At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.
A Vidalia horse owner is being charged with cruelty to animals after a joint investigation between the Toombs County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Department of Agriculture found that 15 of his 37 horses were malnourished, underweight, and in extremely poor health.
Seventeen additional defendants indicted on drug trafficking and firearms charges as part of Operation Vanilla Gorilla have pled guilty in federal court, bringing to 33 the total number of guilty pleas only months after charges were filed.
“I think the biggest thing that gets me in all of this is I don’t think they can really tell you why they did this,” said Sheriff Noel Brown, Bulloch County. “Other than the fact I think they think it’s funny. I don’t think it’s funny and will not tolerate it in this county."
The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce and Liberty County Emergency Management Agency will host an active shooter training session on Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Ameris Bank on Hendry Street in downtown Hinesville.