Nearly six-hour SWAT standoff results in warrants for Griffin man’s arrest

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A domestic-related call with a person threatening suicide Monday afternoon resulted in a SWAT callout for the Griffin Police Department. Lt. Daniel Jett, the public information officer for the GPD, said that while en route to the location, officers were advised by Spalding E911 that 22-year-old Javon Goodman was threatening suicide […]

Stepping Stones employee charged with simple battery, reckless conduct after child is injured

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: An employee of Stepping Stones Educational Therapy Center – Jennis Phillips Rooks, also known as Mary Jeanell Rooks – has been arrested on charges of simple battery and reckless conduct in relation to an incident involving a student. According to the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy S.D. Williamson on Tuesday made […]