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Three charged with drug trafficking after traffic stop
TIFTON, Ga. — Three people have been charged with drug trafficking by the Georgia State Patrol after a traffic stop on June 13, according to a press release from the GSP.At approximately 2:35 p.m., a GSP Trooper from Post 13 in Tifton stopped a white 2002 GMC Envoy driven by Heather Renee Montgomery
Woman arrested in $300K fraud
Heather Nicole Gray, 31, was arrested Wednesday in Tift County after failing to turn herself in to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office for the second time, Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk said Friday.
Prescription medication dropped of at Moultrie Police Department
"We don't like loose pills, they need to be in some kind of container that will keep them from falling all over inside the drug drop box," said Underwood.
Woman reported missing found jailed in Mississippi
Audrianna Zeigler, of the 1300 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest, was reported missing after her family had heard nothing from her since June 2, according to Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office reports.
Crowd gathers for hot air balloon fest
The festival kicked off Friday afternoon with live music, food vendors and — the stars of the show — the majestic balloons. Tethered balloon rides were available for the adventurous for $10, but the winds were too strong Friday for riders to take flight. The rides did resume and continue through Sat
California fugitive picked up in Moultrie
“On the 20th we received notification from the Department of Homeland Security, who had received information that Vazquez was possibly in the area,” sheriff’s Capt. Mike Murfin said. “They had a couple of possible addresses here. They were able to take him into custody without incident.”
Understanding the omnipotence of God
A few years ago I learned that God was “omni.” Omni means “all together, nothing excluded, all inclusive.” The Bible describes God as omnipresent, omnipotent and omniscient. When initially learning these definitions, I was in awe, and I remember it still.
Albany, Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — June 21-22
— Criminal trespass on the 2400 block of Dawson Road, the 1300 block of North Washington Street, the 200 block of Wright Drive, the 1300 block of Hobson Street and the 200 block of Edward Drive.
Collision at Washington and Pine
The Albany Police Department and Dougherty County EMS responded to an auto accident on the corner of Pine Avenue and North Washington Street this morning. At least one person was taken by ambulance for medical treatment. The location has recently experienced traffic light outages due to necessary po
‘Trailblazers’ honored at Boyd-Grant Dinner
ALBANY — They came in their finery, some 700-plus strong, to celebrate unsung community heroes at the fifth Boyd-Grant Community Service Dinner Friday night.
Albany, Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — June 20-21
— Entering autos on the 1300 block of Hampton Court, the 120 block of Hunter Street, the 100 block of Hunter Street, the 2000 block of West Gordon Avenue and the 100 block of Adelyn Road;
Crews put out apartment fire in Albany
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -Firefighters were on the scene of an apartment fire in Albany early Thursday morning.The fire happened around 5:30 in the 600 block of Tift Avenue.Battalion Chief Keith Ambrose said 14 firefighters responded to the fire and that the fire was contained within minutes.Firefighters c
Police investigating robberies, issues warning
THOMASVILLE — A Thomasville Police Department detective investigating two recent robberies has no suspects in custody, but he wants to warn residents that thieves are robbing people, including juveniles.
Tift County excels at organized team activity
TIFTON, Ga. — Tift County has yet to don the pads this summer, but early views of the squad have been favorable for head coach Ashley Anders.
Federal drug case grows: 6 more arrested
The indictments for the six were handed down in mid-April, said Lt. Steve Exum, who commands the Drug Enforcement Team.
Georgia DB Jay Ward commits to Kentucky
Jay Ward, a 3-star cornerback from Moultrie, Georgia, just announced his commitment to the Wildcats football program on his Twitter account.
Man reports car vandalized with paint
Jose Moreno, 18, noticed a drawing of “a male’s private parts” done with green spray paint on the passenger door of his 2015 Hyundai Sonata.
Charge reduced on man arrested days after guilty plea for aggravated assault
Police arrested Kastelic, 28, two days after he pleaded guilty to aggravated assault of Chelsi Luckie, 200 block Seminole Drive.
Man drowns in Turner County pond
The man has two listed names: Alex Rivera, date of birth 1-26-97 and Domingo Velasquez Perez, with a DOB 5-1-88.
‘Peace is our dream’ for 32nd annual Community Day
MOULTRIE — The 32nd annual Community Day will take place on Saturday, July 7, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m followed by a dance from 7 to 11:30 p.m. at William Bryant Park with the tagline “Peace is our dream in 2018.”