An Arizona man convicted last week of child exploitation and attempted child molestation was sentenced Thursday on the final count of his guilty verdict.
An Arizona man accused of seeking sex with who he thought was a 14-year-old girl will serve seven years in jail and could face additional time in prison.
A Port Wentworth man has received 10 years of probation for his guilty plea last week to computer pornography.
An Effingham County man was indicted Monday on charges he brutally beat his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter last month.
A check of Effingham County's registered sex offenders led to four arrests on Thursday. In a collaborative effort by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, U.S. Marshals Service and other agencies, compliance checks were conducted on 83 sex offenders in the county. "We just want to make sure they are abiding by the laws, don't have any contraband and are living where they are supposed to be living," said ECSO spokesman Detective David Ehsanipoor. Four people ...
A woman who was hired to clean houses instead cleaned them out of the owners' jewelry, according to investigators.
(Updated with George Vickery being denied bond.) A Savannah man was arrested Thursday on charges he solicited to have sex with a woman and her 5-year-old daughter. George Mathew Vickery, 30, was charged with criminal attempt to commit child molestation and use of a computer for child pornography or exploitation. Vickery had his first court appearance Friday morning and was denied bond by Chief Magistrate Scott Hinson. He remains in the Effingham County Jail. According ...
The Effingham County and Bulloch County sheriff's offices are asking for the public's help in finding a woman they say stole jewelry from several homes.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man who robbed two people at gunpoint at a Springfield mobile home park Thursday afternoon.
A Springfield man accused of kidnapping a Springfield woman last December and forcing her to remove money from her bank account has begun serving his sentence for the incident.
Bond has been revoked for an Effingham County woman accused of covering up a gruesome murder committed by her husband.
A former firefighter was arrested Tuesday for intentionally setting fire to a house in Effingham County last month.
A Rincon woman set to go on trial this month for allegedly helping to cover up a grisly murder was arrested Thursday in Florida.
A Guyton woman was arrested Saturday after she was involved in a shooting of two teenagers. However, the woman didn't fire the gun; she threw it. Samantha King, 20, was charged with reckless conduct after investigators say she threw a rifle that then hit the ground and discharged a round, injuring two 17-year-old girls. The shooting occurred as King was involved in a domestic dispute with a man at her home at Griffin Lakes Campground, ...
Federal authorities on Thursday captured a Savannah man who had been on the run since nearly running over an Effingham County Sheriff's Office deputy with a stolen truck last month.
Three people, including a repeat offender, were arrested on several meth-related charges after the Effingham County Sheriff's Office found a methamphetamine lab Wednesday afternoon in the 200 block of Waldhour Road.
An Effingham County man accused of the July shooting death of his cousin was arraigned last month in Effingham County Superior Court.
Three men arrested in a child pornography sweep have been sentenced, and another will be back in court in a few weeks.
Six people were indicted by an Effingham County grand jury Monday in four cases of crimes against children.
A Savannah man pled guilty Monday in Effingham County Superior Court to a felony charge of sexual exploitation of children.
An Effingham County woman was arrested Friday after her 3-year-old son wandered from home for the second time in four days.
A man investigators called "Effingham County's most-wanted fugitive" was arrested Thursday night following a manhunt in a wooded area off McCall Road.
A Clyo man is in jail after he led Effingham County Sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase early Wednesday morning, according to the ECSO.
A retailer's alert staff helped put a Rincon woman in jail on fraud, forgery and identity theft charges.
STATESBORO - About 90 minutes before the shots that killed a Rincon man and wounded another were fired Saturday night outside a Statesboro nightclub, shots also rang out in a separate incident outside a nearby nightclub in which no one was injured, police said.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a sex offender who has fled the area.
SAVANNAH - An Effingham County man was one of 13 "johns" arrested in a two-day prostitution sting in and around Savannah.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office remains on the lookout for a second suspect in last week's armed robbery at the Dollar General store on Highway 30 in Guyton.
A man with a lengthy criminal history was arrested on multiple charges in connection with an armed robbery at the Dollar General store on Highway 30 in Guyton Monday night.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate an armed robbery at an Eden gas station Thursday night.