A detention deputy with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested in connection with an allegation that he sexually assaulted a female inmate.
An employee with Eye on Your Child Daycare in Conyers has been arrested after she allegedly left a child unattended in the van for about 30 minutes one afternoon earlier this month.
The Newton County Fire Service responded to three fires this week, including a home on Crowell Road and another on Ga. Highway 81.
A gathering at a home in Conyers resulted in a 17-year-old being sent to the hospital for an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.
An Atlanta man was able to elude state troopers, sheriff’s deputies and police officers, but he couldn’t outrun his own gas tank.
Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputies recovered more than 340 grams of methamphetamine when they pulled over a truck with overly dark-tinted windows on Interstate 20.
DNA evidence led Conyers police to identify a suspect in a burglary that was reported at Target more than a year ago.
This past weekend, Conyers Police Department issued 14 citations to parents whose teens were out past curfew and loitering in the area of Conyers Crossroads shopping center.
A number of businesses in Covington reported being burglarized late last week.
Deputies shot a dog Saturday that charged at them on the command of its owner, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
A 25-year-old Covington woman has turned herself in to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office on allegations that she has had an inappropriate relationship with an underage family member.
Three others leave department amid accusations of cheating
Five investigators accused of cheating on an online training course have been demoted, while three are no longer employed by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
A Covington man found himself behind bars after he fought with a deputy trying to issue a citation for an expired tag, claiming he was a sovereign citizen and not subject to the laws of the state.
Three Newton County schools were placed on lockdown Thursday morning in response to bomb threats that turned out to be a hoax.
A father and son were arrested recently after an argument turned violent when the father struck the teenager with a heavy chain.
Four juveniles are facing burglary charges after they admitted to causing more than $800 damage to several portable classrooms at the Newton County Theme School, as well as breaking into a local automotive shop.
Deputies continued their search Wednesday for weapons thrown from a vehicle fleeing a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon along Interstate 20.
A video camera with thousands of images of people in a restroom at a popular restaurant and bar in Porterdale is now in the hands of the Newton County District Attorney.
Dark window tinting led a Porterdale police officer to arrest a murder suspect wanted out of DeKalb County.
Authorities spent Tuesday afternoon searching the side of Interstate 20 for drugs and guns that were tossed out of a car attempting to flee a traffic stop.
Bobby Weaver has been missing for more than a year and his family is desperate to learn anything about his whereabouts
A local recycling company has reported its bank account has been hacked and more than $1,000 has been used to pay personal bills of the suspects.
A couple fleeing from sheriff’s deputies threw bags of methamphetamine out the window before crashing and running away from the scene, leaving a young child inside the car, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
A Conyers police officer arrested two brothers Sunday who are accused of stealing a $2,500 riding lawn mower from The Home Depot in Covington.
After fleeing from a Covington police officer, almost striking a pedestrian and then crashing into a tree, a Newton County man was arrested on numerous charges, including a probation violation warrant out of Walton County for shoplifting and aggravated assault.
A New York woman and her son, who was living in Porterdale, have been arrested on accusations that they were trafficking a mentally challenged woman for sex.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office quickly apprehended a fugitive Thursday who was wanted out of Birmingham, Ala., on two counts of murder.
Police are searching for information that can lead to the arrest of the person who stole approximately $4,000 in tools from a construction company in Covington.
Seven Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputies have been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal investigation into allegations that they cheated on an online training course.
Ongoing construction on the Square causes weekly concert series to move to Turner Lake
School resource officers responded to numerous fights and reports of thefts at local high schools in August.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office arrested last week a Conyers man who allegedly told his 22-year-old friend to send photos of herself to an adult modeling agency and then threatened to post the images on the Internet if she didn’t pay money.
A Covington man who thought he was doing a good deed found himself behind bars when he apparently took it too far.
On Sunday, Covington First United Methodist Church will host a survivor of the Holocaust to not only educate the community but also to help raise funds for youth to travel to Germany to visit concentration camps.
RCSO K9 helps track suspect in Walton County
A tip led to the arrest of a Conyers man for selling methamphetamine to an undercover investigator; RCSO’s K-9 Boeda helped track a man who had fled from the Walton County Sheriff’s Office last week.
After being beaten with a golf club by an angry homeowner and then being hit with a stun gun by deputies attempting to serve a temporary protective order, it’s safe to say that one Covington man had a very rough couple days.
A Newton County detention officer has been terminated after he was arrested this week on charges that he sent pornographic images to a 16-year-old female.
RCSO: School was cleared by noon
A simple misunderstanding prompted a lockdown of Lorraine Elementary School Friday when authorities feared a bomb threat had been made.
Heritage Hills Baptist Church opens its door each month for those who need clothes
Gang charges filed against man with symbols tattooed to face
Police charge woman with DUI after seeing her throw a paper bag out the window; officers recover stolen vehicle from man with gang symbols tattooed to face.
A Covington man who found himself arrested on drug charges after a deputy stopped to help him change a flat tire.
A Newton County woman called police when her husband threw a pair of bolt cutters at a padlocked refrigerator and informed them that he was a convicted felon in possession of a gun.
Authorities find drugs in home of a Rockdale County woman accused of transporting drugs to prison where her son is serving a sentence for murder
A Rockdale County man who severely injured himself when he allegedly set off a pipe bomb in his house last fall has been arrested and charged with manufacturing an explosive device.
Deputy Superintendent Craig Lockhart takes Ice Bucket challenge
It can be expensive to look your best, but a couple people were apparently trying to take a short cut.
Covington police arrested an Alabama man last weekend after he became irate when a local retailer would not replace his broken cell phone; a man allegedly tried to run over a woman for not properly parking at a fast-food restaurant.
Through a $65,924 grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council – and $20,000 in matching funds from the county’s Inmate Welfare Fund and the United Way – the RCSO is set to begin an in-house substance abuse treatment at the Rockdale County Jail.
A former NFL player with the Carolina Panthers was arrested Friday in Conyers after he allegedly stole a leaf blower out of the back of a landscape truck parked at the Rockdale County Courthouse.
Some of the more off-beat incidents local law enforcement has responded to recently.