Criminal trespass May 20 – An officer patrolling the interchange at Hwy. 17 and I-95 at approximately 6:20 a.m. noticed something was wrong at the old Burger King. According to Sgt. Luke Harris' report, "the rear steel door was slightly ajar being held open with a small piece of wood, which this officer knows to be normally secured." Harris called for backup, then waited until Cpl. Jonathan Zirpolo arrived. Police then cleared the building and ...
Authorities are expecting no charges – and little if any other information – to come out of the investigation into a murder suicide early Tuesday morning at 20500 Hwy. 144 in South Bryan.
ATLANTA - The 78-hour Memorial Day holiday travel period begins Friday evening and the Georgia State Patrol will be watching for impaired drivers and other traffic violations that could potentially cause a traffic crash.
Bryan County Emergency Management is urging all Bryan County residents to prepare now for the upcoming hurricane season, which is only days away.
Matter of record, May 22 – When Officer Paul Carter responded to a nuisance animal call on Sandpiper Drive, he was told by the complainant that "the dog belonging to the neighbor behind him climbs the fence and comes into his yard."
Savannah Technical College will honor former Bryan County Sheriff's Department deputy Sgt. Michael Larson.
With a new hurricane season approaching, new changes for how and when warnings are issued as well as new assessments of Liberty County's hurricane-prone coastline will affect how residents prepare for storm-related circumstances. Hurricane season began earlier this month, with peak activity expected between September and October.
With the school year coming to an end, Memorial Day weekend approaching and summer festivities about to kick into high gear, officials at the Governor's Office of Highway Safety say they want people to be safe in their travels.
County law enforcement and animal control officials on May 11 rescued more than a dozen dogs and puppies that had been living alone in a Wellington Oaks subdivision home in Richmond Hill. Fred Scott has since been charged with three counts of animal cruelty after 14 dogs and puppies were removed from his abandoned 179 Lindsay Drive home. For the complete story, pick up a copy of the Midweek Bryan County News.
The following is from Richmond Hill Police Department reports: DUI May 5 – Officer Donnie Crosby clocked a vehicle on Hwy. 17 near Plantation Road traveling 59 mph in a 45 mph zone. The officer pulled the vehicle over and the driver, a Richmond Hill woman, who allegedly appeared very intoxicated due to her bloodshot, glassy eyes and slurred speech. When asked, the driver claimed to have had three bottles of beer and agreed to ...
City police are reminding Richmond Hill residents to lock their car doors – even when at home – following a string of car break-ins last week in the Sterling Creek Plantation subdivision. Items were taken from vehicles while parked in driveways on Ashley Court, Reese Drive or Rice Gate Drive during the evening hours Friday. In each case, the vehicles were unlocked. Read more about the cases in the Midweek Bryan County News.
The following are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports: Possession of marijuana April 26 – A Richmond Hill man was arrested for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana after being pulled over for failing to maintain his driving lane and failing to yield to an emergency vehicle. When Sgt. Raymond Fowler approached the vehicle, he not only allegedly smelled burnt marijuana, but saw it as well. The officer noticed marijuana on the center ...
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department: Invasion of privacy April 26 – Deputies responded to a complaint at a Richmond Hill gas station, where a woman was going to work at the business and live in the owner's garage apartment. The woman told the deputies that while moving items into the bathroom of the apartment she noticed a camera in the air-conditioning vent. As she was removing the screws from the vent ...
May is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's motorcycle safety month, and transportation officials are reminding riders to stay safe while enjoying their rides.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue has appointed two members to the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles, clearing the way for executions and clemency hearings to continue. Perdue appointed Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Commissioner Albert Murray and Republican state Rep. Terry Barnard to the five-member clemency panel. He is also recommending that current pardons board member Garland Hunt take Murray's former job.
The Heritage Bank in Midway was robbed during the lunch hour Friday. Midway Police Chief Kelli Morningstar only could confirm the bank was robbed at 12:39 p.m. before deferring all questions to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office.
A Richmond Hill teenager was hit by a car Wednesday while riding his bicycle to school.
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