Crime

Barricaded suspect arrested after police respond to call about man with gun

The Savannah Police Department responded to a call about a suspect with a gun Tuesday at Bricktown Flats Apartment complex on Dutchtown Road.

SPD Central Precinct says residents reporting disorderly person

Savannah man charged with pointing laser at helicopter being used in police search

  State agents investigating after one person shot by trooper after chase in Screven Co.

Georgia man accused of falsely claiming drug would lower COVID-19 risk

UPDATE: Garden City Police seeking info on vehicle possibly related to July 24 shooting

Suspect arrested for firing shots because of a road rage incident

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GBI: Montgomery Co. man arrested for possessing, distributing child pornography

Motions filed seeking bond for Travis, Gregory McMichael in Arbery case

Second suspect sought in Oglethorpe Mall shots fired incident turns himself in

  Tybee Island Police Department investigating suspicious person report

Police investigating Tuesday night shooting on Daveitta Drive

  GBI arrests two suspects after Tattnall County man severely beaten

Police investigating reported shooting on Howard Foss Drive

Police are investigating a reported shooting that may have happened on the 6000 block of Howard Foss Drive near LaRoche Avenue.

Man wanted in connection to car theft that happened just hours after his jail release

Chatham County Police are looking for a man in connection with an auto theft they say happened just hours after he was released from jail last week.

Police investigate after 1 shot in 2400 block of Alabama Avenue

Savannah Police are investigating after a man was shot in the 2400 block of Alabama Avenue on Saturday.

Georgia city’s mayor arrested on theft, fraud charges

A Georgia city’s mayor has been arrested on theft and fraud charges.

Garden City Police seek wanted man

Man arrested in fatal Colleton County shooting of father, daughter

Police identify suspect in sexual assault case reported at Savannah hotel

Suspect arrested in shooting death of Hinesville teen

Tips from police to help identify suspects wearing facial coverings

Images released of suspects involved in shot-fired incident at Oglethorpe Mall

Man granted bond after conviction tossed in church killings

A man who has spent two decades in custody was granted bond Thursday after his conviction in the killings of a couple at a south Georgia church was overturned.

One arrested as investigation into deadly shooting incident continues

Police have arrested a suspect after responding to a deadly early-morning shooting incident on Whitemarsh Island.

GBI investigating possible connection between Bryan Co. missing person case, body found in Effingham Co.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into a possible connection between a missing person case in Bryan County and a body found in Effingham County.

Suspect in custody after homicide on Likita Lane in Yemassee

A suspect is in custody after a homicide in Yemassee, according to the police department.

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting in Effingham Co.

A suspect has been arrested for a deadly shooting in Effingham County.

Police chase in Bloomingdale ends on Quacco Rd. with no injuries

Police say a traffic stop in Bloomingdale turned into a police chase.

  Defendants in Ahmaud Arbery case plead not guilty to all charges

Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan pleaded not guilty to all charges in connection to the death of Ahmaud Arbery.

  GBI investigating sex crime allegations made against a suspect in the Ahmaud Arbery case

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is investigating sex crime allegations made against William “Roddie” Bryan.

  15-year-old hit during drive-by shooting at Jasper Co. home

The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drive-by shooting that injured a 15-year-old boy while in his Jasper County home.

Richmond Hill man pleads guilty to trying to persuade minor to have sex

A man from Richmond Hill pleaded guilty to trying to persuade a minor to have sex with him.

  Hinesville shooting suspect denied bond

Hinesville Police have arrested a suspect they say was involved in a Friday night shooting on Kelly Drive.

More filings to resume in Georgia courts, but trials on hold

Georgia’s state court system is beginning to resume business amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  Man indicted in Savannah code compliance building fire

The Office of the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia announced Friday that a Savannah man has been indicted on charges for setting the Savannah code compliance building on fire.

  COVID-19 delays court appearance for suspect in death of Statesboro teen

A strange twist Tuesday in the court appearance for a young man accused in a deadly shooting in Statesboro.

‘We just want to know why': Activist, Greenville Co. sheriff seek answers following deadly nightclub shooting

Deputies released photos of four persons of interest in the shooting that left two dead and eight others injured.

  Local emergency agencies report average holiday weekend responses

It was a busy holiday weekend but not one out of the ordinary for Chatham Emergency Services.

1 injured in shooting at Apache Avenue apartment complex

Savannah Police are investigating after one person was shot at Hoover Creek, an apartment complex on Apache Avenue.

40 stolen vehicles valued at $1.4 million found at the Port of Savannah in 2020

According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 40 stolen vehicles valued at over $1.4 million have been found at the Port of Savannah this year.

Suspect arrested for Oak Street homicide case

UPDATE: The Garden City Police Department has arrested a suspect for a homicide on Oak Street.

Suspect arrested after Garden City boy shot, killed

UPDATE: The Garden City Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy.

  Bond denied for Metter homicide suspect

A Candler County judge denied bond for a man charged with murder.

Estill Police looking for man wanted for Aggravated Assault

The Estill Police Department is asking for information that could help lead to the arrest of a man wanted for Aggravated Assault.

  CNT gives bi-monthly update to county commission, first with interim director

The Chatham-Savannah Counter Narcotics Team continues their work in the community, pulling drugs, guns and suspected dealers and traffickers off the streets in Chatham County.

