Amber Alert issued for missing girl last seen Wednesday in Griffin

Publisher’s note: The Griffin Police Department is reporting Amina has been recovered and the suspect is in custody. Additional information will be reported as it becomes available. STAFF REPORT ::: An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing child who was last seen Wednesday, April 15 in Griffin. Authorities say two-year-old Amina Cole is […]

Search for missing Pike County boy ends in tragedy

STAFF REPORT ::: An hours-long search for a missing teenager ended late Wednesday night when his body was recovered in Molena. The youth, 15-year-old Ephraim Moisey Burgreen, who was autistic and legally blind, was reported missing from a North Madden Bridge Road residence Wednesday afternoon. The PCSO was dispatched to Burgreen’s residence at 4:58 p.m. […]

Missing Spalding teen Aubrey Carroll returns home

STAFF REPORT ::: Aubrey Jayce Carroll, the Spalding County teen missing since May 2016, has been located and chose to return to his Georgia home. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, a joint effort of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Texas Rangers led […]

BREAKING NEWS: Search underway for missing 19-month-old

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is actively searching the High Falls Road area for a missing 19-month-old child. As part of their search, Sheriff Darrell Dix and deputies are going door-to-door in an effort to locate Anastasia Mercer. Authorities say the child is believed to have been abducted by her father, […]

Missing child safely recovered by Sheriff’s Office

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has safely located a 12-year-old little girl being sought in an interference with custody case. The young girl is the daughter of 31-year-old Steven Keith Spires, formerly of 88 Ponderosa Road, Griffin. In addition to the current charge related to allegedly being in violation of a […]

Missing child located Friday morning

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Local authorities are reporting that a missing Griffin child has been located. The young boy, who had been missing since Thursday evening, was located Friday morning. According to Sgt. Kelly McKinney, of the Griffin Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, the boy was unharmed. “He was located this morning and turned over,” […]