Prisoner indicted for stealing $11 million while in prison

STAFF REPORT ::: Arthur Cofield, who is currently serving a prison sentence in the Georgia prison located in Butts County, and two other men have been indicted for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering. According to U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak, the charges, and other information presented in court report that Cofield, […]

Child sex predator receives two life sentences to be served consecutively

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office on Thursday obtained a conviction against David Scott Batchelor, who stood accused of the long-term heinous sexual abuse of a daughter. The four-day trial was held in Upson County, and was prosecuted by Chief Assistant District Attorney Marie Broder and Assistant District Attorney Ashton Fallin. […]

Spalding County CI receives 2019 Program Completion Award

SUBMITTED ::: The Spalding County Correctional Institute (SCCI) has been recognized for having the highest number of inmate program completions in the state. This is the third consecutive year the SCCI has been recognized for this achievement at the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDoC) annual Counselor’s Supervisor’s Training, held this year from May 22-23 in […]