Friday shooting victim dies in hospital; suspects identified

STAFF REPORT ::: The victim of a Friday afternoon shooting in the 400 block of N. 8th Street has been identified as 29-year-old Charles Alsobrooks. Alsobrooks died as a result of injuries sustained from multiple gunshot wounds. Griffin Police Department investigators have identified 23-year-old David Blalock Jr. as a suspect in that shooting. Blalock Jr., […]

Two suspects sought in Tuesday’s Family Dollar armed robbery

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Tuesday armed robbery of the Family Dollar store located in the area of N. Hill Street and McIntosh Road. Officials say two suspects remain at large. “They were last seen leaving on foot. Initially, we thought there might have been a vehicle involved, […]

Three suspects of Monday murder identified

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department has released the identities of three suspects in the Monday evening murder of 21-year-old Demarkis Willis, of 409 15th St. Investigators said numerous witnesses provided information which resulted in arrest warrants being obtained for Amahjea Williams, age 17, Cornelius Henderson, age 23 and Yohance Hines, age 18. […]

FNB debit card fraud cases: Investigators seek help identifying subjects

STAFF REPORTS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office and the Griffin Police Department are currently investigating cases of debit card fraud affecting numerous customers of First National Bank of Griffin. Numerous reports have been made to both agencies, and investigators are currently investigating leads at locations where the debit card numbers were used. The public’s […]