GPD apprehends four home invasion suspects

STAFF REPORT ::: The Griffin Police Department on Thursday apprehended four suspects after receiving a report of a home invasion in progress. According to a press release issued by the GPD, personnel of the Uniform Patrol Division responded at approximately 1:09 p.m., with officers both making contact with the victim and saturating the area. Officials […]

Griffin PD officers scheduled hours reduced by change to 10-hour shifts

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: After being contacted by concerned individuals and upon receipt of a letter from a “concerned citizen,” all of which pertained to a schedule change for officers of the Griffin Police Department’s Uniform Patrol Division, The GRIP reached out to Chief Mike Yates seeking information on the issue. Of concern to some […]

Police: Known gang leader arrested

SUBMITTED ::: A July 26 traffic stop resulted in the arrest of Andre Noble, who authorities identify as a known gang leader. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, the traffic stop was conducted by Georgia State Patrol Trooper T. Flournoy, who stopped a white Mercedes for allegedly speeding in the […]

Sheriff: Man arrested on multiple counts of aggravated assault

STAFF REPORT ::: A Stockbridge man has been arrested by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on multiple charges of aggravated assault and other crimes in connection with a Wednesday night incident in Northside Hill Apartments. According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, Sgt. Josh Pitts, of the Special Operations Unit, was on […]

Sheriff: Investigation results in two arrests, dozens of drug and weapons charges

STAFF REPORT ::: Two Spalding County residents have been arrested on more than two dozen drug related and weapons charges. According to a press release issued by Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix, personnel of the SCSO Special Operations Unit, with assistance from the Uniform Patrol Division, conducted an investigation on Feb. 19, that resulted in […]