High speed chase ends with two wrecks – one each in Spalding and Lamar counties

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: A high speed chase involving two suspect vehicles initiated by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office ended with two separate wrecks – one in Lamar County and the second in Spalding County. According to Monroe County Sheriff Brad Freeman, the incident began in Monroe County when a deputy patrolling the interstate observed […]

GPD chief speaks on Distracted Driver Initiative

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: Based on a state law, the Griffin Police Department has announced it will be conducting a Distracted Driver Initiative. This initiative is designed to curtail many of the circumstances that result in motor vehicle wrecks. The state law, OCGA 40-6-241, in part states, “A driver shall exercise due care in operating […]