SCSO deputy arrested, fired following alleged domestic dispute involving child

STAFF REPORT ::: A Spalding County deputy has been arrested and charged with one count of reckless conduct in connection to an alleged domestic dispute Feb. 22. The man was also terminated from the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office. Charles Bentley was arrested Feb. 27, for an incident involving his live-in girlfriend. According to a press […]

“Gun fight” behind Easy Shop results in misdemeanor reckless conduct charges

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two Griffin teens have been charged in connection with the Sunday afternoon shooting incident that occurred in the immediate vicinity of the Easy Shop Supermarket. Originally dispatched as a drive-by shooting, investigators say they are uncertain the incident meets the criteria to be classified as such. The GRIP on Wednesday spoke […]

Two toddlers found alone on Meriwether Street in state custody; both boys’ mothers arrested

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two toddlers have been placed under the care of the Spalding County Department of Family and Children’s Services and their mothers are under arrest after the young boys were found unattended Monday morning on Meriwether Street. Lt. Mike Richardson, of the Griffin Police Department Criminal Investigation Division, said the two boys […]