Crisp County Sheriff, Billy Hancock received information in the late hours of August 23, 2018 that two members of the agency were being held by Mexican Authorities at Federal Public Ministry for possession of weapons in the city of Cancun, Mexico.
The second suspect in the May 29 shooting of Andrea Willis at Brother's Corner convenience store on Newton Road is in custody. Darrell Eiland, 20, was picked up Sunday morning by the Opa Locka Police Department during a traffic stop.
Residents near North Monroe Street may see a police presence in the area Sunday. The Albany Police Department is looking for an armed robbery suspect who robbed someone at gunpoint at the Suntrust Bank on West Broad.
Governor Nathan Deal issued an executive order suspending collection of the state's 4% sales and use tax on jet fuel starting August 1. In the 2018 fiscal year, the state's sales tax on jet fuel amounted to more than $39 million in revenue.
The Albany Animal Control Unit received a grant that will cover the cost of new equipment and hire two new investigators. The unit was granted over $69,000 to fund a Law Enforcement Animal Cruelty & Organized Crime Enhancement Project.