Wanted man arrested in Valdosta following car crash

Release: Offender: Walker, Dasmine A, African American male, age 29, resident of Decatur, Georgia Incident Details: On March 17, 2021, at approximately 10:55 pm, officers with Valdosta Police Department responded to 1505 Lankford Drive, after…

Car chase leads to the murder of Decatur…

Release: GBI Investigates Officer Involved Shooting in Decatur County 3/3/2021 Update: Troy and Brad Phillips have been charged with the following in Seminole County: 1. Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer  2. Possession of Firearm…

Woman arrested for Decatur burglary, fire

Release: ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that Shakeerjha Tejha Parker, 20, was arrested on 1st Degree Arson and Burglary charges in connection with a Decatur County fire that…

Fire Permits Resume Issuance in Most Georgia Disaster…

VALDOSTA - (10-18-2018)  The Georgia Forestry Commission announced yesterday that it has resumed issuing burn permits in all but six Georgia counties that were declared disaster areas following Hurricane Michael - which include Baker, Decatur,…

Bainbridge > Chrysler Found Responsible For Death

  BAINBRIDGE -- A Decatur County civil trial has reached a verdict based on the accusations that Chrysler was responsible for the death of a child in 2012. The Chrysler has been confirmed as liable and…

Decatur > Tax Check Fraud Case Results in…

[caption id="attachment_17600" align="alignnone" width="620"] AG Sam Olens R-GA[/caption] DECATUR -- Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens' office announced guilty pleas involving a widespread tax check fraud case operated from the Georgia Department of Revenue itself. Monday,…

Decatur > Toy Gun Robber gets 14+ Years…

DECATUR -- A man who attempted to rob a Decatur bank with a toy gun has been sentenced to 14 years, 6 months in Federal Prison. Gerry Sanders, 42 of Atlanta, attempted to rob the…