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
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
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
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.
Dec. 17: Theft by taking, bicycle - Someone was seen riding a blue bicycle down East Court Street that reportedly was taken from the New and Not Store on South Main Street. An employee of the store told the manage she saw a man riding the stolen bicycle but police were not able to locate the man or bike. The store manage said they were closing up for the night and started to put away the inventory they kept on the sidewalk in front of the store. She said while she was putting a few things inside, a man swiped the ...
A freeze warning is in effect for Southeast Georgia, including Liberty and Long Counties. But no storms are predicted.
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.