Crime

  Savannah drug traffickers sentenced to prison after 2017 investigation busted dealers hiding cash in candy machines

Tyler and Allen’s sentencing came after a investigation in August 2017 that led to the the seizure of eight firearms, more than 200 pounds of marijuana, multiple kilograms of cocaine and hundreds of thousands of dollars.

  GRAPHIC: Mother charged after video shows her holding baby underwater

The 27-year-old reportedly told police she recorded and sent the video to the baby’s father to get his attention, so he could help more.

Statesboro PD looking for suspect after robbery at hotel on S. Main Street

Statesboro Police are investigating an off-campus armed robbery that took place shortly before 10 Wednesday night.

Ardsley Park neighbors meet with officers to talk crime

Community leaders say with several shots fired cases in the last month, the opportunity couldn’t come at a better time.

GBI, Alma PD investigate shooting death in Bacon County

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Alma Police Department with a death investigation.

34-year-old man accused of killing mother because she wouldn’t make him food

Investigators say the suspect was found covered in blood upon their arrival.

Police investigating shooting at Tibet Avenue and Jamestowne Road

Savannah Police are investigating a shooting that took place at Tibet Avenue and Jamestowne Road, Tuesday night.

GBI investigating death in Bacon County

Alma police officers responded to the area of 504 E. 8th Street Sunday night around 8:50 p.m. after a neighbor reported shots fired in the area.

Thieves rob Chatham County convenience store at gunpoint

Store manager Raj Patel said two men came into the store with guns around 8 p.m. as he was closing. One had a pistol and demanded money.

3 men charged with contributing to delinquency of minors in Hampton Co.

Three men have been arrested for contributing to the delinquency of minors and other charges in Hampton County.

Wife suspected of murder claims she tripped and accidentally stabbed husband

Detectives determined the suspect’s explanation of events didn’t make sense, and she was arrested on a charge of second degree murder, according to a press release.

  Police looking for shooting suspect in Vidalia

Antoine Miller is wanted in connection with a shooting that happened Friday. A 28-year-old male victim is being treated for a leg injury after being shot in a parking lot next to McDonald’s in Vidalia.

FBI warns of Savannah area phone scam

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a warning Monday to Savannah area residents about phone scammers impersonating FBI agents.

Man arrested, charged with murder after being spotted with vehicle of missing person

A 56-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder after he was seen near the vehicle of a missing person.

Corrections officer hurt after fight at youth detention center

The Department of Juvenile Justice said the fight started around 10:30 a.m., and several corrections officers had to break it up.

Traffic Investigative Unit investigates early Sunday morning crash

One person is hurt after a crash near Baldwin Park.

Gum Branch man accused of trafficking Liberty Co. inmates

A Gum Branch man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking.

Statesboro Police arrest 4 in connection to multiple vehicle break-ins

Officers responded to a call at the East Georgia Regional Medical Center on October 9th at 4:30 a.m. for someone checking door handles and entering one unlocked car in the parking lot.

City looking for person who put ‘googly eyes’ on statue; community is not impressed

The City of Savannah is looking for vandals who put "googly eyes" on a statue.

Man arrested for murder at Wendy’s in Bluffton

Bluffton Police and the U.S. Marshals Task Force have arrested a man for a murder that took place at a Wendy’s restaurant earlier this month.

Hilton Head double shooting suspect arrested in CA

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office says a suspect wanted in a shooting investigation has been captured in California.

Arrest made in deadly Jasper County shooting

A new arrest has been made in the shooting death of 17-year-old Samquan Frazier on September 30th.

Savannah Police searching for gorilla mask wearing armed robbery suspect

Savannah Police are looking for a man they say robbed a person while wearing a gorilla mask Sunday night at the Murphy's gas station on Abercorn Street.

Three hurt in three Savannah shootings

Three people are hurt after three separate shootings in Savannah overnight, according to Savannah Police.

Savannah Police addressing recent violent crime

Several shots fired and shootings in Savannah have many residents worried and pleading for the violence to stop.

Bluffton Police announce new training class to survive active shooter

Bluffton's new police chief is offering a new class to residents that could prove to be a life saver.

Swainsboro Police chief: Recent shootings are gang-related

The Swainsboro Police Department and Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after multiple people were shot on Lucky Street.

Savannah Police investigation finds drugs, cash, and guns

Officers with the Savannah Police’s Strategic Investigation Unit arrested one person on Friday afternoon after a three month long investigation into possible drug activity resulted in the seizure cash, drugs, and guns at a home on Terrace Street.

11 people sentenced to federal prison for working with drug-trafficking organization

Eleven people have been given federal prison sentences after pleading guilty to being part of a drug-trafficking organization.

Bulloch County woman arrested for aggravated child molestation

The Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman on charges of aggravated child molestation.

Meet & Greet held with Savannah PD’s new chief

Savannah residents got a chance to meet the city’s next police chief, Roy Minter.

City of Florence mourning officer lost in ‘most tragic event’

Two of the Florence police officers injured in Wednesday’s deadly officer-involved shooting have been released from the hospital, according to Florence city officials.

BCSO releases surveillance of Hilton Head armed robbery suspect

Beaufort County deputies are asking for help finding the person who held up a Kangaroo Express in Hilton Head early Sunday morning and got away.

14-year-old shot near Daffin Park

Savannah Police are investigating a shooting near Daffin Park that injured a 14-year-old boy.

Georgia mom arrested after 2 kids left in hot car in Florida

Authorities say an off-duty police officer rescued a little girl and a baby who were left in a hot car atop a hospital parking garage in Florida

Chatham County Police locate missing teen girl

Chatham County Police say they have located a missing teenager who was last seen leaving home Thursday morning in an Uber.

Semi driver found, arrested after fatal hit-and-run crash

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating after an 18-wheeler hit and killed a man on a motor scooter Wednesday morning and drove away.

Chance for the community to meet Savannah’s next police chief

The public is invited to meet the next chief of the Savannah Police Department.

Reward increased in unsolved murder of Savannah activist

The reward for helping solve a beloved community activist’s murder has grown even higher.

Glynn County PD investigating after shots fired in Parker’s parking lot

Investigators in Glynn County witnessed a verbal argument between a man and the occupants of a vehicle Wednesday night at the Parker’s gas station on New Jesup Highway.

Attorney asks state to revoke police powers for two former SSU officers

Two women accusing two SSU officers of sexual assault and harassment and their attorney say revoking their POST certifications is the only way to keep it from happening again.