Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Friday, November 18, 2016:
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (SOWEGALIVE) – Bainbridge and Decatur County arrest reports for Thursday, November 17, 2016
- ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A suspected robber was arrested and taken to the Dougherty County Jail on Thursday.
- TIFTON, GA (WALB) – Investigators believe the man who robbed a Tifton bank November 9th may be involved in another bank hold up.
- VALDOSTA, GA (VALDOSTA TODAY) – On 11-17-2016 at approximately 4:10pm, uniformed patrol officers and Emergency Medical Services responded to the intersection of Bemiss Road and Langdale Drive in reference to a minor being struck by a motor vehicle in the middle of Bemiss Road.
- SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Georgia authorities say an autopsy found a man who was fatally shot during a foot chase with a Savannah police officer may have killed himself.
- ALBANY, GA (ALBANY HERALD) — A standoff between law enforcement and Anthony Leon Parks Jr., a suspect in at least eight armed robberies including two in which store employees were shot, ended peacefully Thursday afternoon with Parks’ arrest.
- DOTHAN, AL (DOTHAN EAGLE) – A Dale County correctional officer has been arrested and charged with smuggling synthetic marijuana into the jail and attempting to pass it on to an inmate.
- COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM ) – A woman has been arrested and charged in the September death of a Columbus teen.
As always, you can hear these news stories and more on the Sack Lunch Show, weekdays from 10 – Noon.