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Boaters Discover Body in the Chattahoochee River

Boaters Discover Body in the Chattahoochee River

Discovery Reported by Boaters, Body Found in Fulton County Just before 1:30 PM this afternoon, Coweta County 911 received a call from a group of individuals that stated they had located a body along the Chattahoochee River.Both the Coweta County Sheriff's Office and the Coweta County Fire Department were dispatched to the boat ramp off Highway 16 West located near the Whitesburg Bridge.Marine 1, the CCFD's water rescue boat and its personnel, as well as members of the CCSO were deployed from the boat ramp, where they were met by the group that had reported the discovery.They followed the group…
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CCSO Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in February Armed Robbery

CCSO Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest in February Armed Robbery

Early Morning Traffic Stop Leads to Warrant Discovery Around 2:45 AM Monday morning, a Deputy with the Coweta County Sheriff's Office performed a traffic stop on a 4 door sedan displaying no tags near the intersection of East Hwy 34 and Newnan Crossing Blvd.After pulling the vehicle over, the Deputy ran the driver's information and was informed that the driver had a warrant for his arrest.The driver, Identified as Jaquavious Jamez Godfrey, 18, was booked into the Coweta County Jail on the following charges:Robbery Armed with Firearm ( Felony )Hijacking Motor Vehicle with Firearm ( Felony )Assault Aggravated with Firearm…
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CCSO Vehicle Pursuit Reaches Speeds of Over 150 MPH on I-85, Suspect Crashes in Hogansville

CCSO Vehicle Pursuit Reaches Speeds of Over 150 MPH on I-85, Suspect Crashes in Hogansville

Suspect Sped by Deputy on the Interstate Shortly before 10:30PM last night a Deputy running radar on the interstate was passed north of the 53 MM by an orange car going in excess of 100 MPH.The Deputy activated his lights and attempted to stop the car, which sped up and continued to speed south on the interstate, weaving in traffic.The vehicle was described as an orange Nissan or Infinity with West Virginia tags.By the time they were reaching Exit 47, their speed was 150 MPH. The chase continued as more members of Law Enforcement raced to join the pursuit.As they…
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Surprising Discovery During NPD DUI Stop Leads Officers to Burglary Scene, Arrest

Surprising Discovery During NPD DUI Stop Leads Officers to Burglary Scene, Arrest

NPD Stops Vehicle on Temple Ave. Around 3:30 AM an Officer with the Newnan Police Department performed a traffic stop on a Grey Chevy Silverado on Temple Avenue and Bonnell Street.After checking the vehicle and driver's status,  a second Officer that was in the area came to the stop. Officers then informed dispatch that they were conducting a field sobriety test on the driver of the vehicle.At the conclusion of the field sobriety test, Officers informed dispatch that the driver had been placed under arrest. They then asked that a wrecker be sent to pick up the driver's truck.While the…
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WW2 Torpedo Causes Hours Long Headache as CCSO, ATF, GBI and Air Force Work To Safely Disarm it.

WW2 Torpedo Causes Hours Long Headache as CCSO, ATF, GBI and Air Force Work To Safely Disarm it.

Man Calls 911 For Item In Garage Around 10 AM this morning units from the CCSO and CCFD responded to an address off River Park Drive after receiving a call from a person that believed they had what could be a live WW2 Torpedo.Residents close to the location were quickly evacuated, while traffic was brought to a halt on Raymond Hill Road. The residents of River Park Subdivision were told to shelter in their homes and were unable to leave their houses due to safety concerns.As the hours progressed the CCSO confirmed the situation saying:Good morning, we currently have the…
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Same Family Again Subject of a Swatting Attempt

Same Family Again Subject of a Swatting Attempt

Second Time in 2 Weeks For the second time in as many weeks, a family off Bryce Creek Drive in Newnan has been the target of a "Swatting" call.This time the caller claimed to be a child whose parents were downstairs, held hostage by 3 tall black men wearing masks. The caller even had screaming in the background.Just after 2:30 PM, Newnan Police Department Officers were dispatched to an address off Bryce Creek Drive. Officers were instantly familiar with the address, as it was the center of a "swatting" incident last week.Officers continued to respond out of an abundance of…
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SWAT Standoff Ends With Arrest of Timothy Washington, Suspected Shooter at America’s Best Value Inn

SWAT Standoff Ends With Arrest of Timothy Washington, Suspected Shooter at America’s Best Value Inn

Suspect, Timothy Washington, Arrested After SWAT Standoff For nearly 2 hours, members of the Coweta County SWAT team used the PA on their armored "Bearcat" to plead with suspect Timothy Washington to come out with his hands empty. CCSO Deputies had shut down Highway 29 south in front of the building during the operation for safety concerns.Around 3:22 AM, he finally headed their commands and came out of the room at the Red Carpet Inn that he had fled to.Video of the moment he comes out of the room and is taken into custody can be seen below.For more information…
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Shooting at America’s Best Value at Exit 41. Women Fighting for Life, Male Suspect at Large

Shooting at America’s Best Value at Exit 41. Women Fighting for Life, Male Suspect at Large

Original Call Dispatched as Unknown Problem - Person Down Just before 12:15 AM, Coweta County 911 received a call from employees of America's Best Value Inn, stating that they had a guest report to them that they had heard a "pop, pop, pop" sound and a female asking for help.Coweta County Fire Department units and Coweta County Sheriff's Office units were dispatched to the scene.Upon arriving to the scene, Deputies could hear a woman calling for help and entered the room. Inside the room, they found a woman that had multiple gunshot wounds.The female victim was stabilized and transported to…
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Local Man Arrested for Burglary, Battery in Separate Incidents off Earl North Road

Local Man Arrested for Burglary, Battery in Separate Incidents off Earl North Road

CCSO Originally Dispatched for Burglary In Progress On Saturday, April 30th, just before 10 PM, Coweta County 911 received a call from a resident in the 400 block of Earl North Road saying that an unidentified male, possibly intoxicated, was banging on her front door. Multiple Deputies began to respond to the location, as they responded dispatch relayed more information received from the caller, including that the male was yelling " I'm going to kill you, " the female caller and her teenage daughter took shelter within the house awaiting the arrival of law enforcement. Due to the distance of…
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Possible “Swatting” Incident Leads to Multi-Agency Response, Extremely Dangerous Situation for Local Family

Possible “Swatting” Incident Leads to Multi-Agency Response, Extremely Dangerous Situation for Local Family

Original Call was for Shooting Around 6 PM this evening the Newnan Police Department received a call for service.According to the initial dispatch to units, a male caller had called and stated he was in a dispute with a friend and had shot him.The address given by the caller was off Bryce Creek Drive. Units from multiple agencies, including the Newnan Police Department and the Coweta County Sheriff's Office, started racing to the scene.While they were responding, dispatch notified the officers that the caller had the gun on him and he refused to put it down, that he had the…
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