Sheriff: Search warrant nets drugs and gang related information

STAFF REPORT::: An investigation conducted by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office C.A.G.E. Unit resulted in the execution of a search warrant and the arrest of Kerry Wellmaker. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the investigation and subsequent search warrant conducted on Wellmaker’s residence originated with multiple complaints about alleged drug activity. […]

Spalding County Sheriff’s Office presents gang information at BoC workshop

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::  Griffin, Georgia is the motherland. – Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Tony Little   The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on Monday appeared before the Spalding County Board of Commissioners to present information on the status of local gangs and crime. Room 108 of the Spalding County Annex is at near standing room […]

Ten arrested in GPD operation targeting alleged Crips “Penthouse”

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::  The Griffin Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit, with the assistance of the PD’s Special Response Team, which conducts high-risk SWAT operations, and the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, on Thursday conducted an operation at 739 E. Central Ave., resulting in the arrests of ten individuals alleged to be Crips gang […]

GPD investigator: Griffin gangs cross stereotypical racial boundaries

Publisher’s note: This is the latest in a series of articles on Griffin’s gang activities The Grip has run since fall 2011. We will continue to cover this issue both as the criminal activities impact the community and local officials work to erradicte the problem. As part of its ongoing efforts to eliminate gangs and […]