Grand Jury Indictment Alert – August 22, 2023

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The Grand Jury met on August 22, 2023 and considered 71 cases, including: 1 murder case, 1 vehicular homicide case, 1 serious injury by vehicle case, 14 cases involving aggravated assault, 1 terroristic threats case, 1 felony battery case, 2 arson cases, 11 cases of burglary (residential/commercial), 3 armed robbery/robbery cases, 9 cases involving property damage, 7 cases of fleeing and eluding police, 1 case of failure to register as a sex offender, 2 cases of inmates possessing illegal items, 1 case of illegal possession of firearm, 1 felony DUI case, 1 dog fighting case, 12 cases involving violations of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act and 2 cases involving officers violating their oaths of office.

Case Update: Caleb Hooten

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Indictment Alert: Grand Jury February 5, 2024

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Staying Safe as a Retiree Presentation

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DA Howard Announces 2024 Focus: #HowardEncouragingAction

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Response to Media Inquiry

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On Tuesday, December 12, 2023, I sent a letter to the chairman of the Macon Water Authority requesting the investigative report developed by David Cooke. Ideally, this report whether complete or not, should have been sent to the sheriff and me immediately so we could...