BREAKING NEWS: GPD Officer Matthew Boynton arrested, charged with two felonies


Griffin Police Department Officer Matthew Boynton has been arrested and charged with two felonies.

According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, Boynton was on Friday arrested without incident and transported to the Spalding County Jail.

He has been charged with false statements and writings and violating his oath of office.

The arrest was the result of a Griffin Police Department criminal investigation stemming from an incident report filed by his ex-wife Jessica Lester (Boynton), alleging that Mathew Boynton illegally deprived her of some of her personal items.

During the conduct of this investigation, described by the GPD as “exhaustive,” facts and circumstances ultimately led to the arrest of Mathew Boynton as it was determined that he knowingly provided a false statement relating to the property in question and his possession of same, officials said.

“While his actions were unfortunate and disappointing, tarnishing our badge, the Griffin Police Department remains dedicated to providing the best possible police service to our citizens. Now, and in the future the department will strive to maintain the highest professional and ethical behavior,” the press release stated. “In spite of the actions of this individual, GPD Chief Mike Yates remains steadfast in his dedication to insuring (sic) that the Griffin Police Department will not stand for unethical, illegal or immoral behavior from its officers.”



  1. Danielle Lipovsky says:

    He shot his then wife and TRIED to kill her and frame her for suicide. He’s guilty as hell they need to reopen the case!

  2. He us where he should be period!!!!

    • And they want us to believe that the cops wont lie in the course of an arrest or investigation.
      And these officers have the power to ruin innocent peoples lives.

  3. Sandy Westmoreland says:

    Karma can be a vengeful lady! People like him give law enforcement a bad reputation!


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