Beaufort Co. Sheriff’s Office searching for suspect wanted for kidnapping, domestic violence

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect wanted for kidnapping and domestic violence charges.

Two Effingham Co. jail officers arrested for bringing controlled substances into the facility

Two Effingham County jail officers have been arrested and two more on paid administrative leave after a three month investigation.

  Grand jury indicts all 3 defendants in Ahmaud Arbery case

A grand jury has indicted all three defendants in the Ahmaud Arbery case.

  Metter Police Department investigating homicide on North Trapnell Street

The Metter Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred Thursday night on North Trapnell Street.

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting on Pinetree Road

A suspect is facing charges following a deadly shooting in Savannah.

Voters could get say on abolishing police after Arbery death

A bill to let local voters decide whether to abolish the scandal-plagued Glynn County police department has gone to Gov. Brian Kemp for his approval or veto.

  Law enforcement raids cockfighting operation in Midville, Ga.

Federal prosecutors say a major cockfighting operation has been busted.

  No charges will be filed after juvenile injured in fight on Tybee Island

UPDATE: The Tybee Island Police Department said after further investigation, no charges will be filed after a juvenile was injured in a fight.

  Suspect arrested for deadly shooting on East Main Street in Statesboro

The Statesboro Police Department has arrested a suspect for a deadly shooting on East Main Street that occurred Wednesday night.

Beaufort County teen charged with two counts of attempted murder

A teenager has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in Beaufort County.

GBI says it has not finished investigation of Rayshard Brooks shooting death in Atlanta

A district attorney announced Wednesday the decision to charge two Atlanta police officers involved in the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks.

  Items stolen from Richmond Hill family’s garage

A family in Richmond Hill is looking for answers after thieves broke into their garage Wednesday morning and stole several things.

  Suspect in custody after teen shot, killed in Statesboro

UPDATE: A suspect is in police custody for a deadly shooting in Statesboro.

SPD investigating domestic related shooting at Live Oak & 34th streets

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a domestic related shooting that left one man injured on Wednesday at Live Oak Street and 34th Street.

Bryan Co. woman admits to pressuring victim to drop allegations against husband

A Bryan County woman has admitted in court that she tried to persuade a victim to recant allegations against the woman’s husband that he had coerced a minor for sex.

Savannah Police investigate overnight shooting on Porter Street

Savannah Police are investigating an overnight shooting in the 900 block of Porter Street.

  Teenager shot, killed on Staley Avenue in Savannah

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that occurred Wednesday evening on Staley Avenue.

  Savannah police chief provides crime statistics update during council workshop

Savannah Police Department Chief Roy Minter provided an update on crime around the city to Savannah City Council on Thursday during council workshop.

  Two people injured in shooting in parking lot near Coligny Beach

Two people were injured in a shooting in a parking lot near Coligny Beach on Wednesday.

  McLaws Monument in Savannah’s Forsyth Park vandalized overnight

The monument to Lafayette McLaws, which stands in front of the Confederate Memorial in Forsyth Park, was vandalized overnight.

Hampton Co. Sheriff’s Office investigating after mobile home hit with gunfire

The Hampton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shots-fired incident in Varnville.

  Gun, drug investigation sparked by social media posts

Police in Statesboro say a post to social media put them on the trail of what they say was a serious bust of guns and drugs.

Man shot, killed on St. Helena Island

The Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was shot and killed shortly before 10 p.m. Wednesday night on Reunion Road.

Statesboro Police investigating 2 unrelated aggravated assault incidents

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating two unrelated aggravated assault incidents that happened over the weekend.

Online petition starts to reopen Kendrick Johnson case

After protests have happened across the country for over a week now in response to George Floyd's death, protestors have demanded reopening of other cases that they believe have been overlooked by the justice system.

  Woman charged with murder after deadly shooting on Bea Dot Way in Statesboro

A woman has been arrested and charged with murder for a deadly shooting on Bea Dot Way in Statesboro.

7 victims identified in Valhermoso Springs shooting

First responders tell us they found multiple people dead with gunshot wounds after a house fire.

Search underway for Rogers State Prison inmate that walked away from work detail

The Georgia Department of Corrections is searching for an inmate that walked off work detail Thursday in Reidsville.

  Cases against 3 suspects in Arbery killing bound to Superior Court

A Glynn County judge bound over to Superior Court cases against three suspects in the death of Ahmaud Arbery.

  Nearly $2 million worth of cocaine seized at Port of Savannah

Three Florida men have been charged with attempting to distribute and import the drugs.

Suspect arrested for December 2019 homicide in Jasper County

A man in Jasper County is facing charges following a homicide in December 2019.

Charleston police seeking videos, photos of protesters who committed violent acts

Police are encouraging the community to send in relevant videos or photographs, as well as identifications of those responsible for unlawful acts this past weekend.

Babysitter facing charges following possible drowning death of 2-year-old boy in Hanahan

Hanahan Police say a babysitter is facing charges following the death of a 2-year-old boy.

Police make arrest in Alamo St. homicide

The Savannah Police Department has made an arrest in a shooting that killed one and injured another on Monday morning.

62 people arrested after weekend protests, riots in Charleston

Sixty-two people have been arrested so far in connection to the protests and riots this weekend in downtown Charleston, according to Charleston Police Chief Luther Reynolds.