Sheriff Larry Waller and his criminal investigations division commander Todd Pippin spent 45 minutes in executive session with the Lamar County commission Tuesday night.
The commission returned after the closed session and adjourned without comment but the session was apparently about property claims filed by former Milner restauranteur and ex-convict Randolph (Rudy) Vaughn.
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Pike deputies - including a SWAT team, volunteer firefighters, agents of the Narcotics Task Force (NTF) and a hazardous materials team were on the scene of a working meth lab at 819 Reid Road Monday night. Three men arrested at the scene were identified Tuesday morning and one of the three had 29 prior arrests
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Barnesville police officer Ernie McWhorter's home on High Falls Park Road has been burglarized and authorities are concerned about the burglar or others using uniform items stolen from the home to impersonate an officer.
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A man was struck by a hit and run driver at 597 Piedmont Road Wednesday night at approximately 7:50 p.m.
Sheriff's deputies are searching for the assailant who is driving a 1987-1991 Ford F-150. The vehicle is thought to be a light color with primer spots. The truck will show damage on the passenger side from the door to the taillight. It will, however, be missing the taillight as it was damaged in the wreck and left on scene. There may be some damage to the undercarriage too evidenced by the accident scene. (this is a change from the original lookout[Full Story »]