Though the summer heat might tempt some people to leave their vehicles running with the air conditioning on while they make a quick run inside a business, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office is urging against doing that.
ATLANTA - During the past week, the FBI Atlanta Field Office, along with its Macon, Augusta, and Savannah Resident Agencies and their associated Child Exploitation Task Forces, conducted law enforcement operations in support of Operation Cross Country VIII to address commercial child sex trafficking throughout the U.S.
A Sylvania man has lost his job as an Effingham County corrections officer after being arrested earlier this month on charges he sent obscene messages online to a teenager.
A 5-month-old girl's mother and two other people remain in the Effingham County Jail after being arrested Monday in connection with the child's death.
Six people in Bulloch County were arrested Friday after Effingham County Sheriff's deputies and Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team investigators followed up on a drug complaint.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempt to steal from customers at a local gas station.
A Bloomingdale man was arrested Thursday for possession of child pornography.
An Effingham County man fatally shot himself Wednesday afternoon after authorities arrived at his house with a warrant for his arrest.
A convicted felon who shot at two Effingham County Sheriff's deputies last weekend is now facing additional charges.
An Effingham County man was charged with arson Monday after admitting to investigators he set a house on fire while he was high on drugs.
An Effingham County man was one of 12 people jailed after a two-day sting where Bulloch County law enforcement used the Internet to nab people soliciting prostitutes.
A convicted felon is back in jail after shooting at Effingham County Sheriff's deputies who responded to a domestic dispute.
An Effingham County man who was charged with sexually abusing a minor and videotaping the incident has pled guilty to one count of sexual exploitation.
An Effingham County woman and her half-brother were arrested Tuesday on charges related to them having sex in a church parking lot in the man's truck.
Police arrested a Rincon woman and are looking for her husband in connection with a "sophisticated marijuana manufacturing operation" they say the couple was running from their East Williams Street home.
A convicted felon who fired shots at two Effingham County deputies was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on attempted murder and other charges.
Two men were arrested for attempting to meet children for sex and three others were jailed on child pornography charges in a four-month investigation by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
An Effingham County man accused of child molestation and filming the acts to distribute on the Internet will have a bench trial later this month.
Two Effingham County men have been charged in connection with armed robberies at two local businesses last fall.
Guyton Police officers are still chasing leads and trying to find who was responsible for a Saturday morning shootout.
A former Effingham County Jail officer has been arrested for improper contact with an inmate following a six-month-long probe conducted by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division.
A mobile home where eight people lived was damaged in a fire Monday that appears to have been intentionally set, according to investigators.