Conyers Police Department updates its policies to be able to respond to reports of children left in hot cars as emergency situations
A man who apparently did not want to return to jail after he was told his probation was revoked attempted to run and hide under a car.
Loganville woman arrested after allegedly posing as incarcerated twin sister to obtain pain medication
A Loganville man led Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputies on a high-speed chase down Salem Road that resulted in the man crashing his car and fleeing the scene. A few hours later, the man was arrested in Rockdale County and found with a large amount of methamphetamine.
The former owner of a dance studio in Porterdale that suddenly shut its doors in May has been arrested and charged with theft by conversion.
NMC: Indigent care costs climbing
Officials at Newton Medical Center have requested a slight increase in the county’s millage rate to help cover the rising costs of indigent care.
The Newton County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a request by the transportation department to solicit bids for improvements to be made to the intersection at Ga. Highway 81 and Crowell Road in Porterdale.
A Covington woman was arrested Saturday after she allegedly yelled racial slurs at employees and customers at the bowling alley in Conyers.
A man who allegedly had been waving around a gun throughout the day Sunday was arrested that evening when he apparently shot a female friend in the leg.
According to Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Andrew Arnold, Mark Anthony Joyner came to the Sheriff’s Office Sunday where he was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.
A Conyers man who was arrested for shoplifting was later that day also charged with theft by receiving a stolen vehicle.
A passenger in has been arrested on accusations that he caused a two-vehicle crash by fighting with his girlfriend.
A Florida woman who had reportedly consumed an entire bottle of wine on July 4 became out of control when her sister-in-law refused to let her drive the car.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is looking into claims that a group of people gathered for a party were robbed at gunpoint last week.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is seeking three men who are believed to have robbed residents at a halfway-type home located off Stanton Road sometime around midnight on Friday and stole their vans.
A man walking down the street early Friday morning thought he had been struck by random fireworks, but instead learned he had been shot.
A South Carolina man was arrested last week after a deputy discovered he had trash bags containing thousands of dollars in counterfeit luxury handbags, tennis shoes and other accessories.
A 19-year-old Newton County woman has been arrested and a warrant has been issued for her mother regarding the alleged assault of a 12-year-old.
A 35-year-old Newton County man was shot and killed on Thursday and authorities are looking for three people believed to be involved in the shooting.
A 35-year-old Newton County man was shot and killed on July 4 and authorities are looking for three people believed to be involved in the shooting.
A minor fender-bender in a pharmacy drive-thru at resulted in one woman being arrested on suspicion of DUI.
The passenger in a car pulled over for a license plate violation was arrested for meth possession
A Covington man and his wife have been arrested on suspicion that they have forged his mother’s checks and stolen some of her money.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to take precaution when outside and in areas where wild animals may be living as a result of incidents of rabies.
Four South Carolina men facing drug charges after attempted shoplifting at Walmart
Smoke detectors installed in a home by the Newton County Fire Service are credited for saving the lives of the residents who were able to escape a house fire Monday morning.
A Lithonia man accused of hanging the family dog after a violent argument with his estranged wife has entered a plea of not guilty in Rockdale County Superior Court.
Deputies were called to a local gas station this weekend when an employee saw a woman attempting to sniff gas from the nozzle; a 15-year-old boy was arrested when he was found with narcotics in his pocket.
Wrong-way driver charged with hit and run
A man attempts to swallow marijuana at a traffic stop; another Newton County man accused of driving wrong way on Interstate and then crashing on the Access Road.
The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is looking into a report that several Marine Corps JROTC uniforms had been stolen from Newton High School.
A Conyers man believed to have been driving while under the influence of multiple drugs was arrested near Salem High School last week.
In a special called meeting Friday morning, the Conyers City Council approved a nearly $14 million budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
local law enforcement respond to several reports of identity theft or fraud every week.
Covington woman arrested in stolen car
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests this week involving suspects accused of trafficking drugs; a Covington woman was arrested on I-20 near the Newton County line by the RCSO Criminal Interdiction Unit when it was discovered she was driving a stolen vehicle.
Candy appeared to be all that was taken during a recent break-in at Livingston Elementary; church sustains damage from bullets
A local business has reported that someone has stolen a company check and used it to reproduce fake checks.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men Sunday around 10 p.m. who were seen in the area of Marie Hill Drive and Smyrna Road pulling down their pants and mooning people in the middle of the street while holding bottles of beer.
A Porterdale man has been arrested on suspicion that he sexually propositioned a 15-year-old female who was walking home one evening last week.
The Conyers City Council has denied the request made by the owners of a Dunkin Donuts to place a drive-thru window in a building it would share with Church’s Chicken
Three teens have been arrested after an alleged gang-related assault.
A 17-year-old Covington man crashed his motorcycle after he led a deputy on a high-speed chase that ended in a collision on Salem Road.
A Newton County man arrested Sunday for driving under the influence of alcohol while awaiting trial on another DUI charge that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old Covington woman is now behind bars.
A Newton County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was assisting with serving an arrest warrant at a local hotel wound up making an arrest of his own when he discovered drugs and paraphernalia inside another hotel room and stuffed in the toilet.
Guice charged in 2011 vehicular homicide
A motions hearing will be held today to determine whether the bond of a suspected repeat DUI offender will be revoked.
Newton County authorities arrest a man who had passed out in his car that he parked at the wrong home.
An 11-year-old girl walking near her neighborhood pool was attacked by a pit bull, according to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
Social Circle Police Department Officer Jason Stribling will receive a public commendation Tuesday for his efforts in helping to save the life of a railroad employee who had been injured on the train tracks.
A Newton County man charged in the traffic death of a 78-year-old Covington woman as a result of driving under the influence of alcohol a few years ago has again been arrested for DUI.
Covington police are investigating the shooting of a local man outside his home this weekend.
Angered that his wife would not allow him access to her cell phone, a Conyers man has been arrested for allegedly striking her and threatening her with a knife.