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Prosecutors: Jacksonville supplier, 23 others indicted in drug ring bust
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Jacksonville man accused of supplying drugs to a trafficking ring distributing throughout Georgia and Florida has been indicted, along with 23 others, in a major bust in Brunswick.
GBI investigates Richmond Hill homicide
RICHMOND HILL, GA (WTOC) -A suspect is being charged in a Darien man’s homicide after he was found dead on Casey Drive in Richmond Hill on December 2nd. The victim, Richard Bolin, Jr. of Darien, died on December 6th as a result of his injuries. Preliminary autopsy results suggest that the cause of d
2 arrested in connection with Glynn County parking lot shooting
GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. - An argument in a convenience store parking lot led to a shooting Sunday that left two men wounded and led to multiple arrests, according to the Glynn County Sheriff's Office.
Feds: Robert Johnson's arrest has street gangs singing the blues
A big-time Jacksonville dope dealer’s top clients were gang members in Brunswick and Glynn County, whose local drug operations contributed to gunplay, violence and property theft, law enforcement authorities said Thursday.
Georgia teen pleads guilty to sex attack on 69-year-old woman
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A teenager in Georgia pleaded guilty to entering a home without consent and attacking a 69-year-old woman, according to the district attorney's office. Ri’Kevion Howard, 17, of St. Mary’s, also pleaded mentally ill, which was accepted by the judge. He was sentenced to 25 years in pr
Georgia man convicted of molesting 10-year-old child
BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A Georgia man was convicted of molesting and sexually assaulting a 10-year-old child, according to the district attorney's office. District Attorney Jackie Johnson announced Jeromy Truman Chandler of Woodbine faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison for the incident,
Two hospitalized after Sunday night shooting in Glynn County
GLYNN COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - What appears to be somewhat of a shootout sent two men to the hospital in Glynn County. Glynn County investigators believe the shootings occurred during an argument in the One Stop convenience store parking lot on Darien Highway around 9 p.m. Sunday. They say 26-year-old Ja
Glynn County Dems elect new leadership
The Glynn County Democratic Committee recently announced that 11 new members have been elected to it 16-member executive committee. The new members began serving immediately. Five district representatives elected in 2016 will continue to serve another two years. Five new district representatives and
Lecture series to explore Coastal ecosystems, history
It’s long been Buddy Sullivan’s mission to share the history of Coastal Georgia. The historian, based in McIntosh County, has spent 35 years writing about the area’s past, its culture and ecology.
Cops: shootout injures 2, 2 arrested, 1 wanted
Glynn County Police say an argument Sunday night in the parking lot of a convenience store on U.S. Highway 17 led to gunplay, which resulted in two men going to the hospital with gunshot wounds, two men arrested and a search for a third man allegedly involved in the shooting.
Wayne County deputies looking for man wanted for suspected thefts, burglaries
WAYNE COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 42-year-old man in connection to several warrants, suspected thefts, and burglaries. Investigators say Pedro Hernandez Correa has brown eyes and black/shaved hair. He is 5′10 and weighs around 150 pounds.
Cops: 'Robbery suspect' was trying to reach girlfriend's house
A man who allegedly looked like a robbery suspect also acted like a robbery suspect when a police officer tried to stop him early Sunday morning, instigating a hazardous pursuit through the streets Blythe Island, according to a Glynn County Police report.
County continues to mismanage taxpayer money
I have never seen the hypocritical incompetence in Glynn County on such vivid display as I witnessed at the Board of Commissioners meeting Thursday night. The three full-time employees of the Board of Elections, augmented by part-timers throughout the year, have not been able to complete their neces
Wayne County woman indicted in school cruise scam case
JESUP, Ga. (WSAV) - A Wayne County woman accused of scamming high school students out of their senior trip was indicted last week on 32 counts. The Press-Sentinel reports Jackie Bozeman-Dean was charged with 31 counts of theft by conversion as well as a violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corr
Liberty Co. man arrested on false imprisonment charge after holding woman against will
LIBERTY COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - A Liberty County man is behind bars on a false imprisonment charge after investigators say he held a woman against her will Sunday afternoon. Walthourville Police responded to the mobile home, and deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office met them there to establi
Camden grand jury indicts Kingsland man with 197 charges of theft & fraud
A Kingsland man was indicted by the Camden County grand jury last week on 197 charges for allegedly stealing mail and fraud. James Lamar Stewart, 36, stole mail, the identities about 150 people, and multiple businesses totaling about $100,000, according to the indictment.
Island residents file response in Fifty Oaks lawsuit
Attorneys for five St. Simons Island residents filed responses to motions to dismiss their lawsuit against Glynn County and potential builders of a row house development on the island’s north end last week.
High schooler drawn to the stage
Morghyn Yockers is not one to shy away from the limelight. In fact, she relishes it. The Brunswick High School junior has long been drawn to the stage, participating in a number of plays and musicals. The medium, she discovered, allows her to find a new level of independence and freedom.
Reader disagrees with letter on downtown Brunswick
In response to Bob Tatum ‘s letter: Bob, I completely agree with you about the conference center, and that is about as far as I can go. First of all, Newcastle Street is not dead. If you think Tait’s Lawn Care is the only thing “surviving and thriving,” you have not got off your lawnmower long enoug
Man shot, killed by Georgia officers after deadly motel shooting
For the 85th time this year, the GBI is investigating a shooting involving Georgia officers. GBI agents were called Sunday to investigate the latest incident, which occurred at a Savannah motel. A woman was fatally shot near the lobby, and police engaged the alleged shooter, identified by the GBI as