A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Leroy Coffer Highway, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Quincy Melvin.
A woman was killed Wednesday afternoon in a wreck on Leroy Coffer Highway, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Quincy Melvin. A Liberty County woman and her daughter were traveling in minivan on the highway when a dump truck attempted to cross the intersection from Freedman Grove Road onto Pate Rogers Road. The truck struck the Dodge Caravan on the driver's side, trapping the 28-year-old-woman. She later was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel. The child was transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.
The final environmental-impact statement for the proposed modernization and expansion of Townsend Bombing Range in McIntosh and Long counties has been published and now is available to the public. A copy of the federal-register notice and the final EIS can be found at www.townsendbombingrangeeis.com.
Torres Boles was in court Monday morning for a preliminary hearing in connection with the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of his 3-year-old daughter, Andrea Boles.
Torres Boles was in court Monday morning in a preliminary hearing regarding the suspicious circumstances of the death of his 3-year-old daughter Andrea Boles.
March 8: Domestic disturbance - Deputies were dispatched to the parking lot of Connections Church on Patriots Trail in reference to a domestic disturbance. A man said he witnessed a couple pull into the church's parking lot and start yelling and tossing items out of the car. The man said the couple soon left the lot, but he decided to report the incident because he was concerned about the woman's safety.
Feb. 26: Prowling - A Hinesville woman said someone loudly pounded on her front door. Since she was not expecting visitors, she did not respond. A short time later, she heard someone trying to open her sliding-glass back door. The woman said her dogs barked, but since she did not look outside, she did not see anyone. Neighbors who had been outside said they didn't see anyone in the area. The woman was put in contact with the neighborhood watch program officer and given crime-prevention techniques for her residence.
A Frank Long Elementary School employee was assaulted in the school's parking lot Wednesday morning before dawn.
Feb. 27: Criminal trespass - A Hinesville woman complained that a black pickup truck backed up to a pole barn across the road from her residence. Since the area is private property, she said she confronted the driver. The man said he'd just pulled off the road to talk on his cell phone. She advised him to leave and he did so without further incident.
Four men and one woman on Wednesday turned a new page as the inaugural Liberty County DUI Court graduating class.
Feb. 20: Possession of marijuana - A deputy stopped a car for improperly displaying a license plate. The driver consented to a search of the vehicle. The deputy found an open can of beer and an open pint of vodka. He also smelled marijuana when he picked up one passenger's jacket. He found what appeared to be a partially smoked marijuana cigarette in the pocket of the garment. The passenger was issued citations for possession of marijuana and open-container violations and given a court date. The driver was cited for improperly displaying a license plate. The marijuana was placed in ...
The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is partnering with the Hinesville Police Department to offer a self-defense training class for women.
Feb. 15: Matter of record - Two residents in Lake View mobile home park on Dunlevie Road disagreed over an interaction between their 9-year-old sons that resulted in one boy's glasses breaking. The complainant said his son went to ask the neighbor to play when he was rushed, grabbed and slung to the ground, resulting in his glasses breaking. The neighbor boy's father said the children had been wrestling and the boy broke his glasses but was afraid he would get in trouble for breaking them. Both parties indicated there have been past disagreements between the two boys, but ...
Feb. 4: Parole violation, Burglary - A man walked in to the Hinesville Police department requesting a criminal background check and was arrested for having an active warrant for parole violation in Atlanta.
Area law-enforcement agencies are tight-lipped following the discovery of a Hinesville man's body Dec. 23 on Whaley Street in Jesup and a Christmas Eve shooting at the intersection of South West Broad and Cherry streets that injured three people.
Dec. 14: Suspicious person - Scared by the sudden appearance of a man wearing a dark ski mask and trench coat outside her Barony Court home, a woman called her father, who quickly dispatched a 911 call. The woman said the man parked his car outside her home, walked at a fast pace to the front door and rang the doorbell. The man waited for 15 minutes before driving away. Police spoke with a neighbor who said he saw a man in a late-model Mazda park in front of the woman's house. The neighbor said it was a white male ...
The Long County Sheriff's Office has gotten an arrest warrant for Collen Marie Covington, who has been indicted on charges of criminal trespass, stalking and burglary, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. Anyone who has seen Covington or knows of her whereabouts should call a local law-enforcement agency or the Long County Sheriff's Office at 545-2118.
Dec. 8: Driving with suspended license/tag light required/unsafe vehicle - A woman was stopped at Lewis Frasier Road in Midway when a deputy noticed a broken tag light on her Grand Prix. The deputy ran her information through the system and discovered she had a suspended license and was wanted in Bibb County. She was cited for faulty tag lights and unsafe vehicle and was taken to jail on a hold for the outstanding warrant.
Dec. 13: Unlawful dumping - The owners of the Family Dollar Store on E.G. Miles Parkway called police to complain about someone using their company Dumpster to dispose of personal trash.
The Governor's Office of Highway Safety has again rolled out its annual holiday campaign, "Operation Zero Tolerance," and that means one thing - law-enforcement officers around the state are out in full force to crack down on drunk drivers through the New Year's holiday.
A woman's purse was snatched shortly after 7 p.m. Friday while she was shopping in the Walmart plaza in the 700 block of W. Oglethorpe Highway. She said she was loading items into her vehicle when it happened.
The Long County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a Ludowici man for his alleged involvement in a burglary in the Rye Patch community. They are looking for a second suspect.
JESUP - The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced that all scheduled and ongoing construction-related lane closures on interstates and major state routes in Southeast Georgia would be suspended for the holidays until 5 a.m. Jan. 2.
Two residents at Cypress Bend mobile home park in the 900 block of E.G. Miles Parkway were victims of a home invasion early Friday morning, according to Hinesville Police Department Detective Jeff Lui.
A fire heavily damaged the home of a Fort Stewart soldier and his family Sunday afternoon.
The Long County Courthouse will be closed this week due to removal of recently discovered mold.
Local police and security experts caution residents to be wary of greedy grinches out to steal Christmas this holiday season and are offering tips on how to lessen the risk of becoming a victim.
Dec. 1: Suspending driver's license, speeding - A 28-year-old Jacksonville man was stopped by an LCSO deputy at 1:17 a.m. for driving 95 mph in a 55 mph zone. A check of the man's Florida driver's license revealed it was suspended. He was arrested and charged with speeding and driving on a suspended license. His vehicle was towed.
It's true that there's no place like home for the holidays. With temperatures dropping, it's nice to bundle up with family around a fire to enjoy some seasonal cheer. However, the open hearths, candles and holiday cooking at this time of year increase the risk of house fires.