Here’s your southwest Georgia news roundup for Thursday, March 24, 2016:
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A man wanted for killing an Albany man in an arson fire has been arrested by Dougherty County Sheriff’s deputies.
- MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) – Moultrie police say a man who robbed a convenience store and tried to rob two other businesses is in jail.
- TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – State workers at the Department of Economic Opportunity at Northwood Centre were sent home early yesterday after a group of employees fell ill.
- CRESTVIEW, Fla. (AP) — A Crestview couple has been arrested after deputies say the woman hit her husband with a burrito before he retaliated by stabbing her hand with a fork.
- ALBANY (ALBANY HERALD) — An Albany mother charged with concealing the death of her child had her first appearance in court Wednesday when we she went before Dougherty County Magistrate Judge Baxter Howell.
- ALBANY (ALBANY HERALD) — Authorities say no charges are being filed in the case of an Albany man who engaged in a brief, armed standoff with officers from the Albany Police Department (APD) and the Dougherty County Police (DCP) late Tuesday afternoon.
- MOULTRIE (VALDOSTA TODAY) — A Moultrie man accused of torching his girlfriend’s residence and making death threats faces arson and other charges related to what are believed to be acts of retaliation against the woman.
- EATONTON, GA (MACON TELEGRAPH) – Three tellers at the Peoples Bank have been implicated in alleged thefts at the downtown Eatonton branch believed to total more than $1 million, authorities said Wednesday.
- SAVANNAH, GA (SAVANNAH NOW) – 144 people were arrested in a massive sting operation in Savannah.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.