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Newton County Jail Blotter

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole from Sept. 14 to Sept. 21, 2022:. George Anthony Adams♦ , 52, Brown Bridge Road, Covington; failure to...
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Remains found in car are those of missing Covington woman

COVINGTON — The Newton County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that remains found inside a vehicle off Interstate 20 Sept. 12 are those of a missing Covington woman. Yolanda Brown, 53, went missing Sept. 2 after meeting up with a man she connected with online at a pub in Hapeville. Brown reportedly left the pub to drive home but never arrived.
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Inmate found unresponsive in cell

COVINGTON — An inmate at the Newton County Detention Center was found dead in his cell Friday afternoon. According to Sgt. Jack Redlinger, inmate Tillson Jermaine Minor was found unresponsive in a quarantine cell. Redlinger said EMS and EMTs responded and transported Minor to Piedmont Newton Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.
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A Missing Woman’s Body Was Found In A Car Off Interstate 20

According to the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, detectives have found the body of a woman who went missing after leaving a bar in Hapeville. The investigation began after the woman was seen leaving the establishment. Yolanda Brown, 53, was last seen leaving the Irish Bred Pub in Hapeville, which...
HAPEVILLE, GA
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Newton County Jail Blotter

The following charges and arrests were reported by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Covington Police Department, Oxford Police Department, Porterdale Police Department, the Georgia State Patrol and Georgia Pardons and Parole from Sept. 7 to Sept. 13, 2022:. • Julius Lee Aldrich, 30, Forest Ridge Road, Atlanta; probation violation.
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Georgia authorities discover body of woman last seen at bar meeting online acquaintance

The body of an Atlanta-area woman missing since earlier this month was found this week inside a car along a freeway. Yolanda Brown, 53, left her Covington home on Sept. 2 and never returned, the Newton County Sheriff's Office said. Her son, Joshua Doughy, said his mother was last seen at a bar where she met up with someone she connected with online, Fox Atlanta reported.
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Yolanda Brown’s body found on Interstate 20, officials confirm

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - It has been confirmed by Newton County Sheriff’s Communications officer Jack Redlinger that the body found in the car along Interstate 20 earlier this week belongs to 53-year-old Yolanda Brown, who was reported missing earlier this month. PREVIOUS STORY: Body found in car off I-20,...
HAPEVILLE, GA
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Newton Sheriff's Office releases names of shooting victims

COVINGTON — The identities of a couple who was shot and killed during a custody exchange Sept. 11 have been released by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office. Desiree Thomas, 33, and Craig J. Thomas, 29, were shot while dropping off Desiree Thomas’ 15-year-old daughter at the home of the teen’s father on Pebble Lane in western Newton County.
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Ga. Man Allegedly Killed Daughter's Mother and Her Boyfriend During Custody Exchange: Reports

Marquez Smith is accused of fatally shooting Desiree Cash and Craig Joshua Thomas on Sunday A man allegedly shot the mother of his child and her boyfriend during a custody exchange in Georgia on Sunday. The violence occurred at about 6:15 p.m. near Covington, about 30 miles southeast of Atlanta, when Newton County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a person shot at a home on Pebble Lane, according to FOX 5, citing police. When deputies arrived, they found Desiree Cash, 33, and Craig Joshua Thomas, 29, with gunshot...
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