Crime

2 injured in shooting at Statesboro apartment complex

Statesboro Police are investigating after two people were shot during a robbery at an apartment complex on Saturday night.

Savannah PD looking for 17-year-old wanted for questioning in aggravated assault

Father, two sons sentenced to prison for involvement with ‘Operation Vanilla Gorilla’

Investigation underway after man found dead in Burton home

  Vigil held in Tatemville neighborhood for victim of 2016 shooting

Woman accused of shoplifting, trying to use Uber as getaway

Twins arrested after vehicle break-ins on HHI during Hurricane Dorian evacuation

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Neshoba Co. man charged after being caught with trafficked child from Ga.

  Port Wentworth man indicted on murder charge after wife’s death

2 suspects on the run after armed robbery in Vidalia

  3 arrested after CNT, other agencies conduct multiple drug investigations

Estill Police locate missing teen

  Arnsdorff sentenced to life in prison for 2017 murder of Courtney Wells

Estill PD searching for armed and dangerous man

Estill Police are asking for the public's help locating an armed and dangerous man.

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

The suspect has been identified as Dean Ryan Daugherty, 46, of Newberry.

Juvenile suspect charged with attempted murder after shooting on Southside Blvd.

A juvenile suspect was arrested for attempted murder in Beaufort County on Sunday.

Suspect arrested for vandalizing Tybee Island pier

The Tybee Island Police Department has arrested a suspect for vandalizing the pier over the weekend.

Armed, dangerous St. Helena man arrested

  WTOC Investigates: Domestic abuse victim forced to call 911 twice for help

SC authorities warn residents about property repair scams after Hurricane Dorian

Savannah PD investigating fatal W. 41st Street shooting

Savannah Police investigate W. 41st Street shooting

Savannah PD seizes drugs during traffic stop

Wanted aggravated assault suspect arrested in Port Wentworth

A man has been arrested as a result of increased patrols in the City of Port Wentworth ahead of Hurricane Dorian.

Savannah Police investigate Bull Street homicide

Savannah Police Violent Crimes detectives are investigating a shooting that claimed the life of a 48-year-old male on Saturday.

3 teens arrested for entering autos at Statesboro apartment complex

Three teenagers are in custody after Statesboro Police responded to the Hamptons Apartments regarding suspicious people trying to unlock car doors in the parking lot.

Chatham Co. Police Department looking for suspect accused of holding up hotel

The Chatham County Police Department is looking for a suspect they believe held up a hotel in July.

Savannah PD investigates fatal shooting on W. Bryan Street

Savannah Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Thursday night on W. Bryan Street.

Tevin Biles-Thomas, Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles’ brother, charged in New Year’s Eve triple homicide

An altercation that led to gunfire

Port Wentworth Police looking for armed, dangerous aggravated assault suspect

Police say Jeremiah Gardner is wanted for aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and theft by receiving a stolen firearm.

Woman gets life in slaying of Fort Stewart soldier husband

The wife of a U.S. Army sergeant from Michigan who plotted to kill her husband has been sentenced to life in prison without parole

  Medical Examiner: Toddler sexually assaulted in motel died of blunt force trauma

Police responded to the 6400 block of Midlothian Turnpike on May 8 for a report of a toddler child being assaulted.

Savannah Police investigate shooting at 37th, Paulsen streets

Savannah Police are investigating a shooting in the area of 37th and Paulsen streets Thursday morning that sent a male victim to the hospital with serious injuries.

Statesboro Police charge man with child molestation

Statesboro Police are charging a man with child molestation after the mother of a juvenile female was shown a lewd Snapchat video of the two together.

Proposed S.C. bill will make threatening schools, churches and public spaces illegal

Three students have been charged after threats were made to two separate Florence School District One schools during the first week of classes. With the topic of school safety on many parents minds as school is officially back in session, state lawmakers are working to make those threats a crime.

Man accused of placing explosive device in ex-wife’s car facing federal charges

A man accused of placing an explosive device in his ex-wife’s car that left her severely injured is now facing federal charges.

