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Accused killers found with weapons in jail

Two accused murderers and two Kentucky escapees were found with weapons after a search earlier this week at the Lamar County jail. Contrary to initial reports, no drugs or alcohol were found.The four, Kenneth Michael…

Moose Club shooter gets 15 years

John (Big John) Holcomb was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Spalding County superior court Wednesday for the July 27, 2008 shooting death of Bruce Knowles. The shooting took place in the parking lot…

Sheriff’s Dept. rejoins NTF

The Lamar County sheriff’s department has rejoined the regional Narcotics Task Force after a four-year absence.Sheriff Larry Waller has hired Jerry Meadows, a former K-9 officer with the Thomaston Police Department, and assigned him to…

First appearance hearing in drug case suspended

Two of the four suspects in an alleged drug distribution ring busted here Saturday were in magistrate court this morning for a first appearance hearing that was abruptly postponed.Reginald Denard Tamplin and Shemika DeShawn Sullivan…

Four busted in drug raid

Sheriff Larry Waller and his deputies, Barnesville Police Department investigators, Narcotics Task Force agents and personnel from the Drug Enforcement Administration made four arrests today after a drug raid on a residence at 137 Banks…

Have you seen this man?

If so, notify Barnesville police at 770.358.1244 or call 911 immediately.Identified by investigator Al Moltrum as Tristian Jones, he is one of two former Gordon College students who once resided on Ice Street who are…

Third arrest made in Subway robbery

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 15 armed robbery of the Subway restaurant on College Drive.Barnesville police investigator Al Moltrum reported Eugene Worthy of 245 Atlanta St. has been charged…

Paid a speeding fine lately? You may get your money back.

Sheriff Larry Waller announced today that a total of 126 speeding tickets dating from August 2008 through February 2, 2009 have to be dismissed.The citations’ dismissal was because of the failure, last August, to have…

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