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Audit shows errors in sex offender registry

ATLANTA - A state audit shows that Georgia's sex offender registry contains numerous errors.

Auditors cited outdated computers, underfunding, understaffing and poor communication between government agencies.

August 31, 2010 | Associated Press | Public Safety


Richmond Hill Police blotter for Aug. 30

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

August 30, 2010 | | Public Safety


Midway woman reports rape

A Liberty County woman told Midway Police she was abducted and raped at gunpoint last Thursday as she was leaving the Dollar General Store in the 100 block of Butler Street.

August 27, 2010 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Jesup bar fight results in numerous arrests

A Hinesville firefighter who allegedly participated in a barroom brawl around 10 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Oyster Shack's Daily News Neighborhood Pub in Jesup was arrested last week along with 15 other people.

August 27, 2010 | By Denise Etheridge Special to the News | Public Safety


Husband 'primary agressor' in domestic shooting

The husband of a 3rd Infantry Division soldier was the primary aggressor in a domestic shooting Tuesday on Savannah's Southside, confirmed Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Information Officer Gena Moore.

August 27, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


State defense force trains for searches

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta - A missing-person call on a police radio demands prompt action, often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The time and stress accompanying the search is emotionally and physically draining. Many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.

August 25, 2010 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Fort Stewart soldier involved in shooting

A Fort Stewart soldier was involved in a domestic shooting on Savannah's Southside Tuesday morning, Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Information Officer Gena Moore has confirmed.

August 25, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


RH man arrested for beating on Tybee

A Richmond Hill man was arrested Monday and another is wanted after a Tybee Island man was allegedly beaten with a gun, according to Tybee Island police.

August 23, 2010 | Staff report | Public Safety


State defense force volunteers for searches

A missing persons call on a police radio demands prompt action often involving dozens of volunteers combing dense and sometimes dangerous areas. The enormous time and stress accompanying the search is both emotionally and physically draining to the searcher and hugely manpower intensive, and many Georgia law enforcement agencies lack the time, personnel or resources to accomplish an intensive search.

August 23, 2010 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Gun shop owner pleads to fencing military equipment

Joshua Works, owner of Mission Essential gun shop in Hinesville, pled guilty Aug. 11 before U.S. District Court Judge William T. Moore Jr. in Savannah to dealing in stolen military equipment. The property was stolen from Fort Stewart Military Reservation.

August 19, 2010 | Special to the News | Public Safety


No one injured when car hits day care

Other than some plywood covering the hole in the wall, it was pretty much business as usual for The Children's Village daycare the day after a vehicle ran into the facility near the corner of Hwy. 17 and Harris Trail Road.

August 16, 2010 | By Lori Wynn Staff writer | Public Safety


Jurors report Aug. 20

Superior Court trial jurors were drawn by Bryan County Clerk of Courts Rebecca G. Crowe on Aug. 5.

August 16, 2010 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Firefighters aim for honors in competition

Hundreds of firefighters from all around the state of Georgia, including Bryan County, were in Savannah last week for some additional training. After the training was over, it was time for a little friendly competition.

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


Forensics camp being probed

Entrepreneuring educator Ronald Armstrong appeared to be the right person to open an educational day camp in Liberty County for area students.

August 06, 2010 | By Jen Alexander McCall Special to the News | Public Safety


Grace period over for texting ban

After the statewide anti-texting and driving law took effect July 1, many law enforcement agencies - including the Hinesville Police Department - gave

August 04, 2010 | By Amy Johstono Courier intern | Public Safety


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Articles by Section - Public Safety


Heat advisory issued for today

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for our area from noon to 7 p.m.

August 21, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


19-year-old victim works at Suites

A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.

August 20, 2014 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Shooting suspects in custody

A Richmond Hill man was shot Wednesday afternoon in downtown Richmond Hill and some suspects have been apprehended in South Carolina after a chase.

August 20, 2014 | By Lewis Levine | Public Safety


Man shot in Richmond Hill parking lot

A man was shot around 2 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Suites at Station Exchange parking lot in Richmond Hill when he reportedly tried to thwart a vehicle break-in, according to Richmond Hill Police Department Chief Billy Reynolds Sr. The victim, who apparently had been trying to stop someone from burglarizing his pickup, is an employee of the Suites at Station Exchange, which is a residential community for senior citizens. He was airlifted to Memorial Health University Medical Center, and his condition is unknown.

August 20, 2014 | | Public Safety


North Bryan wreck kills one

One driver was killed in a wreck Wednesday afternoon in Bryan County. The accident, which involved a car and a tractor-trailer, occurred on Highway 80 about a mile from Effingham County.

August 20, 2014 | | Public Safety


Police Blotters for August 18

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

August 18, 2014 | Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Flood watch cancelled

The National Weather Service has cancelled a flood watch for our area that was orginally set to go through tonight.

August 11, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Crash kills 3rd ID band member

A Fort Stewart soldier was killed Thursday in a car crash in Tattnall County.

August 08, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Trouble with cable company

Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.

August 06, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


Four plead guilty in Long Co. kidnapping

Four people accused of kidnapping and pistol-whipping a Long County man pleaded guilty Friday in the Long County Courthouse in Ludowici.

August 04, 2014 | By Mike Riddle Correspondent | Public Safety


Tornado warning issued for area

A tornado warning has been issued for Liberty, Bryan and McIntosh counties.

August 01, 2014 | Staff report | Public Safety


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