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BCES names employee of quarter

Bryan County Emergency Services firefighter/emergency management technician Tim Stillwell has been named the "Employee of the Quarter" for the first quarter of 2015. Stillwell was nominated by several BCES members. Above, Stillwell is receiving recognition from BCES Chief Freddy Howell.

April 10, 2015 | Special to the News | Public Safety


Shoplifter leaders officer on foot race

The following incidents are taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

April 09, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Pembroke man charged in Dec. death

A man suspected in the strangulation death of his wife in Dec. is behind bars, charged Wednesday with murder.

April 02, 2015 | By Hollie Deal Saxon Correspondent | Public Safety


Police: Local man sent obscene text to girl

A Chatham County school teacher who lives in Richmond Hill faces charges he sent texts of a sexual nature to one of his students.

April 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


South Carolina men charged with burglary

Two South Carolina men face charges of burglary, theft and criminal trespass for the March 18 burglary of Plantation Building and Lumber Supply and the Ford Plantation maintenance shop in Richmond Hill.

April 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Mud boggers agree to pay for ditch repairs

From Pembroke Police Department, Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports:

April 02, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Sunday crash kills Glennville man

A Glennville man was killed in a head-on collision in Tattnall County Sunday afternoon.

March 24, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Local charged in sexual exploitation sting

A Fleming resident was arrested in Pooler along with three other men following an investigation by the FBI's Southeast Georgia Child Exploitation Task Force and Pooler Police Department.

March 23, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Fire in Rec Center men's room

From Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff's Office reports.

March 19, 2015 | Staff reports editor@bryancountynews.net | Public Safety


Elderly woman displaced by fire

A fire early Thursday on Highway 84 in Midway left an elderly woman displaced as her home was destroyed.

March 19, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Driver hid on tank trail; caught

A driver, who sped away from a traffic stop in Richmond Hill and tried to lose officers on Fort Stewart, has been captured.

March 18, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Driver leads chase onto post, now caught

A driver, who initially elluded officers after leading them onto Fort Steawrt from Richmond Hill, has been caught. We'll have more on that as it is released

March 18, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Soldier killed in one-car crash

A Fort Stewart soldier, identified as Matthew Caron, 28, was killed Sunday in Savannah when his 2014 BMW overturned.

March 16, 2015 | By Lewis Levine Correspondent | Public Safety


Satelite dish taken from residence

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

March 13, 2015 | | Public Safety


Truckload of tires burns

Firefighters from Pembroke and surrounding departments battled a March 6 tire fire near the courthouse for approximately 90 minutes before getting it extinguished.

March 13, 2015 | By Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


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RH police chase ends in Chatham County

A Richmond Hill Police Department officer was involved in a car chase on Highway 17 early Tuesday that ended when the driver crashed in Chatham County, RHPD Chief Billy Reynolds said.

May 05, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Car wedges under moving truck on I-95

A Florida woman can count her blessings this morning after she was dragged under a tractor trailer on I-95 Northbound in Liberty County.

May 04, 2015 | By Jason Wermers | Public Safety


Wrongful death suit filed in I-16 wreck

The mother of one of the five Georgia Southern University students killed last week in a crash on Interstate 16 in Bryan County has filed a lawsuit against a trucking company regarding the death of her daughter.

May 01, 2015 | By Hollie Deal Saxon Correspondent | Public Safety


Women receives suspicious package from inmate

From Bryan County Sheriff's Office and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.

May 01, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Savannah man arrested for shooting

Richmond Hill police have arrested Malic Stevens of Savannah in the August daytime shooting of a Suites at Station Exchange employee.

April 30, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Ludowici stop bags drugs, stolen goods

Ludowici police officers conducting a routine traffic stop this weekend found a large amount of drugs and expensive property believed to have been stolen from Wayne County, Chief Robert Poppell said.

April 29, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Fuel leak causes lots of problems

From Bryan County Sheriff's Office and Richmond Hill Police Department incident reports.

April 23, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


I-16 wreck kills 5 Georgia Southern students

Five Georgia Southern University students - all females - were killed in a crash early Wednesday morning on Interstate 16 in North Bryan.

April 22, 2015 | | Public Safety


Friday night crash kills Ellabell man

One man was killed and another had to be flown by helicopter to a Savannah hospital Friday when the pickup they were in ran off the road and hit a tree on Ash Branch Church Road in Bulloch County, police said.

April 20, 2015 | Jeff Whitten | Public Safety


Cash switcheroo steals from pizza place

From Richmond Hill Police Department reports:

April 16, 2015 | Staff Report | Public Safety


Fort Stewart Police offer reward for information on vandalism

Fort Stewart Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information pertaining vandalism of several buildings and signs on post.

April 16, 2015 | | Public Safety


Fire department gets new trucks

A partnership between the Department of Defense and the Georgia Forestry Commission allows local fire departments to acquire military-surplus equipment and vehicles.

April 15, 2015 | By Randy C. Murray Correspondent | Public Safety


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