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:
The following are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
The following are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department:
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.
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 ...
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:
If you recently bought magazines from a door to door salesman, the Richmond Hill Police Department would like to hear from you.
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.
William Solomon, a former Liberty County deputy who now works security at the Georgia Ports Authority, was injured when he was struck by a tractor trailer there Monday, according to GSP Trooper Jamie Wilson.
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
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.
Incidents are from Bryan County Sheriff's Department reports.
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.
From Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
A woman was killed in a wreck on I-95 Saturday afternoon.
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.
Incidents taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
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.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for our area for early Thursday.
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