GPD seeking suspect in Thursday morning armed robbery

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department is searching for a suspect in a Thursday morning armed robbery of the Dollar General located at 1019 Memorial Drive. According to a press release, officers of the GPD Uniform Patrol Division were dispatched to that location just after 11:30 a.m. Employees reported the suspect used a handgun […]

Pike County S.O.: Stolen vehicle report leads to four arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: A report of a stolen vehicle has led to four arrests in Pike County. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Jimmy Thomas, the report of a stolen car on Vaughn Lane in Williamson resulted in the arrest of Austin Brazel, age 20, Rodney Miller, age 19, Tristian Montfort, age 21 […]

Sheriff: Female suspect confessed to two armed robberies

STAFF REPORT ::: New details have emerged regarding the investigation that led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with two armed robberies of the North Expressway Exxon gas station formerly known as the Hot Spot. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, key physical evidence recovered after both incidents led […]

GPD: Armed robbery, kidnapping at T-Mobile leads to three arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Tuesday, July 31, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the T-Mobile on North Expressway. According to a press release, officers in Henry County initiated a pursuit with a vehicle identified as the getaway vehicle. The pursuit, with the assistance of the Clayton County Sheriff’s […]

Armed robbery at First National Bank under investigation

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are conducting a joint investigation of a bank robbery that occurred Wednesday morning. According to information released by GPD Chief Mike Yates, officers responded to the First National Bank branch located at 1475 W. McIntosh Road at approximately 9:15 a.m. in […]

One wounded and five arrested in Tuesday shooting

STAFF REPORT ::: One man was wounded and five people have been arrested in connection to a Tuesday shooting. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, officers were dispatched to 1321 Lyndon Ave., at approximately 12:19 a.m. in reference to a report of a person having been shot. Upon arrival, officers […]

Monday morning Waffle House armed robbery suspect quickly apprehended

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department is investigating an alleged armed robbery that was reported March 27 at the Waffle House located at 1408 Highway 16. According to GPD Officer Amanda Frix, she responded in emergency mode to that location at approximately 3:16 a.m. “When I arrived, I spoke with Michele Chambers who stated […]

GPD investigating Waffle House armed robbery reported Friday

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Friday, Jan. 20, responded to the Waffle House located at 1408 Highway 16, following the report of an armed robbery. According to the incident report filed by GPD Uniform Patrol Division Officer Jairreis Williams, Waffle House employee Candace Harrison alleged the robbery was committed by a black […]

Man shot in alleged attempted armed robbery

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged attempted armed robbery that occurred Thursday night leaving one victim with multiple gunshot wounds. According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, deputies at 10:13 p.m. responded to an attempted armed robbery and person shot call at the Triangle Amoco Station at 3241 Jackson […]

Sheriff: Spalding County armed robbery suspect now in custody, facing multiple charges

STAFF REPORTS ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, 22-year-old Hermon Judon Jackson, of 2808 Sable Chase Blvd., McDonough, has been charged with the Aug. 16, 2015, armed robbery of the Comfort Inn and Suites located at 1905 North Expressway. Jackson faces an additional charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. […]

GPD: Aggravated assault, armed robbery suspect apprehended in the Bronx, NY

STAFF REPORTS ::: Fredrick Earnest Schnell, the second suspect wanted in connection to a June 18 armed robbery at Ma & Pa Grocery, during which a shot was fired, has been apprehended. According to Lt. Mike Natale, of the Griffin Police Department, one suspect, Devontae Young, was quickly apprehended after the incident with the assistance […]

Spalding County Sheriff’s Office investigating armed robbery

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged armed robbery that occurred at 10:28 p.m. Monday, July 20, at the Dollar General located at 1523 Zebulon Road. According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, an employee walked outside at that time and was confronted by a slim black male wearing black […]

Saturday aggravated assault leaves one wounded, two arrested

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two Griffin men – Ellis Sands, also known as “Po Boy,” and Querterrious Mayes, also known as “Foo Foo Smooth” – have been arrested and charged in connection to a Saturday morning shooting in Quiet Hills Apartments located at 805 North Avenue. The incident was reported at approximately 1:13 a.m. to […]

Armed robbery suspects arrested, charged with numerous felonies

STAFF REPORTS ::: Two suspects are in custody following an alleged armed robbery that reportedly occurred inside the Regency Apartments complex. Officers of the Griffin Police Department’s Uniform Patrol Division responded to the report at approximately 7:15 p.m. June 24. Authorities say the incident was reported by the victim from a secondary location after having […]

Armed robbery, aggravated assault suspect being sought

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Jermaine Lawrence, also known as Jermaine McKibben, a suspect in the March 17 armed robbery of Amin’s Food Mart located at 837 Experiment St. Authorities say the store clerk stated a black male wearing all black clothing and a black ski […]