Below is the MACE drug task force's report for the month of May. MACE drug task force worked 84 cases with 77 offenders. Drugs were seized that had a street value of $73,642. In addition, agents seized $2,615 in currency, one vehicle valued at $600 and six weapons. Twenty-four cases were closed with no arrests. MACE agents trained on firearms qualification and attended a law enforcement seminar. Among some of the drugs seized were 17 ...
June 8, 2007 Death investigation Main Street Hinesville Authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old military police officer who was found face down in his bed and unresponsive. According to the incident report, the man did not wake up after a woman who resides with him could not wake him up even after repeatedly shaking him. She informed authorities the man went to bed around 9:30 p.m. and she went into the bedroom around ...
The Long County Sheriff's Department conducted two highway safety checkpoints Saturday evening in the northern part of the county.
Disaster Relief volunteers for the American Red Cross Liberty Branch office handed out brochures to the public during the Hurricane Awareness Day on Saturday at Lowe's in Hinesville. The event enabled emergency relief agencies, such as the Red Cross and LHEMA, to educate the public on how to prepare for hurricane season. They also provided information on how to ready before, during and after any disaster.
May 23, 2007 Terroristic threats/aggravated assault Walton Street Allenhurst A complainant reported her daughter threatened to kill her, her brothers and then herself while wielding a butcher knife she retrieved from the kitchen. The daughter had apparently become angry when told she was playing too rough with her brothers. The complainant and the two boys were able to leave the residence and call 911. Deputies found the daughter in the bedroom, kneeling on the floor ...
May 1, 2007 Stalking Route 3, Box 27 A-B Ludowici Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man who was 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 ...
The Liberty County Sheriff's office has released composite sketches of two men wanted for armed robbery at a store in Midway.
DUI, suspended license Elim Road and Barrett Cemetery Road Ludowici May 10 , 2007 Deputies stopped a vehicle that was speeding. The driver had a suspended license and was found to be under the influence. He was arrested and later released on bond. Driving with a suspended or revoked license Highway 57 at MM 27 May 11, 2007 While conducting a traffic safety checkpoint, deputies arrested a man who was driving with a suspended ...
As another hurricane season begins, the Liberty and Long County Health departments urge everyone to prepare now to protect their lives, loved ones and property before a storm approaches the coast.
What started as a domestic disturbance turned into a wild roller coaster ride for two men chasing a woman driving down Tibet road last Tuesday.
By Patty Leon Coastal Courier (Hinesville, GA) Staff Writer email@example.com You are driving down the street and witness a terrible accident. Or you're home alone and hear someone trying to break in. Who are you going to call? It's common knowledge when faced with any life-threatening scenario you should immediately call 911. A delay can be the difference between life and death. What many are not aware of is the importance of knowing how to ...
Hinesville detectives are still investigating the shooting death of Damon Andrea Hardy, 21, an Augusta man shot in the early morning hours at the Regency Terrace apartment complex on Tuesday.
GIS specialist Karl Larson said one of the most difficult steps to implement E-911 calling in Long County has been completed.
Criminal trespass May 12, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway Walthourville A woman reported she was attacked by a group of women as she left Bo-Maz. The offenders reportedly carried baseball bats and damaged the hood of the vehicle she was sitting in. Deputies were unable to find the assailants. Disorderly conduct/ obstruction (Misd.)/public drunkeness May 14, 2007 Joyner Road, Hinesville Deputies were dispatched to a fight and when they arrived in the vicinity three men took ...
FORT COLLINS, Colo. - With the 2007 Atlantic hurricane season here, researcher William Gray released his newest forecast Thursday still showing an expectation for 17 named storms and nine hurricanes, five of them intense.
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.
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.