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Local man arrested for 10th DUI

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) deputy arrested a man for his 10th DUI offense Sunday evening after responding to a ...

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Newton County Jail Log: July 26

Newton County Jail Log: July 26

Brandon Lee Barnett, 30, Loganville, July 23, probation violation for fingerprintable charge

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Armed robbery reported on Salem Road

Armed robbery reported on Salem Road

COVINGTON, Ga. - Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) are looking for the person who robbed a Salem Road gas station at gunpoint ...

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Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

Dollar General robbed at gunpoint

COVINGTON, Ga.- The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) is looking for two people who robbed a Dollar General on Highway 81 Tuesday night.

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Distracted driving leads to drug charge

Distracted driving leads to drug charge

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Covington man was arrested on a drug charge following a traffic stop late Saturday night after he failed to maintain his lane.

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Break-in reported in Covington

Break-in reported in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington Police Department (CPD) is looking for the person who broke into a house Saturday and ransacked the inside.

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Trash illegally dumped at business

Trash illegally dumped at business

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) is looking for the person who illegally dumped trash at a Covington business Wednesday.

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Pistol taken from vehicle in Covington

Pistol taken from vehicle in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Covington man told police his handgun was stolen from his wife’s car trunk by two men helping her with her groceries.

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Brick thrown at car on Hwy. 36

Brick thrown at car on Hwy. 36

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Jackson man reported that his car was hit by a brick on Highway 36 as he drove toward Highway 162 Wednesday morning.

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Newton County Jail Log: July 19

Newton County Jail Log: July 19

Robin Marie Akins, 58, Covington, July 13, court sentenced

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LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE: Antavian Love sentenced in the murder of Enrique Ramirez Trejo

LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE: Antavian Love sentenced in the murder of Enrique Ramirez Trejo

COVINGTON, Ga. - Antavian Love, 17, will spend the rest of his life in prison after the sentencing decision was made by Alcovy Judicial Circuit Judge ...

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CPD investigates vehicle break-ins

CPD investigates vehicle break-ins

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Covington Police Department (CPD) is investigating several car break-ins that happened in the early morning hours Saturday. In one case, a handgun ...

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Three arrested for loitering and prowling in Covington

Three arrested for loitering and prowling in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington Police Department (CPD) arrested three people, including a juvenile, for loitering and prowling and handgun possession early Saturday morning after somebody ...

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NCSO seeks public's help in shooting of Oxford home

NCSO seeks public's help in shooting of Oxford home

COVINGTON, Ga. - Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are asking for the public’s help in reference ...

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NCSO seeks help in identifying armed robber

NCSO seeks help in identifying armed robber

COVINGTON, Ga. - Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) Investigators and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are seeking the Public’s Help in Reference to a recent ...

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DeKalb PD arrests Newton County woman in shooting

DeKalb PD arrests Newton County woman in shooting

COVINGTON, Ga. – TheDeKalb County Police Department (DCPD), assisted by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO), arrested a Newton County woman suspected of shooting a ...

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Covington Police investigating armed robbery

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Covington Police Department (CPD) are looking for the two people who robbed the Dollar General on Highway 278 at gunpoint ...

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Two murder suspects, drugs, stolen gun located at Conyers motel

Two murder suspects, drugs, stolen gun located at Conyers motel

CONYERS, Ga. - Suspicious activity observed by a Conyers Police Officer led to the arrest of two wanted murder suspects as well as a narcotics seizure ...

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Newton County Jail Log: July 12

Newton County Jail Log: July 12

Harold Glenn Aikens, 54, Porterdale, July 8, hold for other agency (Atlanta Police Department)

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Body found in Oxford Cemetery

Body found in Oxford Cemetery

OXFORD, Ga. – A Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) deputy on patrol in Oxford found the body of a deceased male lying on the ground ...

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Vehicles entered, purse stolen at Porterdale Elementary

Vehicles entered, purse stolen at Porterdale Elementary

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) are looking for the person who broke into two cars and stole a purse ...

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NCSO receives Triple Crown Award

NCSO receives Triple Crown Award

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) traveled to the National Sheriff’s Association conference in Reno, Nevada and received the National Sheriff ...

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Covington native captured in Conyers after burglary spree

Covington native captured in Conyers after burglary spree

CONYERS, Ga. - A commercial burglary spree has ended with the capture of long-time fugitive Jarvas “Big Show” McElroy.  “Big Show,” so named by his 6 ...

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UPDATE: 3 arrests made in Social Circle shooting

UPDATE: 3 arrests made in Social Circle shooting

UPDATE (July 7 11:20 a.m.) - The Social Circle Police Department (SCPD) has charged 3 people with false statements in connection with the Holly ...

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GSP arrests 2 after I-20 chase

GSP arrests 2 after I-20 chase

NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. – A man and woman from South Carolina were arrested in Morgan County Monday evening after leading the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) on ...

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