BREAKING NEWS: Griffin Police Department officer placed on administrative leave

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin City Manager Jessica O’Connor has confirmed that Griffin Police Department Officer Brian Dorety, who has been the subject of recent investigative articles in The GRIP, has been placed on administrative leave with pay. “As is standard practice when someone or something is under investigation, Officer Dorety has been placed on […]

BREAKING NEWS: GBI investigating allegation of missing funds from Griffin Golf Course

STAFF REPORT ::: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating an allegation of missing deposits from the Griffin Golf Course. An “internal source” reported the missing deposits to the office of City Manager Jessica O’Connor on Feb. 11, 2022. Authorities say O’Connor immediately opened an internal investigation. The GBI was subsequently asked to assume that […]

GBI investigation of SCSO Lt. Josh Pitts is ongoing; second deputy disciplined administratively

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GBI investigation of Lt. Josh Pitts, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, is ongoing. The GRIP first reported June 8 that Pitts is being investigated by the GBI at the request of Sheriff Darrell Dix. As the case is ongoing, Dix has newly confirmed that Pitts’ status […]