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Jailer admits to improper contact with inmate

Jailer admits to improper contact with inmate

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 Investigati... » Read More
Arson damages home where eight people lived

Arson damages home where eight people lived

A mobile home where eight people lived was damaged in a fire Monday that appears to have been intentionally set, according to investigators. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

June 30 » Read More

ECSO: Be careful of fake 'friends' on Facebook

Accepting a Facebook friend request from the wrong person could turn out to be a costly mistake. » Read More
ECSO still looking for robbery suspect

ECSO still looking for robbery suspect

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office continues to look for the man who attempted to rob a local hotel last week and was thwarted by the family who owns it. » Read More
Semi driver in fatal wreck gets year of probation

Semi driver in fatal wreck gets year of probation

An Alabama man who was the driver of a tractor-trailer involved in a fatal accident pled guilty Wednesday to misdemeanor second-degree vehicular homicide. » Read More
Northway pleads not guilty

Northway pleads not guilty

A former Springfield mayor entered a plea of not guilty on charges of perjury and was arrested and booked into Effingham County Jail on Wednesday morning. » Read More
Effingham man arrested for Bulloch break-in

Effingham man arrested for Bulloch break-in

An Effingham County man was jailed Friday, charged with second-degree home invasion, after he broke into a house to reach his estranged wife and children, who had moved away to avoid him because of... » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

July 2 » Read More
Fourth of July mobile home fire ruled arson

Fourth of July mobile home fire ruled arson

A fire that destroyed a mobile home on Middleton Drive in the early hours of July 4 has been ruled an arson. » Read More
Search for missing man ends with him safe and arrested

Search for missing man ends with him safe and arrested

What began as a search for a missing Effingham County man Sunday ended with the man found safe, and then criminally charged, Tuesday night. » Read More
Attempted hotel robber checks out with nothing

Attempted hotel robber checks out with nothing

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at a local hotel early Thursday morning. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

June 24 » Read More
Felon found tending to pot plants

Felon found tending to pot plants

A Clyo woman faces drug and weapons charges after Effingham County Sheriff deputies caught her tending to her illicit plants, according to reports. » Read More
ECSO arrests Pooler man on molestation charge

ECSO arrests Pooler man on molestation charge

A Pooler man was arrested Monday on child molestation charges. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

June 16 » Read More

ECSO warns of rise in car break-ins

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 u... » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

June 18 » Read More

ECSO assists FBI in Operation Cross Country

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 enforc... » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

June 11 » Read More
Accused jailer loses his job

Accused jailer loses his job

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. » Read More
Child’s death leads to charges for mom, grandmother, father

Child’s death leads to charges for mom, grandmother, father

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. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

June 2 » Read More

Chase after complaint leads to six arrests in Bulloch County

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. » Read More
Deputies find card skimmer at gas station

Deputies find card skimmer at gas station

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempt to steal from customers at a local gas station. » Read More
Man arrested on child porn charges

Man arrested on child porn charges

A Bloomingdale man was arrested Thursday for possession of child pornography. » Read More

Rincon man wanted on federal warrants turns gun on himself

An Effingham County man fatally shot himself Wednesday afternoon after authorities arrived at his house with a warrant for his arrest. » Read More
More charges from Sunday standoff with deputies

More charges from Sunday standoff with deputies

A convicted felon who shot at two Effingham County Sheriff's deputies last weekend is now facing additional charges. » Read More
Man admits to setting fire while on meth high

Man admits to setting fire while on meth high

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. » Read More

Effingham man caught in Bulloch sting

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. » Read More
Felon fires on deputies

Felon fires on deputies

A convicted felon is back in jail after shooting at Effingham County Sheriff's deputies who responded to a domestic dispute. » Read More

Driver in fatal wreck had suspended license

The Effingham County man who caused a wreck that killed a 4-year-old child Friday afternoon should not have been driving a car, according to investigators. » Read More

Sheriff’s Office says phone scam remains prevalent

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office received a significant increase in reports Monday from citizens saying they were the targets of a telephone scam. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

May 22 » Read More
Husband faces charges after setting house on fire

Husband faces charges after setting house on fire

An Effingham County man was arrested Thursday night for setting fire to the home he shared with his wife, following a domestic dispute the two had. » Read More

Sheriff’s Office issues alert on phone scam

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a telephone scam. » Read More

ECSO warning of phone scam

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a telephone scam. » Read More


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