For the second time in less than nine days, Superior Court Judge Robert Russell heard testimony in the Erica Brennan murder case.
Automobile wrecks are a daily occurrance, costing insurance companies billion of dollars every year in paid-out claims.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Department takes on a heavy workload to bolster the security in the region with an array of tasks.
Counterfeit bill Aug. 3, Oglethorpe Highway An officer was dispatched to West Oglethorpe Highway in reference to a counterfeit $100 bill. The complainant advised the officer the bank returned the bill to Wal-Mart. The bill was taken for evidence. Possession of cocaine, marijuana and drug-related objects Aug. 1, E. MLK Jr. Dr. While patrolling East Oglethorpe Highway, an officer saw a vehicle without a tag light. The officer stopped the vehicle in the parking lot ...
Matter of record Aug. 2 Paul Sikes Rd., Hinesville An officer responded in reference to a woman knocking on doors, waking people up. The officer found a woman knocking on a residence on Limerick Road and she said a woman inside the home had her purse. The subject appeared disoriented and her car was parked sideways in the driveway with the keys locked inside. The officer asked her several times to call someone to come ...
The sun peeked out from the clouds and cast its warmth on several hundred people who showed up for the National Night Out celebration this past weekend in Bradwell Park.
WASHINGTON - Federal transportation officials announced plans over the weekend to investigate the agency responsible for inspecting highway bridges, an inquiry triggered by the collapse of an interstate highway bridge in Minneapolis.
Possession of marijuana July 19, 2007 Georgia Highway 405 Midway Police stopped a white Cadillac that was traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer ran a check of the driver's license and found it was suspended and the driver also had an active warrant in Brunswick. The officer asked for consent to search the vehicle and found a bag that contained a leafy green substance that looked like marijuana. The driver was arrested ...
GeoComm GIS specialist Karl Lawson informed those present at the Long County E-911 meeting July 26 the addressing for the county was nearly complete.
Sodomy July 18, 2007 Griffin Road Walthourville A complainant reported her granddaughters told her their 5-year-old cousin was forced by other children to perform an inappropriate act on another juvenile. According to the granddaughters, they over heard one of the offenders talking about the incident. The case is under investigation. Death investigation Route 3, Box 360 Glennville Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in his room after friends went to check on ...
George Stagmeier is the police chief for the city of Hinesville Police Department. HPD opened its current law enforcement center in 1998. Typically the police department has between 75 and 78 officers on its roster, but the department is authorized to have 81 officers. The department handles traffic violations and criminal cases, both misdemeanors and felonies, within the city limits. The department is at 123 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The phone number for ...
A Fort Stewart soldier's wife was arrested Thursday and charged with the murder of her step-daughter.
The number of burglaries in Hinesville has increased, and the police have centralized their efforts to curb the problem.
The following cases will be presented to the grand jury when it meets in September. • Latasha Jackson (Murder) Jackson is accused of stabbing Roosevelt Buchannan, 73, in the stomach and then fleeing in his car on Oct. 19, 2006. She faced charges of theft by taking of an automobile and aggravated assault. The assault charge later turned to felony murder when Buchannan died in the hospital from the inflicted wound about three weeks after ...
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded $742,031 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant to fire departments and emergency medical services organizations in the state of Georgia.
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, ...
A Walthourville man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a stabbing that happened Friday in Long County.
Sept. 24: Simple battery - A police officer was dispatched to a home on Slayton Circle regarding a domestic dispute. The woman told the officer the dispute started the day before when her husband failed to respond when she called him to come home. She said she needed to attend to a personal matter, but he intentionally refused to come home. When he did come home, she left and didn't return until the next morning. ...
A Long County man was rushed to a Savannah hospital Friday night after he was stabbed during a reported altercation in the backyard of a home on Izzard Road.
Sept. 19: Burglary, forced entry - An HPD officer was dispatched to an apartment complex in Regency Plaza regarding a burglary. The officer met with the site supervisor of company renovating the apartments. He told the officer his men left 10 100-pound bags of recyclable copper and 21 air-conditioner regulators on the floor of a vacant apartment. He ensured the apartment doors were locked when they left at 5:30 p.m. When they returned at 7:30 ...
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.