Suspect in Adel WH shooting escapes hospital

According to the GBI Douglas Office, Dexter Simmons, wanted for his involvement with a shooting at an Adel, GA Waffle House on Oct. 24, has escaped from the Tift Regional Hospital in Tifton and is…

Update released on Adel Waffle House shooting

Release: Update: Correction: Damian Cayo’s last name was listed as Cato in the original press release. Damian Cayo has been arrested and charged with one count of Aggravated Assault and one count of Possession of…

GBI conducting use of force investigation in Adel

Release: Adel, GA (June 18, 2020) – On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, at approximately 10:00 a.m., the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received a request from the Adel Police Department to conduct a use of force investigation.…

Adel man arrested in statutory rape investigation

Release: Adel, GA (June 18, 2020) – On Wednesday, June 17, 2020, Sean Baxter, 43, was arrested and charged with Statutory Rape and Child Molestation. On Monday, June 15, 2020, the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office received…

UPDATE: GBI Investigates 2 Deaths in Adel, GA

ADEL - On Thursday, February 20, 2020, arrest warrants were issued for the murder of Quinten Payne and Cody Robinson. Shamar Wilson, 19, Gerome Pickett, 17, and a 16 year old juvenile male were each…

GDC will Host Hiring Event in Adel

ADEL— The Georgia Department of Corrections will be hosting a hiring event at the Cook County Library in Adel, Georgia on Thursday January 16 from 9 AM- 2 PM. The hiring event will be at the…

Valwood Class Ring Returned 18 Years Later

ADEL - In 2000, Lindsey Fender was a student at Valwood. She was proud of her new class ring - white gold with a dark blue stone representing her birthstone, with a basketball goal on…