Georgia Resident Pleads Guilty To Wire FraudA Norman Park, Georgia, resident pleaded guilty to wire fraud for defrauding a life insurance settlement company after falsely claiming herself as the recipient of a large policy on an individual who was in fact alive at the time of the fraud.
Valdosta Man Convicted With Federal Firearm ChargeA federal jury convicted a Valdosta resident with a lengthy violent criminal history today on a federal firearms charge.
Deputies Fatally Shoot Knife Wielding Suspect In Valdosta, GBI InvestigatingA Lowndes County Sheriff's Deputy shot Raymond Whitfield Tarbox, II, 43, of Valdosta, who was armed with a butcher knife.
Cold Case Reopened: Valdosta Teen Found In A Rolled-Up Gym MatAn investigation into the death of Kendrick Johnson, the Valdosta teenager found dead in a rolled-up gym mat eight years ago, has been reopened
Valdosta Man, 1 of 3 Charged In Attempted Harassment, Intimidation & Bribery Of Alleged R. Kelly VictimsFederal prosecutors charged three men they say are associated with R. Kelly for using threats, intimidation and bribes in efforts to sway testimony by alleged victims in the racketeering case against the singer, according to the complaints unsealed Tuesday.
Georgia Woman Owes Her Former Employer $321KThe former bookkeeper for a Valdosta, Georgia physical therapy business was ordered to pay back hundreds of thousands of dollars to her former employer and was sentenced to 41 months in prison for bank fraud, said Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.
UPDATE: Missing Mother & Daughter Found In Omaha, Mother Died From Medical EpisodeSPPD is continuing its search for Angela Jolley, age 46, and her daughter Alexis Jolley, age 19, after finding that they most likely left Florida safely with their two dogs.
Tampa Murder Suspect Arrested In Georgia After Committing Additional CrimesA man suspected of a murder in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday was apprehended on Wednesday in Lakeland, Georgia for committing additional crimes, ranging from armed home invasion to the attempted murder of a law enforcement officer.
Wrongly Arrested Black Man Sues Valdosta Over Excessive ForceAntonio Smith, a Black man, is suing the Georgia city of Valdosta and numerous Valdosta Police Department officers for excessive force and for violating his civil rights after he was slammed to the ground as he was wrongly arrested.