BREAKING NEWS: Don Hawbaker indicted on eight felony charges

STAFF REPORT ::: Spalding County Commissioner Don Hawbaker has been indicted by a grand jury on eight felony charges. The charges relate to a Feb. 4 incident at his Satilla Court residence. The grand jury today true billed one count of aggravated assault under the Georgia Family Violence Act, two counts of possession of a […]

Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck indicted on multiple charges

STAFF REPORT ::: Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim C. Beck has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.  The 38-count indictment alleges that Beck stole more than $2 million from his former employer, the Georgia Underwriting Association, during the five years just prior to Beck’s election […]

David Gibson indicted on 14 counts including 11 felonies

  SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A grand jury on Sept. 15 handed down a 14-count indictment against David Gibson, formerly the captain of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division. Gibson was on Sept. 10, 2015, arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on criminal ten warrants obtained one day prior by Special Agent […]