Pete Skiba

Public Safety Reporter


Pete Skiba is police and fire reporter for The Albany Herald. Skiba covers the Albany and Dougherty Clounty police departments, as well as the Dougherty County Sheriff's Office, the Albany Fire Department, and other area and state law enforcements agencies.

Recent Stories

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Outlook 2013: Police officials use more technology in fight against crime

Various law enforcement agencies promise to protect and serve the community in 2013.

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Police/Fire/EMS - Feb. 17, 2013

Dougherty County police respond to at least 31 incidents.

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Police/Fire/EMS report for February 16, 2013

APD responds to at least 44 incidents.

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Fire hits house second time in a day

A tricky fire smolders and restarts in a home located on Honeysuckle Drive.

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One suspect is arrested in hotel television theft case

Albany police arrest a suspect after he advertises stolen TVs on his cell phone.

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Police/Fire/EMS report for February 15, 2013

APD responds to at least 39 incidents.

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UPDATE with identity. No evidence of foul play in East Albany death

A man finds his friend dead in an abandoned auto repair shop before 4:20 p.m. Thursday.

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Veteran walking to Atlanta travels through Dougherty

A Marine Corps veteran plans to walk to every state capitol in the country to aid wounded veterans and raise awareness of their needs.

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Police/Fire/EMS - Feb. 14, 2013

Albany police respond to at least 40 incidents.

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Man pleads guilty in $1M bribery case

The Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany retired employee faces a maximum sentence of 15 years.

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