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NCSO H.E.A.T. Unit reports St. Patrick’s Day weekend stats

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) H.E.A.T. (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic) Unit tallies more than 100 traffic violations, including nine ...

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NHS evacuated due to bomb threat, law enforcement determined call was hoax

NHS evacuated due to bomb threat, law enforcement determined call was hoax

This afternoon Newton High School (NHS) received telephone threats from a person indicating that a bomb was in the building, according to a press released ...

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Update: Emergency Pawn burglarized again

Update: Emergency Pawn burglarized again

UPDATE March 22, 3:50 p.m.: On March 22, CPD released videos of the burglary in progress. They also released a video of a ...

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NCSO H.E.A.T. Unit to target drunk drivers

NCSO H.E.A.T. Unit to target drunk drivers

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) H.E.A.T.  (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic) Unit will be out in full force this weekend ...

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Newton County Jail Log: March 15

Newton County Jail Log: March 15

Emanuel Preston Allen Jr, 25, Covington, March 12, battery, cruelty to children, cruelty to children

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11-year-old charged with making threats

11-year-old charged with making threats

An Oak Hill Elementary School student is facing misdemeanor charges after reports of an online threat surfaced two weeks ago.

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Two stabbed during fight in Covington

Two stabbed during fight in Covington

Two people were stabbed, including one critically, during a fight in Covington Sunday.

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NCSO starts St. Patrick's Day patrol

NCSO starts St. Patrick's Day patrol

Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) is starting its St. Patrick’s Day early with its H.E.A.T. Unit (Highway Enforcement of Aggressive ...

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NCSO arrests five in vehicle break-in

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.

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Oxford man arrested after standoff on Emory Street

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.

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Newton County Jail Log: March 8

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

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BREAKING: Suspect in custody in CPD standoff

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 ...

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Shoplifting call turns into drug arrest for CPD

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 ...

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Traffic stop for speeding leads to drug arrest

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 ...

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Covington man arrested after traffic stop turns into chase

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 ...

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Nine arrested in ongoing NCSO investigation

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).

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Covington man arrested after fleeing deputy in school zone

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.

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Newton County Jail Log: March 1

Newton County Jail Log: March 1

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

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NCSO responds to vehicle break-ins

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.

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NCSO arrests 1 in early morning murder

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.

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Newton County Jail Log: Feb. 22

Newton County Jail Log: Feb. 22

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

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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.

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Broken headlight leads to chase and arrest

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.

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Teen arrested after fleeing traffic stop

A 17-year-old from Covington was arrested on multiple charges after fleeing a traffic stop initiated by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO).

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Foot chase for warrant leads to drug arrest

Foot chase for warrant leads to drug arrest

A Covington man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and drug charges after leading a Covington police officer on a foot chase Feb. 14.

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