The Liberty Emergency Management Agency is observing Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which runs through Friday. EMA Director Mike Hodges said that since the area is susceptible to a variety of natural disasters and severe weather is dangerous and can strike with little warning, it's important to prepare in advance. Each day during Severe Weather Preparedness Week focuses on a different type of threat faced by Georgians. Topics include:
The FBI and Bryan County and Richmond Hill police are looking for a man who robbed the Navy Federal Credit Union in Richmond Hill. Here's the press release from the FBI:
Missing pills recently prompted an argument between a Long County couple, which eventually required authorities to intervene.
A Port Wentworth father has been arrested and charged with reckless conduct after leaving his child locked in a car in Hinesville on Jan. 26.
Recent reports filed with the Liberty County Sheriff's office include:
When Hinesville Police Officer Angela Reynolds pulled into the Hinesville Glass and Mirror parking lot in the 1100 block of West Oglethorpe Highway on Tuesday morning, she had no idea she would be saving the life of an infant born minutes earlier in the front seat of a family Chevy.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are investigating what appears to be an aggravated assault and suicide that occurred sometime Saturday morning at a home on the 300 block of Springs Grove Road near Jesup.
A Liberty County man was rushed to the hospital Sunday afternoon after he was stabbed during a domestic dispute.
A Long County man was injured as he escaped from his burning home Friday. Three people were displaced by the fire.
A man who was wanted in Bryan County on aggravated assault and methamphetamine charges was apprehended Monday by a team of specially trained Bulloch County sheriff's deputies.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
The diver that went missing Tuesday morning in St. Catherines Sound, Bill Eberlein, has been found alive and was treated on a Sea Tow boat, according to Liberty County Eastern District Volunteer Fire and Rescue firefighter Joe Cannon.
Reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department recently include:
The United States Marshals Service is looking for Frank S. Monsegue Sr.
An alleged hit-and-run occurred Tuesday night in Ludowici, and law enforcement is asking for the public's help in the investigation.
The bomb threat at the Hinesville Walmart has been cleared as of noon today, according to Hinesville Police Detective Lt. Loyd Slater.
A man was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the drive-by shooting Wednesday afternoon at Waldo Pafford Elementary School.
Waldo Pafford Elementary School was the apparent target of a drive-by shooting about 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to Hinesville Police Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
Crimes reported to Hinesville Police include: