Crime

  Memorial held at Battery Creek High School in honor of Beaufort County teen

Hundreds of family, classmates, teachers, and friends flooded Battery Creek High School to celebrate the life of 18-year-old Malik Spencer at a public memorial service Friday night.

  Reward offered in Hampton County after puppy shot in face twice

Chatham County PD looking for hotel robbery suspect

Sex crimes with minors increasing in GA

SPD assists FL agency in search for jewelry thief possibly in Savannah area

Glynn County officer arrested, charged with simple battery, criminal trespass

Marrow found guilty in Savannah triple murder

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  Bacon Co. volunteer firefighter arrested for arson

Man facing pile of charges after Savannah Police seize drugs, firearms

Prison nurse accused of killing husband to marry convicted murderer

Man accused of locking family inside house, setting it on fire after Cheez-It argument

Suspect in Savannah triple murder trial expected to testify Thursday

Chatham County PD looking for people who may have info in Chevis Rd. shooting

Savannah Police seeking help to find credit card thief

The Savannah Police Department Eastside Precinct detectives are seeking your help to locate a thief who broke into a car on Tuesday.

Wayne Co. deputy, police seize 86 grams of cocaine in traffic stop

A Stone Mountain woman is facing drug charges in Jesup after she was arrested by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

Tattnall County High graduate shot during carjacking in Milledgeville

A Tattnall County High School graduate is recovering in the hospital after being shot several times in Milledgeville on Monday.

El Chapo likely off to ‘prison of all prisons’ after drug trafficking conviction

The notorious has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States.

  Fleeing bank robber trips in front of police officer; money blows away

Ex-boyfriend arrested in connection to death of woman found in suitcase

Hardeeville PD searching for Motel 6 robbery suspect

Beaufort Co. Sheriff seeks to identify armed robbery suspects

20-year-old arrested, charged with making school threats in Effingham County

Hours-old baby girl with umbilical cord still attached found in freezing weather on CA road

Man arrested in weekend home invasion in Yemassee

An arrest has been made in a Yemassee home invasion that left one woman injured over the weekend.

Alma PD looking for suspect in armed robbery

Alma Police are asking for help to find the suspect in an armed robbery that happened earlier this month.

Judge to set trial date for 2015 Savannah murder case

A crime-fighting community activist in Savannah came face to face in court with the man police say took her son’s life.

Chatham County felon jailed on plethora of drug charges

A felon has been taken off the streets following the discovery of various drugs and a firearm in his possession.

Savannah Police ask for help identifying robbery suspect

Detectives with Savannah Police are trying to identify a suspect that robbed an Abercorn Street convenience store on February 7th.

Jasper Co. arrests suspect accused of multiple burglaries

Jasper County Deputies have arrested a man accused of being involved in several burglaries.

One person injured in shooting on Chevis Road

One person has been taken to the hospital after a shooting on Chevis Road in Savannah.

Utah boy, 5, forced to call 911 after mother fatally stabbed

A suspect who lived in the same trailer home as the mother and her son was arrested on multiple charges, including aggravated murder, domestic violence and child abuse.

Mom charged in disappearance of 3-year-old son more than 30 years ago

Detectives say they found enough evidence to arrest the mother in her 3-year-old’s presumed death after working on the cold case for the last 12 to 18 months.

Minnesota man calls 911 to report killing wife, police say

The suspect was taken into custody without incident, where he is being held on informal second-degree murder charges.

2 bodies found in Coffee Co.

Coroner confirms two dead bodies were found.

Suspect still at-large after home invasion in Yemassee

Suspect fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle in an unknown direction.

Kentucky girl, 4, tests positive for cocaine after passing out at school; mother arrested

Investigators say the mother admitted she would let a friend sell cocaine and crack at her home in front of her three children.

Savannah Police Department now releasing weekly ‘Most Wanted’ list

The list will be a weekly Top 10 Most Wanted list. The department is trying to get the community’s help locating the agency’s most profound offenders.

Man wanted on child molestation charges in Alma captured overnight

The Alma Police Department say a man wanted on charges of child molestation and aggravated sexual battery was captured in Camden County overnight.

Vidalia robbery, murder suspect pleads not guilty

The case against the suspect accused of a fatal shooting and armed robbery at a Vidalia clothing store is moving through the courts.

Savannah Police working to identify 3 suspects after jewelry snatched from mall employee

Savannah Police are asking for the public’s help to identify suspects connected to a robbery in the Oglethorpe Mall.

Man wanted for aggravated assault in Jesup

The Jesup Police Department is looking for 36-year-old Travis Jamall Gordon, AKA "T-Murder."

Evans County officials investigating threat made at Claxton Elementary

Officials in Evans County are investigating after they say a threatening message appeared on a bathroom mirror at Claxton Elementary School.

Camden County mother charged with baby’s death sentenced to 20 years in prison

The mother of an infant who died last summer in Camden County after he was left in a hot car has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Suspect in Wisconsin teen’s abduction ordered to stand trial

A man accused of kidnapping a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl and killing her parents waived his right to a preliminary hearing Wednesday, telling his family, “I love you,” moments after he was ordered to stand trial.

Bulloch County law enforcement cracking down on school threats

Three students at a high school in Bulloch County are facing criminal charges in connection to two separate threats made against the school.

  Family of Whitemarsh Island shooting suspect arranges his surrender

Odum has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault, accused by police of shooting a husband and wife Tuesday morning at his Gunpowder Drive home.

South GA middle schooler found with ‘hit list’

The letter was found Wednesday and included the names of some students and one teacher.

Nine indicted for racketeering, 1 for theft after car dealership break-ins

In all, 8 dealerships and collision centers in Savannah were broken into and about 40 cars were taken.

