GPD: 14-year-old boy charged with shooting father

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A 14-year-old Griffin boy is in custody on a charge of aggravated assault associated with shooting his father. Officers of the Griffin Police Department Uniform Patrol Division on Monday night responded to 1100 W. College St. Extension Apartment G5 in reference to a person with a gunshot wound. The victim was […]

Shooting of seven-year-old boy under investigation

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department is investigating the Monday afternoon shooting of a seven-year-old boy. According to a press release, personnel of the Uniform Patrol Division, Griffin Fire-Rescue and WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital Emergency Medical Services responded in emergency mode to the call in the Griffin Crossings apartment complex. Upon arrival, the victim […]

Police: 13-year-old fled on foot after discarding narcotics

STAFF REPORT ::: A 13-year-old Griffin youth was arrested Tuesday after police say he fled from officers. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, as officers of the C.A.G.E. and Special Investigation units approached the boy at 118 Tinsley St., he allegedly discarded a bag of narcotics and attempted to flee […]

GPD responds to call of 13-year-old with gunshot wound

STAFF REPORT ::: Officers of the Griffin Police Department on Tuesday responded to a call at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital regarding a 13-year-old child who sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, the wound was allegedly self-inflicted. Officers met with the wounded boy and […]

Juvenile arrested for residential burglary

STAFF REPORT ::: A 16-year-old juvenile has been arrested and charged in connection to a residential burglary on Andrews Road. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, Deputy Steven Culberson and Deputy Maurice Gray on Jan. 2, responded to a report of a burglary in progress at 61 Andrews Road. […]

Sheriff: 13-year-old arrested in connection to three commercial burglaries

STAFF REPORTS ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, a 13-year-old suspect has been arrested in connection to three recent commercial burglaries. Deputies on Sunday, Oct. 18, arrested the juvenile as he was allegedly in the act of burglarizing a local business, Pings and Dings, located at 2930 North Expressway. As a result of […]