Wednesday, July 19, 2017
ACCORDING TO THE OFFICE OF GRIFFIN JUDICIAL CIRCUIT DISTRICT ATTORNEY BEN COKER----THE SPALDING COUNTY GRAND JURY HAS INDICTED FORMER GRIFFIN HIGH TEACHER—BRANDY NICKELS, AGE 41 OF WILLIAMSON ON TWO COUNTS OF STATUTORY RAPE, SEXUAL ASSAULT ON A STUDENT, CHILD MOLESTATION , ENTICING A CHILD FOR INDECENT PURPOSES, AGGREVATED CHILD MOLESTATION AND INFLUENCING A WITNESS.
MS. NICKELS—WHO RESIGNED FROM THE SCHOOL SYSTEM--- HAS BEEN ARRESTED TWICE BY GRIFFIN POLICE WITH MALE JUVENILES IN HER CAR—THE FIRST TIME MAY 18TH AND AGAIN JUNE 13TH AND THE 2ND TIME A LOADED PISTOL AND SOME MARIJUANA WAS FOUND—AND HER BOND WAS REVOKED.
MS. NICKELS IS IN JAIL AWAITING A NOVEMBER TRIAL DATE.
Posted by WTGA AM & FM at 1:31 PM
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
On 7/17/2017 at 8:06p.m., Deputies responded to a traffic accident on Highway 19 ,near Gresham road. A Dodge Magnum driven by William Rice, 57, from Spalding County was traveling northbound , crossed over into the southbound lane and struck a Chevrolet Traverse driven by Kristen Golden,26, of Pike County, head on. The Traverse was also occupied by a two year old child. Mr. Rice was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital and Ms. Golden and the two year old were taken to Spalding Regional by ambulance for treatment. The cause of the collision remains under investigation by Sheriff's Office Traffic Investigators.
Posted by WTGA AM & FM at 2:26 PM
Monday, July 17, 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017
SPALDING COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE HAD POSTED A LOOK-OUT FOR A WANTED SUSPECT—BUT IT TURNS OUT HE'S IN STATE PRISON FOR AN UPSON COUNTY CASE.
28 YEAR OLD ADONIS CORDELL COLQUITT IS WANTED IN SPALDING COUNTY ON KIDNAPPING AND OTHER CHARGES—BUT HE'S SERVING A 5 YEAR SENTENCE IN THE STATE PEN FOR STATUTORY RAPE IN UPSON COUNTY FOR A CRIME IN AUGUST OF 2012.
Posted by WTGA AM & FM at 4:51 PM
Friday, July 7, 2017
UPSON-LEE HEAD FOOTBALL COACH TOMMY PARKS IS REPORTED IN GOOD CONDITION AT THE MACON MEDICAL CENTER INTENSIVE CARE UNIT AFTER SUFFERING AN APPARENT HEART ATTACK AT HOME FRIDAY MORNING .
A MEMBER OF COACH PARKS STAFF TOLD ZOOM NEWS—HE IS EXPECTED TO MAKE A FULL RECOVERY. COACH PARKS IS STARTING HIS 4TH YEAR AS HEAD COACH OF THE KNIGHTS FOOTBALL TEAM.
Posted by WTGA AM & FM at 5:35 PM
Monday, July 3, 2017
On July 01, 2017, between the hours of 2:00 AM and 3:00 AM, Officers from the Thomaston Police Department responded to 450 B Street, Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia in reference to a verbal domestic between brothers. Prior to the officer’s arrival on the scene Blake Ashley Hancock 39 years of age obtained a firearm and discharged the firearm inside the residence striking his brother Talvin Harold Robbins 52 years of age in the head. The call was upgraded to a possible subject shot and a subjected barricaded in the residence. Shortly after TPD officers arrived on the scene along with deputies from the Upson County Sheriff’s Office Blake Hancock exited the house un armed and was taken into custody without further incident. Officers then made entry into the residence where they found a male subject identified as Talvin Harold in a bedroom with a gunshot wound to the head. Upon securing the scene EMS arrived and transported the Talvin Harold to URMC where he was pronounced dead from the fatal gunshot wound by the Assistant Coroner.
Blake Hancock was transported to the Upson County jail where he is being held without bond. He has been charged with Murder, Malice Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime. At the request of Chief Richardson the GBI Region 2 Crime Scene Unit responded and assisted TPD Investigators process the scene for evidence. This incident is still under investigation at the time of this release.
Posted by WTGA AM & FM at 11:36 AM