Effingham deputies arrest man in connection to dollar store robbery, gun shop burglary

Effingham County deputies have arrested a man they believe robbed a dollar store and burglarized a gun shop last December.

Family of man killed in crash begs driver to turn himself in

The mother of a man killed nearly one year ago in a drunk-driving wreck is begging you to help police find the driver.

SC bill wants to offer legal protection for underage human trafficking victims

The “Safe Harbor for Exploited Minors Act” wants to provide protection for minors charged with certain crimes involving prostitution and coerced involvement.

2 facing felony charges after nearly half million dollars' worth of grain missing in Screven Co.

Two men are facing felony charges after officials say they stole and resold tons of grain over a period of years.

Family pleads for justice after Savannah teen shot, killed after New Year’s concert

Carter’s killer is still on the loose. We spoke with his family Tuesday as they sat together with pictures, pleading for justice for their son, Huncho Reese.

3 charged in 2014 Hazlehurst double homicide

Three arrests have been made in the shooting deaths of two people in Hazlehurst - a man and his mother.

Human remains found in Bamberg County identified as missing Beaufort County teen

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says human remains recovered on Jan. 22 in Bamberg County, SC has been identified as missing 18-year-old Malik Spencer.

Bluffton man arrested, charged with criminal sexual conduct

Bluffton Police have arrested and charged a 54-year-old man with criminal sexual conduct in the second degree.

Candler County investigators warning citizens of counterfeit money reports

The Candler County Sheriff’s Office says they’re receiving reports that several local banks have taken in counterfeit currency recently.

Mother accused of burning 1-year-old daughter with hot bathtub water, biting her

Police began investigating after a nurse reported suspected physical abuse when the mother took the 1-year-old to the hospital for treatment of second-degree burns.

College student terrified after finding strange man wearing her clothes in apartment closet

Property managers at the apartment complex say they are still investigating how the suspect and two other intruders in December got inside.

Over a dozen accused gang members plead guilty in Operation Vanilla Gorilla

Less than three months since 46 accused gang members were indicted for trafficking drugs and guns through our area, more than a dozen have already pleaded guilty - including the lead defendant in the gang.

Metter Police seek suspects in armed robbery

Metter Police are seeking suspects that were involved in an armed robbery at the Synovus bank on 47 South Lewis Street at 7:25 a.m. on Sunday.

  Ft. Stewart soldier facing murder charge in connection to crash that killed high school athlete

Fort Stewart soldier, Antoine McLendon, is facing several charges including murder in connection to a crash that killed Liberty County high school athlete, Albert ‘Spud’ Dock.

BCSO seeking new information in 1975 cold case

Investigators say on Feb. 4, 1975, Dorothy Kay Olbert, who was 50 at the time, was reported missing by her husband around midnight after she failed to return to their Hilton Head Island residence from a church meeting.

21-year-old woman arrested after fatal hit and run in Glynn County

Police responded to Lakes Drive near Baumgardner Road early Monday morning in reference to a death investigation. They arrived to find a deceased male on the ground, who has been identified as 15-year-old Jacob Butts - a student at Glynn Academy.

Effingham County Sheriff’s Office introduces new K9 deputy

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is excited to announce its newest four-legged deputy.

Police investigate robbery at MembersFirst Credit Union on E 67th St

Savannah Police are investigating a reported robbery at the Members First Credit Union on E. 67th Street in Savannah on Monday around 12:30 p.m.

School bus converted into RV overturns on Bay Street; driver arrested, another flees

Savannah Police are investigating after a bus overturned on Bay Street in downtown Savannah Monday morning.

Businessman disappears after allegedly scamming mom, friends out of $750K for Super Bowl tickets

About a dozen people say they paid the suspect at least $20,000 for Super Bowl tickets, but the man went missing before delivering.

Bulloch County armed robbery suspects arrested

Two people in Bulloch County are facing charges in connected to a string of armed robberies.

Toombs County Sheriff’s Office investigating robbery in town of Santa Claus

The Toombs County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man robbed a Dollar General in the town of Santa Claus.

SCCPSS employee arrested for prior child molestation incident

Savannah Police arrested a 44-year-old man on Friday for a past child molestation incident

Emanuel County man facing murder charges after death of ex-girlfriend

The Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man after a deadly shooting Thursday night.

Suspect indicted following Oct. 17 shooting incident

The grand jury indicted Aaron Guy Frank on aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and recidivist to the shooting.

Woman indicted in connection to Halloween night shooting on Pennsylvania Avenue

A woman has been indicted in connection to a shooting that took place on Halloween night.

Savannah Police looking for Parker’s armed robbery suspect

Savannah Police are asking the public’s help to identify an armed robbery suspect in an incident that took place on Jan. 15.

Savannah drug investigation rounds up 14 indictments

A series of indictments has resulted in 14 defendants being charged with dealing crack cocaine in the historic Cuyler-Brownsville community.

Effingham Co. deputies locate 2 missing suspects near Eagle Point Subdivision

Two missing suspects have been located and arrested in Effingham County.

Savannah P.D. task force nets 80+ guns, 129 arrests

The Savannah Police Task Force says they’ve been busy over the last month and a half and have the numbers to prove it. More than 80 guns are of the streets of Savannah in an operation that also resulted in 129 felony arrests.

Man accused of livestreamed sex assault is arrested, charged

The 34-year-old is accused of assaulting a woman, who had been livestreaming herself dancing, at the crowded Opera Atlanta nightclub.

Hampton County warning against illegal dumping

The county has set up surveillance cameras to catch the people responsible.

Stolen cars found, suspects arrested following rash of burglaries on Hilton Head Island

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says they’ve captured all the suspects involved in a rash of burglaries and stolen cars in the Avalon Villas community.