For many, the Memorial Day weekend meant backyard barbecues, trips to the beach and mini vacations. But for the Long County Sheriff's Department, the holiday turned out to be a night at the races.
In a bold, mid-afternoon robbery, two men held Raina Wolford at gunpoint and ran off with the cash box and a store item from Pojo's Treasures and Things on Thursday in Midway.
Traffic crashes during the 78-hour Memorial Day holiday weekend claimed the lives of seven people across the state, 11 fewer than traffic estimates and three fewer than the previous record-low of 10 in 1979.
Death Investigation May 14, 2007 E.G. Miles Parkway Police are investigating the cause of death of an elderly woman who was found unresponsive at Food Lion. She was taken to Liberty Regional Medical Center where she was pronounced dead. Contempt/drug charge May 14, 2007 Griffin Street Police, assisting a Fort Stewart warrant officer investigating a client and conducting a welfare check on a child, contacted with a couple who had been at a residence for ...
WASHINGTON - Richard Bergendahl fights the war on terrorism in Los Angeles for $19,000 a year, one of the legions of ill-trained, low-paid private security guards protecting tempting terrorist targets. Down the block from his high rise is a skyscraper identified by President Bush as a target for a Sept. 11-style airplane attack.
Matter of record May 14, 2007 Dunlevie Road Walthourville Deputies stopped a vehicle that did not have a proper tag displayed. As the deputy walked toward the vehicle, he saw a tag in the driver's rear dashboard and window area. A check revealed the tag was listed as stolen from the Chatham County area. The driver told the deputy he purchased the vehicle from a woman in Chatham County and tried, but was unable to ...
Stalking May 1, 2007 Route 3, Box 27 A-B Ludowici Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man in violation of a temporary restraining order. It was the second call received that day from the complainant stating the man kept returning. When deputies arrived, the offender was sitting on the porch. When he was asked to stand and place his hands behind his back, the man staggered slightly. The ...
The community is invited to a daylong event to educate and inform on what to do before during and after a hurricane.
Burglary/forced entry/storage shed May 11, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway A woman notified police when she discovered the lock to her storage shed was missing. She reported it appeared all her belongings had been searched. The only thing missing was an antique wooden toilet worth $6,000. Concealed weapon/open container May 11, 2007 West Oglethorpe Highway An officer saw a passenger take a drink from a bottle that appeared to be alcohol. He stopped the car, found ...
Simple assault/criminal trespass May 8, 2007 Nancy Court, Riceboro Two brothers were reportedly arguing about a girl when one of them got his gun, loaded it and fired one shot into the ceiling of the livingroom, damaging the ceiling and roof. Later deputies reported the same brother threw his cell phone against a wall, breaking it into small pieces. He was arrested under the family violence act. Obstruction of an officer/ pedestrian right-of-way in crosswalk/ ...
In a move designed to position it to meet the growing blood needs of the more than 130 hospitals it serves statewide, the American Red Cross Blood Services Southern Region recently moved into a 185,000 square feet, state-of-the-art blood processing center just outside Douglasville.
Missing animal April 30, 2007 McCumber Drive Walthourville A woman reported her two dogs were missing from her yard. They were described as male and female miniature pinschers. The male was described as being black and tan, and weighing about 30 pounds with a deviated snout. The female was described as being fawn colored and weighing 18 pounds. Cruelty to animals May 7, 2007 Carleyne Drive Midway Deputies went to check on a report regarding ...
April 2007 Report MACE had a total of 80 cases with 66 offenders. Drugs with a street value of $510,750 were seized. $46,397 cash, two vehicles worth $1,900, two properties valued at $1,800 and 14 weapons were seized.
Suspicious activities May 10, 2007 Kacie Drive A man went to the Comcast office to return a cable box. When he tried to exit through an employee-access door, a customer service clerk advised the customer he could not leave through that door. The customer then turned toward the clerk, jumped over the customer service counter and attempted to grab the worker's sweater. An employee who witnessed the incident followed the man into an office and ...
Public safety authorities are issuing a special caution to people who may have received a little rainfall during the last few days: "No burning. Still."
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.
Law-enforcement personnel from Long and Liberty counties recently attended the annual Cops and Coffee on Fort Stewart.
Sept. 18: Identity theft fraud - A Hinesville woman contacted deputies and said she'd received a call from Target regarding the credit card she'd recently applied for in Pennsylvania. The woman said she'd never applied for a credit card at Target. The Target representative reportedly told the woman that the person who applied for the card had all of her personal information. The woman said she contacted the Federal Trade Commission and was told to ...