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False report of crime, June 11 Walk-in at HPD A woman reported her vehicle had been struck in the Wal-Mart parking lot. An officer noted there was damage to the rear, driver's side bumper but questioned whether the damage was consistent with the woman's story. Hinesville Traffic Accident Inspector Lt. Max McLendon was called to inspect the vehicle and determined the woman's statement was most likely incorrect. The complainant was informed of her Miranda rights ...
Drug charge, June 6 Georgia 405, Liberty County A deputy pulled over a vehicle for failing to maintain its lane. As the deputy approached the driver, he smelled what he thought was marijuana from the vehicle. The deputy asked the driver to step out and show his driver's license. A check of the license revealed it was suspended. The deputy asked the driver if there were drugs or weapons in the car and the driver ...
The Long County E-911 Committee met with GeoComm and representatives from McIntosh County on June 15.
The community came out Friday to sign a handmade card as a tribute to the nine fallen Charleston, S.C., firefighters. Missy Blount, wife of Fleming Volunteer Fire Department Chief Jeff Blount, created the card and decorated the table with candles, pictures of each of the firefighters who lost their lives in a fire at a furniture warehouse Monday, and flowers as a tribute to their lost brethren. The card along with some donations that were ...
According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations, the registered sex offenders below live in Liberty or Long counties. They include men and woman. The oldest offender was born in 1927 and was convicted of child molestation in 2005. Six offenders are behind bars, while the locations of six others are unknown.
Animal complaint, June 3 Route 2, Ludowici A complainant told deputies she fed her pet rabbit around 9 a.m. and when she went to check on it at 12:30 p.m. the animal was dead. She reported the cage was still locked but someone or something had cut three of the rabbit's legs off and a fourth was partially off. The case is under investigation. Animal complaint, June 4-7 Mary Alice Court, Ludowici A complainant reported ...
Andrea Renee Wilson of Riceboro has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder, two counts of felony murder and two counts of cruelty to children in the first degree for her alleged involvement in the death of her 3-year-old cousin, Prince C. Davis Jr.
Soliciting/enticing a child, May 31 Tibet Road, Walthourville A complainant informed deputies someone was leaving inappropriate messages on her answering machine. Deputies were allowed to take the answering machine into evidence to investigate. The complainant believes it may have something to do with a young girl she looked after once. Obstruction of an officer/ giving a false name/disorderly conduct, May 31 Talmadge Road, Walthourville A man, who witnesses described as being extremely intoxicated, was harassing ...
Hampton Island Preserve, an exclusive vacation community and membership club on the coast of Georgia, has given a 1977 LaFrance firetruck to the city of Riceboro.
Hinesville police are looking for a man in connection with a reported rape that occurred early Saturday morning outside of Gilley's nightclub in Hinesville.
May 31, 2007 Criminal trespass South Coastal Highway Midway Deputies were dispatched to a vacant lot when they received a report that a tow-truck that knocked down a fence and was attempting to remove a 1957 Chevy Belair. The complainant, who was authorized by the owner of the vacant lot to care for the property, approached the driver to find out what he was doing. He informed the deputies that the tow truck driver stated ...
Burglary/theft by taking May 14, 2007 Route 1, Box 240 Ludowici Someone took an air conditioner unit worth $2,000 from a temporarily abandoned home. The resident said the house has been uninhabited following a fire. The offenders also tried to take the whole power pole and meter box but were unsuccessful. *** Domestic dispute May 18, 2007 Route 3 Box 40 Ludowici Complainants reported they arrived home to find two men they previously dated in ...
The Liberty and Long County Health Departments are urging the public to prepare now to protect their lives, loved ones and property before a storm approaches.
MIAMI (AP) -The director of the National Hurricane Center, who has been outspoken in warning about an aging satellite used for hurricane forecasting, was chastised Friday by a superior for his comments.
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.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday on southbound Interstate 95 resulted in a large drug bust for the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. Two Jacksonville residents were arrested after 2.2 pounds of crystal meth were found in their vehicle.
A Midway fire that broke out Wednesday morning left a family of five without a home.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been paying off.
A newly formed joint task force consisting of detectives from the Liberty County Sheriff's Office and the Hinesville Police Department has been hard at work, and the members' efforts are paying off.Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and Hinesville Police Chief George Stagmeier announced the task force's creation Wednesday, and followed up Thursday with even bigger news.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office held its Citizens' Academy graduation Oct. 23.
Sept. 29: Theft by taking (firearm) - A woman told police her silver-and-black handgun was missing. She said the last time she saw the gun was when she had placed it under the mattress.
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency has issued an alert for a missing girl.
A Hinesville man was shot multiple times at the Eagles Landing apartment complex shortly after 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police have released very few details. The victim was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah, and his condition is unknown.
There was a large vehicle fire on Highway 196 in Fleming this morning. Both westbound lanes were closed and one eastbound lane was devoted to diverted westbound traffic. Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies were directing traffic, and the Fleming fire department was on the scene. The Courier will provide more information about this incident as details emerge.
Sept. 26: Suicidal threats, mental subject - A woman called police to report her sister had threatened to kill herself. The woman said her sister was a diagnosed schizophrenic and had been off her medication for two days. The woman said when she went to check, her sister was angry, throwing things around and picked up a pair of scissors and threatened to do herself bodily harm. The woman took the scissors from her sister, ...