Press Releases

Newnan Police Officer Arrested

August 5, 2009

NEWNAN – As a result of an investigation requested on July 28 by Newnan Police Chief Douglas Meadows, a Newnan PD officer was arrested yesterday by the GBI on child molestation charges.

Body Recovered in Flint River

August 3, 2009

AMERICUS, GA - On Sunday, August 02, 2009, at approximately 8:00 a.m., the body of a black male was discovered floating in the Flint River.  The victim, later identified as Tommie Lee Lewis (age 50), was last seen on Saturday morning, August 01, 2009,

Couple Arrested after Children left at Rest Area on I-75

August 3, 2009

Adel, Georgia, - On Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at approximately 3:16 p.m., The Cook County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to 2 small children who had been left at a rest area located on the south bound lanes of I-75 in Cook County, Ga.