June 13, 2011
Photo by Howard Reed
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City officials expect the Conyers Police Department will regain its state recertification by the end of February and new national accreditation by the end of this year.
A Conyers Police Department officer who was charged in Porterdale with DUI and subsequently pleaded guilty to reckless driving was suspended by the department for 80 hours without pay.
CONYERS -- Officers with the Conyers Police Department have a few more tools at their disposal when it comes to traffic enforcement.
The Conyers Police Department has one Covington woman in custody and is on the lookout for two more in connection with the stabbing of a 52-year-old Conyers woman Saturday night. A witness at the scene used his phone to videotape the incident.
PORTERDALE -- The Conyers Police Department officer arrested on a drunk driving charge in January pleaded guilty Monday to a lesser charge in Porterdale Municipal Court.
CONYERS -- A 14-month-old girl who wandered away from her mother and grandmother spent several tense hours trapped inside a time-locked bank vault was freed Friday night.
CONYERS — The three Conyers Police officers involved in last month's bar fight incident apparently did not actually hit anyone, but behaved in a way that Police Chief Gene Wilson called "an embarrassment" and had an adverse impact on the department's reputation.
A Conyers police officer was arrested over the weekend in Newton County and charged with drunk driving.
CONYERS — A Conyers police officer was arrested over the weekend and taken to the Newton County Detention Center after being charged with drunk driving.
CONYERS -- Three Conyers Police officers involved in a bar fight last week are not facing criminal charges for their conduct and may keep their jobs, pending the outcome of an investigation.
Conyers Police are still looking for a Covington man thought to be responsible for a shooting at BJ's Wholesale Club last Friday night.
CONYERS — Police were on the lookout for the driver of one car who is believed to have shot the driver of another car Friday afternoon during a confrontation at a traffic incident on Dogwood Drive. One man was wounded in the shooting.
Police were on the lookout for the driver of one car who is believed to have shot the driver of another car Friday afternoon during a confrontation at a traffic incident on Dogwood Drive. One man was wounded in the shooting.
CONYERS -- Police are investigating a posse of teen boys who went on a shoplifting spree New Year's Day, allegedly stealing shoes and clothing from three local department stores.
The Conyers Police Department is considering new equipment to help solve and prevent crimes in the city.
Police arrested two men Wednesday night and are looking for a third after an armed robbery that led to a two-county police chase. Capt. Scott Freeman with the Conyers Police Department told the Citizen on Friday that police responded to an armed robbery at 1543 Ga. Highway 138 at La Taquiera early Wednesday night.