Missing person-adult July 16, 2007 Rogers Rd. An officer made contact with two complainants at the police department July 26 in reference to a missing person. The complainants stated that on July 16 the missing person left her residence carrying only a brown pocket book. She was wearing a blue and white, checkered shirt and blue jeans. One of the complainants stated the missing person had been suffering from manic depression/bi-polar for the past 10 ...
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 ...
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.
Aggravated assault July 15, 2007 McDonald's Police responded to a fight inside McDonald's, and found several women fighting. While officers were trying to break up the fight, a man pushed between them and tried to attack one of the women. While the man was being restrained, he tried to hit an officer and the woman. He was then pepper-sprayed and taken outside. It took three officers to restrain the man and in the process, two ...
According to the National Safety Council, about one in eight drivers will be in a wreck this year.
Drug charges July 10, 2007 Georgia Highway 25 Midway While on patrol, a deputy ran a license check on a vehicle and found the tag was suspended. The deputy initiated a traffic stop and asked the driver to show his license and registration. The man reached into his pocket and pulled out a $100 bill and a small, yellow-tinted bag the deputy recognized as a possible tool for holding narcotics. Deputies ran a check on ...
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.
Georgia State Patrol Post 11's new commander is Sgt. 1st Class Charles Bennett. His post is responsible for handling traffic violations and wrecks that occur within the county on state-managed roadways. The GSP office is at 2301 Airport Road and the phone number for general information is 370-2600. Copies of accident reports handled by GSP may be obtained at the office for a fee of $5. Tickets written by GSP that take place within the ...
Simple battery July 14, 2007 Briskhaven Court Hinesville An officer made contact with the complainant at the Hinesville Police Department in reference to simple battery. The complainant stated her husband came home from the club the next morning and they began to argue about him being out all night. As she questioned him, he started cursing her then swung and punched her in the face. She stated he forced her up against the headboard of ...
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.
Driving with a suspended license July 7, 2007 Georgia State Road 57 Ludowici A driver approached a safety checkpoint on Highway 57 at mile marker 57 and was unable to produce a valid driver's license. A background check indicated the driver had her license suspended in Florida for an unpaid traffic ticket. She was arrested and taken to the sheriff's office for processing. DUI/driving without a valid license July 7, 2007 Georgia State Road ...
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.
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.