SCSO narcotics operation raises questions: Part III

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GRIP received information from a confidential source alleging the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit in 2012 con­ducted an illegal operation involving the placement of a Global Position­ing System (GPS) tracker on a vehicle without court ordered authorization. The GRIP conducted an investigation based on that allegation and the […]

Sheriff’s Office narcotics operation raises questions: Part II

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Upon receipt of information from a confidential source pertaining to a November 2012 operation conducted by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit, The GRIP began compiling information utilizing public records available through Georgia’s Open Records Act. In response to The GRIP’s initial Open Records request seeking information on this […]

Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit investigation raises questions

The GRIP received information from a confidential source alleging the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit in 2012 conducted an illegal operation involving the placement of a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracker on a vehicle without court ordered authorization. The GRIP conducted an investigation based on that allegation and the following is the first […]