A rollover accident along Highway 84 left one person with injuries, and another rollover accident on South Main Street left a young father slightly shaken with his infant daughter, both occurring within days of each other according to Hinesville Police traffic investigator Lt. Max McLendon.
The Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force arrested two men, both active military personnel at Fort Stewart, on drug charges ranging from misdemeanor possession of marijuana to possession with intent to distribute the drug.
For the second time in a month, a pedestrian was struck while trying to cross Highway 84 at Sandy Run Drive in Hinesville.
Matter of record July 1, 2007 A complainant reported finding two men inside her residence. The men said the owner of the house sent them there to repair the plumbing. The complainant said no one notified her the men were coming or that they would be able to get inside the house. The owner provided a copy of the lease to officers that stated no notice was needed for repairs or inspections of the property. ...
A crash test dummy in a wreck-simulation vehicle sponsored by the Jesup Police Department gave a graphic demonstration of what can happen during a roll-over when it was thrown out of a window. The demonstration took place during Midway Day this past month.
East Liberty County American Legion Post 321 commander/Riceboro Volunteer Fire Department Capt. Dennis Fitzgerald and his wife, Brenda, were recently recognized by Gordon EMS of Calhoun County for their assistance in providing medical care to people involved in a serious accident on I-75 on June 20. The Fitzgeralds provided care for six occupants of a vehicle that had rolled over.
Possession of marijuana Disorderly conduct Simple battery July 8, 2007 W. Oglethorpe Highway Hinesville An altercation at the Wal-Mart left the offenders and the store isle covered in paint. Officers who responded to the call found the parties involved were covered in tan paint as well as part of isle 13 and the infant clothing section of the store. A married couple told the officers they were pushing their shopping cart down the isle when ...
Liberty County Board of Commissioners unanimously accepted to move forward with a proposal from Emergency Services Consultants for the evaluation and development of a countywide fire protection master plan.
Below is the Multi Agency Crack Enforcement Drug Task Force monthly activity report for June 2007.
CrimeStoppers is seeking information about the homicide of Damon Hardy and is offering a reward of up $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) involved.
Victor Cruz Bautista, 64, of Hinesville, has been sentenced in U.S. District Court in Savannah, according to Edmund A. Booth Jr., acting United States attorney.
Liberty-Hinesville Emergency Management Agency, a collaboration of the county and city governments, has the lead role in preparing for and responding to major emergencies and disasters.
Disorderly conduct June 22 Sunshine Lake Road, Midway Sheriff's deputies were dispatched twice to the same residence in response to a drunken woman harassing the homeowner. Both times, as deputies arrived, the offender ran away from the house. Deputies waited nearby and when the woman returned, she was apprehended and arrested. Drug charges June 22 Georgia 405 at mile marker 73 A deputy stopped a Honda Accord for speeding and asked the driver to ...
Disorderly conduct July 1, 2007 County Road 20, Ludowici A deputy took a man into custody who had wrecked his father's vehicle and threatened suicide. The father, who was upset about his vehicle, asked the offender to stay away from the house for a day, but the offender returned without permission and became extremely disorderly. According to the incident report, the offender ran into a neighboring mobile home, grabbed a kitchen knife and ran out ...
The Ludowici Police Department, along with the state's Motor Carrier Compliance Division, conducted a highway safety checkpoint June 30 at the intersection of Highways 84 and 301.
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.