GPD: Man charged in City Park kidnapping, aggravated battery

STAFF REPORT ::: An arrest has been made in an alleged kidnapping and assault in Griffin’s City Park that left one woman badly injured. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, Terene White on March 20 sought treatment at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital for extensive injuries including a fractured nose, other […]

Sheriff: Violent assault of C.A.G.E. investigator results in one arrest

STAFF REPORT ::: Authorities say a recent wreck resulted in the assault on a law enforcement officer and the arrest of one individual. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident occurred at approximately 8 p.m. Nov. 8, at the intersection of Elm Street and Railroad Avenue. Officials say […]

Sunday standoff with barricaded subject ends without injury

SUBMITTED ::: A standoff with a Spalding County woman who allegedly assaulted her husband before barricading herself inside their home Sunday morning came to a conclusion hours later following a response by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and Griffin Police Department. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies responded at 9:32 a.m. […]

Woman reportedly followed home, badly beaten during robbery attempt

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged strong arm robbery at a Magnolia Drive residence that was reported Wednesday night. According to the report filed by SCSO Deputy Nick Bruce, the victim, Shirley Newman, was assaulted and injured during the incident. “Upon my arrival I met with Shirley Newman. She […]

GPD officer assaulted in street fight

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A fight involving a rather large crowd occurred Tuesday evening on Kentucky Avenue, resulting in the response of multiple units from the Griffin Police Department. Witnesses reported seeing as many as ten police units speeding northbound on North Hill Street. According to GPD Lt. Curtis Keys, this response followed another officer […]