GPD Chief will request GSP investigation of officer’s on-duty wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Griffin Police Department Chief Mike Yates on Sunday clarified a miscommunication regarding an on-duty wreck involving Griffin Police Department Officer Jessie Piland, stating he intends to request the Georgia State Patrol investigate the incident. Yates originally stated Saturday morning that the Georgia State Patrol is investigating the incident. Sgt. Robert Thompson, […]

Woman runs over multiple people during street brawl

  SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Five people were injured Wednesday night – two critically –in what authorities say was a hit and run on Quilly Street. According to Sgt. 1st Class Kendrick Lowe, the Georgia State Patrol-Griffin Post commander, the incident was precipitated by a street fight involving numerous people. “We were called out by the […]