City Pops 7 Drugs Suspects

Seven people were arrested Wednesday afternoon when Waycross police executed a search warrant at a house in the 500 block of Wilkerson Street and seized large quantities of crack cocaine and marijuana, said Waycross Capt. Tommy Cox. Officers arrived at the house at 3...

Tips Lead To Woman’s Arrest For Illegal Use Of Lost Card

Ware County Sheriff’s officers are “extremely grateful” to citizens who provided information helping to identify and take into custody a woman wanted for financial card fraud, said Capt. Neil Skerratt. Carley Rhiannon Martinez Hewett, 40, of the 2100 block of Lakeview...

Woman In Credit Card Fraud Sought

Ware County Sheriff’s detectives are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman depicted on store surveillance video whose identity is being sought because detectives believe she may have knowledge regarding a recent financial identity fraud case as a...

Trio Jailed For Drugs In Local Parking Lot

Three people were arrested and charged with drug-related charges when a traffic stop was made in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant near the intersection of the South Georgia Parkway and Memorial Drive about 3:40 p.m. Friday, said Ware County Sheriff’s Capt....

Attempt To Pass Bogus $100 Bill Is Investigated

Someone tried to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at a convenience store in the 1900 block of Central Avenue Thursday, said Ware County Sheriff’s Capt. Neil Skerratt. No arrest was made and the suspect is at large, he said. “A customer attempted the passing of a fake $100...

Female Firefighter, An Arson Suspect, Released On Bond

ALMA – A volunteer firefighter who was charged with several counts of arson in February was allowed to post bond Thursday in Bacon Superior Court. Superior Court Judge J. Kelly Brooks granted bond in the amount of $25,000 but ordered Jamie Hutchinson, 32, of Nicholls,...