust and pollen would have hindered fingerprinting.
A prescribed fire will be conducted Friday, March 8, in Liberty County. The fire, which may present smoke to residents of Liberty, Long, Wayne and Tattnall counties, will be carried out by Fort Stewart Forestry.
A woman who was driving a motorcycle westbound on Highway 84 in Hinesville struck the rear of a car around 3:35 p.m. Thursday and was taken by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, according to Hinesville Police Department Officer Cpl. Les Patton. The car was attempting to turn left from Kroger when the accident occured. The motorcyclist was in serious condition Thursday evening.
An argument Wednesday evening between two employees at the Hinesville Burger King ended with one man taking a bullet in the arm.
April 16: Simple battery/family violence/criminal trespass - A woman said her live-in boyfriend pushed and shoved her during a heated argument inside their Victory Manor Mobile Home residence. She said she called 911 so her boyfriend left the house but not before punching the wall and leaving a big hole in the wall. She refused medical treatment.