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  • ECSO Seeking Public Donations for K-9 Unit

    ECSO Seeking Public Donations for K-9 Unit

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:51 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:51:37 GMT
    Effingham County’s Sheriff is asking the public for help supporting the county’s K-9 unit program. Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie sent out a letter asking citizens and businesses to come together with donations to keep the program going.
    Effingham County’s Sheriff is asking the public for help supporting the county’s K-9 unit program. Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie sent out a letter asking citizens and businesses to come together with donations to keep the program going.
  • UPDATE: Suspect Not Found In 35th St. Home In Savannah

    UPDATE: Suspect Not Found In 35th St. Home In Savannah

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 1:00 AM EDT2014-07-29 05:00:19 GMT
    Metro Police are on the scene of a possible hostage situation.
    Metro Police are on the scene of a possible hostage situation.
  • Hotel Robbed in Metter, Police Look for Suspect

    Hotel Robbed in Metter, Police Look for Suspect

    Monday, July 28 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-07-29 02:46:24 GMT
    Metter Police are investigating the armed robbery of a hotel.
    Metter Police are investigating the armed robbery of a hotel.
  • Gun Violence Continues To Plague Savannah

    Gun Violence Continues To Plague Savannah

    Monday, July 28 2014 4:19 PM EDT2014-07-28 20:19:25 GMT
    Thirteen shootings and 17 victims…all in less than 3 weeks in Savannah. The crime scenes found on both the East and West sides of the city - a few isolated...but most in clusters within a few blocks of each other.
    Thirteen shootings and 17 victims…all in less than 3 weeks in Savannah. The crime scenes found on both the East and West sides of the city - a few isolated...but most in clusters within a few blocks of each other.
  • UPDATE: Teen Charged in Shooting of Another Teen

    UPDATE: Teen Charged in Shooting of Another Teen

    Friday, July 25 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-25 19:33:43 GMT
    Ronde Robert WhiteRonde Robert White
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say Ronde Robert White, 17, has been charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of Dion Folston, Jr.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police say Ronde Robert White, 17, has been charged with aggravated assault in the shooting of Dion Folston, Jr.
  • Metro Police Investigate Cuyler-Brownsville Shooting; 12th Since July 17th

    Metro Police Investigate Cuyler-Brownsville Shooting; 12th Since July 17th

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:33 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:33:22 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Savannah's Cuyler-Brownsville neighborhood.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are investigating an early morning shooting in Savannah's Cuyler-Brownsville neighborhood.
  • Savannah Police Looking For Shooting Suspect

    Savannah Police Looking For Shooting Suspect

    Thursday, July 24 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-24 21:25:41 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have released sketch of a suspect wanted for a shooting on Whitaker Street last week. The suspect is a black male with a dark complexion and short twisties in his hair. The victim was on Whitaker at Hall Street when the suspect tried to rob him. He received a non-life threatening gunshot wound when he resisted. Robbery detectives ask anyone with information on the case, the identity or location of the suspect i to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or ...
    Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police have released sketch of a suspect wanted for a shooting on Whitaker Street last week. The suspect is a black male with a dark complexion and short twisties in his hair. The victim was on Whitaker at Hall Street when the suspect tried to rob him. He received a non-life threatening gunshot wound when he resisted. Robbery detectives ask anyone with information on the case, the identity or location of the suspect i to call Crimestoppers at (912) 234-2020 or ...
  • Search Underway After Police Chase, Crash

    Search Underway After Police Chase, Crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:38 AM EDT2014-07-24 11:38:55 GMT
    Liberty County authorities are searching for two people who fled on foot after a police chase ended in a crash.
    Liberty County authorities are searching for two people who fled on foot after a police chase ended in a crash.
  • SCAM ALERT: ECSO Warns of DEA Scam

    SCAM ALERT: ECSO Warns of DEA Scam

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:06 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:06:27 GMT
    The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of another scam where the con artist is portraying themselves as a law enforcement officer. ECSO received a report yesterday from a citizen who said they received a call from someone claiming he was a DEA Agent. The con artist advised the victim the DEA had been monitoring her phone calls, text messages, and e mails. He further advised she needed to write an apology letter about being involved in prescription medications. He told her...
    The Effingham County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public of another scam where the con artist is portraying themselves as a law enforcement officer. ECSO received a report yesterday from a citizen who said they received a call from someone claiming he was a DEA Agent. The con artist advised the victim the DEA had been monitoring her phone calls, text messages, and e mails. He further advised she needed to write an apology letter about being involved in prescription medications. He told her...
  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Meth Cooks Videotape Themselves in the Act

    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Meth Cooks Videotape Themselves in the Act

    Friday, July 18 2014 7:23 PM EDT2014-07-18 23:23:06 GMT
    Four suspects videotaped themselves smoking meth and talking about making the drug
    Incredible video shows meth suspects smoking and talking about making meth
  • Missing Teen Found Safe

