A woman reported a sexual assault on Thursday in a wooded area near the entrance to the Sandy Pointe neighborhood. As of Friday morning, the suspect is still at large, said Capt. Bob Bromage, of the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office.
Beaufort Water Search and Rescue, an all-volunteer rescue division based in Port Royal, rescued to kayakers stuck in the marshes of Broad Creek on Hilton Head Island Thursday afternoon, but a hard turn in their airboat left them grounded as well. After a 20-30 minute wait, the tide coming in allowed them to get back to land. There were no injuries.
Hundreds of animals were seized from Roy's Aquarium Tuesday and Wednesday, heading to temporary homes where they will receive care, according to Beaufort County Sheriff's Office. The cruelty to animals investigation is expected to continue for a few more days as evidence is collected and the animals are moved to a safe environment.
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department has released bodycam footage showing the police pursuit of the suspects involved in the Savannah City Market shooting that occurred around 1 a.m. on July 5. The pursuit ended when the suspects’ vehicle r
Around 1 a.m. on July 5, 2017, shots were fired in the City Market area of Savannah. The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department released this surveillance video and 911 calls from the time of the shooting. A white SUV can be seen slowly driving by and firing shots into the crowd. Numerous 911 calls came in from citizens in the area.
A woman reportedly jumped from the Lemon Island bridge around 6 p.m. on Wednesday, swam to a boat, climbed in and left the area. This comes hours after a man was arrested and charged with public disorderly conduct for jumping off of a Hilton Head Island bridge.
Bluffton police brought out its K9 unit and activated its Strategic Response Team on Wednesday to respond to an armed assault on Buck Island Road. Here, police spokeswoman Joy Nelson describes what happened.