By Jim Wallace - bio | email ALBANY, GA (WALB) –
A Westover High school guidance counselor is on paid leave following her DUI arrest Halloween. Police say she seriously injured a woman while driving a golf cart drunk.
Dougherty County Police searched for this golf cart for several days before it was finally turned over to them. It is now impounded, still covered with Halloween decorations.
40 year old Catherine Chandler was released Sunday on $4100 bond after being charged with D-U-I, reckless driving, and injury to a person by vehicle.
The victim, 32-year-old Christal Potter, underwent surgery for leg fractures.
Police say they are still investigating the crash, which happened at a block party in the Doublegate neighborhood on Pendleton Street, with an estimated 300 people in the street.
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A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.