Alleged FEAR (Forever Enduring Always Ready) militia member and co-conspirator Heather Salmon went before Superior Court Judge Robert L. Russell III on Thursday at the Long County Courthouse in Ludowici. Salmon was in court to begin proceedings regarding her assignment of a new defense attorney in the December 2011 murder case of Tiffany York, 17, and Michael Roark, 19.
A Riceboro woman currently serving a life sentence for murdering her toddler cousin was denied a new trial Monday, according to documents filed in public records at the Liberty County Justice Center.
Hurricane season has not affected the Liberty County area in recent years. In fact, the last major hurricane to hit Georgia happened over a century ago.
Here are some recent reports filed by deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
A 30-year-old man, who was shot Thursday, died in a Savannah hospital Saturday and the young woman accused of shooting him in the head, is expected to be charged with murder, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
James Stewart, 30, died Saturday afternoon at a Savannah hospital after he had been shot Thursday, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
Marquana Adale Jasper, who is accused of shooting a man Thursday, has been denied bond.
Construction crews hit a gas line Friday afternoon around 5 p.m. near Veterans Parkway in Hinesville. The northbound lanes of the road were closed for about 30 minutes while the line was repaired. The strong smell of gas drifted toward Oglethorpe Highway, but it remained open.
A Gum Branch man suffering from a bullet wound to the head was found in a ditch Thursday night near the intersection of Elim Road and Highway 196, according to Liberty County Sheriff Steve Sikes.
A five-vehicle crash on Oglethorpe Highway in Flemington late Wednesday afternoon caused a major traffic jam at the height of rush hour.
Here are some of the recent reports filed by deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:
The Long County Sheriff's Office and the Ludowici Police Department have stepped up patrols and road stops in recent weeks to support the Governor's Office of Highway Safety's Click-It-Or-Ticket campaign and Summer HEAT initiative.
Here are some of the recent reports filed by Hinesville Police officers:
Liberty County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jon Long was one of 160 law enforcement officers at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association 2014 Command Staff Training Conference last month in Hall County.
An elderly disabled veteran who had just placed his order at Captain D's drive-thru in Hinesville struck the building Monday evening, closing the eatery temporarily, according to Hinesville Traffic Accident Investigator Richard Boucher.
Halloween mostly is known among children as a fun night of candy-collecting, but the holiday has a darker side - one authorities hope parents will be wary of.
A Jesup woman was injured when a semi ran into the back of her car Wednesday morning in Hinesville, according to Hinesville Police.
Recent reports to Hinesville Police Department include:
Recent reports at the Hinesville Police Department include:
Two unrelated attempted traffic stops in Liberty County on Thursday night led to separate high-speed chases through the area.
Recent reports filed at the Liberty County Sheriff's Office included:
A fatal wreck Saturday afternoon on Highway 301 in Long County appears to have ties to an incident that occurred at a Richmond Hill hotel earlier that day.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville POlice Department include:
Three people were injured Tuesday night in a single-car crash in Long County.
Recent reports filed with the Hinesville Police Department include:
Police Chief Robert Poppell said officers made an arrest after hearing about an Oct. 4 robbery on South Macon Street.
A man arrested inside a dry cleaners early Monday has been charged with two counts of burglary and one count of attempt to commit burglary, according to Hinesville Police Det. Maj. Thomas Cribbs.
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