Facebook video forwarded to GBI for potential investigation of perceived threat

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Facebook live video recorded by Griffin resident Ray Harps Muhammad has been forwarded to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and potentially to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix and Griffin Police Department Chief Mike Yates both say they perceived a statement Muhammad made as a threat […]

Student arrested for alleged threat to blow up Spalding High

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A Spalding High School student was arrested Wednesday for making an alleged threat against the school. According to Griffin-Spalding County School System Digital Communication Specialist Laura Beaber, the student was overheard making statements concerning blowing up the school. Spalding High parents received notification of the incident which stated, “Students alerted school […]

Details of student’s alleged threats against school, students emerge

Publisher’s note – At this time, The GRIP will not disclose the identity of minors involved in this incident. SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Additional information is available in the arrest of 17-year-old Brennan Turbeyville, the Griffin teenager who was on Jan. 7, arrested and charged with terroristic threats following what the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office […]

Teen arrested for alleged threat to take over school, shoot students

STAFF REPORTS ::: A Griffin teenager has been arrested in connection to alleged threats made on the Internet involving taking over Spalding High School and shooting students. According to Spalding County Sheriff Wendell Beam, Brennan Turbyville, age 17, of 665 Maple Drive, was arrested Jan. 7, and is being held in the Spalding County Jail […]