GPD: Man charged in City Park kidnapping, aggravated battery

STAFF REPORT ::: An arrest has been made in an alleged kidnapping and assault in Griffin’s City Park that left one woman badly injured. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, Terene White on March 20 sought treatment at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital for extensive injuries including a fractured nose, other […]

GPD: Armed robbery, kidnapping at T-Mobile leads to three arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Tuesday, July 31, responded to a report of an armed robbery at the T-Mobile on North Expressway. According to a press release, officers in Henry County initiated a pursuit with a vehicle identified as the getaway vehicle. The pursuit, with the assistance of the Clayton County Sheriff’s […]

SCSO Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrests two; one sought in kidnapping case

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Apprehension Unit has arrested two men with outstanding warrants. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, at approximately 10:45 a.m. July 11, deputies went to the residence located at 253 Liberty Hill Road attempting to locate Robert Pugh, the subject of […]

SCSO: Saturday home invasion leads to kidnapping, aggravated assault

STAFF REPORT ::: A Griffin man on Saturday was arrested following an alleged home invasion that authorities say resulted in a kidnapping and numerous additional felonious acts. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies on Jan. 14 responded to a report of a home invasion on Lakeside Drive. Upon […]

Kidnapping suspect apprehended; deplorable conditions led to removal order

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Kenneth Greg Owens, the Griffin man being sought for allegedly kidnapping two of his children, has been apprehended by the Griffin Police Department. According to Lt. Mike Richardson, of the GPD Criminal Investigation Division, the past 24 hours was crucial to the case. “During the last 24 hours, investigators from the […]