Two GPD officers injured, one seriously, in early Tuesday morning wreck

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Two Griffin police officers were injured, one seriously, in a wreck early Tuesday morning when the patrol car occupied by Officer Amanda Frix, a Griffin Police Department veteran, and Erin McAdams, a recently-certified rookie officer who was in field training under Frix’s supervision, was struck in the driver’s side. The incident […]

Second Friday night shooting in Spalding wounded one and caused wreck with injuries

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A man was seriously wounded Friday night in Spalding County when he was shot while travelling in a vehicle. A second man also sustained grievous injuries in a subsequent wreck. Authorities say the shooting occurred after midnight, when the wreck, which was unrelated to the shooting incident, was reported. “We responded […]

One person critically wounded in Friday night shooting

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: One person has been critically wounded in a shooting in Griffin. Personnel of the Griffin Police Department on Friday night responded to the shooting in Walden Pointe Apartments. Authorities say the injured party was subsequently transported by air for treatment in an Atlanta trauma unit. The GRIP will continue to follow […]

SHS student struck by vehicle in school parking lot

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The GRIP has confirmed a Spalding High School student has been struck by a vehicle on school property. A law enforcement source stated the driver who struck the student had reportedly been blinded by sunlight. The male student was transported to an area hospital. The GRIP will continue to follow this […]