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Theft reported from Black Creek Cemetery

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports.

November 26, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Flood advisory issues for area

The National Weather Service is warning that there could be minor flooding in Bryan, Liberty and Long counties today.

November 25, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Big pothole flattens tire

Matter of record - An officer was dispatched to the Jukebox on Highway 17 around 2 a.m. Sunday "in reference to an injured person," a report said.

November 20, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Tornado watch, freeze watch issued

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Liberty, Long, Bryan, Wayne, Chatham countikes and most of eastern Georgia until 6 p.m. today.

November 17, 2014 | | Public Safety


Alleged child predators arrested

ATLANTA - On Thursday, the Southeast Georgia Child Exploitation Task Force, an interagency law-enforcement operation that focuses on child-exploitation activities in the area and is led by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, made several arrests in and around Savannah, according to FBI Atlanta Field Office Special Agent in Charge J. Britt Johnson.

November 13, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Fire-prevention month at BCES

Throughout October, the Bryan County Emergency Services, in a collaborative effort with its community partners, focused on fire-safety education in the schools, churches and the community.

November 07, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Girls may have egged property

Oct. 25: • Criminal trespass - An Ashton Apartments resident told Richmond Hill police that she came home from work and found broken eggs on the front door of her apartment.

November 07, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Insurance fraud in the making?

• Matter of record - A Richmond Hill Police Department officer was sent to a room at a Richmond Hill motel on Saturday "in reference to an injured person," a report said.

October 23, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Crash was apparent murder-suicide attemp

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.

October 22, 2014 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


BCES recruiting ham radio operators

Bryan County Emergency Services will host a "meet and greet" for ham-radio operators from 7-9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, at 5995 Highway 204 in Ellabell.

September 25, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Break-up gets complicated

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

September 22, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Flash flood warning in effect today

Our area is under a flash flood watch through this evening.

September 15, 2014 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Trespassing on lawn

A man reported Aug. 19 that "a truck drove through his yard which left markings."

September 09, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Citizens EMS academy planned

Has anyone ever wondered what the Bryan County Emergency Services is all about? Ever thought about what it feels like to have fire gear on?

August 28, 2014 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Facebook relation turns sour after meeting

A Richmond Hill Police Department officer was patrolling Highway 144 near the Fish Hatchery shortly after midnight Aug. 13 when he spotted "a sedan travelling in front of my vehicle having difficulty maintaining its lane," a report said. "The vehicle was observed moving from the right edge of its lane to the left edge. It continued this manner of driving continuously. Based on my training and experience with subjects driving while intoxicated, swerving within a lane is a cue for a driver operating a vehicle while intoxicated."

August 25, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


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Crash victim identified

The woman who died early Monday in a five-vehicle accident on I-95 has been identified as Vicki Persons, 62, of McIntosh County, according to GSP Trooper Quincy Melvin

March 02, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Wake swamps fisherman's boat

A man endured several hours slogging through a marsh Friday after the boat he was in was swamped by the wake of a larger boat that was passing.

February 27, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Vehicles Damaging County Property

Incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

February 27, 2015 | | Public Safety


Missing woman, son may be in Bryan

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies are asking the public's help in finding an apparently suicidal woman and her 2-year-old son who live in the far southeastern part of that county.

February 26, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Police reports: Man calls cops on bar for cutting him off

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

February 24, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten Bryan County News | Public Safety


I-95 crash near Midway kills woman

A woman was killed in a wreck on I-95 Saturday afternoon.

February 21, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Alleged home-invasion shooter caught in Pembroke

Herbert Lewis, who allegedly shot a man during a home invasion in Walthourville last year, has been arrested and now faces three charges, including two aggravated assault.

February 20, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Officer scolds parent for kids left in car

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

February 19, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


RHPD searching for missing man

The Richmond Hill Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating Timothy Jaskiewicz. He last was seen on Monday, Feb. 16, in the Richmond Hill area and may be driving a dark-red 2002 Toyota Tundra with the Florida tag BDZN21. Anyone who sees Jaskiewicz or knows of his whereabouts should call RHPD Det. Linton at 912-756-2863 or 756-5645.

February 19, 2015 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Wind chill advisory issued for Thursday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for our area for early Thursday.

February 18, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


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