Tag Archives: Georgia State Patrol

The Georgia State Patrol is Hiring!!

PRESS RELEASE Job Vacancy Announcement – 101st Trooper School Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW011K   Georgia State Patrol – Trooper Be a part of an elite group of men and women who serves, protects, and defends the people of the State of Georgia, while preserving the rights and dignity of all. We’re looking for the best and the brightest,… Read More »

Georgia State Patrol Post 14 in Colquitt Makes Huge Toys for Tots Donation

On Monday, December 19, the Georgia State Patrol Post 14 in Colquitt made a huge donation for their annual Toys for Tots Campaign. According to Corporal Earl Prince, the Colquitt Post collected and donated more than 2200 toys to be distributed to children in Decatur, Seminole, Miller, Early and Calhoun Counties. This is the eighth year Georgia State Troopers… Read More »

NEWS: SWGA Hotels Full of Evacuees, Hurricane Matthew Impact, Arrest Reports and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Friday, October 7, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, October 6, 2016 BAINBRIDGE, GA (POST SEARCHLIGHT) – Phone calls to local hotels in Bainbridge will get you one answer as soon as they answer the phone- “We are booked full.” SYLVESTER, GA (WALB) – One person… Read More »

NEWS: Wanted Man in Bainbridge, Benefit Yard Sale, Bypass Bridge Under Construction and More

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, September 23, 2016: BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, September 22 BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – On Saturday, September 24th, there will be a community wide yard sale and car wash honoring The Chad Smith Family BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Man Wanted For Credit Card… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Jessica Makalya Dunn, 20, Old Quincy Rd, Bainbridge, GA, DUI – alcohol, speeding, driving without license on person; Snider, GSP Otis Tyrone Gainer, Jr., 32, Walter St, Waycross, GA, Possession of Marijuana… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, August 2, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Nathaniel Nathan Thomas, 51, Poss, Manu, Dist, Etc Vgcs; Richardson, BPS Floyd Dewayne McIntyre, 53, Possession of a controlled substance; Myers, BPS Garry Lee Vickers, 54, DUI (alcohol), Failure to maintain lane,… Read More »

28 Arrested in Operation Crack Down

Early Monday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety teamed up with the Georgia State Patrol and the Department of Community Supervision in an effort to bust 28 people accused of drug related parole violations. In a release from the City of Bainbridge, Public Information Director Julie Harris stated that the first wave of arrests netted 20 suspects.  Several more were arrested… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, July 11, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Seth Atkinson, 27, Burt Phillips Rd, Climax, GA, Reckless driving; Marshburn, BPS Michael Colby Dodson, 29, Lake Douglas Rd, Bainbridge, GA, DUI – 1st offense, failure to maintain lane (misd); Heard, GSP… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Luke Colby Barnard, 27, 2029 Tallavanna Trail, Havana, FL, DUI – Alcohol, failure to maintain lane (ROR), seatbelt violation (ROR); Tabb, GSP Clifton Samuel III, 25,… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, April 11, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Diana Anderson, 30, 824 E College St, Bainbridge, GA, Probation violation (o/c theft by taking); Peak, SO John Corey Mitchell, 30, 409 Progress Street, Bainbridge, GA,… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Arrest Reports for Bainbridge and Decatur County The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Barry Dean Crawford, Jr., 25, 2175 South West Street, Bainbridge, GA, Possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, driving… Read More »

Details from Monday’s Log Truck Accident

Sowegalive.com has learned the details of an accident involving a logging truck on Highway 253 North in Decatur County Monday afternoon. According to Georgia State Patrol TFC Snider: A loaded tractor trailer was traveling south on Highway 253 in Decatur county when the vehicle failed to maintain its lane and crossed into the northbound lane of 253. The truck… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The following arrests and citations were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by BPS and the Decatur County Jail. Christopher Allen Bliss, 49, 8 Silverwood Drive, Newnan, GA, Probation violation (Original charge: Possession of Cocaine with intent: Poss of marijuana); R Hughes, SO; Dennis Lamar… Read More »

State Troopers Preparing For Holiday Patrols

Embed from Getty Images ATLANTA—As the holidays are quickly approaching, state troopers across Georgia are preparing for back-to-back holiday weekend patrols. Colonel Mark W. McDonough, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, said troopers will be keeping a close watch for impaired drivers and motorists not obeying Georgia’s traffic laws now through the beginning of the New… Read More »

Cheap gas will boost holiday travel; GSP aims to keep highways safe

The cheapest gas at Thanksgiving since 2008 is one of the factors that will make it the busiest traveled Thanksgiving holiday period since 2007. Meanwhile, Georgia State Patrol troopers and other law enforcement plan to be out working the heavily traveled highways over the holiday period. As Thanksgiving week opened Monday, the average price of a gallon of… Read More »

Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Proposal could allow casinos in Georgia

Investigators search for stolen wheelchair worth over $10,000 The Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after someone stole an electric wheelchair worth more than $10,000. Investigators were called to a home on the 100 block of East Gate Drive in Norman Park after the homeowner noticed the wheelchair was missing from her storage building. The owner told investigators… Read More »

One dead, another injured after Sunday crash involving cotton module and vehicles (UPDATED with names)

One person died and two others were injured after a Sunday crash in Decatur County involving a cotton module, a pickup truck and an SUV, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The accident happened on Sunday, October 11 at 12:55 p.m., at the intersection of Vada Road and Whigham Dairy Road, according to an accident report filed by… Read More »