Tag Archives: Georgia Bureau of Investigation

BREAKING: BPS and GBI Investigating Death in Bainbridge

4:30 pm update: ANNOUNCEMENT:  Reward offered for information that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the death of Hubert Moore.  Bainbridge Public Safety, Decatur County Citizens Against Crime, and the Post-Searchlight are partnering together to offer a $7500 reward.  Anyone with information is urged to call BPS at 229-248-2000 2:00 p.m. Update: Bainbridge Public Safety has… Read More »

NEWS: Potter Street Community Center Named After Councilman Sweet, Bdge State College Suspects Id’d, and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Wednesday, February 22, 2017: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – According to Bainbridge State College Police, the suspects in the pictures have been identified BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Thirty-year Bainbridge City Councilman and community leader Joe L. Sweet Jr. was honored posthumously Tuesday when the Potter Street Community Center was renamed after… Read More »

NEWS: Bainbridge State and ABAC Merging?, Moultrie Police Officer Arrested, Cairo Murder and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Monday, January 9, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Friday, January 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – In a press release Friday, the Chancellor of the Board of Regents for the State of Georgia announced the recommendation to consolidate Bainbridge State College and Abraham Baldwin… Read More »

Miller County Sheriff Arrested

On Friday, October 28, 2016, Wesley Shane Rathel, the sheriff of Miller County, was arrested by the FBI for selling stolen firearms. According to the complaint filed with the Court, Phillip Weston Jones was arrested by the Miller County Sheriff’s Office in February of 2016 and charged with aggravated assault, battery and reckless conduct.  As a condition of… Read More »

NEWS: Laced Drugs in Albany, Suspicious Death in Colquitt County, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Tuesday, October 4, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Monday, October 3, 2016 LOWNDES CO., GA (WALB) – Two people are dead, and all lanes of I-75 southbound are blocked in southern Lowndes County, following a multi-vehicle crash. DOUGHERTY CO., GA (WALB) – Heroin laced with a… Read More »