Residents living near 1277 Baxter St. in Hinesville's Pine Ridge subdivision were evacuated Wednesday afternoon after discovery of a Mexican War or Civil War-era cannon ball, according to Mike Hodges, director of Liberty County Emergency Management Administration.
Hinesville Police are investigation the death of a 3-year-old girl as a possible Homicide, According to Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
Jan. 26: Entering automobile - A complainant in the 1100 block of Ruben Wells Road reported that someone had entered his residence though an unlocked back door and went through several rooms.
One man was killed and several other people were injured Monday when a pickup collided head-on with a school bus on Ga. 27/341 near Jesup, according to Georgia State Patrol Trooper Kevin Ziegler of the Brunswick Post. The pickup driver, Samuel Carr, 59, of Odum, was traveling west in a 2008 Chevy Z71 when he hydroplaned and crossed over into the eastbound lane of Ga. 27/341, striking a bus carrying 14 children. The pickup driver was found dead at the scene. Some of the buses' passengers and its driver sustained minor injuries. The students were coming from Cedar ...
The body of a man discovered Feb. 20 in Richmond Hill alongside Interstate 95, near the 144 interchange, has been identified as Charles Michael Stoyle, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief of Detectives Dana Strickland.
Jan. 15: Criminal trespass - A woman said her ex-boyfriend had been leaving letters on her door, on her vehicle and in her mailbox even though they had been broken up for two years with no other contact. She spotted her ex-boyfriend getting back in his vehicle after reportedly leaving her a letter and flowers between her screen door and front door. She told him to leave and not return. An officer contacted the ex-boyfriend, who said he was through with his ex-girlfriend.
Robert Quinones, a former soldier accused of taking hostages at Winn Army Community Hospital on Fort Stewart approximately two and a half years ago, has accepted a plea agreement in the case.
SAVANNAH - The Armstrong Atlantic State University Police Department is offering a self-defense training class for women.
Jan. 25: Entering automobile with intent - A deputy was dispatched to the 90 block of Greenwood Turn in Woodland Lakes in reference to a pistol stolen from a truck. The complainant said he was not sure how long the pistol had been gone for but that it last was accounted for Jan. 21. The item was valued at $700.
Jan. 14: Missing person, endangered person - A woman told police that her daughter, who has mild autism, did not come home from school.
Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes and new Chief Deputy Jon Long both said they were pleased to promote five deputies Thursday morning at the Liberty County Justice Center. During a private ceremony attended by the honorees' co-workers and relatives, Long introduced each deputy and acknowledged their accomplishments.
Randall Blake Dearman entered a negotiated plea Tuesday morning in Liberty Superior Court before Judge Robert Russell.
ATHENS - Nearly a third of those dating in middle and high school report abusive relationships, according to a new study from the University of Georgia.
The Hinesville Police Department will begin its annual Citizens' Academy at 6 p.m. March 12.
Jan. 10: Matter of record - A woman said she was driving down Deer Trail Drive in her Mini-Cooper when a large brown dog came running out of the woods and jumped on her car. She said she pulled over and stepped out of the car to check for damages when the dog came out again and jumped on her. The woman then reported the dog followed her back to her home on Dogwood Lane and killed her cat. Deputies found the owner of the dog who admitted his dog came loose from the chain and he had been unable to ...
Nov. 27: Damage to vehicle - A motorist said he was driving his Ford pickup in the area of Highways 196 and 25 in Fleming when a chair flew out of the bed of the gold Chevy pickup in front of him and hit his truck. The driver of the vehicle that had been carrying the chair did not stop when the cargo flew out. The complainant was provided a case number and briefed on additional procedures.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court on Friday morning.
Nov. 25: Theft by taking, misdemeanor - A deputy was dispatched to the scene of a reported theft at Oak Creek and Little Oak roads. A man claimed someone had stolen his deer stand, which had been attached to a tree on the hunting land he owns. The man said he had been having problems with neighbors trespassing on his property. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources was made aware of the situation.
Two men accused of murders that happened two years ago this month made their first appearance in Long County Superior Court Friday morning.
Long County Sheriff's Office Deputy Bruce Green recently was contacted by a man who had a chainsaw he believed was stolen, according to LCSO Lt. Tom Sollosi. The man said he received the saw from an Allenhurst resident, so Green followed up.
An excavator used to build a burn pit and clear land caught fire Wednesday afternoon at a Hinesville subdivision.
Heavy usage caused two transformers in the vicinity of downtown Hinesville to blow out Thursday afternoon just after 3 p.m., according to Liberty Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Mike Hodges. Many residents in the area are without power, but Georgia Power crews are currently rerouting power to different transformers. They expect to have the situation remedied in 30-60 minutes.
A fire broke out on an excavator in Hinesville Wednesday afternoon a few minutes ago. It is near Olmstead and Barrington Drive. Patty Leon is in the area and we'll have more about it as it develops.
Nov. 5: Auto theft - A South Main Street woman told police she last saw her vehicle this past March in the care of her estranged husband. When she contacted him to retrieve the vehicle, he told her he left it in an apartment-complex parking lot before he moved to Maryland. When she went to get the vehicle, she could not find it. Detectives discovered the vehicle had been sold and then crushed.
Two accused members of the anti-government militia group Forever Enduring Always Ready will be in Long County Superior Court this week. The men are believed to have fired the shots that killed Michael Roark, 19, and Tiffany York, 17, in December 2011 at Lake Morgan in Long County.
Military authorities are investigating the death of a 22-year-old soldier at Holbrook Pond on Fort Stewart. The man's body was found Saturday night at the campsite, which is used by military personnel and retirees. The site is roughly
Nov. 7: Disorderly conduct - A Highway 196 convenience store clerk told deputies a Ludowici woman came into the store where she works and began to yell at her. The woman threatened to "beat her a__" and took a swing at her, the clerk said. The clerk told deputies the woman accused her of sleeping with her ex-husband. The store owner and another man who was inside the story grabbed the woman to keep her from hitting the clerk.
Between Jan. 1-Nov. 21, Hinesville had 1,049 traffic accidents that resulted in 310 injuries and three fatalities, Hinesville Police Cpl. Les Patton said.
Authorities are investigating what appears to be a murder-suicide Monday morning in Richmond Hill.
Nov. 1: Suspicious acts - An officer conducting a foot patrol along Gen. Screven Way was flagged down by a citizen who found a shell casing in the parking lot of Stewart Way Apartments. The woman said she called police earlier that day after hearing gunshots and witnessing a group of people arguing in the parking lot of the apartment complex.