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South Georgia physician admits participation in drug distribution

A Coffee County physician and two of his employees have admitted participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed massive amounts of addictive controlled substances from a pain management clinic. 68-year-old Dr. Wallace Steven Anderson, awaits sentencing after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Unlawfully Distribute and Dispense Schedule IV Controlled...
COFFEE COUNTY, GA
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Telfair County fireworks stolen from fire station

TELFAIR COUNTY, Ga. — The Telfair County Sheriff's Office is asking for community assistance after someone stole fireworks from the Milan Fire Station. According to a Facebook post by the Sheriff's Office, sometime between 7 p.m. on Friday and 7 a.m. on Saturday morning the Milan fire station was burglarized.
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Fireworks stolen from Milan fire station ahead of Saturday night’s show

MILAN, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Fireworks for Saturday night’s Independence Day Celebration in Milan were stolen from the Milan fire station overnight. That’s according to the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office, which says the fireworks were stolen sometime between 7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday. Mayor Chad...
MILAN, GA
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Coffee County doctor faces 5 years in prison for illegally distributing prescription drugs

COFFEE COUNTY, Ga. (WSAV) — A Coffee County physician and two of his employees have pleaded guilty to participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed massive amounts of addictive controlled substances from a pain management clinic. Dr. Wallace Steven Anderson, 68, of Douglas, Ga., is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to conspiracy to unlawfully […]
COFFEE COUNTY, GA
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Douglas woman loses life walking on 1-10 in Jacksonville

A young woman from Douglas, A'Ryshanae McTear, lost her life in the early morning hours of June 25 when she was hit by two vehicles while walking down 1-10 in Jacksonville. McTear was in Florida celebrating her 26th birthday just hours before she was killed. Troopers with the Florida High...
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ATCO officers make fourth arrest in armed robberies investigation

Officers with the Atkinson County Sheriff's Office made a fourth arrest, 17-year-old Isaiah Wright of Douglas, in the slew of armed robberies in Pearson and Willacoochee that occurred over the last month. Officials are also still searching for one suspect who is accused to have taken part in the burglaries.
DOUGLAS, GA
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Picket pleads guilty on aggravated assault charge

On Monday, Deedrick Donte Pickett, a 36-year-old man from Ambrose, pleaded guilty to an aggravated assault charge in the Superior Court of Coffee County. Pickett was arrested on the charge, and two counts of criminal trespassing, in 2020 for cutting another man with a knife during a dispute at a gathering. The case was set to be heard by a jury during a trial this month. However, Pickett pleaded to the charges Monday morning before jury selection would have taken place.
AMBROSE, GA
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Georgia man charged with raping woman in Virginia hotel

MANASSAS, Va. - A man from Georgia is accused of raping a woman inside a hotel room in Northern Virginia, according to police. Prince William County Police say around 1 a.m. Wednesday officers responded to the Red Roof Inn at 10610 Automotive Drive in Manassas to investigate a sexual assault.
MANASSAS, VA
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Douglas man arrested for murder in Lanier Co. shooting

LAKELAND – A Douglas man has turned himself in for a shooting death and aggravated assault of three men traveling on Hwy 221 in Lanier Co. On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, Shamond Jaquavious Campbell, age 18, of Douglas turned himself in and is currently in the Coffee County Jail. Campbell is charged with one count of felony murder and four counts of aggravated assault.
LANIER COUNTY, GA
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Man arrested after allegedly burning girlfriend's clothes

Officers from the Coffee County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a man who allegedly burned a pile of his girlfriend's clothes in a fire near her front porch. The suspect, 42-year-old Steven Eugene Sellers of Douglas, is also accused of stealing two of her TVs on the same day. According to...
DOUGLAS, GA
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Douglas man removed from Sex Offender Registry after hearing

A man who pleaded guilty to two counts of incest in 2004, Jackie Lee Brinson, was recently removed from the sex offender registry following a hearing in the Superior Court of Coffee County. In October 2004, Brinson was indicted on two counts of incest, both of which accuse him of...
COFFEE COUNTY, GA
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Atkinson Co. mobile home struck twice by lightning

PEARSON, Ga. (WALB) - A mobile home was struck by lighting Friday after a severe thunderstorm, according to a Facebook post by Atkinson County EMA/Fire (ATCO). ATCO Fire Department responded to Live Oak Homes, a mobile home dealer in Willacoochee late Friday afternoon. During a thunderstorm lighting struck twice. The...
ATKINSON COUNTY, GA
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GBI makes arrest in fatal shooting of Savion McRae

A 19-year-old of Douglas has been charged with murder in the recent fatal shooting of 18-year-old Savion McRae, according to an official with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The GBI official confirmed to DouglasNow that Shamond Jaquavious Campbell is currently being held in the Coffee County Jail in connection to...
DOUGLAS, GA
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