SCSO: 32 arrested on drug, gang and weapon charges in Operation Say No More

STAFF REPORT ::: A two-month long investigation – Operation Say No More – led by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement Unit (C.A.G.E.), resulted in multiple arrests for various felony drug, gang and related charges. The target of the investigation was the source of deadly narcotics that […]

SCSO Special Ops investigations result in seven narcotics related arrests; additional suspects being sought

STAFF REPORT ::: Two investigations being conducted by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit concluded this week, resulting in the arrests of seven people. Additional warrants have been obtained for four more individuals. Special Operations agents executed search warrants at 104 Gainer Road in northeast Spalding County and 1210 Ethridge Mill Road, just […]

Four additional arrests made in SCSO/GBI joint narcotics investigation

STAFF REPORT ::: As part of a month-long investigation involving the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office, four people were on Friday, March 16, arrested in Stone Mountain. According to a press release issued by the GBI, Jermaine Montrel Johnson, Lindsey Michelle Anderson, Justin Phillip […]

SCSO narcotics operation nets alleged meth distributor

STAFF REPORT ::: An operation by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Mario Andretti Williams, of Holly Lane, on multiple narcotics charges. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, Williams is being held in the Spalding County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine, […]

GPD investigation nets many arrests on prostitution, bath salts, meth, additional drugs, weapons and other charges

STAFF REPORT ::: An extended investigation of the Griffin Police Department’s Criminal Apprehension Gang Enforcement Unit and Special Investigations Unit has resulted in multiple arrests on a variety of charges including participating in criminal gang activity, the Georgia Controlled Substance Act, prostitution and keeping a place of prostitution. In the last month, 50 Gang Act […]

SCSO Special Ops Unit makes “significant” meth arrest

STAFF REPORT ::: A lengthy investigation conducted by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit resulted in the arrest of David Dover, of 513 Johnny Cut Road, on multiple felony counts related to distributing methamphetamine in Spalding County. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the investigation revealed Dover had an […]

Two hospitalized after separate shooting, cutting incident

  STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two aggravated assaults that occurred this week, with one suspect currently being in custody. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies were dispatched to WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital at 6:20 a.m. Feb. 22, in response to a report of a […]

SCSO warrant results in three arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on Monday arrested three people while serving one felony violation of probation warrant. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the SCSO Warrant Division responded to 1029 West Slaton Avenue to serve a felony violation of probation warrant on Steven Hobbs. Deputies made contact […]

Sheriff: Two men arrested on meth charges currently on probation

STAFF REPORT ::: A Sunday traffic stop resulted in the arrests of two men on a variety of drug related and other charges. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, an SCSO deputy initiated a traffic stop that led to the seizure of methamphetamine and the arrest of two men. […]

Search warrants results in two arrests, third suspect being sought

STAFF REPORT ::: Two women were arrested Wednesday night and additional arrest warrants will been taken for a third individual following the execution of a search warrant on Beaver Road. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the SCSO Special Operations Unit and Criminal Investigation Division, and the Griffin Police […]

GPD Special Investigation Unit operation nets eight narcotics arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Sept. 7, executed three search warrants resulting in the arrests of eight subjects on a variety of drug-related and other charges. According to a press release issued Thursday, the GPD Special Investigation Unit, with assistance from the CAGE Unit, Uniform Patrol Division and the Spalding County Sheriff’s […]

Six arrested in Sheriff’s Office narcotics investigation

::: STAFF REPORT The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit has completed an operation that resulted in the arrest of six people on a variety of charges including many related to narcotics, weapons and gang-related activity. According to a press release from Sheriff Wendell Beam, the following arrests were made: Tommy Adam Dorrough, age […]

SCSO charges two with meth trafficking

STAFF REPORT ::: According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, two individuals have been arrested on narcotics charges following a traffic stop. Jose Antonio Escobar-Bravo, age 37, of 4233 Tilly Mill Road. Atlanta, and Veronica Hernandez Garcia, age 33, of 210 Winter Park Drive, Doraville, were arrested June 22, by members of the SCSO Special […]

Open Box Freight owner faces multiple narcotics charges

STAFF REPORTS ::: Matthew Brian Lane, age 36, of 2784 Beeks Road, Williamson, the owner of Open Box Freight located at 1420 Meriwether St., has been arrested by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on numerous felony charges. According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, agents of the SCSO Special Operations Unit on Friday, Dec. 18, […]