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, […]

Sheriff: Gang leaders targeted, arrested in Operation Blue Christmas

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spading County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit in October received a complaint about illegal narcotic activity allegedly occurring at 407 Meadowlark Dr. Officials say after preliminary investigative work and surveillance, investigators quickly recognized key members of the Blood Gang /Zoo Krew/ Rolling 20s were utilizing this house and immediate area to […]

Sheriff: “Major supplier” of marijuana arrested

STAFF REPORT ::: According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, an investigation of the SCSO Special Operations Unit concluded Nov. 20, resulting in the seizure of approximately 14 pounds of marijuana and the arrest of 38-year-old LaTodd Weems, of 112 Princess Circle. Members of the SCSO SWAT team executed a […]

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 […]

Sheriff: Violent assault of C.A.G.E. investigator results in one arrest

STAFF REPORT ::: Authorities say a recent wreck resulted in the assault on a law enforcement officer and the arrest of one individual. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident occurred at approximately 8 p.m. Nov. 8, at the intersection of Elm Street and Railroad Avenue. Officials say […]

Sheriff: $1.5 million cocaine seized in joint narcotics operation

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, working in conjunction with the United States Department of Homeland Security, has concluded an in-depth investigation that resulted in the Nov. 1 arrest of two Spalding County residents – Cupertino Mendoza and Iartina Alvizo Zapata, of 3812 High Falls Road. According to a press […]

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 […]

Eight arrested on variety of drug, weapons and cruelty to children charges

STAFF REPORT ::: The execution of two search warrants resulted in the arrests of multiple adults and the removal of several children from what has been described as “deplorable” within the Howards Mobile Home Park. According to a press release from Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the Special Operations Unit on Aug. 24 completed an […]

Search warrant leads to arrest of two; recovery of narcotics and weapons

STAFF REPORT ::: A search warrant executed Thursday at the 597 N. McDonough Road residence of Michael Lee Drummond resulted in the arrest of two men on numerous drug and weapons charges. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the SCSO Special Operations and C.A.G.E. units received assistance from the […]

Sheriff: Investigation results in two arrests, dozens of drug and weapons charges

STAFF REPORT ::: Two Spalding County residents have been arrested on more than two dozen drug related and weapons charges. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, personnel of the SCSO Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the Uniform Patrol Division, conducted an investigation on Feb. 19, that resulted in […]

Four arrested Thursday in SCSO narcotics case

STAFF REPORT ::: A Thursday operation of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of three additional agencies, resulted in the arrests of four people on array of charges with counts including narcotics possession and distribution, child endangerment and elder abuse. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the SCSO Special […]

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 warrant results in two arrests, seizure of narcotics and firearms

  STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and the Griffin Police Department CAGE Unit on Saturday, Jan. 21, executed a search warrant that resulted in two arrests and the seizure of a litany of narcotics and firearms. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the warrant was […]

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 […]

SCSO, GPD serve arrest warrant netting multiple arrests on narcotics, gang and weapon charges

STAFF REPORT ::: According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the SCSO Special Operations Division and the Griffin Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit conducted an arrest warrant at approximately 5:07 p.m. Jan. 5, at 519 Hallyburton St. Lidarrane Yarbrough, the subject of the arrest warrant, was sought on a misdemeanor […]