11 arrested after multi-city drug investigation leads to kilos of meth, guns, thousands in cash
HARALSON COUNTY, Ga. — Multiple people were arrested following a multi-city drug investigation. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said the investigation began in September. Agents identified members of a drug trafficking organization living in Haralson, Carroll, Heard, and Troup counties and Cleburne County, Alabama. After a months-long joint investigation, authorities conducted search warrants at Daniel Lee Provo’s home in Temple, Clarissa Carla King’s home in Buchanan, and Matthew Wilson Strickland’s home in Lagrange. On Nov. 9, the Haralson County Sheriff’s Office along with other agencies sized five kilos of methamphetamine, two pounds of marijuana, fentanyl, and psilocybin mushrooms.
One dead, two others hurt after leading police on high-speed chase following alleged shoplifting
One person died and two others were injured after leading Troup County Sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed pursuit that exceeded 100 MPH Monday afternoon. The post One dead, two others hurt after leading police on high-speed chase following alleged shoplifting appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
Two found dead in West Point home identified, GBI investigating death
WEST POINT, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now involved after two people were found dead in a home in Troup County on Sunday night. West Point Police said in a Facebook post on Monday that a man and a woman were found shot to death in the home located at 614 Avenue B. Officers were called to the home just around 8:15 p.m. for a welfare check which then turned into the death investigation.
11 people arrested during joint drug investigation in northwest Georgia, Alabama
HARALSON COUNTY, Ga. - A collaborative effort among law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest and charging of eleven individuals following a joint drug investigation led by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office. The operation involved the Northwest Georgia Drug Task Force, Haralson County Sheriff’s Office, Troup County Sheriff’s Office, DEA Birmingham District Office Task Force Group 42, and 7th Judicial Circuit Major Crimes Unit.
Sheriff: 1 dead, two hospitalized after reckless driving crash in Troup County
TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WTVM) - A single-vehicle highway crash, leaving one dead and two others hospitalized, is under investigation in Troup County. According to law officials, on Dec. 4, around 2:45 p.m., the Troup County Sheriff’s Office received reports about the West Point Police Department being involved in a vehicle chase northbound on Interstate 85. Officials say the car was traveling at about 100 mph and driving extremely recklessly.
LaFayette honors Five Points with thrilling win over Troup
LaFayette’s boys basketball team honored Five Points in the perfect way on Tuesday as the Bulldogs came from behind and took a thrilling 53-50 win over Troup County. The plays of the night came from Vaderrian Story, Branaviyun Story and Deaundre Vines. Vines hit a floater that put LaFayette in a one-point lead with less than 30 seconds left in the game. Branaviyun Story took charge with five seconds left, keeping the Tigers from taking the lead. Vaderrian Story then hit two free throws to ice the game with seconds left.
Lady Bulldogs struggle in loss to Troup County
LaFayette’s girls basketball team struggled to get anything going against Troup County as the Lady Bulldogs fell to the Tigers 67-35. Troup dominated the game from the opening tip. The Tigers took a 27-point lead into halftime and continued piling it on from there. Offensive struggles completely haunted LaFayette....
Law enforcement investigating 'serious crash' on I-85 in Troup
West Point Police said they were involved in a chase, but did not release any other details about it.
Fatal High-Speed Chase in Troup County
In a tragic turn of events, a high-speed chase unfolded in Troup County on Monday, culminating in a fatal outcome. The pursuit commenced just before 2:45 p.m. when Troup County deputies, in collaboration with the West Point Police Department, engaged in a chase with a vehicle speeding at a daunting 100 mph on I-85. Described as operating in an "extremely reckless" manner amidst traffic, the situation prompted law enforcement to employ a Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT) maneuver in an effort to terminate the chase. Regrettably, the maneuver led to the vehicle careening off the road, somersaulting multiple times, and ultimately ejecting the driver. Tragically, the driver succumbed to injuries despite being rushed to Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center.
TCSO: Vehicle pursuit on I-85 results in one death, two injuries
TROUP COUNTY, Ga. (WRBL) – The Troup County Sheriff’s Office said the GBI is investigating a vehicle accident that left one dead and two injured on I-85 after a deputy initiated a pit maneuver while pursuing the vehicle. According to TCSO, on Monday around 2:41 p.m., TCSo deputies were alerted that the West Point Police […]
County moving forward with Hamilton Road annexation
During the Troup County Board of Commissioners work session on Tuesday, the county discussed a request to annex seven county-owned properties off Hamilton Road into the City of LaGrange. County Engineer James Emery presented the request at the previous LaGrange City Council work session on Nov. 28 but as is standard practice, the city reached […] The post County moving forward with Hamilton Road annexation appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
Two from Troup County arrested as part of multi-county, joint drug task force investigation
Two people from Troup County were arrested as part of a joint drug investigation in Haralson County, according to a press release from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The post Two from Troup County arrested as part of multi-county, joint drug task force investigation appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
GBI investigating double homicide in West Point
TROUP COUNTY, Ga. - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has been called in to investigate a double homicide in West Point in Troup County. According to West Point Police Department, officers went to a residence in the 600 block of Avenue B for a welfare check around 8:15 p.m. Dec. 3.
Mrs. Christine Bray
Mrs. Christine Bray passed away Monday. She was born to the late Dorothy Flowers Bray in Troup County, Georgia on July 28, 1950. Survivors include a daughter, Bonita Bray; son, Willie (Shayla) Bray, Jr.; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sisters: Shirley, Jenevia and Teresa; brothers: Charles (Cheryl), Tony, Timothy ,Vanzie (Tina), David (Sonja); brothers-in-law: Willie Milton (Flora) Bray, Jaycee (Deborah) Bray; sisters-in-law: Mable, Nellie (David) Jennings; and an array of relatives and friends.
Preliminary report shows log truck at fault in school bus crash
The preliminary report from Georgia State Patrol has a log truck at fault in a crash that involved a Troup County School System bus Thursday. The preliminary information says a Blue 2005 Mack 600 log truck was traveling south on Pegasus Parkway and disobeyed a traffic control device, entered the intersection and struck the bus […] The post Preliminary report shows log truck at fault in school bus crash appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
‘The logs were bouncing everywhere:’ Victim describes what she saw in bus-log truck accident
Three Troup County School Systems were on a school bus when it was involved in a wreck with a log truck on Thursday on Pegasus Parkway. Two of the students were taken to the hospital as a precaution, according to a press release from the TCSS. Logs were strewn across the roadway following the accident. […] The post ‘The logs were bouncing everywhere:’ Victim describes what she saw in bus-log truck accident appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.
Eleven Arrested Following Drug Investigation in Haralson County
The GBI has arrested and charged eleven people following a joint drug investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s West Metro Regional Drug Enforcement Office, Northwest Georgia Drug Task Force, Haralson County Sheriff’s Office, Troup County Sheriff’s Office, the DEA Birmingham District Office Task Force Group 42, and 7th Judicial Circuit Major Crimes Unit.
It’s Open! Ribbon cutting held for county’s new Oakfuskee Conservation Center
Troup County hosted a ribbon cutting for the beautiful new Oakfuskee Conservation Center on Friday after dedicating months of tireless work to the facility. The $3 million 25,000-square-foot facility will be able to accommodate over 300 guests and will be open to the public for booking community and private events. In fact, it was already […] The post It’s Open! Ribbon cutting held for county’s new Oakfuskee Conservation Center appeared first on LaGrange Daily News.