Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:57 GMT
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana. Deputies responded to a complaint at Jose Sanchez's house on Highway 129 North Friday. AuthoritiesMore >>
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after deputies uncovered nearly half a million dollars of marijuana.
Saturday, May 18 2013 11:42 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:42:03 GMT
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff. It was the first annual pigs in the park event, put on by the Georgia Narcotics Officer'sMore >>
Hundreds of people came out to Lake Blackshear Saturday to support law enforcement and the Crisp County Sheriff.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:47 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:47:12 GMT
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks. Police say they responded to the Dollar General on West Jackson Street around 9:15pm Friday. EmployeesMore >>
Thomasville Police are looking for two men who attempted to rob a store, scaring customers and clerks.
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
June 18, 2008
Albany - Two people have come forward to offer reward money in the shooting of the Albany Police Officer. They're offering $1,000 each. One of them is a business owner who got to know Tim Harvey when the officer patrolled the east side of town.
He hopes the reward will help catch whoever shot the man who kept him safe.
Fred Brooks has operated Five Points Laundry for the past two years and any time he needed police, officer Tim Harvey was on the scene. He said, "Made me feel a lot safer in the area. I really like the guy."
That's why he was so upset to hear that Officer Harvey had been shot. "I was shocked and I wanted to help."
So he decided to offer a $1,000 reward for the capture of the man who shot Harvey. He said, "I thought he was just a great cop and a great guy and he deserves it."
APD Spokeswoman Phyllis Banks says it's one of the best compliments any officer could receive. She said, "For an officer to have that kind of impact on a citizen, that is our ultimate goal. That he can remember what officer Harvey has done for him and his community and to reward that in this way is just fantastic."
And now another person has decided to throw another $1000 in the pot for reward money. "I think that's great," said Brooks. "It's what the community should do, come together, fight crime."
"It truly unveils what the citizens of Albany are about," said Banks. "They are committed to getting criminals off the street." And making Albany safer for us all.
The second donor wants to remain anonymous. If you have information about this case, contact Albany Police. Donations can be made at any Security Bank to the "Timothy Harvey Victim Reward Account".