Paulding County, GA Crime & Safety


UPDATE: Murder Investigation at 10230 Buchanan Highway

A male individual called Paulding E-911 to reference an unknown problem on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, at approximately 12:16 PM. Deputies responded to 10230 Buchanan Highway Dallas, GA in order to determine what was going on. When they got to the residence, Deputies had trouble making contact with anyone at the home. Eventually, Deputies were able to make contact with an intoxicated male on the scene, later identified as Joseph Mykytyn III (W/M, 43 YOA), who allowed them to enter the residence. It was later determined that Mykytyn was not a resident at this address. Once Deputies entered the home they located the homeowner, who has been identified as James Entrekin (W/M, 66 YOA), deceased inside the residence.

Man charged with Paulding County man's death

A 43-year-old man was charged in the death of a 66-year-old Paulding County man. Investigators said deputies found the suspect, who does not live at the home, outside and intoxicated. Inside, they found the victim dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Suspect charged after man found shot to death in Paulding home

A murder suspect was arrested after a man was found dead inside his Paulding County home Wednesday, officials said. Deputies were unsure if the incident was a homicide at first, but after an investigation, the sheriff’s office arrested Joseph Mykytyn III, 43, and charged him with felony murder, malice murder, aggravated assault and elder abuse. He is being held at the Paulding County Jail without bond and is considered the only suspect in the case, sheriff’s office spokesman Sgt. Ashley Henson said.

Death investigation underway in Paulding County

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. — A death investigation is underway after a man was found dead in a home in Paulding County Wednesday. A man called 911 on Wednesday in reference to an "unknown problem," according to the Paulding County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to a home at 10230 Buchanan Highway in Dallas, Georgia, at approximately 12:16 p.m.

Man found dead inside Paulding County home

PAULDING COUNTY, Ga. - Deputies surrounded a Paulding County home on Wednesday afternoon after a body was found inside. Deputies were dispatched around 12:15 p.m. to a home located at 10230 Buchanan Highway. Investigators said when the deputies arrived, they had trouble gaining access to the home, but eventually were let in by a person at the scene who did not live there.

DEA, Paulding Sheriff’s Office, and Haralson Task Force make Huge Meth and Gun Bust

DEA, Paulding Sheriff’s Office, and Haralson Task Force make Huge Meth and Gun Bust at 89 Paces Lakes Point Road in Dallas. On Tuesday, July 5, 2022, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office, and the Haralson-Paulding Drug Task Force (HPDTF) executed a search warrant at 89 Paces Lakes Point Dallas, GA 30157. This search warrant was executed following a brief investigation that led Agents to believe this location was being utilized for the purpose of trafficking Methamphetamine. Agents with the DEA made contact with Wilber Leonel Romero-Zelaya at the residence and Agents with the Haralson-Paulding Drug Task Force were able to obtain a search warrant for the residence.

115 gallons of liquid meth, crystal meth and guns seized worth $2.5 million

DALLAS, Georgia (WGCL) -- A 43-year-old Dallas man was arrested and charged with trafficking methamphetamine after agents seized 115 gallons of liquid methamphetamine and nearly 9 lbs of crystal methamphetamine that officials say has the potential street value of more than $2.5 million. Officials say DEA, Paulding County Sheriff’s Office...