SCSO: Driver in Thursday night vehicle pursuit was driving under the influence

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman who allegedly fled from deputies Thursday night, resulting in a three-county vehicle pursuit as 26-year-old Tori Markia Parker. Authorities allege Parker was driving under the influence when she refused to comply when deputies initially attempted to conduct a traffic stop in the […]

SCSO deputy ends Thursday night vehicle pursuit with execution of PIT maneuver

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A vehicle pursuit Thursday night involving the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office ended in Lamar County at approximately 7:20 p.m. when a deputy performed a PIT maneuver. Maj. Dwayne Jones said the pursuit began when another deputy attempted to execute a traffic stop. “Deputies noticed a vehicle driving extremely erratically and reckless […]

Pike Co. armed robbery suspect apprehended after pursuit in Spalding Co.

STAFF REPORT ::: Officials say a drug deal gone bad resulted in an armed robbery in Pike County Friday afternoon. Deputies of the Pike County Sheriff’s Office responded to the report of an armed robbery at a Coggins Street residence just past 3 p.m. The alleged victim reported having been robbed at gunpoint of several […]

Authorities apprehend man sought after Thursday vehicle pursuit

STAFF REPORT ::: A man being sought after allegedly fleeing from law enforcement Thursday has been apprehended. Pike County Sheriff Jimmy Thomas on Thursday reported that his agency was involved in a vehicle pursuit that began in Meriwether County and crossed over into Pike. Pike County deputies joined the pursuit of the suspect, now identified […]

Armed carjacking suspects from Dekalb arrested in Pike County

STAFF REPORT ::: Two armed carjacking suspects from a Dekalb County incident have been apprehended by the Pike County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies of the PCSO at 8:08 p.m. Thursday night attempted to execute a traffic stop on a Nissan Rogue, but the driver reportedly refused to stop, and a pursuit ensued on Highway 19 southbound […]

Pike County Sheriff’s Office vehicle pursuit ends in DUI arrest

STAFF REPORT ::: A Jan. 24 vehicle pursuit in Pike County resulted in one arrest. The Pike County Sheriff’s Office reports that Levi Mincey, of Gresham Road, fled from deputies on Highway 19. Authorities say a deputy was approaching Mincey in reference to an investigation of driving under the influence when he allegedly fled. Mincey […]

Pike County S.O. apprehends armed carjacking suspects

STAFF REPORT ::: Pike County deputies on Saturday morning engaged in a vehicle pursuit related to a carjacking in another jurisdiction. According to a press release issued by the Pike County Sheriff’s Office, the pursuit began at 2:54 a.m. on Highway 18. The vehicle involved had been reported stolen during an armed carjacking at the […]