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Augusta > Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Join ISIS

Augusta > Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Join ISIS

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

AUGUSTA — A 37-year-old Georgia salesman pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges that he supported terrorists, saying he bought a one-way ticket overseas to join the Islamic State group. Leon Nathan Davis of Augusta told a U.S. District court judge he planned last fall to fly to Istanbul, Turkey, where he said, “I was to […]

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Olens Applauds Appeals Court Ruling on Obama Executive Action

Olens Applauds Appeals Court Ruling on Obama Executive Action

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON — Wednesday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court’s injunction against the Obama Administration’s executive action granting legal status to undocumented immigrants. Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens issued the following statement: “I am pleased with the 5th Circuit’s decision to keep the President’s illegal executive action on hold. We are a nation […]

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Macon > Former NFL Player, Charged, Jailed for Spanking Child

Macon > Former NFL Player, Charged, Jailed for Spanking Child

| May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

MACON — A former Denver Broncos football player was jailed briefly on Tuesday, charged with battery in an alleged spanking incident involving an 8-year-old girl at an east Macon after-school program. Roger Jackson, 56, who played five seasons for the Broncos in the middle 1980s, is the founder of the Motivating Youth Foundation. It was […]

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Cordele > Police Search For Murder Suspects

Cordele > Police Search For Murder Suspects

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

CORDELE — Cordele police are looking for two men that are possibly linked to a murder. The two men, 18-year-old Conardo Dennard and 20-year-old Keontay Miller are suspects in the murder of Tellis Fort. Miller has an arrest warrant for child molestation, and both of them have Crisp County warrants for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon […]

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Valdosta > Fire Breaks Out at Nightclub

Valdosta > Fire Breaks Out at Nightclub

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — A Valdosta nightclub caught on fire early this morning. Around 3:30 a.m., Valdosta Fire Department firefighters were called to Dreams Nightclub on Bemiss Road. The fire was extinguished before it could spread. The cause of the fire and how much damage it caused is unknown at this time.

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Albany > Police Use Stun Gun on Man

Albany > Police Use Stun Gun on Man

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

ALBANY — Police officers used a stun gun to end a stand off with a Lee County man on Tuesday. The man, 45-year-old Robert Dean led police on a car chase down Cook Road. On Tuesday, Dean shot at a male after the male confronted him about his 5-year-old daughter being in the car. He […]

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Macon > Girlfriend Shoots Man over Other Woman

Macon > Girlfriend Shoots Man over Other Woman

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

MACON — An argument over another woman led to a violent domestic dispute, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. Lisa Michelle Mack, 42, was arrested Monday morning and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, the release stated. Jerald Corbin was shot in the […]

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Athens > Peeping Tom Hugs, Kisses Victim

Athens > Peeping Tom Hugs, Kisses Victim

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

ATHENS — Athens-Clarke County police Monday night arrested a man after he allegedly spied on his neighbor in her home off South Milledge Avenue and then allegedly hugged and kissed her. Donald A. Mitchell, 46, was charged with felony offense of being a Peeping Tom. The 26-year-old alleged victim told police she heard someone brushing […]

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Savannah > New Regulations Coming for Truckers

Savannah > New Regulations Coming for Truckers

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

SAVANNAH – Georgia lawmakers are looking to enforce stricter driving laws for truck drivers after 10 people died on Interstate 16 in the last month. The first accident happened in Bryan County and killed five Georgia Southern nursing students and five more people were killed last week in Pooler. Investigators believe both accidents were caused […]

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Valdosta > Man Caught Burglarizing Home

Valdosta > Man Caught Burglarizing Home

| May 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — Valdosta Police Department officials arrested a man after he broke into a home on Sunday. Around 7:06 a.m., Derek Cole was found inside of a home on 902 Pineview Drive. Police received reports of a burglary in progress and upon arrival officers found an open window with a damaged screen on the back […]

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