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Shootings that terrorized a town lead to multiple drug arrests

Baldwin County Sheriff Bill Massee said nearly 20 arrest warrants were issued early Wednedsay, May 24, 2017, in a nearly 2-year investigation sparked by a wave of shootings in the Milledgeville area that began in the summer of 2015 and culminated with recent indictments in a joint operation with local police, FBI, DEA, ATF and the drug task force.

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The stash in her bra led to a drug bust

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Heather Monique Burkett, 37, of Douglas, after a stash of suspected methamphetamine was found in her bra during a traffic stop on Mosley Road near Kingwood Road.

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Robber steals Macon man’s wallet, then drops it when victim opens fire

A Macon, Georgia, man whose wallet was stolen by a robber over the weekend got his wallet back minutes later — after opening fire on the bandit, who then dropped the wallet, authorities said. Marvin Tolbert, who was working on a truck Saturday afternoon in the 2200 block of Gray Highway north of Walnut Creek and Graham Road, told the cops that he was held up by a guy who sneaked up on him near a vacant building there.

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Making a mad dash in heavy rain

Folks got caught in heavy rain Wednesday morning near downtown Macon. Volatile conditions prompted a tornado watch until 6 p.m. On May 24, 2017.
Joe Kovac and Liz Fabian The Telegraph
Making a mad dash in heavy rain 0:27

Making a mad dash in heavy rain

Firefighter killed battling fire arrives home in Montezuma 0:57

Firefighter killed battling fire arrives home in Montezuma

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Howard High senior finds passion in contemporary violin music

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Escorting a fallen firefighter