RINCON - Body parts found inside a South Carolina storage unit and a south Georgia home after a deadly police standoff are likely those of a Savannah man missing since New Year's Eve, authorities said Sunday.
Officer Kevin A. Rayley of the Walthourville Police Department recently completed a DUI detection and standardized field sobriety testing course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Deputy Elpidio Fratichelli was involved in a collision with a minivan after 3 p.m. Friday on East Oglethorpe Highway near Gen. Screven Way. Georgia State Patrol Trooper Sgt. John Snipe said Fratichelli, driving his cruiser in the eastbound lane, was dispatched to a call and turned on his lights. He entered the center turn lane to avoid congestion and another car turned into the center lane from Flash Foods. Fratichelli swerved ...
Dec. 26: Terroristic threats - Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Whitetail Circle in reference to an altercation between neighbors with possible presence of weapons. The complainants said they previously made an anonymous noise complaint against their neighbor for playing his music too loudly, and they said the neighbor has since had a verbal altercation with them that included threats. The neighbor told the officer that he did go speak with the neighbors but ...
A Midway man who accidentally shot himself early Wednesday morning died from his wound.
BAXLEY - Police say a 26-year-old man who was arrested in his wife's death after initially saying two men killed her in a home invasion last week is being allowed to attend her funeral.
SAVANNAH - A Savannah man is being indicted on charges of rape, murder and additional offenses in the death of Amber DeLoach, whose body was found in a burning car on Sept. 30.
Dec. 22: Burglary (forced entry) - A resident in the 2200 block of Driftwood Lane reported $2,357 worth of items taken from the home. The officer said it appeared entrance was made through a bedroom window that was not secure, and the screen had been cut. Items missing included a TV, game console, .22 caliber revolver, and laptop.
Justin Deon Gordon, 24, has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of Davis Williams Jr. Sunday, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
ATLANTA - A state lawmaker is proposing a bill to allow school systems to choose whether principals should be allowed to carry concealed weapons.
A Liberty County man was found stabbed to death early Sunday morning in Riceboro. According to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Brian Barnes, Davis Williams, 28, of Fleming, was found dead shortly after 1:30 a.m. in Ernest and Corine Park on the site of the 12 Gauge Hunting club on Lewis Frasier Road. Barnes said Williams was attending a birthday celebration at one of the buildings in the park. An altercation broke out during the ...
ATLANTA - The Georgia Supreme Court says superior court judges can't issue warrants for wiretaps outside of their judicial circuits.
A Fort Stewart soldier was cut several times in a recent domestic dispute, according to the Long County Sheriff's Office.
An early morning fire Friday destroyed a Long County family's home. According to Ludowici/Long County Fire Department Chief Richard Truman, the fire began shortly after 3 a.m. at 110 Sols Road SE near Ludowici. When firefighters arrived, flames were shooting from the home's windows. It took firefighters roughly 45 minutes to get the blaze under control. Jessica Simmons, who lived in the home with her two children, said in an interview that the smell ...
A man was fatally stabbed at a Midway hunting club early Sunday, according to Liberty County Sheriff's Office Detective Dennis Davis.
Deputy H. Weyman Chapman Jr. of the Liberty County Sheriff's Office recently completed a basic radar operator course taught by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth.