Two arrested in connection to burglary

STAFF REPORT ::: Two arrests have been made in connection to a reported theft/burglary at 654 Jim Goodson Road. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies first responded to that location at approximately 5:44 a.m. Nov. 17. Upon their arrival, they spoke with the property owner and located a large U-Haul […]

Juvenile arrested for residential burglary

STAFF REPORT ::: A 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested and charged in connection to a residential burglary on Andrews Road. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, Deputy Steven Culberson and Deputy Maurice Gray on Jan. 2, responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 61 Andrews Road. […]

Homeowner interrupts residential burglary

STAFF REPORT ::: Three arrests have been made in connection to an alleged residential burglary that was interrupted by the homeowner. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident was reported Dec. 12, and occurred at 308 Sunset Drive Extension. Upon arrival at that location, deputies found the homeowner […]

Five arrested following burglary, entering auto incidents

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has arrested five people in connection with a residential burglary and entering auto case. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies responded to a burglary call at 3:35 p.m. May 29. The residential burglary took place in the 300 block of […]

SCSO arrests two men on burglary charge

STAFF REPORT ::: Two Griffin men were arrested Tuesday in connection to an alleged theft at the former Dundee Mill near Sixth Street. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, Sgt. Chadwick and Cpl. Bowlden, of the SCSO Warrant Division, were on patrol in the vicinity of the former Dundee property near Sixth Street when they observed […]

Sheriff: Burglary thwarted when homeowner shoots perpetrator

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident reported as a residential burglary during which the alleged suspect was shot. According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, homeowners were inside their residence when a man attempted to make entry. “There was a burglary call up on Willow Street. The homeowner and his […]

GPD: GHS “shoe” fight was not unprovoked attack

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Officials of the Griffin Police Department say all four Griffin High School students videotaped fighting in a boy’s restroom Monday, Dec. 7, were voluntary participants. According to Lt. Mike Natale, of the Office of the Chief, the four GHS students fought over a false allegation of stolen shoes. He said the […]

Sheriff: 13-year-old arrested in connection to three commercial burglaries

STAFF REPORTS ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, a 13-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection to three recent commercial burglaries. Deputies on Sunday, Oct. 18, arrested the juvenile as he was allegedly in the act of burglarizing a local business, Pings and Dings, located at 2930 North Expressway. As a result of […]

Griffin PD officer thwarts commercial burglary

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Authorities say an alert officer of the Griffin Police Department thwarted a burglary early Wednesday morning while patrolling as part of the Uniform Patrol Division. According to Lt. Mike Richardson, of the Criminal Investigation Division, Officer Taylor Rich’s actions are believed to have prevented a burglary at East Griffin Grocery Company […]

GPD arrests 11 in connection to entering auto, other cases

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department today announced the arrests of 11 suspects in a recent series of entering auto cases. During the months of June and July, the Griffin Police Department (GPD) Criminal Investigations Division (CID) investigated several reports of entering autos in the Hillandale, Forest Hills and Cold Water Creek neighborhoods. […]

Sheriff: burglar strikes Ringgold Grocery Store

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance related to the Sunday morning burglary of the Ringgold Grocery Store. Investigators say the forced-entry burglary occurred during the early morning hours. According to Sheriff Wendell Beam, the perpetrator was wearing a green full body suit to conceal his identity. Anyone with […]

Three arrested in connection with two Liberty Technology burglaries

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department on Tuesday made three arrests in connection with two burglaries that were committed over the past weekend at Liberty Technology located at 120 E. Taylor St. Arrested were Joseph Love, Ke’onta Deon Glass and a juvenile, all of Griffin. All three suspects have been charged with one count […]