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Car runs into furniture store

COVINGTON, Ga. - Covington Police Department (CPD) Captain Philip Bradford said the CPD is actively working an accident at the Badcock furniture store.

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Johnson denied bond

Johnson denied bond

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington man accused of killing Michael Williams and setting his body on fire last month was denied bond by Superior Court Judge ...

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Theft of iPad leads to drug arrest

Theft of iPad leads to drug arrest

COVINGTON, Ga. – The theft of an iPad at one Alcovy Road motel led to the drug arrests of a Covington man and woman by the ...

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NCSO school officers complete training

NCSO school officers complete training

COVINGTON, Ga. - During the week of June 5 through June 9 the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO)School Resource Officers (SRO) successfully completed a ...

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Newton County Jail Log: June 15

Newton County Jail Log: June 15

James Miles Avery, 59, Lithonia, June 8, defective equipment, driving while license suspended/revoked, giving false name, address or birthdate to law enforcement

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NCSO following every lead on escaped prisoners

NCSO following every lead on escaped prisoners

UPDATE: Two escaped inmates captured in Tennessee after manhunt in slayings of two Georgia prison guards.

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Murder suspect bound over for trial

Murder suspect bound over for trial

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington man accused of killing a homeless man and setting his body on fire was bound over for trial today after a ...

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Two found dead in Newton home Tuesday in possible murder/suicide

Two found dead in Newton home Tuesday in possible murder/suicide

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) is investigating two people found dead Tuesday evening at a Highway 142 home.

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Newton High armed robbery suspects seek bond

Newton High armed robbery suspects seek bond

COVINGTON, Ga. – Two of the juveniles arrested for an armed robbery last month at Newton High School were granted bond Tuesday in Newton County Superior ...

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Off duty officer injured in motorcycle accident

Off duty officer injured in motorcycle accident

COVINGTON, Ga. – An off duty police officer was transported to Clearview Regional Medical Center Monday afternoon after his motorcycle was hit by a car.

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Middle school vandalized

Middle school vandalized

COVINGTON, Ga. – Vandalism at a Newton County middle school was discovered by a Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) deputy responding to another act of ...

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Newton County Jail Log: June 7

Newton County Jail Log: June 7

Mark Alan Amrose, 48, Covington, June 4, theft by shoplifting, willful obstruction of law enforcement officers

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Failure to maintain lane leads to drug arrest

Failure to maintain lane leads to drug arrest

COVINGTON, Ga. - A traffic stop for failure to maintain lane and a tag light that wasn’t working led to the arrest of a Monticello ...

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TVs, electronics taken in burglary

TVs, electronics taken in burglary

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) are looking for the person or persons responsible for burglarizing a Covington home and ...

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Near miss leads to high-speed chase and arrest

Near miss leads to high-speed chase and arrest

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Covington man was arrested Sunday after nearly striking a Covington Police Department (CPD) officer at an accident scene and leading police on ...

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Fake BOE checks passed at banks around Atlanta

Fake BOE checks passed at banks around Atlanta

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Covington Police Department (CPD) are trying to figure out who is responsible for passing fraudulent checks with the Newton County ...

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Discharged firearm call turns into warrant, drug arrest

Discharged firearm call turns into warrant, drug arrest

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) arrested a Covington woman Wednesday after a report of a discharged firearm turned up a warrant ...

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Armed robbery reported in Covington

Armed robbery reported in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Covington Police Department (CPD) are looking for the person who robbed a Covington gas station Monday night.

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House, cars shot in Covington

House, cars shot in Covington

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington Police Department (CPD) is looking for the two people responsible for shooting up cars and a house after a fight at ...

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Newton County Jail Log: May 31

Newton County Jail Log: May 31

Jerrod Lanier Aikens, 32, Georgia Diagnostic and Classification State Prison,  May 25, back for court

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Purse stolen from vehicle at Turner Lake Park

Purse stolen from vehicle at Turner Lake Park

COVINGTON, Ga. – The Covington Police Department (CPD) responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle at Turner Lake Park Tuesday.

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UPDATE: Ingles shooter arrested

UPDATE: Ingles shooter arrested

Update (May 30, 11:40 a.m.): CPD Spokesman Allen Seebaran said Swiney was apprehended after attempting to break into a residence shortly before 11 ...

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Newton County Jail Log: May 24

Newton County Jail Log: May 24

Gayla Dalyn Atkins, 47, Oxford, May 22, theft by receiving stolen property

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NCSO investigating armed robbery

NCSO investigating armed robbery

COVINGTON, Ga. - Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) are looking for the two people responsible for robbing a Covington man Sunday afternoon.

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Pistol stolen from truck

Pistol stolen from truck

COVINGTON, Ga. – Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) investigators are looking for the person who stole a pistol out of a pick-up truck over the ...

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