Officials pre-stage about 75 trailers at base in preparation for Erika, which is forecast to hit Florida on Monday
The FEMA trailers contain emergency supplies – primarily food, water and power generation equipment — that may be needed in the event the storm makes landfall early next week and impacts Georgia, or any of its neighboring states.
Defendant guilty of possession of firearm by convicted felon
Dorion Tyree Revills was found not guilty of felony murder on Friday.
Suspect accused of distributing images
Marine colonel Kyle Nickel faces two new child pornography charges.
Mayor Dorothy Hubbard introduces new Albany leaders at economic development gathering
Albany’s new city manager, police chief and fire chief address the public at an economic development summit.
Alonzo Rashad Faison is wanted on entering auto warrants
Alonzo Rasha’d Faison, 18, of Albany, has three active felony warrants for entering an auto.
Suspect charged with assault and evidence tampering
Richard M. Butler is arrested and charged with aggravated assault and tampering with evidence in connection with shooting his cousin in south Albany on Wednesday.
Raelynn Huff, 2, died Aug. 17
Jamie and Lonnie Jacobs have each been charged with second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to children in the death of 2-year-old daughter Raelynn Huff.
Victim died of unrelated causes
An autopsy reveals that Kent Adam died of causes unrelated to injuries in Lee fight.
Yathomas Riley indicted in death of his wife
Yathomas Riley, a former pro boxer, is indicted on murder charges by a Lee County grand jury Wednesday.
Subadan, Persley and Rowe to be featured at forum
Mayor Dorothy Hubbard is hosting a forum to let Albany residents learn more about City Manager Sharon Subadan, Police Chief Michael Persley and Albany Fire Chief Ron Rowe.
Identity of victims not released
Two people were shot in the parking lot of Brothers Corner convenience store early Wednesday morning.
Nickel also ordered to not leave the state and not possess a computer or cell phone
Dougherty Superior Court Judge Willie Lockette on Monday set bond for Marine Col. Kyle Nickel at $50,000. Nickel, who is charged with 25 counts of possession of explicit child pornography, has been in the Dougherty County Jail since he was arrested on Aug. 14.
Power drills stolen from Home Depot on Aug. 9
Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said two individuals left the store in a Chevrolet Suburban with white writing on the rear glass that was displaying a Georgia tag with the number ARW 0169.
Eight promoted to sergeant, four promoted to lieutenant
Eight corporals — George Barber, Jean Casseus, Prurince Dice, Schemika Foster, Tyrone Griffin, Tywon Heath, Tangela Henry and McKinley Windom — were promoted to sergeant. Four sergeants — O.C. Conley, Konetta Tyler, Duane Higginbotham and Terrance Whitlock — were promoted to lieutenant.
Public safety roundup for Monday and early Tuesday
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 22 incidents on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
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