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NCSO arrests five in vehicle break-in

The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) arrested five people early Saturday morning in connection with a vehicle break-in.

March 15, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Oxford man arrested after standoff on Emory Street

In a standoff that lasted less than five-hours, the Covington Police Department (CPD) was able to apprehend the barricaded gunman without any reported injuries.

March 11, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | Crime


Newton County Jail Log: March 8

Georgia Ann Avery, 49, Covington, March 4, aggravated assault, cruelty to children, possession of cocaine, probation violation for fingerprintable charge

March 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Crime


BREAKING: Suspect in custody in CPD standoff

UPDATE March 9, 10 a.m.: Jody Allen Reid was officially booked into the Newton County Law Enforcement Center at 7:56 a.m. Thursday ...

March 09, 2017 | Jackie Gutknecht | Crime


Shoplifting call turns into drug arrest for CPD

Three family members, including a man and woman from Oxford, were arrested by the Covington Police Department (CPD) after a shoplifting call and subsequent search ...

March 08, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Traffic stop for speeding leads to drug arrest

An Oxford man was arrested by the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) after a traffic stop and driver's license check led to a ...

March 06, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Covington man arrested after traffic stop turns into chase

A Covington man was arrested after running from a traffic stop and leading a Covington Police Department (CPD) officer on a chase down Newton Drive ...

March 03, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Nine arrested in ongoing NCSO investigation

Nine people have been arrested so far in an ongoing investigation by the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) of the Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO).

March 03, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Covington man arrested after fleeing deputy in school zone

A Covington man was arrested Thursday morning after speeding in a school zone and fleeing from a deputy.

March 02, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Newton County Jail Log: March 1

Malik Abdullah Allah, 18, Covington, Feb. 22, failure to appear

March 02, 2017 | Staff Report | Crime


NCSO responds to vehicle break-ins

The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) responded to reports of vehicle break-ins Feb. 27. A gun was stolen in one of the thefts.

March 01, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


NCSO arrests 1 in early morning murder

The Newton County Sheriff's Office (NCSO) has made an arrest in an early morning shooting that left one man dead.

February 28, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Newton County Jail Log: Feb. 22

Yancey Keon Axon, 21, Dodge State Prison, Feb. 21, back for court

February 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Crime


Guns stolen in pawn shop burglary

Several guns were stolen from the Emergency Pawn Shop on Highway 278 during an early morning break-in Feb. 18.

February 21, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


Broken headlight leads to chase and arrest

A Covington man was arrested Feb. 15 after leading Covington Police Department (CPD) on a vehicle and foot chase.

February 17, 2017 | Darryl Welch | Crime


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Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 17

James Roland Ward, 45, Nicholson, Dec. 2. Theft by receiving stolen property.

December 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 15

o Timothy Gene Norris, 33, Jonesboro, Dec. 3. Probation violation.

December 15, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 12

o David Lamar Ewing Jr., 30, 1089 McDonald Road, Covington, Dec. 6. Probation violation.

December 12, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 10

o Iris Lizeth Lopez, 20, 10121 Jefferson Village, Covington, Nov. 28. Duty of driver to stop or report, furnishing to, purchase or possession of alcohol by minor.

December 10, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 5

Eddie Patrick Harris Jr., 21, 9482 Tara Drive, Covington, Nov. 27. . Probation violation.

Kimberly Anne Humak, 43, 5 Peachtree St., Porterdale, Nov. 29. To serve 5 days.

December 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Dec. 3

o Lazarus Demeario Smith, 2 5, P. O. Box 2312, Covington, Nov. 19. Discharge of gun or pistol.

December 03, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Nov. 28

Wendell Craig Key, 26, Coastal State Prison, Nov. 18. Theft by taking.

Byron Joel Morris, 31, 35 Kevin Court, Porterdale, Nov. 22. Probation violation.

November 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Nov. 25

o William Taylor Rainwater, 18, Monticello, Nov. 14. Obstruction or hindering law enforcement officers, possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

November 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Nov. 24

o Jontavis Sherrod Jackson, 22, 6150 Wateroak Circle, Covington, Nov. 11. Possession of marijuana less than one ounce, terroristic threats and acts, drugs to be kept in original container.

November 24, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Nov. 21

Chad Edward Morris, 36, Conyers, Nov. 16. Two counts child support default.

Krystal Evette Parker, 25, 185 Avert Drive, Covington, Nov. 15. Contempt of court, to serve 48 hours.

November 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log Nov. 18

o Keala Charelle Smith, 21, 400 Tom Brown Road, Covington, Nov. 3. Theft by conversion.

November 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log: Nov. 16

o Kamal Islan Hodge, 19, 250 Overlook Drive, Covington, Nov. 5. Fighting in a public place.

November 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Nov. 14

o Barry O'Neal Thrasher, 36, 160 Mountain Way, Covington, Nov. 5. Probation violation.

November 14, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log: Nov. 12

o Cameron Seagal Jones, 19, 50 Pebble Brook Pass, Covington, Nov. 2. Theft by conversion.

November 12, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


Newton County Jail Log - Nov. 7

Donrico Lamont Reid, 37, Conyers, Nov. 2. Probation violation.

Patricia Ann Reid, 44, 6110 Oakwood Circle, Covington, Oct. 30. Probation violation.

November 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Crime


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