    Missing Teen Found Safe

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:38:09 GMT
    Special Victims Unit detectives for Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police tell News 3 they are searching for a special needs teen, missing since July 16. Kenneth Wiggins, 16, of the 1900 block of East 57th Street, was last seen Wednesday evening. Wiggins is described as a black male, with low-cut black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-9 and weighs 185 pounds. Wiggins wears glasses with blue frames. He was last seen dressed in a purple sweater and Khakis. He may currently be wearing jeans with bl...
    Special Victims Unit detectives for Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police tell News 3 they are searching for a special needs teen, missing since July 16. Kenneth Wiggins, 16, of the 1900 block of East 57th Street, was last seen Wednesday evening. Wiggins is described as a black male, with low-cut black hair and brown eyes. He is 5-9 and weighs 185 pounds. Wiggins wears glasses with blue frames. He was last seen dressed in a purple sweater and Khakis. He may currently be wearing jeans with bl...
  • Search Continues For Debora Gail Deloach Moody

    Search Continues For Debora Gail Deloach Moody

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:40:15 GMT
    Nearly seven years and still no answers in the disappearance of Debora Gail Deloach Moody. The 42-year-old went missing from her home in December 2007 -- seemingly without a trace.
    Nearly seven years and still no answers in the disappearance of Debora Gail Deloach Moody. The 42-year-old went missing from her home in December 2007 -- seemingly without a trace.
  • Pedestrian Killed, Struck By Truck in Effingham County

    Pedestrian Killed, Struck By Truck in Effingham County

    Friday, July 18 2014 12:45 AM EDT2014-07-18 04:45:44 GMT
    The Effingham County Sheriff's Office tells News 3 a pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck. News 3 is on the scene of the accident on Honey Ridge Road in Guyton. Honey Ridge Rd. will be closed between Hwy. 119 and Floyd Avenue until at least midnight. Officials say a woman was walking in the middle of the road when the truck, traveling eastbound, hit her. It is too early in the investigation to know if the driver was going over the 35 mph speed limit. The Sheriff's Office is not r...
    The Effingham County Sheriff's Office tells News 3 a pedestrian has died after being struck by a truck. News 3 is on the scene of the accident on Honey Ridge Road in Guyton. Honey Ridge Rd. will be closed between Hwy. 119 and Floyd Avenue until at least midnight. Officials say a woman was walking in the middle of the road when the truck, traveling eastbound, hit her. It is too early in the investigation to know if the driver was going over the 35 mph speed limit. The Sheriff's Office is not r...
  • Trio of Wanted Suspects on the Run in Effingham County

    Trio of Wanted Suspects on the Run in Effingham County

    Thursday, July 17 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-07-18 03:58:41 GMT
    Rex Thompson, Jr is wanted by Effingham County Sheriff'sRex Thompson, Jr is wanted by Effingham County Sheriff's
    A trio of suspects from Effingham County are on the run and Sheriff's are asking for the public's help finding them.Tyrone Savage has a history of crime, and now he is wanted for not making his latest court date on drug charges.He could be in the Springfield area, or other spots in effingham county.Rex Thompson, Jr has two active warrants, one for cruelty to children and family violence and the other for violating his probation on manufacturing meth charges.This convicted felon was last seen ...
    A trio of suspects from Effingham County are on the run and Sheriff's are asking for the public's help finding them.Tyrone Savage has a history of crime, and now he is wanted for not making his latest court date on drug charges.He could be in the Springfield area, or other spots in effingham county.Rex Thompson, Jr has two active warrants, one for cruelty to children and family violence and the other for violating his probation on manufacturing meth charges.This convicted felon was last seen ...
  • Fugitive Files Roundup A Success

    Fugitive Files Roundup A Success

    86 suspects put behind bars.That's what you, law enforcement officials and news 3's Fugitive Files have joined together to do.Thursday, we tried to add to the number with a special roundup.Our second Fugitive Files Roundup got us the closest yet to an arrest live during our show.The Effingham County and Chatham County Sheriff's Department joined Crimestoppers on a live phone bank. Names of various suspects scrolled across the screen, and your calls came in.The last one was the best tip on a s...
    86 suspects put behind bars.That's what you, law enforcement officials and news 3's Fugitive Files have joined together to do.Thursday, we tried to add to the number with a special roundup.Our second Fugitive Files Roundup got us the closest yet to an arrest live during our show.The Effingham County and Chatham County Sheriff's Department joined Crimestoppers on a live phone bank. Names of various suspects scrolled across the screen, and your calls came in.The last one was the best tip on a s...
  • Car Crashes Into Hinesville Kroger

