Adel

Shootout with police leaves Georgia man dead and officer wounded

Shootout with police leaves Georgia man dead and officer wounded

ADEL -- A 31-year-old Adel man died Saturday morning after a shootout with police. An officer was also wounded during the incident. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, two officers with the Adel Police Department responded to the 700 block of Tony Street about a stolen car at about 2:15 a.m. Saturday. The officers observed a man, later identified as Steve Newsome, in the passenger seat of the car.  Police say as Newsome got out of the car, there was an exchange of gunfire. One of the officers was struck multiple times and taken to the South Georgia Medical…
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Suspects indicted in deadly prom night shooting at ‘The Stage’ in Adel

Suspects indicted in deadly prom night shooting at ‘The Stage’ in Adel

ADEL -- A Cook County Grand Jury has indicted three people in a deadly shooting last year at "The Stage" in Adel. On Monday, the Cook county grand jury issued an indictment against 28-year-old Dashay Antwan March, 23-year-old Ra-Shay Marquez March, and 23-year-old Taurian Javon Wetrz, for the slaying of 18-year-old Emmanuel Whitehead, of Tifton and aggravated assault on 19-year-old Deshone Pierce.  A Superior Court Judge issued special presentment bench warrants for all three subjects for the following charges: Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, and multiple Felony Street Gang charges. All three subjects were already in custody on previous charges.  The Shooting: On…
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Arrest made in slaying of 41-year-old Valdosta woman found in woods

Arrest made in slaying of 41-year-old Valdosta woman found in woods

ADEL -- An arrest has been made in connection with the slaying of 41-year-old Valdosta resident Tenesha Mordon. Mordon's body was found in a wooded area near Adel Dec. 19. On Saturday, Dec. 19, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Adel Police Department arrested 32-year-old Lebray Berrian. According to the GBI, at about 4 p.m., Saturday, the Adel Police Department responded to an address on Birch Street in reference to a 911 call about a body found in a wooded area.When officers arrived, they found Mordon dead from apparent gunshot wounds. Mordon’s body was transported to the GBI Medical Examiner’s…
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