Flooding Homes in Valdosta: Sewer Leak to Blame
Valdosta residents have expressed concern over a sewer leak that may have caused flooding in several homes. According to city officials, stormwater personnel responded to reports of sanitary sewage exiting the cleanouts of four homes on Pin Oak Circle. It was determined that an obstruction in the line likely caused the issue, and city staff promptly resolved the blockage. Approximately 6,300 gallons of wastewater were released from the cleanouts into One Mile Branch as a result.
Valdosta, Georgia: Man arrested on kidnapping and aggravated assault charges
A Valdosta man has been arrested on multiple charges, including kidnapping, aggravated assault, and others, according to the Valdosta Police Department. The incidents occurred between November 16 and 19. On November 16, a female victim called 911 for help after being forced into her vehicle at gunpoint by Jamie Heath, 50. He allegedly made her drive to his residence while threatening her. When they arrived, the victim managed to call 911, and Heath fled the scene before officers could apprehend him.
Convicted Felon Arrested Following Discovery of Firearms, Over 900 MDMA Pills and More in Valdosta
A convicted felon was recently taken back into custody in Valdosta after investigators discovered multiple illegal items in his home, including four firearms, over 900 MDMA pills, and more.
Investigation Underway After Citizen Discovers Human Remains in Valdosta
This weekend, skeletal human remains were discovered on Cypress Street in Valdosta, according to a statement from the Valdosta Police Department. Valdosta officials indicated that on November 25, around 5:00 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1400 block of Cypress Street after a citizen reported finding human remains. Upon arrival, officers confirmed that the skeletal remains were indeed human.
$510K for Valdosta Food & Housing Insecurity
Aetna Better Health of Georgia, part of CVS Health, has announced that it has allocated over $510,000 in community investments to support 17 local organizations. The aim of this investment is to provide essential food and housing services for individuals in Georgia who are facing food insecurity and homelessness.
Two Valdosta Juveniles Among Five Arrested by the GBI in Homicide of Thomson 13-Year-Old
The GBI has announced two additional juvenile arrests connected to the homicide of a 13-year-old boy from Thomson, bringing the total to five individuals, four of whom are minors, charged with murder.
Valdosta Man Arrested for Vehicle Break-Ins at Douglas Churches, Allegedly Stealing Firearm and More
A Valdosta man was recently arrested for breaking into multiple vehicles in church parking lots in Coffee County, allegedly stealing a firearm and other valuable items. According to a Coffee County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on October 4, a CCSO corporal was dispatched to Covenant Christian Church in reference to an entering auto theft. When the corporal arrived, he spoke with an individual who said he was leaving the church and heard about one of the vehicles at the church that was broken into.
Valdosta, Georgia: Annual Shop With a Cop Event
This December 18th, the Valdosta Police Department (VPD) will be organizing its annual "Shop with a Cop" event. “Shop with a Cop is a wonderful opportunity to foster positive relationships between our local law enforcement officers and children. It’s a chance for children to pick out holiday gifts, build connections with our police force, and create lasting memories,” the department said on its Facebook.
GBI releases footage of three men wanted for questioning in fatal shooting at Valdosta bar
GBI officials have released surveillance footage featuring three individuals sought for questioning in the homicide investigation of Brianna Long, who was fatally shot on October 29, 2023, while working at The Pier, a Remerton, Georgia bar.
A Day at Wild Adventures in Valdosta, GA! Rides, Entertainment, Animals, Pumpkin LumiNights and More
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Two bank employees plead guilty to multi-million dollar fraud and identity theft scheme
This article contains AI-assisted content. Valdosta, Georgia - Two former executives of the Southern Pine Credit Union confessed to their roles in a bank fraud and identity theft operation that spanned years. Teresa Paulo, from Valdosta, admitted guilt for one count of bank fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft. Leah Lehman, 63, also of Valdosta, pleaded guilty to similar charges on October 26.
Valdosta's Thefts: 3 Suspects Arrested, 23 Guns Stolen
In Valdosta, Georgia, authorities have made significant progress in addressing a series of thefts from vehicles that had been plaguing the city. Over the course of October, the Valdosta Police Department received numerous reports, approximately 59, regarding stolen vehicles. Concurrently, 23 firearms were also reported as stolen from these vehicles.