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Fanning pleads guilty, awaits completion of sentencing

Fanning pleads guilty, awaits completion of sentencing

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. » Read More
Viewing ‘The Notebook’ leads to brother, sister sex act

Viewing ‘The Notebook’ leads to brother, sister sex act

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. » Read More
Rincon Police bust large pot-growing operation

Rincon Police bust large pot-growing operation

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... » Read More
Man who shot at deputies indicted

Man who shot at deputies indicted

A convicted felon who fired shots at two Effingham County deputies was indicted by a grand jury Thursday on attempted murder and other charges. » Read More
ECSO’s ‘Broken Candy’ results in five child sex arrests

ECSO’s ‘Broken Candy’ results in five child sex arrests

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 Intern... » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

July 23 » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

July 21 » Read More
Trial date set for man accused of committing, taping child sex acts

Trial date set for man accused of committing, taping child sex acts

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. » Read More
Suspects in armed robberies arrested

Suspects in armed robberies arrested

Two Effingham County men have been charged in connection with armed robberies at two local businesses last fall. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

July 19 » Read More

Guyton Police try to find culprits in shootout

Guyton Police officers are still chasing leads and trying to find who was responsible for a Saturday morning shootout. » Read More

Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

July 19 » Read More
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


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