Tag Archives: assault

Decatur County Man Convicted in Infant Assault Case

A Decatur County man was convicted this week of aggravated assault on a 6 month old infant after doctors diagnosed the child with symptoms consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome. The assault occurred in June 2015 (read the original story here) and was tried in the Superior Court of Decatur County under Judge Heather Lanier.  This was the first trial… Read More »

Aggravated Assault in Decatur County; Suspect Turns Herself In to DCSO (Updated 2/16 2:04 p.m.)

Updated 2/16/17 2:04 p.m. According to law enforcement, Tanya McMillan turned herself in to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon.  She was accompanied by her attorney. A Decatur County woman is wanted by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a stabbing that occurred late Sunday afternoon. According to Lt. Brian Donalson with the Decatur County… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Early Co. man arrested for brutal beating

Early County Sheriff’s Deputies went to an emergency call about 5:00 Monday evening in the 9400 block of Spooner Quarter Road, and found a woman beaten so badly that she was unconscious. The sheriff said a 31-year-old female victim had multiple injuries to her face and body, and was basically unresponsive. Deputies arrested Joshua Brandon Grow, 27, at… Read More »

Around Our Area: Dogfighting operation uncovered in Thomasville

From the Thomasville Times-Enterprise: Following up on a complaint midafternoon Friday, animal control officers uncovered what appears to be a dogfighting operation in the city. Thomasville-Thomas County Humane Society animal control officers, responding to a report about animals at the location, found what appears to be dogfighting equipment and paraphernalia. The Humane Society has several open cases on… Read More »