GPD traffic stop leads to narcotics arrest

Publisher’s note: The Griffin Police Department initially reported the search of the residence of Dakota Weaver, the suspect in this case, was conducted by narcotics investigators of the Henry County Police Department. However, The GRIP received information Friday evening stating the search was conducted by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office. HCPD Public Information Officer Capt. […]

Wreck that killed GHS student, critically injured two others under investigation

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The wreck that killed 17-year-old Griffin High School student Devin Vickers and left two other Spalding County teens in critical condition remains under investigation by the Henry County Police Department. According to Investigator Jake Mitchell, a collision investigator in the HCPD Traffic Unit, the wreck, which occurred just north of Atlanta […]

HCPD: Five murder suspects in custody; one remains at large

STAFF REPORT ::: Five suspects have been arrested and one remains at large in connection with a Henry County homicide. According to a press release issued by the Henry County Police Department, the incident occurred at approximately 10:49 p.m. April 8. Officials say the six suspects were at the victim’s residence located in the 600 […]

Six alleged gang members arrested for armed robbery of Bowen’s Pharmacy

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department has arrested six men in connection to a Tuesday morning armed robbery at Bowen’s Pharmacy located at 1378 Experiment St. According to a press release issued by the GPD, upon arrival, officers were given a description of suspects and a description and the tag number of the vehicle […]

Police working to identify person of interest in murder investigation

STAFF REPORT ::: The Henry County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the investigation of a Thursday afternoon murder. The body of 24-year-old Voiese Pinn was located at approximately 3:30 p.m. at the pavilion in the Pembrooke Park neighborhood in McDonough. Pinn had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The HCPD has now released a […]

Memorial service honors Henry County PD K-9 Thorr

STAFF REPORT ::: The Henry County Police Department said its final goodbyes to one of its own Friday morning as K-9 Thorr was honored in a memorial service. Public safety employees and citizens from the area gathered at Cannon Cleveland Funeral Home to pay respect to Thorr, who died as a result of injuries he […]

Henry County PD K-9 killed in I-75 wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Henry County Police Department K-9 was killed in a Thursday night wreck on I-75. The wreck involved an HCPD K-9 Unit and a tractor trailer. According to Capt. Randy Lee, Officer T. Pilgrim and Officer W. Neville were conducting traffic enforcement near the 208 mile marker when their patrol unit […]

Serious wreck shuts down all northbound lanes of I-75

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: All northbound lanes of Interstate 75 are closed following a wreck involving a Henry County police officer and a tractor trailer. The wreck occurred at mile marker 207, and the Georgia State Patrol is on scene. According to Maj. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the police officer did […]

Two armed bank robbery suspects in custody; two remain at large

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A high speed chase resulted in the apprehension of two men in connection with the Friday afternoon armed robbery of the Griffin branch of Regions Bank located at 327 W. Taylor St. Officers of the Griffin Police Department Uniform were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery at the bank […]

GBI investigating Henry County officer involved shooting

STAFF REPORT ::: At approximately 9:37 a.m. on Dec. 13, Henry County Police officers responded to the area of 26 E. Main St., Hampton, to assist Hampton officers on a domestic dispute between a male and female. The incident occurred in the street behind the business. Upon our officer’s arrival to the scene,  the male […]