GBI investigating alleged suicide attempt by local LEO’s wife

Publisher note: It is The GRIP’s policy to not routinely report on suicides or attempted suicides. However, this incident involves a family member of a local law enforcement officer and is under investigation by the GBI. The information contained in this report was released by the Griffin Police Department, and The GRIP will follow up with additional information […]

Unidentified black male critically injured Thursday when struck by vehicle

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An unidentified black man was critically injured Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle on S. Hill St. According to Lt. Mike Natale, of the Griffin Police Department Office of the Chief, the man was riding a bicycle when the incident occurred. “A black male – an unidentified black […]

Elderly man critically injured when struck by vehicle in parking lot

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A 78-year-old man was critically injured Thursday when he was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot behind Ryan’s Steak House. According to Griffin Fire-Rescue Chief Tommy Jones, a vehicle was backing out of a parking place when he struck the elderly man. “He hit his head on the asphalt. […]

Man critically injured Monday morning at city of Griffin Water Treatment Plant

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A delivery driver severely injured Monday morning at the city of Griffin Water Treatment Plant on North Expressway is en route to Grady Memorial Hospital via Life Flight. According to Griffin Fire-Rescue Chief Tommy Jones, the man, described only as being in his late 40s, was very badly injured during a […]