BREAKING NEWS: Commissioner Don Hawbaker facing arrest for alleged threat against wife


The GRIP has confirmed that arrest warrants have been issued for Spalding County Commissioner Don Hawbaker.

Hawbaker is facing multiple charges, some related to a domestic dispute with his wife, Gayle Hawbaker.

Records The GRIP obtained from Spalding County Magistrate Court indicate Hawbaker is facing charges of simple assault and three counts of disorderly conduct.

According to one arrest warrant, Don Hawbaker allegedly pointed a pistol in the direction of his wife, placing her in “reasonable apprehension of immediately receiving violent injury.”

The GRIP will report additional information on this developing story as it becomes available.

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