Disorderly conduct Shaw Road, Walthourville Sept. 18, 2007 A student apparently won't be getting an A in conduct this semester. A school bus driver reported the student used obscene and vulgar language in front of children under age 14 when told to move to the front of the bus. A review of the bus security tape showed the student said words using the letters M and F more than 10 times when referring to the ...
First-degree arson Aggravated assault County Road 20, Ludowici A man woke up to the smell of smoke, looked outside and saw his mobile home on fire. He ran next door to his father's house, and the pair doused the flames with a water hose and a fire extinguisher. No major damage was done. Two sets of prints - one with shoes and another barefoot - were seen coming from a dirt road and leading ...
The following cases were brought before the newly empanelled grand jury: State vs. Julie Lynette Barnard The grand jury has indicted Julie Lynette Barnard on one count of arson in the first degree and five counts of aggravated assault. Barnard is accused of starting a fire at the home of her estranged husband, John Barnard, in an apparent murder-suicide plot in the early morning hours of May 30. Along with John Barnard, their four ...
A 58-year-old Hinesville man died Monday after his motorcycle collided with a sports utility vehicle during mid-morning traffic.
GeoComm and the Long County E-911 Committee met Sept. 27 and reported residents should soon be informed of their new addresses.
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Simple battery S. Main Street, Sept. 22 An officer was dispatched to E.G. Miles Parkway in reference to a simply battery. When the officer arrived, he spoke with the complainant who said she had been in an argument with her husband and he punched her in the side of the head. When the officer observed her head, he noticed a large lump where she said she had been hit. The officer asked her where her ...
Wayne Thompson, 42, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault Thursday at the Long County Courthouse.
After five years of teaching child safety seat awareness, the Hinesville Fire Department continues to increase efforts to help ensure the well being of the community's youth.
Logs and diesel fuel closed a main road following a single-vehicle wreck Thursday afternoon. A tractor-trailer carrying a load of logs tilted on its side, dumping the load into the ditch and spilling diesel fuel on Talmadge Road. The road was closed in both directions for about 40 minutes while Liberty EMS tended to the male driver. The Walthourville Volunteer Fire Department along with units from the Hinesville Fire Department cleaned up fuel. According to ...
A Hinesville man was seriously injured Wednesday evening as he attempted to cross a Hinesville street.
Finding that Highway 196 was among the worst roadways for fatalities and wrecks, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety gave Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin a new handheld radar gun Wednesday.
Battery, cruelty to child Powers Blvd., Hinesville Sept. 8 Two deputies were dispatched in reference to a domestic dispute. The complainant said she heard a noise in the living room, went to check and found the victim lying on the floor. Her son had hit the victim in the mouth. The complainant also said the victim had a baby five days earlier and still had staples in her stomach. EMS arrived and checked the victim. ...
Finding that Highway 196 was among the worst roadways for fatalities and wrecks, the Governor's Office of Highway Safety gave sheriff Don Martin a new hand held radar gun Wednesday morning.
Burglary-residence Kelly Dr., Sept. 4 A complainant told an officer she had been away from her mobile home for a few days and returned Sept. 4 to find the front door had been pried open, damaging the frame. She said she was missing two bins from a closet that contained all of her military and banking paperwork. She said the documents have her Social Security number on them. She also noted clothing, food and a ...
Sept. 28: Simple battery - A woman slapped her husband when she allegedly found information in his belongings indicating he was talking to other women and cheating on her.
A Richmond Hill man was indicted earlier this month by a federal grand jury for allegedly burning a cross in a neighbor's yard because he believed the man to be an African-American, the U.S. Department of Justice said Friday.
GUYTON - A fight that began on Facebook escalated into one teenager stabbing another on Oct. 10.
Sept. 25: Arrest for another agency; Doing business without a license - While on patrol, an HPD officer noticed a blue Direct TV canopy set up near a service station on Gen. Screven Way.
SAVANNAH - Five people are in custody after a methamphetamine ring between Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties was brought down earlier this week.
Sept. 19: Possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, DUI - Two deputies pulled over a truck they noticed weaving over the road. The driver exited with his hands in the air, walked to the rear of his truck and placed his hands on the tailgate.
A home in the 700 block of Leroy Coffer Highway in the Fleming community was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon.
What originally was a report of a suicide attempt Saturday turned into a potentially deadly standoff that endangered dozens of area officers and residents of a normally quiet neighborhood.
A standoff between police and an armed man in Flemington ended Saturday evening with the suspect shot and wounded.
Sept. 10: Burglary-forced entry, residence - A Sequoia Lane man said he left for work at 8:30 a.m. and came home at 8:26 p.m. and noticed his side door was open.
It appears Tropical Storm Karen will have little effect on Liberty and Long counties.
Police are searching for a man, who robbed a sandwich shop at gunpoint Friday night.
A Fort Stewart soldier who died Saturday while riding his dirt bike has been identified. Spc. Michael Lee Myers, 33, of Greenville, Tenn., served as a wheeled-vehicle mechanic with Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion.
Three Long County men were arrested earlier this week for their alleged involvement in multiple recent burglaries.