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.
Richmond Hill law enforcement authorities are investigating similar thefts around the area of Ivey Street on Ford Avenue after wallets were stolen last week during daylight hours at three businesses. Richmond Hill Police Lt. Dana Strickland said the incidents at Hit the Books, Richmond Hill Family Practice and the dental office of Dr. William E. Wallace occurred on different days between April 25 and May 1 but were all similar in nature – wallets and ...
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 ...
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.
From Richmond Hill Police Department reports: DUI April 7 – Officers stopped a Richmond Hill woman after watching her make a left turn onto Hwy. 144, head west on the wrong side of the road, cross over the railroad tracks and then make an abrupt lane change into the right lane. Cpl. Jonathan Zirpolo reportedly smelled alcohol and observed bloodshot/glassy eyes and slurry speech when questioning the driver. The woman was arrested for DUI after ...
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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.
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.
All public safety officers in Bryan County got radio upgrades recently as part of a $4.5 million upgrade to an 800 megahertz digital communication system.
An Ellabell man was airlifted from his home Saturday after a car he was working under came off its jack and pinned him.
Obstruction, March 15 – Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Beaulah Church Road. They arrived and spoke with a man who said his cousins were fighting each other and that deputies better "calm them down."
A suspect was apparently killed by a bullet fired by authorities Monday afternoon shortly after 4 p.m. The man was later identified as William Gordon by Special Agent Micah Ward of the Georgia Bureau of Investigations who has taken over the case.
An accident late Wednesday night sent a Hinesville man to the hospital and shook up several bus passengers and their driver.
STATESBORO - A suspected bootlegger had more than 70 bottles of liquor, some beer and some cash in his possession when Statesboro police searched his West Main Street home Monday, police said.
Bryan County Sheriff Clyde Smith said the suspect in Tuesday's shooting south of Richmond Hill will be charged with murder.
A Bryan County man was shot to death early Tuesday morning on Daniel Siding Road.
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