An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
A prescribed fire will be conducted today in Liberty and Long counties. The fire, which may present smoke to residents of Bryan, Evans, Liberty, Long and Tattnall counties, will be carried out by Fort Stewart Forestry.
According to Long County Sheriff's Office Lt. Danny Dinkins, on May 30 his department served a search warrant on David Ellis Strickland, 53, and Maybelle Williams, 53, at their Futch Lane home in the Sand Hills community of Long County, and the couple's business, 301 Game Room, which is attached to the home.
May 13: Disorderly conduct - Two brothers were arguing over property lines and deputies advised them they have to settle the matter in civil court. One brother said cars kept driving across his property. He said his brother runs a night club on his side of the property at Robert Hill Road but cars were using his side like a thoroughfare. He said when he complained to his brother his sibling threatened him, so he called the police.
A Texas woman has been arrested and charged with prostitution in Long County, according to Ludowici Police Chief James Rogers.
May 25: Suspicious acts - A Hinesville motel guest said her ex-boyfriend entered her room unannounced then left with her mother's boyfriend. A short time later, the mother's boyfriend returned without the motel guest's ex-boyfriend and reportedly said the ex-boyfriend was going to "shoot up the room." Soon after that, something hit the motel-room window, and the complainant called 911. Another female at the scene appeared very intoxicated and could not provide police with a ...
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes said he took swift and decisive action following a reported incident at the Liberty County Jail on Thursday night.
May 12 Dog bite - Neighbors jumped the fence to help a man who was being attacked by his dogs. The man said the dogs were fighting and he jumped in to pull them apart and that is when they started to bite him. The neighbors reported they heard the man yell and that is when they jumped the fence to assist. Deputies reported the dogs already were separated and locked in different rooms of ...
May 4 Possession and use of drug-related objects and possession of a Schedule III controlled substance - A 25-year-old Riceboro resident was arrested following a traffic stop for an expired license plate. The driver could not produce a driver's license, registration or proof of insurance and the officer asked passenger for his identity. While one officer was checking the man's identity, another officer was heard telling the man to keep his hands where he could ...
An alleged burglary attempt turned deadly Saturday night in Hinesville when a homeowner confronted a home-invasion suspect, leading to a gunfight that left the homeowner, a soldier, dead and injured the suspect.
May 23 Criminal trespass - An HPD officer was conducting house checks when he noticed a rotten smell emanating from a Varnedoe Street residence. The office approached the porch and noticed skeletons of decayed fish on the front porch and fish particles on the storm door. Decayed fish also had been left on the windshield and hood of a car in the driveway. The officer attempted to contact the person to whom the car was ...
Two Tennessee natives living in Long County lost everything Sunday morning in a fire that destroyed their home.
A Bryan County man was shot to death early Tuesday morning on Daniel Siding Road. William Haymans, 69, was found dead by Bryan County Sheriff's deputies outside a home on the 1800 block of Daniel Siding Road, according to Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith. Smith said Haymans apparently had driven up to a home to mow the grass between 7:30-8 a.m. when he was shot at least twice with a shotgun. <p ...
May 1 Criminal damage to property - Deputies were called to the Villages at Limerick around 1:30 p.m. after a complainant discovered that someone had damaged the subdivision's wastewater-treatment plant and pump station. The vandal had removed two manhole covers and turned on valves, which caused the plant to shut down and resulted in an estimated $5,000 in damage. The complainant said he would not know the entire cost of the damage until the site ...
May 10 Suicidal threats - A woman who works for Behavioral Health Consultants on Fort Stewart alerted police to a man who she claimed wanted to end his life. The woman said the man had an appointment for a consultation but when she called to confirm the appointment the man said he would not be alive by the day of the appointment. Police met with the man who said he needed help and was given ...
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.