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Morgan County Sheriff's Department - Morgan County Citizen
On June 17 Brandon Norman, 42, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, Norman was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at 6 a.m. on Atlanta Highway for a defective headlight. Consequent to the stop, reports state, a deputy noted h
Jackson County jailer fired after alleged assault
COMMERCE, Ga. -- A Jackson County jailer was fired and is facing criminal charges after an alleged assault last week in a neighboring county.Todd Greene was fired after an incident in Madison County where he allegedly got into an argument with another man and then tried to handcuff him. Greene alleg
Day 3: Testimony continues in Spalding County 1983 cold case murder trial
Investigators said the murder remained unsolved for years. In late 2017, the GBI reopened its investigation after receiving new leads. After new interviews, law enforcement officers were able to make five arrests which included a detention officer from Spalding County and a police officer from the t
Deputies seek info in Monroe Co. beauty shop vandalism
MONROE CO., Ga. -- Deputies are seeking information on a Monroe County beauty shop that has been vandalized.Shirley's Beauty Shop is located on Bowdoin Rd. in Juliette.Pictures show large writing in blue paint all across the side of the building.If you have any information related to this vandalism,
Restaurant Report Card: Fish Bay - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT
Let me tell you, The Fish Bay is clean! Crosby and her team are working hard and because of that, have back-to-back perfect health inspection scores.
Local man arrested after weekend complaints
Dillon Robert Johnstone, a 29-year-old resident of Pa Johns Road in Milledgeville, remained in police custody Wednesday on charges of interference with government property and terroristic threats and acts.
Missing woman found safe at Conyers Dairy Queen - Morgan County Citizen
A Morgan County woman who had been reported missing for more than two weeks was found in Conyers last week at a Dairy Queen. According to Chief Deputy Keith Howard, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Molly Hilsman, 38, was located after an employee at Dairy Queen on Dogwood Road in Conyers recognized H
Inmate Death Being Investigated as Apparent Suicide
FORSYTH, Ga. – The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is investigating the death of an inmate at Valdosta State Prison in Valdosta, Ga.
Cold case judge catches witness watching trial online, says go to jail!
GRIFFIN, Ga. -- The judge in the Spalding County cold case murder trial sent to jail a witness who was supposed to be sequestered Wednesday morning after discovering she was actually watching a live stream of the trial's opening statements.After opening statements were completed, Judge Fletcher Sams
Missing Hartsfield-Jackson worker found in river didn't drown, lead investigator says
NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — It’s been three-and-a-half months since the body of Shanequa Sullivan, an airport worker with autism, turned up in the Yellow River.Investigators said they still haven’t identified a single suspect, but they’re determined not to let this case run cold - and they think phone reco
Suspect accused in racially motivated 1983 murder of black man goes on trial
GRIFFIN, Ga. --A white man charged with murder in what Georgiaprosecutors describe as the racist slaying of a black manin 1983 went on trial Wednesday with both sides lambasting the original investigation. Prosecutor Marie Broder told jurors during opening statements that authorities botched their i
Macon man arrested for fatal 2015 hit and run
MACON, Ga. -- Bibb Co. deputies have arrested a 54-year-old Macon man for a fatal 2015 hit and run.54-year-old Edward Whatley Stroud of Macon was arrested for the 2015 vehicle homicide hit and run of 38-year-old Antonial White.The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Fatality Unit and the US Marshal
Newton County man killed in rollover crash early Saturday
COVINGTON, Ga. –A rollover crash claimed the life of a Newton County man early Saturday morning, authorities said.
Grand jury indicts former Washington Co. deputies
Former Washington County sheriff’s deputies Henry Copeland, Michael Howell and Rhett Scott are each charged with two counts of felony murder, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count each of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, simple assault and reckless conduct in the death of 58-year-
Milledgeville teen gives books to the needy - 41NBC News | WMGT-DT
MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/ WMGT) – Out of the kindness of a teenager’s heart, Huley Park will now offer free reading material to Milledgeville residents.
Police photos, videos show tree damage to Nelson Heights van
COVINGTON, Ga. -Covington Police Department body camera photos and video obtained by The Covington News show the damage done to the Nelson Heights Community Center van in District 4 Commissioner J.C. Henderson's driveway.The images provided were taken before the removal of the tree, according to a C
NCSO arrests two teens in vehicle break-ins
COVINGTON, Ga. –An 18-year-old woman remains behind bars nearly a week after her arrest by Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies on criminal trespass and entering auto charges following an early morning crime spree last Wednesday.According to a NCSO incident report, Nia Davis was taken into custod
Drivers urged to go ‘hands-free’ before new law takes effect
The Hands-Free Georgia Act becomes law July 1, and prohibits drivers from having a phone or stand-alone electronic device in their hand or touching any part of their body while operating a motor vehicle on the road. As long as drivers do not have a phone in their hand or supported by any part of the
Two arrested for alleged package thefts in north Forsyth
Lamar English, 22 and Darein Rashad Hilliard, 27, both of Dekalb County, were arrested and charged with theft by taking and possession of marijuana after a number of different witnesses allegedly observed them stealing packages from mailboxes in north Forsyth, according to Cpl. Doug Rainwater, spoke
Mansfield woman charged in 2016 accident
According to a bench warrant, Taylor Leeann Chriswell, 29, is charged with homicide by vehicle in the first degree, driving under the influence, homicide by vehicle in the second degree and failure to yield right of way.