Deputies charge teenager in shooting that injured 1-year-old boy in Colleton County

Officials with the Colleton County Sheriff’s Office say a 17-year-old has been charged eight counts of attempted murder since there were eight children inside the home at the time of the late night shooting.

Police: Two women wake up to naked man in their bedroom

The women recognized the intruder as their neighbor.

  Savannah Police Department investigating shooting at Burroughs, 42nd streets

The Savannah Police Department is investigating a shooting at Burroughs and 42nd streets.

Forest Acres Police release composite sketch of church shooting suspect

The Forest Acres Police Department has released a composite sketch of Centro Cristiano De Columbia church shooting suspect.

Bulloch County man arrested on rape charge

After testing by the GBI’s Crime Lab, detectives were able to develop probable cause to issue an arrest warrant for Raesean Fulwood.

Pooler Police: Stepfather, son killed in domestic shooting

Two people are dead after a shooting Monday afternoon at a home on Longleaf Circle in Pooler.

Shooting victim located at 52nd, Hopkins streets in Savannah

According to the Savannah Police Department, the victim arrived at that location before being transported to the hospital.

Police searching for suspect connected to theft at Wyld Dock Bar

Chatham County law enforcement is searching for a suspect wanted in connection with several thefts, including a theft at Wyld Dock Bar.

Police: Evidence suggests missing 5-year-old Nevaeh Adams is dead, suspect charged with murder

Police in Sumter said they have new information to share in the case of Sharee Bradley and Nevaeh Adams.

  Ala. teen killed father, critically injured brother after being told to clean room, family says

43-year-old Chad Wanca died from a gunshot wound at Huntsville Hospital. His 12-year-old son, Hunter Wanca, was taken to the intensive care unit at UAB.

  Judge sentences man to life in prison in 2015 Savannah murder trial

A jury has found a suspect guilty of malice murder in a 2015 shooting in Savannah.

  Richmond Hill Police looking for suspect responsible for car break-in

Lt. Brad Sykes with the Richmond Hill Police Department says it only takes seconds for someone to find an unlocked car, rummage through it, steal what they want, and leave.

Beaufort County assistant principal gets charged with a DUI

A Beaufort County assistant principal is on administrative leave after being charged with a DUI over the weekend.

  Savannah PD detectives arrest suspect in E. 36th Street homicide

The Savannah Police Department has made an arrest in the death of a 45-year-old woman discovered off E. 36th Street over the weekend.

Rincon PD looking for woman responsible for ramming car, driving off

Police say the woman walked into the Chevron gas station with her dog, got into an argument, and then intentionally rammed her car into another one before driving off.

SC church family wonders if they’ll ever be able to worship in peace again after Sunday shooting

One Midlands church family is feeling uneasy after an armed robbery and shooting at their place of worship early Sunday morning. The search for the suspect continues after the incident at the Centro Cristiano de Columbia Church on Decker Boulevard.

Forest Acres Police investigating armed robbery, shooting at church on Decker Blvd

The Forest Acres Police Department is investigating an armed robbery and shooting the occurred at a church on Decker Blvd.

3 suspects arrested, charged with armed robbery on St. Helena Island

Three suspects have been arrested and charged with robbing a man on Sheppard Road on St. Helena Island, S.C.

  Convicted murderer found guilty of drug trafficking from prison

A convicted murderer serving a life sentence was convicted of leading a major drug trafficking conspiracy from inside a Georgia state prison.

  GBI investigating officer-involved shooting at Glennville pawn shop

One man is dead and a probation officer is injured after a shooting inside a Glennville pawn shop, Thursday afternoon.

Savannah PD identifies man who exposed himself in Sunset Novelties

Savannah Police have identified the suspect as 24-year-old Dakota Smithers.

Police: Toddler taken to hospital drunk on schnapps, grandma arrested

Police say the boy was under the age of three, and was incoherent when his mother picked him up from her mother’s Garvin Street home on July 5.

