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Albany man in critical condition after assault

Larry Roger Sparks Jr. was arrested and charged with aggravated assault after an incident that left 33-year-old Angel Hernandez in critical condition Saturday. (APD Photo) FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave ALBANY - A 33-year-old Albany man remained in critical condition Tuesday after being attacked outs

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-20 19:13:00

Sheriff's office seeking registered sex offender

TIFTON - Tift County Sheriff's Office and The Department of Community Supervision Tifton Office is currently seeking Richard Carl Bryant, a registered sex offender, convicted of the offense of sexual battery on a child, according to a press release. Bryant is currently on parole and as a condition o

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 14:37:00

Police arrest suspect in March 4 fight

MOULTRIE, Ga. - A Moultrie woman who is a suspect in a March 4 fight in which her opponent received a cut to the shoulder was taken into custody on Sunday. Tanika Twon Hightower, 35, 618 Fourth Court N.W., was charged with aggravated assault on an arrest warrant taken the day after the incident at 2

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-20 00:06:00

Man dies from suspected overdose

Photo provided by Thomasville Narcotics/Vice Division Multiple opiates were recovered from the scene of a suspected overdose at a Tisha Cooper Road residence Sunday morning. THOMASVILLE - An Albany man died Sunday morning from a suspected overdose, according to law enforcement. Wesley Reynolds, 39


Ty Ty pastor running for U.S. President

TIFTON - The next President of the United States could be from Tift County. The Reverend Samuel Lee Pridgon of Ty Ty is running for the office of President in the 2020 election. Pridgon, 50, officially filed with the Federal Election Committee on Oct. 24, 2017 and is getting his campaign underway. P

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 16:00:00

One dead after wreck at Exit 22

VALDOSTA - One person is dead following a wreck on I-75 Monday morning, authorities said. At approximately 7:30 a.m. a car and a semi-truck collided off Exit 22 on I-75, according to the Lowndes County Sheriff Ashley Paulk. One female from Indiana died in the wreck, Paulk said. Another individual h

VALDOSTA DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-19 13:50:37

Suspects charged in 2 shoplifting incidents

MOULTRIE, Ga. - Two shoplifting cases were among the investigations that led to arrests for law enforcement officers on Monday. At about 2:12 p.m. Wal-Mart, 641 Veterans Parkway, reported having a shoplifter in custody who had no identification on him. When police arrived they learned that the suspe

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2018-03-21 03:00:00

Roughly 10,000 customers affected by power outages

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - The City of Tallahassee says that roughly 10,000 customers are being impacted by outages all over the city. After speaking to COT officials, WTXL ABC 27 learned that roughly 10,000 people were affected by outages. Roughly 10,000 customers currently without power on west s

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-19 17:15:00

APD searching for teen with autism

Albany Police has issued a lookout for a missing teen with autism. 14-year-old Tadarian Tuff was last seen around 10 p.m. Sunday at his Meadows Drive home by his mother. He was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweat pants & black shoes. He may be carrying a black Under Armor backpack. Tuff is verbal and


LCSO arrest woman for hitting her mother over not having functional car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - A woman was arrested for hitting her mother in the face with a cellphone over not having a functional car. Edidiong Eno, 21, was charged with domestic battery by the Leon County Sheriff's Office on March 12 after hitting her mother in the face with a cellphone. According


MISSING TEEN: Albany Police are seeking 14-year-old boy with autism

ALBANY, GA (WTXL) - Albany Police are seeking Tadarian Tuff, a 14-year-old boy who has autism. When Tuff's mother last saw him, about 10 p.m. Sunday at their Meadows Drive home, he was wearing a gray hoodie, gray sweat pants, white t-shirt and black sandals. He may have a black Under Armor backpack

WTXL.COM - 2018-03-19 10:48:00

UPDATE: Missing teen with autism found, safe

Albany Police had been on the lookout for a missing teen with autism, and luckily, he was found, safe. Tadarian Tuff was found walking in the 200 block of Philema Road around 12:25 pm, Monday. He appears to be fine, but he will be checked by EMS, according to a statement from the Albany Police Depar

WALB 10 - 2018-03-19 16:35:46

Autistic boy reported missing in East Albany

UPDATE: Officials with the APD report that Tuff was found walking on the 200 block of Philema Road around 12:25 p.m. He appears to be fine but is being evaluated. UPDATE: Officials with the APD report that Tuff was found walking on the 200 block of Philema Road around 12:25 p.m. He appears to be fi

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-19 13:26:00

Make A Wish grants a dream come true for Albany girl

An 11 year old Albany girl's dream came true thanks to the community, Saturday. Calyn Kendrick suffers with a life-threatening brain tumor. Her wish was to be famous. Make A Wish Georgia made it happen with a going away red carpet party as she prepares for a trip to Disney World. The fifth grader s


Albany, Dougherty County prepare for storm

Heavy rains and increasingly strong winds moved into Albany around 4:30 p.m. Monday, part a storm system that National Weather Service officials said could impact the region through Tuesday morning. (Staff Photo: Carlton Fletcher) Rainwater ran in an ankle-deep puddle Monday in the alley behind The

ALBANY HERALD - 2018-03-19 15:04:00

TPD arrests three after finding cocaine inside car

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Three people were arrested after the Tallahassee Police Department found cocaine and drug paraphernalia inside their car. Daniel Nealy, 38, was also arrested for driving with a suspended license. Kayla Davis, 29, and Rossa McBride, 37, were both found with cocaine and dr


Moultrie firearm felon sentenced to 98 months

A Moultrie man was sentenced to 98 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a person previously convicted of domestic violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. (File Photo) A Moultrie man was sentenced to 98 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a person previously


Half brothers of Albany shooting victim identified as murder suspects

One man has been arrested and another is wanted by Albany police in the January death of Anthony Dawson IV, and both suspects are related to the victim. Albany police have arrested and charged Gernard Dawson, 20, has been charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. Warrants for felony murder


Albany police on high alert for St. Patrick's Day

The Albany Police Department officers said they will be on high alert for St.Patrick's Day Weekend. The department said that they will keep an eye on busy roads during St. Patrick's Day because it's a time when drunk driving is on the rise. Officers recommend picking a designated driver ahead of t


Teen police academy teaches ins and outs of law enforcement

Teens in Albany will soon wrap up a weeks-long course in which they learn the ins and outs of law enforcement. (Source: WALB) The free Albany Teen Police Academy meets every Saturday for a couple hours. (Source: WALB) The students learn about bullying, gang violence, drug dogs and even forensics. (S