Operation Sandy Bottom leads to 48 arrests in…

Release: Investigation of drug trafficking conspiracy indicts 48 defendants, including three prison guards Operation targeted violent gang members in Coffee County area WAYCROSS, GA:  Nearly 50 people have been indicted in a drug trafficking investigation…

LCS weekly COVID-19 update

Release: Please see attached, Lowndes County Schools' weekly COVID-19 update. These numbers are in a trending 7-day format using comparative data from DPH.  This report represents data from January 4-7, 2021.

LCS COVID-19 reporting requirements

Release: This is Sandra Wilcher, Director of Student Support Services. We are looking forward to a great start to a new year. Our students and staff have shown much resilience as we conquered the first…

Lowndes County to limit access to public buildings…

Lowndes County officials published a statement in response to the increase in Covid-19 cases, stating that although they are not closing facilities to the public, they are limiting access. OFFICIAL STATEMENT 12-30: "In response to…

Adel resident arrested by GBI for murder

Release: GBI Makes Arrest in Adel Murder Investigation Adel, GA (December 21, 2020) – On Saturday, December 19, 2020, the GBI and Adel PD arrested Lebray Berrian, 32, of Adel. Berrian was arrested and charged with one…

Officer Involved Shooting

GBI investigate officer involved shooting in Cobb

Release: (December 18, 2020) UPDATE: The subject has been identified as Johnny Bolton, 49, of Austell. The warrant executed was a no-knock warrant. ORIGINAL RELEASE Smyrna, GA (December 17, 2020) – On Thursday, December 17, 2020, the Georgia…

LCS weekly COVID-19 update

Release: Please see attached, Lowndes County Schools' weekly COVID-19 update. These numbers are in a trending 7-day format using comparative data from DPH.  This report represents data from December 12-17, 2020. Our next COVID-19 update…

LCSO: Murder warrant leads to three arrests

Release: On December 17th, 2020, Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, Special Operations Division were contacted by the United States Marshals Service in reference to a wanted fugitive in the Lowndes County area. DAVONTAE…