    Car Crashes Into Hinesville Kroger

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-07-17 03:11:31 GMT
    A car crashed through the Hinesville Kroger tonight causing considerable damage to the store on 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway. Police are investigating and a suspect is under arrest. There were no reports of injuries.
    A car crashed through the Hinesville Kroger tonight causing considerable damage to the store on 555 W. Oglethorpe Highway. Police are investigating and a suspect is under arrest. There were no reports of injuries.
  • Fugitive Files Helps Put Two More Suspects Behind Bars

    Fugitive Files Helps Put Two More Suspects Behind Bars

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 7:21 PM EDT2014-07-16 23:21:14 GMT
    Roney Addison was wanted on probation and child support violationsRoney Addison was wanted on probation and child support violations
    Bobby Swain and Roney Addison were picked up by Chatham County Sheriff's
    Bobby Swain and Roney Addison were picked up by Chatham County Sheriff's
  • Crime Concerns Along Waters Avenue Corridor

    Crime Concerns Along Waters Avenue Corridor

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-07-16 22:18:27 GMT
    Everyone wants their neighborhood to be as safe as possible...but recently a News 3 viewer contacted us with concerns that crime in her neighborhood along Waters Avenue was out of control. The Waters Avenue corridor has been the topic of much discussion over the last few years...efforts to revitalize the area include a failed plan to put a police precinct building here and designs for an improved streetscape...but the area still faces challenges. WSAV Crime Expert Gerry Long explains, “Part o...
    Everyone wants their neighborhood to be as safe as possible...but recently a News 3 viewer contacted us with concerns that crime in her neighborhood along Waters Avenue was out of control. The Waters Avenue corridor has been the topic of much discussion over the last few years...efforts to revitalize the area include a failed plan to put a police precinct building here and designs for an improved streetscape...but the area still faces challenges. WSAV Crime Expert Gerry Long explains, “Part o...
  • Kidnapping Victim Saved by Multi-Agency Rescue Effort

    Kidnapping Victim Saved by Multi-Agency Rescue Effort

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:06 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:06:10 GMT
    3 people arrested for what investigators are calling an "elaborate kidnapping plot"
    3 people arrested for what investigators are calling an "elaborate kidnapping plot"
  • SCMPD: Witnesses Needed in June Deadly Shooting

    SCMPD: Witnesses Needed in June Deadly Shooting

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-07-15 22:10:24 GMT

    48 year old Terrence Felder was shot and killed on East 42nd street back on June 8

    48 year old Terrence Felder was shot and killed on East 42nd street back on June 8

  • Driver Facing Charges in Deadly Effingham Accident

    Driver Facing Charges in Deadly Effingham Accident

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-07-15 21:58:09 GMT
    Donald Patrick is facing two misdemeanor charges in connection with 2013 accident
    Donald Patrick is facing two misdemeanor charges in connection with 2013 accident
  • Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Isn't Changing Shanta Greene's Life

    Multi-Million Dollar Settlement Isn't Changing Shanta Greene's Life

    Monday, July 14 2014 9:24 PM EDT2014-07-15 01:24:49 GMT
    A freak accident with a tree took her leg, now Shanta is trying to get back to a "normal" life
    A freak accident with a tree took her leg, now Shanta is trying to get back to a "normal" life
  • Suspect Arrested in Evans Co. Home Invasion

    Suspect Arrested in Evans Co. Home Invasion

    Monday, July 14 2014 8:34 PM EDT2014-07-15 00:34:52 GMT
    A man wanted by Evans County Sheriff’s Office for nearly three months is now under arrest and in jail. Devonte Wingfield is facing charges in connection with a home invasion that took place back on April 27, 2014.
    A man wanted by Evans County Sheriff’s Office for nearly three months is now under arrest and in jail. Devonte Wingfield is facing charges in connection with a home invasion that took place back on April 27, 2014.
  • Tips on How to Avoid Leaving Your Kids in a Hot Car

    Tips on How to Avoid Leaving Your Kids in a Hot Car

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:20:47 GMT
    How could you leave your child in the car? It can happen, and does
    How could you leave your child in the car? It can happen, and does
  • Bulloch Co. Home Invasion Suspect Arrested

    Bulloch Co. Home Invasion Suspect Arrested

    Monday, July 14 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-07-14 17:28:04 GMT
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a home invasion suspect. On July 11th, deputies were dispatched to the 7500 block of Stilson-Leefield Rd. They arrested 32-year-old Shannon Paul Mincey of Newington. Deputies say Mincey had broken into a home to search for his estranged wife and children. Mincey is being held in the Bulloch County Jail without bail. He is the first individual to be charged under a new home invasion statute that took effect July 1st. The statute makes it a felony...
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a home invasion suspect. On July 11th, deputies were dispatched to the 7500 block of Stilson-Leefield Rd. They arrested 32-year-old Shannon Paul Mincey of Newington. Deputies say Mincey had broken into a home to search for his estranged wife and children. Mincey is being held in the Bulloch County Jail without bail. He is the first individual to be charged under a new home invasion statute that took effect July 1st. The statute makes it a felony...
  • Armed and Dangerous Suspect Wanted by Police

