Possession of marijuana
For Ludowici police officer Sgt. Salvatore Genualdi, Monday started out like many days throughout his 10-year history as a law enforcement officer - mundane.
Former Flash Foods assistant manager Curtis Shryer, 25, of Ludowici bears a sign of conviction Wednesday while walking in front of the business. Curtis reportedly chose carrying the sign for 16 non-consecutive hours in lieu of paying a $250 fine after he was found guilty of shoplifting $10 worth of items from the store. Municipal Court Judge Larry Fowler Sr. presided over the case.
LifeStar flew a woman to a Savannah hospital for injuries sustained in a wreck Tuesday on Highway 196 in Gum Branch.
According to the National Safety Council, about one in eight drivers will be in a wreck this year.
National Night Out, sponsored by the Hinesville Police Department, is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Bradwell Park. Activities will include a dunking booth, fish and wildlife exhibits, kiddie rides and more. For more information, call Michael Trombley at 368-8211.
A Georgia Emergency Management Agency had an incident command system/emergency operations center interface course at Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency on June 23.
MIAMI ‑ About one in three people living in Southern coastal areas said they would ignore hurricane evacuation orders if a storm threatened their community, up from about one in four last year, according to a new poll.
National Night Out, sponsored by the Hinesville Police Department, is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at Bradwell Park. Activities will include a dunking booth, fish and wildlife exhibits, kiddie train rides and more. For more information, call Michael Trombley at 368-8211.
SAVANNAH - Seven former officers of First National Bank recently pled guilty for their roles in a massive loan-fraud scheme against the institution and other federally insured banks.
A Fort Stewart soldier has been arrested and charged with animal cruelty in connection with an abandoned, starving dog found locked in a Hinesville home Wednesday.
A Guyton man was shot and wounded Friday night in Midway.
A Midway man was severely burned Saturday afternoon while burning trash.
Two Tattnall County Jail inmates remained at large Saturday after escaping from the jail Friday morning.
Dec. 22: Simple batter/FVA - A Madison Drive woman told police her boyfriend got physically violent with her following an argument. The woman said her boyfriend grabbed a camera she uses for work, took it outside and indicated he was going to break it.
Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston on Jan. 10 received the 2013 report from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform. Building on the success of the criminal-justice reform passed in the 2012 and 2013 sessions, the council primarily focused on potential reforms to help rehabilitated offenders re-enter society.
A medical helicopter did land Monday afternoon near the Liberty County DFCS office, reportedly to transport a patient who had attempted suicide. It is the Courier's policy not to offer in-depth coverage of suicides or suicide attempts.
The Courier has received word that an ATV on which five teenagers were riding flipped over just after 4:30 p.m. Friday on Peacock Trail, injuring several of the young people. One teen was flown by Life Star for treatment at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah. Two were taken to Winn Army Community Hospital. The other two teens, identified as males, reportedly left the scene to alert their parents and get help.
A man who was struck by a vehicle shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Gen. Screven Way and South Main Street died early Thursday morning, according to Hinesville Police Department Traffic Investigator Cpl. Les Patton.
The Jan. 5 armed robbery of a Pembroke gas station next door to City Hall has led the city's police department to post fliers in local businesses warning residents against wearing masks, hoods "or (a) device which conceals the identity of a wearer" into businesses.
A man was struck by a vehicle shortly before 8 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Gen. Screven Way and South Main Street in Hinesville, according to authorities. He was flown by Life Star to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.
Dec. 20: Simple battery - A Georgia Avenue woman told police her mother had "bumped" her knee with the front of her vehicle before leaving the home after the two had argued. The daughter said she was smoking outside when her mother approached her about burning a hole in the back seat of the car. The daughter said her mother had called her "a deadbeat" single-mother and then sprayed her in the face with air freshener.
Dec. 22: • DUI – Driving under the influence of alcohol - A deputy pulled over a driver whose vehicle was weaving from side to side on Highway 38 in Midway. When the deputy approached the woman, she told him she had been talking on her cellphone. The deputy smelled alcohol coming from the woman's vehicle.
Richmond Hill has a new fire chief, as city-council members voted to offer the job and its $70,000 salary to Ralph Catlett following a brief closed session at Tuesday night's regular meeting in city hall.