A man charged with possessing and distributing "hundreds" of images of child pornography was denied bond last week in Effingham County Magistrate Court.
June 8: Simple battery - An officer was dispatched to Walmart for a reported fight between employees. The manager said two employees were fighting outside of the store during their break, but she separated them upon the officer's arrival.
Torres and Candice Boles, a couple indicted in the death of their 3-year old daughter, Andraia, were set to appear Thursday in Liberty County Superior Court.
Tropical Storm Chantal petered out Wednesday night.
Lane closures will be in effect on State Route 119 in Liberty County from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today through Friday, weather permitting.
Tropical Storm Chantal will be right off the coast of the Georgia-Florida line early Saturday, but will no longer by a storm, if today's forecast from the National Hurricane Center holds true.
June 9: Found contraband - At a local hotel, a deputy found a clear bag containing marijuana in one room and a tan plastic bag containing marijuana in another room. The drugs were turned over to a narcotics agent.
A motorist, driving a stolen van, reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty deputy near Richmond Hill.
Police are on the lookout for 17-year-old Robert Shane Anderson Jr. of Richmond Hill who is possibly in the Hinesville area.
A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or people responsible for the murder of Ernie Walthour Sr., who was killed July 1 during an apparent robbery on Lewis Frasier Road in Midway.
The third named tropical storm of the hurricane season, Chantal, has formed in the Atlantic. If it becomes a threat to Coastal Georgia it won't be until early next week, according to the National Weather Service.
A motorist driving a stolen van reportedly blew through a stop sign Monday night in McIntosh County and led law-enforcement officers through three counties before he was stopped by a Liberty Deputy near Richmond Hill.
June 9: Criminal trespass - A deputy was dispatched to the Flemington Veterinary Hospital after an employee noticed two of the gates to the property were open and unsecured. On Sunday morning, the employee went to the hospital to walk and feed the dogs; when she left, the gates were closed and secured. She returned at 8 p.m. to take care of the dogs and noticed the gates were open. Also, at one gate entrance, there was an opened hot-dog package and several broken-up hot dogs that formed a trail from the inside to the outside of the gate. Nothing ...
June 8: Criminal trespass - The owner of Knight's Inn called HPD officers in reference to a drunk man damaging a hotel-room door lock. The complainant said the incident was caught on video, which showed the suspect pulling hard on the door lock while hitting his body repeatedly against the door. Due to the damage, the hotel owner was unsuccessful at entering the room, where the suspect was staying. Officers made contact with the suspect outside of the hotel room, and he appeared to be extremely intoxicated. He denied ever touching the hotel door.
Hinesville Police Department is asking for the public's help finding an armed-robbery suspect.
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.
Much of Long County lost power Saturday, and several homes reported damage from what is believed to have been a tornado.