A total of eight people are in custody following a Thursday morning drug bust in Bryan and Chatham counties that broke up a meth operation.
ATLANTA - Prosecutors are forced to ignore misdemeanor violations to pursue more serious crimes. Judges are delaying trials to cope with layoffs and strained staffing levels. And in some cases, those charged with violent crimes, even murder, are set free because caseloads are too heavy to ensure they receive a speedy trial.
The Liberty County Emergency Management Agency needs weather spotters to assist them and the National Weather Service. In response to this need, EMA Deputy Director Larry Logan said his agency is offering special classes to train members of the community to spot and report weather conditions as they happen in their area.
Oct. 22: A resident of Ralph Quarterman Drive reported a burglary in which several rooms were disturbed and $30 worth of chicken was stolen from her freezer.
Calling it a proactive move to provide children with a safe evening of trick-or-treating, Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes announced Thursday that many registered sex offenders living in the county are required to attend a mandatory meeting from 5-8 p.m. Monday.
A Long County man who was charged with vehicular homicide in a 2009 wreck that killed a teenage boy was sentenced to 25 years Tuesday.
The Long County Sheriff's Office recently made two methamphetamine drug busts and discovered what previously had been an active meth lab.
Oct. 9: A Hinesville resident told police she was held against her will by a man who claimed she damaged his vehicle. When she went to the man's residence on Deerwood Court to deny the claim, the suspect reportedly tied her up and gagged her, then threatened to shave her head if she didn't tell the truth. The man then reportedly released her, saying he believed she didn't damage his vehicle. The woman told police she didn't want to press charges.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes on Monday promoted Deputies Jason Colvin and Matthew Marchand to the rank of corporal.
A two-car collision Thursday in Tattnall County killed five people and left a child in critical condition, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Denney Garner.
A two-car collision Thursday on Highway 144 in Tattnall County killed five people and left a child in critical condition, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Denney Garner.
The case against murder suspect Jason Howard appears to be moving toward a trial.
Archery and black powder hunting already are in full swing, and with firearms hunting season kicking off Saturday, area forests likely will be filled with hunters of all ages. As with every hunting season, officials already are concerned about hunters leaving deer carcasses in public places, according to Long County Commissioner Wallace Shaw.
A thief did the unthinkable, stealing a small safe box from a local church. The theft occurred just before midnight Sept. 19 at the Baconton Baptist Church in Allenhurst, according to law enforcement officials. The safe reportedly contained an undisclosed amount of cash and checks.
Oct. 8: Police arrested several subjects for marijuana and cocaine possession after conducting a traffic stop at East Oglethorpe Highway and Sandy Run Drive. One passenger in the vehicle fled the scene, while the others were detained after the vehicle was stopped for a center-lane violation. Police also found a loaded handgun in the vehicle.
An alleged drug ring at Woodwind North Apartments has been broken up and nine people arrested Thursday, according to a Hinesville Police news release.
A man reportedly wanted for a murder in Tacoma, Washington was arrested Wednesday by Liberty County Sheriff's Department deputies after he was found at ...
From Hinesville Police Department reports:
An Atlanta Falcons fan was let down twice last Sunday.
The Hinesville Police Department has issued a lookout alert for a "person of interest" in connection with recent entering auto and criminal damage to property ...
An Army family of four who lost everything in a Friday night mobile home fire in Walthourville have moved to another home, it was announced ...
Fire destroyed a mobile home at McDonald Estates Mobile Home Park on Wilder Road in Walthourville on Friday evening. Four people are displaced, two adults ...
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