Thomaston man arrested for repeatedly stabbing his mother

STAFF REPORT ::: A Thomaston woman is in critical condition after a stabbing late Monday afternoon. According to Thomaston Police Department Chief Mike Richardson, officers responded to 562 2nd Ave., where a woman approximately 50-years-old was located in an apartment with multiple stab wounds. Officials say the woman told officers her son stabbed her, and […]

Police: Social media post in favor of President Trump leads to stabbing

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A social media post in support of President Donald Trump led to a violent fight and left one man critically wounded with multiple stab wounds, officials say. The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 p.m. Nov. 3 – election day – in Thomaston. Officers of the Thomaston Police Department responded at 8:40 […]

Sunday murder suspect sought by GPD

Update: The suspect in this case, 23-year-old Shawaltra Horton, turned herself in to the Griffin Police Department at approximately 3:30 p.m. Monday. STAFF REPORT ::: A Griffin woman, 23-year-old Shawaltra Horton, is being sought in connection with a Sunday night murder. Horton is wanted for the murder of 32-year-old Cadero Raymond Williams, who police say […]

GPD: Two people stabbed in alleged domestic dispute

STAFF REPORT ::: A Thomaston man is being sought in connection with a Tuesday night stabbing that remains under investigation by the Griffin Police Department. Officers of the Uniform Patrol Division responded to a call of a stabbing at 1813 Old Atlanta Road at approximately 10:15 p.m. Upon arrival, officers located two people wounded and […]

SCSO: No outstanding suspects being sought in Monday stabbing

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation continues to investigate the Monday morning aggravated assault that left two men wounded, but some information has been made available. Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, whose personnel initially responded to the High Falls Road scene, soon after requested the GBI conduct this investigation. “Because Sheriff Dix […]

BoE member, second man wounded in Monday morning stabbing

STAFF REPORT ::: Griffin-Spalding County Board of Education member Syntel Brown was seriously wounded in a stabbing Monday morning. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, the incident occurred at a High Falls Road residence. Deputies responded at approximately 9:07 a.m. to a call of an aggravated assault at that location. Upon […]

Sheriff: Road rage incident leads to stabbing

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A motorist was seriously injured Saturday afternoon after an alleged road rage incident resulted in a stabbing. According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, the incident occurred on Highway 19-41 in the vicinity of School Road. “There was a road rage incident where one driver forced the other driver into the […]

GPD: Man stabbed and beaten prior to knife attack on van

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: After responding in nonemergency mode to a 911 call regarding an intoxicated person at the Econo Lodge located at 1616 North Expressway, officers of the Griffin Police Department on Thursday discovered a hotel guest had allegedly stabbed a vehicle after beating and stabbing a co-worker. Officer Dawn Storm, of the GPD […]

GANG VIOLENCE: Six shootings, one stabbing since Friday believed to be gang-related

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department and the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a series of seven violent crimes that have occurred in only six days. According to Griffin Police Chief Steve Heaton, the city cases are suspected to be gang-related, and Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam has confirmed the two county […]