A driver along Interstate 20 apparently became agitated that a tractor-trailer was following too closely behind him so he pulled out a gun and fired four shots, three of which struck the cab of the truck.
Domestic disputes, cell phone thefts main contributors
Police Chief Gene Wilson points to increases in domestic-related calls and cell phone thefts as reasons for crime rate increase in 2013
CPD: Suspect had been released from jail day earlier
A man was thrown off the hood of his own car as he attempted to stop a thief — who had just been released from jail — from stealing it.
One of the victims then arrested on active warrant
One Covington man’s night turned from bad to worse when he and his brother were robbed at gunpoint and then he wound up being arrested when responding deputies learned he was wanted by the Conyers Police Department.
Tip leads investigators to man believed to be selling meth
Law enforcement agencies in Rockdale and Newton have been busy responding to weather-related incidents.
Covington police have arrested a 45-year-old man for laying drags in a residential area in the middle of the night.
Local law enforcement officials were out in force Tuesday and into Wednesday working weather-related accidents and helping stranded motorists.
A Conyers man has been arrested for allegedly raping a family member, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
Conyers transportation officials prepare to lay sand/salt mixture on icy roads Tuesday; horses in Newton County bundled against the cold
Covington police arrested several teenagers Saturday when a party on Jefferson Village Boulevard reportedly became out of control.
The east metro area is bracing for the possibility of wintry weather Tuesday and freezing temperatures through Thursday. While the forecast continues to shift, local authorities are preparing for the worst.
Conyers police are investigating a series of vehicle break-ins that have occurred in the commercial district along Dogwood Drive.
A convenience store clerk, suspicious of two men who were hanging out in the parking lot around 3 in the morning, contacted authorities who discovered that the two suspects had heroin and other drugs.
According to CSX Railroad, the company will be replacing crossties and road crossings along a 20-mile stretch from Social Circle to Conyers over the next two to three weeks.
The Conyers Police Department is asking for the public’s help as investigators continue to search for two men who robbed a local pharmaceutical company earlier this week.
Sleep apparently overtook one Covington man who stopped in the middle of a major thoroughfare in Newton County around 3:30 in the morning.
A Lithonia man is facing animal cruelty charges in Rockdale County after he allegedly killed the family dog after an argument.
NCSO: Furniture deliveryman steals cash from customer
Driving along the Bypass Road without headlights around midnight turned out to be the least of the problems faced by two men who were pulled over by a deputy last week; a Newton County homeowner called the Sheriff’s Office to report an employee who came to her home to deliver a new bed had stolen cash from her home.
Police continue to search for two suspects that robbed employees at a health care company at gun point, stole pharmaceuticals, bound the employees with duct tape and fled in one of the employees’ cars, according to the Conyers Police Department.
Number of break-ins climbs to 46 by Tuesday
The number of vehicles that have been broken into in Covington continues to increase.
A Covington woman is facing charges for allegedly cutting a man on the lip with a knife during an argument.
A Covington man led Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a high-speed chase last week from north Rockdale County, through Newton County before ultimately crashing in Monroe.
Nearly 30 people in the area of Legion Drive and Monticello Street reported this weekend their cars were broken into.
Two dogs are dead after a man stabbed a pit bull that attacked his Chihuahua, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
The female passenger in the car involved in the fatal crash that killed a Conyers man on a scooter Thursday morning has told Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office deputies that she had been raped in Gwinnett County earlier that evening.
Two vehicles parked outside the Covington Family YMCA were broken into in broad daylight Thursday morning.
An 18-year-old Covington man has been arrested and charged with raping a 14-year-old girl in his neighborhood, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
RCSO: Real suspect used half-brother’s ID
One of the suspects arrested this week in Henry County who was accused of robbing convenience stores in Rockdale and Henry counties using pepper spray has been released from jail as a result of being an apparent victim of identity fraud.
Two Henry County men have been arrested in connection with two convenience store armed robberies earlier this month in which the clerks were pepper sprayed.
The Covington Police Department has arrested a man described as a “predator,” who has allegedly admitted to committing a number of crimes against female escorts.
Suspect faced similar charges in Walton County
A Monroe woman who allegedly lured a man she had recently met into a trap in Conyers where he was robbed and beaten last summer has been transferred from Walton County to the Rockdale County Jail.
EHS student found with pot
Student claims another student beat him
A registered sex offender in Newton County has been arrested in Rockdale County on charges that he molested a 3-year-old family member.
A 2-year-old child allegedly became intoxicated while in the care of a Covington man who was later arrested on charges disorderly conduct for fighting with the child’s mother and grandmother.
An alleged gang of teen girls apparently is seeking revenge against another girl who they believe has been spreading gossip about them, according to a report filed by the Covington Police Department.
A woman flagged down a deputy with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office around 2 a.m. Sunday in the Starbucks parking lot on Ga. Highway 138 and told him that her ex-boyfriend had active warrants for his arrest and that he was at Waffle House near Honey Creek.
State of City highlights accomplishments in 2013
Several Newton County students have been found this week to be in possession of knives at their schools.
Sister is set for trial in March
One of the twin girls who was accused of stabbing her mother to death pleaded guilty Thursday to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to serve 30 years in prison.
Tension between two co-workers at a local grocery store escalated to the point where the store manager had to physically separate them, according to the Covington Police Department.
Now that temperatures are climbing out of the single digits and are rising above freezing, many people are bracing for what may come next: broken water pipes.
Two men apparently posing as employees with a power company have been arrested for stealing more than $8,000 worth of batteries from cell phone towers.
Water lines break across Conyers, Covington
A local pizza delivery man unwittingly walked into a trap when he attempted to deliver pizza and was pepper sprayed and robbed him of his food.
Three Social Circle men learned the hard way that it is not a good idea to pour gasoline on a fire.
Three Atlanta men are accused of robbing a gas station in Covington and leading officers and K9 units on a foot chase before being arrested.
New Year’s gunshots reported at 3 Newton County homes
Luck was not on the side of an armed robbery suspect who allegedly stole money from a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Conyers.
Sheriff’s Office arrests two women for fighting with rivals