    Armed and Dangerous Suspect Wanted by Police

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:35:17 GMT
    Marcelo Ramirez is wanted by Port Wentworth PoliceMarcelo Ramirez is wanted by Port Wentworth Police
    Marcelo Ramirez alleged opened fire on another man July 4th in Port Wentworth
    Marcelo Ramirez alleged opened fire on another man July 4th in Port Wentworth
  • Waycross Men Indicted In Child Pornography Case

    Waycross Men Indicted In Child Pornography Case

    Friday, July 11 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-07-11 16:19:20 GMT
    JACQUES DONTE TAYLOR, 22, and DONNEL CORNELIUS SHAVERS, 22, both of Waycross, Georgia, were indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Savannah earlier this week on numerous counts of enticing minors to engage in sexual acts and with production of child pornography. In part, the indictment alleges that from January through March of 2014 TAYLOR and SHAVERS persuaded, induced, and enticed two minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing child pornography. United...
    JACQUES DONTE TAYLOR, 22, and DONNEL CORNELIUS SHAVERS, 22, both of Waycross, Georgia, were indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Savannah earlier this week on numerous counts of enticing minors to engage in sexual acts and with production of child pornography. In part, the indictment alleges that from January through March of 2014 TAYLOR and SHAVERS persuaded, induced, and enticed two minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct for the purpose of producing child pornography. United...
  • Maps, Boundary Lines a Potential Problem in Pooler

    Maps, Boundary Lines a Potential Problem in Pooler

    Thursday, July 10 2014 7:04 PM EDT2014-07-10 23:04:47 GMT
    Could the city limits be a factor in response times for first responders in Pooler?
    Could the city limits be a factor in response times for first responders in Pooler?
  • Fugitive Files Profiles Wanted Burglary Suspect

    Fugitive Files Profiles Wanted Burglary Suspect

    Thursday, July 10 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-07-10 22:31:52 GMT
    Bobby SwainBobby Swain
    Bobby Swain was supposed to show up for a court date 4 months ago, he hasn't been seen since.
    Bobby Swain was supposed to show up for a court date 4 months ago, he hasn't been seen since.
  • Metro Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

    Metro Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:41 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:41:10 GMT
    Metro Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man hospitalized.
    Metro Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man hospitalized.
  • Police Seek Person Who Threw Kitten Over Bridge

    Police Seek Person Who Threw Kitten Over Bridge

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:30 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:30:22 GMT
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are looking for the person who threw a 10 week old kitten over the railing of the Diamond Causeway Bridge.
    Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are looking for the person who threw a 10 week old kitten over the railing of the Diamond Causeway Bridge.
  • UPDATE: Missing Effingham Man Found, Now Facing Charges

    UPDATE: Missing Effingham Man Found, Now Facing Charges

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:14:33 GMT
    Douglas Morris was missing for two days, didn't respond to his family or Sheriff's
    Douglas Morris was missing for two days, didn't respond to his family or Sheriff's
  • Two Wanted Fugitives Arrested, Off the Street

    Two Wanted Fugitives Arrested, Off the Street

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 6:59 PM EST2014-01-15 23:59:03 GMT
    Rodney Scott and Devon Osborne were both arrested in the last 24 hours
    Rodney Scott and Devon Osborne were both arrested in the last 24 hours
  • WSAV Crime Tracker - Financial Fraud

    WSAV Crime Tracker - Financial Fraud

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 6:18 PM EST2013-12-04 23:18:27 GMT
    In our WSAV Crime Tracker report - we're looking at financial fraud. That can include scams and schemes whether in person, over the phone or over the internet - intended to separate you from your money.
    In our WSAV Crime Tracker report - we're looking at financial fraud. That can include scams and schemes whether in person, over the phone or over the internet - intended to separate you from your money.
  • UPDATE: State Supreme Court Issues Rulings in SCAD Murder Appeals

    Man Convicted in SCAD Student's Murder Appeals

    Monday, November 18 2013 5:04 PM EST2013-11-18 22:04:42 GMT
    A man convicted in the murder of a SCAD student is appealing his conviction and life prison sentence to the Georgia Supreme Court. During trial, prosecutors alleged that John Andrew Adams was the getaway
    A man convicted in the murder of a SCAD student is appealing his conviction and life prison sentence to the Georgia Supreme Court.
  • Wesley Franklin's Mother Speaks Out

    Wesley Franklin's Mother Speaks Out

    Delane High wants answers in her son's murder, and an end to the rise in crime on the Southside
    Delane High wants answers in her son's murder, and an end to the rise in crime on the Southside
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