GBI makes gang related arrests in Waycross

Release: GBI Investigates Gang Activity in Ware County On Friday, May 7, 2021, the GBI Region 4 Douglas Office initiated an investigation regarding gang related crimes occurring in the Garlington Heights and Ware Manor Apartments…

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…

Waycross production plant acquired by Enviva

Release: BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enviva Partners, LP (“Enviva” or the “Partnership”), a leading global energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of a world-class, industrial scale…

Ware State Prison disturbance under investigation

Release: Disturbance at Ware State Prison No Serious Injuries Reported FORSYTH, Ga. –The Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) is investigating a disturbance caused by inmates at Ware State Prison in Waycross, Ga., which occurred at…

Murder suspected in death of Waycross inmate

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 Ware State Prison in Waycross, Georgia…

Contraband Found Inside Cabbages at Ware State Prison

WAYCROSS - The Georgia Department of Corrections posted this photo and released the following statement on their Facebook page Wednesday: During a shakedown at Ware State Prison today, 12/6, at 9:30 a.m., CERT officers noticed…