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
On the Beat: Woman suffers whiplash while car being repossessed
Police continue to search for the burglars who broke into Kay Jewelers on U.S. Highway 278 sometime last week; a former employee of Dirty Dogs Cafe in Covington has been arrested for allegedly burglarizing the restaurant early Sunday morning.
According to a spokeswoman with Georgia Power said that voltage in some of the system’s transformers increased temporarily causing power outages along Ga. Highway 138 and in Olde Town Conyers.
A 51-year-old Covington man died Saturday from a heart attack while deer hunting, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Three Newton County residents decided to go on a joy ride into Conyers, only to find themselves sent to jail for drugs and driving a stolen vehicle.
No Christmas miracle kept one Covington man out of jail after he led a number of Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a high-speed chase through the county, striking three of the patrol vehicles along the way.
ATF brought in to assist in search
A firearm believed to have been used in the fatal shooting of a Conyers woman during an attempted armed robbery of hair weaves has been found in a wooded area in the subdivision where the incident occurred, according to the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office.
Three young males are facing juvenile charges for allegedly obstructing police officers after two of them had to be subdued by Tasers on Christmas Day.
Covington Police Department names Sgt. Chuck Groover, Officer Anthony Walden and Lerea Neely as Employees of the Year
Council approves new 5-year contract with Proof of Pudding caterers
Citizens who pay taxes, fines or other payments to the city of Conyers by credit card will now pay a lower administrative fee; the city approved a five-year contract with Proof of the Pudding by MGR Inc. for another five years with an option to renew for another five years.
Covington man receives slew of charges after fleeing from Rockdale deputies
A McDonough man came home from work last weekend to learn his car was burned in a fire.
A man visiting from California had a rude welcome this weekend when he was reportedly shot by a would-be robber.
Personal care homes in Conyers will have to adhere to tighter standards after the City Council approved an amendment to its zoning ordinance; the council amended its zoning ordinance to allow specialty trades contractors to apply for a special use permit within the Mixed-use Development district in the city.
Seven people have been arrested on various drug and weapons charges at a home in Stanton Woods subdivision with a reputation for illegal gambling, drugs and other illicit activities. The eighth person arrested was the mother of two of the men who were charged on drug and weapons offenses. Allison Lugnia Fuller, 49, was charged with keeping a disorderly house.
The four suspects arrested in connection with the shooting during the sale of hair weaves earlier this month have now been charged with felony murder.
Thanks to a crime prevention merit badge class, a young Boy Scout was able to help Newton County deputies capture a suspect in the theft of a large box of candy from his front porch.
DeRouen 2013 Officer of Year and Cooper Rookie of the Year
Officer Hayward DeRouen and Officer Matt Cooper named Covington Police Department’s Officer and Rookie of the Year.
“Be prepared” is the Boy Scout motto, which came in handy for one family who was able to help deputies quickly track down a man who allegedly stole candy for a local Boy Scout troop’s fundraiser, thanks to a home surveillance system.
Three more suspects have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting that occurred last week during an armed robbery attempt of hair weaves.
On Monday, employees of GameStop on Industrial Boulevard called the Covington Police Department to report someone had broken into the store and stolen numerous items.
A Covington woman has been arrested for allegedly pretending to slip and fall on a puddle of water in a Rockdale County convenience store.
One of the men arrested in connection with the fatal shooting during an armed robbery last week has ties to another fatal shooting in Rockdale County.
Jonathan Fuqua, fire educator with the Covington Fire Department, said one of the most important things people can do during the holiday season is to make sure their Christmas tree has plenty of water.
Employees of a Covington hotel were surprised to learn that a former tenant had damaged air conditioning units in at least two rooms and apparently had tampered with others.
An employee of a local massage parlor has been convicted and sentenced for repeated violations of operating the spa.
Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Covington man who has been accused of repeatedly molesting a young girl over the course of several years.
A 21-year-old Conyers woman was shot and killed Wednesday night in a shootout that apparently broke out over the sale of some hair products.
Scrap copper theft reported at Ga. Power substation
A man who had not visited his home in Covington since for more than two years returned recently to find it had been burglarized and vandalized.
A Covington woman claimed she caused a car wreck and fled the scene because she was upset about a recent sexual assault, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
Two elementary students are facing disciplinary action this week for bringing dangerous items to school.
NCSO deputies find marijuana during traffic stops
The Conyers Police Department has come up with a creative way to remind shoppers not to leave valuables in plain view in their vehicles while they are inside stores.
A brawl broke out last week at a school bus stop that resulted in the arrests of five adults.
Covington Police Department Officer Chris Smith stopped by QuikTrip on U.S. Highway 278 around 9:30 p.m. Saturday to get something to drink when he recognized the man in the driver’s seat of a car parked in the handicapped parking spot.
Former Newton County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Darrell Mathis has pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. He is scheduled to be sentenced at 2 p.m. on March 5 before U.S. District Judge Orinda D. Evans.
Angered that his mother had custody of his step-daughter, a Conyers man called his mother and said he had tied a rope around his wife’s neck and would kill her if the step-daughter wasn’t returned to his care.
16-year-old believed to be ringleader
The third suspect in a strong-arm robbery of an Xbox this week has been arrested.
A 31-year-old employee with Pratt Industries in Conyers has died as a result of an industrial accident Wednesday.
A man pulled over for not wearing a seatbelt said he took it off because a chemical used at work irritated his skin. It was a different kind of substance, however, that landed him in jail.
Counties still must meet tighter 2008 standards
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that the metro Atlanta region has met clean air standards for ozone levels set by the federal agency in 1997.
Instead of trying to get some Christmas shopping done, one Covington woman allegedly decided to try her hand at some Christmas shoplifting.
A Covington man has been arrested for attempting to shoplift various items from Walmart, including a machete and ammunition. police have arrested a Covington man who stole two boxes of Christmas lights and a couple packages of deodorant.
The weather outside may be frightful this weekend, but organizers are hoping that rain will not dampen the spirits of those who plan to attend the various holiday celebrations in Rockdale and Newton counties.