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CPD: Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in Covington

A traffic stop for a busted taillight resulted in the arrest of a Covington man on drug charges.         

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Newton County Jail Log: Jan. 11

Charlie Marques Banks, 24, Covington, Jan. 9, parole violation, probation violation

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NCSO: Traffic stop leads to two arrests

NCSO: Traffic stop leads to two arrests

Two people were arrested when a traffic stop for an equipment issue on Highway 81 turned up outstanding warrants and other infractions on the driver ...

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CPD: Daughter arrested after threats against mother

CPD: Daughter arrested after threats against mother

A 30 year-old Covington woman was arrested by the Covington Police Department (CPD) after she reportedly threatened to kill her mother during an argument Jan ...

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Newton County Jail Log: Jan. 5

Daryl Ross Arnold, 42, Conyers, Jan. 2, possession and use of drug related objects, possession of methamphetamine

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NCSO, Crime Stoppers seek help in identifying armed robber

NCSO, Crime Stoppers seek help in identifying armed robber

Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) Investigators and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are seeking the public’s help in reference to a recent armed robbery.

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UPDATE: Arrests made in armed robbery at Ingles

UPDATE: Arrests made in armed robbery at Ingles

UPDATE:

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Newton County Jail Log: Dec. 28

Bobby Scott Anglin, 53, Covington, Dec. 27, criminal trespass, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of a schedule IV controlled substance and ...

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Driver, passenger arrested after seen urinating in public

After relieving himself outside a downtown business, a local man led officers with the Covington Police Department (CPD) on a chase throughout town before being ...

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Newton County Jail Log: Dec. 22

Seth Ryan Abernathy, 32, Social Circle, Dec. 19, probation violation

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U.S. Marshals arrest man in Oxford

A man wanted for three counts of armed robbery in North Carolina was arrested in Oxford Tuesday.

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Scammers impersonating law enforcement/judicial officers, targeting public with "jury duty" scam

The FBI Atlanta Division and its Savannah Resident Agency are warning the public to be on alert for a phone scam wherein the caller impersonates ...

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Harassment, threats result in warrants

A warrant has been issued for a Covington man after reports of harassments and threats against a local police officer.

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Newton County Jail Log: Dec. 14

Emmanuel Nairobi Asu, 45, Conyers, Dec. 13, driving while license suspended or revoked, marijuana-possession less than 1 ounce, no proof of insurance, suspended, revoked or ...

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Waffle House brawl leads to arrests

Waffle House brawl leads to arrests

After reports of an early morning brawl at the Waffle House at 6137 Highway 278 in Covington on Sunday, Covington Police Department (CPD) Officer Matt ...

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Suspects in 2015 Silos shooting to face joint trial

Suspects in 2015 Silos shooting to face joint trial

Two of the three suspects in the shooting death of a 26-year-old Newton man in the Silos of Ellington neighborhood last year will be tried ...

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Newton County Jail Log: Dec. 7

Michael Ryan Allen, 20, Porterdale, Dec. 5, back for court

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19-year old arrested for murder Tuesday

Elijah William Ramoutar, 19, has been arrested by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office (NCSO) for the murder of Alyssa Ann Wright, 19, Tuesday evening.

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3 Newton County children safe after Amber Alert

3 Newton County children safe after Amber Alert

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office issued an Amber Alert late Thursday night after three children were taken by their father after a domestic dispute ...

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Newton County Jail Log: Dec. 1

Chester Thomas Akins Jr., Covington, Nov. 28, hold for other agency (Banks County), hold for other agency (Cherokee County), theft by receiving stolen property

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New Jersey man arrested after driving on I-20 without a tire

New Jersey man arrested after driving on I-20 without a tire

After reports of a vehicle traveling down Interstate 20 with no tires, Covington Police Department (CPD) found the reported vehicle, which was in fact missing ...

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Newton County Jail Log: Nov. 23

Bryan Howard Allen, 33, Covington, Nov. 18, probation violation

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NCSO tracks down hot vehicle

NCSO tracks down hot vehicle

The westbound lanes of Interstate 20 were briefly shut down Nov. 23 while fire department personnel extinguished the flames of a stolen vehicle, according to ...

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Traffic stop nets drug arrest

Traffic stop nets drug arrest

After following a truck registered to a known drug house, Covington Police Officer Steve Swann initiated a traffic stopped that resulted in a foot pursuit ...

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