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Buckle up or pay the Price

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.

May 21, 2010 | By Patty Leon Special to the News | Public Safety


Dogs found alone in home, owner charged

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.

May 20, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Public Safety


Drunks hit the road

The following is from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

May 20, 2010 | | Public Safety


String of car break-ins prompt warning

May 20, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Public Safety


Tire stolen off truck parked at store

The following are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

May 17, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


Man: Estranged wife robs him after dinner

The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department:

May 17, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


Bikers remind to use caution during safety month

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.

May 14, 2010 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Terry Bernard named to pardons board

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.

May 12, 2010 | | Public Safety


Thief strikes at open businesses

May 11, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Public Safety


Sheriff's blotters for May 8

Simple battery, April 23 – Deputies responded to a fight in progress on Black Creek Church Road in Ellabell. A resident there told Deputy Ernesto Nieves that a neighbor's son had called him over to the property fence line to talk. When the resident got to the fence, the neighbor's son allegedly slapped him with an open hand on the left cheek and then fled the scene in a gray car. A witness said she saw the resident get called over to the fence but did not see him get slapped. The resident was advised of the warrant process ...

May 10, 2010 | | Public Safety


Richmond Hill Police blotter for May 1

April 10 – Officers responded to Papa's Pizza To Go, where a potential customer called to place an order for 1,200 chicken wings for a wedding. The customer called through an interpreter service for the deaf, so there was no actual verbal contact between the business and the caller.

May 03, 2010 | Staff reports | Public Safety


Signs you might be DUI: going wrong way, driving through yards

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

April 19, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


Police: 'Salesman' was casing for burglaries

If you recently bought magazines from a door to door salesman, the Richmond Hill Police Department would like to hear from you.

April 15, 2010 | Staff reports | Public Safety


Safety class required of teen drivers now online

The Georgia Department of Driver Services recently created a new Internet option for the state-mandated teenage Alcohol and Drug Awareness Program. eADAP will provide an additional solution for teens who are unable to obtain the traditional classroom ADAP course.

April 12, 2010 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Ludowici woman on trial for allegedly scalding child to death

Erica Brennan's murder trial began yesterday in Ludowici. Brennan, who is charged with the scalding death of her 8-year-old stepdaughter, Sarah H. Harris, appeared in the Long County Courthouse with her attorney, Jerry Word.

April 07, 2010 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


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EMS ambulances get new look

You may have noticed a different looking ambulance running up and down the roads in Bryan County recently. Bryan County Emergency Services has two "brand new" remounted ambulances and three slightly used medium duty ambulances with a totally new look, BCES chief Freddy Howell said Friday. Thanks to a donation from Orafol, the reflective material and graphic design has enhanced the ambulances' visibility, especially at night. These ambulances were all purchased from allocated and voted on SPLOST dollars and are brand new inside and out. While BCES hopes that you only see the outside of the ambulance, if you do ...

July 28, 2014 | | Public Safety


Don't launch your vehicle with your boat

The following were taken from Bryan County Sheriff's Department and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.

July 23, 2014 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Crime reports for July 14

The following incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.

July 14, 2014 | | Public Safety


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