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Americus murder suspect sought

AMERICUS, GA – Americus Police say they’re looking for the triggerman in the city’s latest fatal shooting and have a prime suspect in mind. Americus Police Chief Mark Scott says his officers are on the lookout for 37 year old Allan Tremain Barthell of Americus. Bartell is wanted in connection...
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Man charged for fighting officers, animal cruelty in Albany

A man is facing three charges including animal cruelty following a trespass call on Wednesday afternoon. According to Albany police reports, the resident of the home called about a man, later identified as 36-year-old Nathan Bunton, that would not leave the porch of his home on North Monroe Street. APD...
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"Armed and dangerous" man wanted for Americus murder

Americus police are looking for a man wanted in connection to a murder Thursday evening. Just after 7 p.m. on July 29, Americus police and emergency personnel responded to the 600 block of Winn Street for a shooting. 30-year-old Brandon Burney was transported to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for treatment...
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COVID-19 cases on the rise at Phoebe

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Phoebe Putney Health System is at its highest number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients in about five months, according to the hospital system. As of noon Friday, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers:. Total COVID-19 patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 41 Total COVID-19 patients in Phoebe...
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Americus police looking for 'armed and dangerous' murder suspect

SUMTER COUNTY, Ga. -- Americus police are looking for a murder suspect. They say 37-year-old Allan Tremain Barthell, of Americus, is wanted for the homicide of 30-year-old Brandon Marquis Burney. Officers responded to Winn St. around 7:05 p.m. Thursday night, where they discovered Burney with gunshot wounds. The victim was...
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8 Albany gang members indicted on human trafficking, gang charges

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Eight members of an Albany gang were indicted on human trafficking and gang charges, according to a release from Attorney General Chris Carr’s office. The indictment listed a slew of different charges. The charges include:. Violation of Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act; Conspiracy to participate...
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Nurse charged with Crisp jail smuggling

CORDELE, GA- Crisp County deputies have arrested and charged a local medical professional for allegedly smuggling prohibited items into the Crisp County Detention Center. Friday morning, Crisp authorities revealed Thursday’s arrest of 45-year-old Jessica Douglas. Douglas is charged with three counts of delivery of prohibited items, tobacco, to an inmate.
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Phoebe reveals new Covid-19 hospitalizations

ALBANY, GA- As of noon Friday, these were Phoebe’s COVID-19 numbers:. Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital – 41 Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Sumter Medical Center – 4 Total COVID-19 Patients in Phoebe Worth Medical Center – 0 Total Inpatients Recovered – 2,475. Total Positive Deaths from...
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Jail nurse caught bringing contraband to inmate: Deputies

CRISP COUNTY, Ga. -- A Crisp County nurse is accused of bringing contraband to an inmate at the county jail. The sheriff's office states 45-year-old Jessica Douglas brought the inmate, 36-year-old Michael Palmer, cigarettes in three different incidents. Deputies said Douglas brought the banned items to Palmer at the Crisp...
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Georgia investigator arrested on three counts of Sodomy

LEESBURG — A former investigator with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office has been arrested and charged with three counts of Violation of Oath of Office, three counts of Solicitation of Sodomy, and three counts of Sodomy. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested 46-year-old Christopher Troy Harnage, of Leesburg, and...
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Former Georgia deputy arrested, charged with sodomy

LEE COUNTY, Ga. - A former deputy in Georgia accused of interfering in a child molestation case is now facing charges of his own. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office said 46-year-old Chris Harnage of Leesburg faces three counts each of sodomy, violation of oath of office, and solicitation of sodomy. He was arrested by sheriff’s deputies and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation on Monday.
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BREAKING: Suspect fled the scene of fatal Americus shooting this evening

AMERICUS, Ga. (WRBL) — According to Americus Police Department, the suspect of a reported shooting is wanted for homicide. Officers of Americus Police Department and emergency medical personnel responded to a reported shooting at 7:05 p.m. on the 600 block of Winn Street this evening. 37-year-old, Allan Tremain Barthell, of...
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1 killed in Americus, ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect at large

AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) - The Americus Police Department (APD) is looking for an armed and dangerous suspect after a man was killed Thursday night, according to an APD press release. Brandon Burney, 30, died at the hospital after police and EMS responded to a reported shooting in the 600 block...
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Nurse Arrested For Bringing Contraband into the Detention Center

On Thursday, July 29, 2021, at approximately 11:00 A.M. Jessica Douglas, a 45-year-old female from Cordele, Georgia, was arrested for bringing contraband into the Crisp County Detention Center. Investigators determined Douglas brought cigarettes to an inmate on three different occasions. Douglas worked as a nurse in the clinic. Douglas is charged with three counts of delivery of prohibited items, tobacco, to inmate.
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SGTC nursing grads get pinned next week

AMERICUS, GA-South Georgia Technical College will be recognizing 14 graduating practical nursing students from the Americus campus in a pinning ceremony on Thursday, August 5th at 2 p.m. in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center on the Americus campus. Jennifer Childs and Christine Rundle, SGTC nursing instructors on the...
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