SC Department of Corrections changes method of hiring in effort to fill vacancies

New data shows the South Carolina Department of Corrections is struggling to fill the correction officer vacancies across the state.

  Georgia Southern football player pleads not guilty, 911 call released of incident in Fla.

Audio obtained by WTOC from the Bradford County, Fla. Sheriff's Office sheds some light on the disturbing details that led to Georgia Southern University football player Quan Griffin and his two family members being arrested and charged with multiple felonies.

Additional gang members sentenced to federal prison in connection to ‘Operation Vanilla Gorilla’

The DOJ says 29-year-old Andrew Campus of San Antonio, Texas, conspired with others, including affiliates of the Ghost Face Gangsters, to distribute large amounts of meth in the Savannah area.

Cannibalism trial prosecutor says Tammy Jo Blanton was butchered like an animal

For the first time in years, Oberhansley was brought into the courtroom not in a jail uniform and handcuffs but instead, a suit jacket.

Celebration of life to be held for brother, sister killed in March

The loved ones of two murder victims will be celebrating their birthdays Saturday after they were both found dead, one in Atkinson County, the other in Berrien County in March.

Two adults arrested after 5-year-old arrives at Slidell, La. school with cocaine

Slidell Police arrested two adults after a kindergarten student was found with three bags of cocaine at a Slidell school Tuesday morning.

Warning issued for online scams involving pet adoptions

Officials urge anyone wanting to buy a pet through a website to research the website thoroughly.

  Multiple people charged in connection to Jesup homicide case

The Jesup Police Department says it’s made multiple arrests in connection with a murder that happened on Aug. 13.

  Grand jury rules officers’ actions justified the night Sgt. Ansari fatally wounded

A Chatham County grand jury has unanimously decided that the officers' actions were justified the night Savannah Police Sergeant Kelvin Ansari and another officer were shot back in May.

Woman charged with murder after teen died in car resigns from Colleton Co. teaching job

Colleton County School District Officials say the teacher charged with murder has resigned from her teaching position in the Colleton County School District.

Authorities urge parents to know apps that could pose a danger to their kids

Back to school time means kids are making new friends and it also leads to increased social media activity.

Glynn Co. man wanted on kidnapping, several other charges turns self in

Police are looking for 45-year-old Billy “Reid” Zeh of Saint Simons Island.

  Murder trial begins for suspect charged with 2015 shooting death on Savannah’s east side

Four years after a man was shot to death on Savannah’s east side, the man charged with his death is facing a jury.

  Escaped inmate back in custody in Emanuel County

An escaped inmate has been recaptured in Emanuel County.

Chatham County PD investigating after shots fired in Sandfly area

Police say around 2:30 p.m., two men told officers they were walking in the area of Lansing and Lester avenues when someone passing by in a black vehicle began firing gunshots.

  Armed, dangerous burglary suspect from Effingham County captured

It’s been nearly a week since investigators in Effingham County asked for the public’s help to find an armed and dangerous man.

  City leaders cut the ribbon on Savannah PD’s new Central Precinct

The City of Savannah held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Savannah Police Department’s new Central Police Precinct Tuesday morning.

  5 arrested in connection to drug activity at ‘Original Nancy’s Seafood’ restaurant

Chatham and Bulloch County law enforcement say a joint investigation into a Savannah business landed five people in jail.

  Serial killer linked to 1994 Savannah murder to be executed this week

A serial killer tied to the murders of six men, including one right here in Savannah, is set to be executed this Thursday in Florida.

  Savannah PD investigating shooting on West Gwinnett Court

Police are actively looking for possible suspects.

Vidalia Police make arrest after serving search warrant on Washington Street

Police seized a large quantity of suspected cocaine, marijuana, and ecstasy. Over $8,000 was also seized.

Convicted felon behind bars after CNT drug investigation

CNT arrested 35-year-old Hassan Reynolds of Savannah. He is charged with possession of cocaine and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Savannah Police working to identify Waters Avenue burglary suspect

Police say they responded to a home in the 600 block of Waters Avenue on August 5th after the resident discovered that a window had been damaged.