FORSYTH - Patrol Officer Richard W. Boucher of the Hinesville Police Department recently completed a course in advanced traffic law conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. This course is required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council for Advanced Certification.
A missing persons call on a police radio demands prompt action often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The enormous time and stress accompanying the search is both emotionally and physically draining to the searcher and hugely manpower intensive, and many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.
An Aug. 13 shooting in Long County still is under investigation, but victim is in stable condition.
John Orr of South Lyon, Mich., was shot Friday night at the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area in Long County on Highway 84, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent Mike McDaniel said.
Aug. 9, • Simple battery (FVA), Olmstead Drive
A man driving a motorcycle down Rye Patch Road in Long County lost control of the bike at around 3 a.m. Friday and sustained extensive injuries, said Ludowici-Long County Fire Department Capt. Richard Truman.
Aug. 8 • Burglary – forced entry. Wildwood Drive
A man was shot Friday evening at the Griffin Ridge Wildlife Management Area in Long County on Highway 84, Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tom Sollosi said.
Three five-ton air conditioning units apparently were stolen recently from a store in Long County and one of the building owners is willing to pay for information about the heist.
A Waycross man recently was charged with illegally trafficking morphine after Ludowici police found drugs inside the suspect's car during a traffic stop, said Ludowici Police Department Investigator Sal Genualdi.
The Hinesville Police Department will have Citizens' Academy classes from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday evenings beginning Aug. 31.
July 12: Theft by taking – felony, Rye Patch Road
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports:
Fort Stewart soldier Michael Justin Quick, 30, recently was arrested after he returned from a deployment to Iraq, said Long County Sheriff's Office Investigator Tom Sollosi.
A fire early Monday morning damaged the Stewart Pines apartment complex on the 300 block of Beverly Street in Hinesville. A second-floor apartment was destroyed and a ground-floor apartment was damaged by smoke and water, Fire Investigator Christopher Moss said.
The following are among the food service establishments inspected in June by the Liberty County Health Department. The department scores on a 100-percentile scale. Kitchens ...
STATESBORO - A federal indictment has been returned charging a Glennville man and a Fleming man, along with 12 other South Georgia residents, with conspiring to ...
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit has seized a large amount of narcotics.
Law-enforcement officials are investigating the shooting death of Dennis Pavao, 43.
A man has been arrested in connection with a June 20 fire that destroyed R&J Produce store on E. G. Miles Parkway, according to ...
A Walthourville man narrowly escaped injury Thursday after someone shot through his front door, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
A 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged with killing a 70-year-old Jesup man, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office.
The June 28 midnight patrol was the last for Hinesville police Lt. Thomas Ovitt, midnight shift watch commander.
Authorities are investigating what they term a "possible homicide" in Jesup.
A Hinesville father convicted of killing his baby daughter had his murder conviction and life sentence upheld by the Georgia Supreme Court, according to a ...
A Hinesville couple was displaced after a fire damaged their home Sunday night.
Star Cpl. Franklin Gallob and Cpl. Robert Smith of the Hinesville Police Department have received the Distinguished Service Award for their roles in saving a ...