Fatal collision involving a pedestrian in Valdosta

Release: PERSON INVOLVED: Kemp, Alvin H., African American male, age 63, residence of Valdosta. On May 19, 2021, at approximately 10:57 pm, Valdosta Police Department Patrol Officers and Traffic Accident Investigators responded to the 500…

Child Homicide Investigation in Tifton

Release: Tifton, GA (October 7, 2020) – On Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at approximately 7:30 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Tifton Police Department to investigate the death of 9-year-old Alazia Johnson.…

VPD searching for suspect in nightclub stabbing

Release: On Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at approximately 2:01 am., Valdosta Police Officers responded to DejaVu, at 319 East Hill Avenue after receiving several E911 calls about a subject who had been stabbed and was…

Arrest for murder made in Valdosta

Release: This afternoon, investigators with the Special Operations Division of the Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 4878 Bemiss Road which resulted in the arrest of Ivanson Davis for the offense of Murder.  Davis…

GBI investigating death of Gladys Sparre

Release: Waynesville, Ga (July 20, 2020) – On Sunday, July 19, 2020, at approximately 11:15 AM, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office to assist in a death investigation.  Earlier…

Homicide suspected in death at Valdosta prison

Release: Inmate Death Under Investigation FORSYTH, Ga. – Special Agents with the Georgia Department of Corrections’ (GDC) Office of Professional Standards are investigating the death of an inmate at Valdosta State Prison in Valdosta, Ga.,…

24-year-old shot, killed in Valdosta

Release: On June 14, 2020, at approximately 10:37 pm., Valdosta Police Officers responded to the 500 block of Hudson Street, for a 911 call about a subject who had been shot. Upon arrival, officers found…