GPD narcotics investigation nets three arrests, seizure of drugs and weapon

STAFF REPORT ::: An investigation of the Griffin Police Department Special Investigation Unit (SIU) and Criminal Apprehension and Gang Enforcement Unit (CAGE) resulted in the arrest of seizure of illegal narcotics, one firearm and the arrest of three individuals. According to a press release, the investigation focused on two apartments located at 311 E. Tinsley […]

Search warrant results in numerous drug, weapon and gang charges

STAFF REPORT ::: A search warrant jointly-executed by agents of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit and the Griffin Police Department’s Special Investigation Unit resulted in a variety of felony and misdemeanor narcotics, gang or weapons-related charges against three individuals. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, the […]

Sunday standoff with barricaded subject ends without injury

SUBMITTED ::: A standoff with a Spalding County woman who allegedly assaulted her husband before barricading herself inside their home Sunday morning came to a conclusion hours later following a response by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and Griffin Police Department. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies responded at 9:32 a.m. […]

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 […]

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 […]

SCSO, GPD execute warrants on same location; multiple narcotics arrests made

SUBMITTED ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Warrant Division and Griffin Police Department Special Investigation Unit (SIU) on Wednesday executed separate arrest and search warrants at the residence located at 654 Garrett St., resulting in multiple arrests. According to a press release issued by the GPD, the SCSO Warrant Division served an arrest warrant at […]

GPD Special Investigation Unit operation nets eight narcotics arrests

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Sept. 7, executed three search warrants resulting in the arrests of eight subjects on a variety of drug-related and other charges. According to a press release issued Thursday, the GPD Special Investigation Unit, with assistance from the CAGE Unit, Uniform Patrol Division and the Spalding County Sheriff’s […]

Two arrested in GPD search warrant that nets meth, cocaine and prescription pills

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Griffin Police Department Special Investigation Unit and Specialized Response Team along with the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit on Wednesday executed a search warrant at 625 Poplar St. The operation took place at approximately 5:10 a.m. and resulted in the recovery of methamphetamine, cocaine and prescription pills. Authorities say […]