October 31, 2012 RSS feed / For The Record

Mother jailed for keeping lost wallet

Contained $8,100

A Waynesboro woman was arrested for allegedly keeping a wallet she found in a parking lot.  Police say it contained $8,100 cash.  Sandra Vonick Jackson, 36, was charged with theft of lost or mislaid property last Thursday – five days More...

From the Blotter

Flat out mad  More...

Chief says man’s arrest was error

Sardis resident Miguel Kelly should have never been jailed on a municipal bench warrant.  Last week, Sardis Police Chief Gary Jones penned a public apology to 25-year-old Kelly via The True Citizen in regards to his Sept. 22 arrest.  More...

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Burke County Sheriff’s Office for the past week:   Tuesday, Oct. More...

Chief completes leadership training

Waynesboro Police Chief Alfonzo Williams has completed the Fall 2012 IACP Leadership in Police Organizations course in Athens. The three-week course was spread over a three-month period and covered leader theories, issues and leader strategies. More...

Bogus payroll checks bite Burke stores

Burke County deputies want to know who is cashing fake checks.  Two business owners were duped out of more than $11,500 after they cashed counterfeit payroll checks that appeared to be from a South Carolina construction and roofing company. More...

Judge steers students toward right path

He’s already started warning the ones who show up in his courtroom that he means business.  Now, Juvenile Judge Doug Flanagan is taking his message to students before they make it there.  More...

Waynesboro Police

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department:   Monday, Oct. More...

Deer collisions soar on Burke roadways

10 wrecks in 9 days

Whitetail deer remain a huge road hazard in Burke County.  In nine days, deputies reported 10 wrecks involving deer, including one with a motorcycle and another that ended with a downed power line.  More...