Decatur County

Charges filed in killing of Georgia Sheriff’s Lieutenant

Charges filed in killing of Georgia Sheriff’s Lieutenant

Charges have been filed in the killing of Decatur County Sheriff's Lt. Justin Bedwell. The charges against Troy and Brad Phillips from Georgia include the following, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. 1. Felony Murder 2. Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer 3. Party to the crime of murder 4. Attempted home invasion 5. Aggravated Assault (2 counts for 2 occupants inside house they attempted to shoot their way into) 6. Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon 7. Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime Charges from Seminole County, Florida were also filed and…
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A Georgia Sheriff’s Lieutenant has died after being shot during a car chase

A Georgia Sheriff’s Lieutenant has died after being shot during a car chase

A Georgia law enforcement officer who was shot over the weekend during a car chase died from his injuries this morning. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirmed that Lt. Justin Bedwell of the Decatur County Sheriff's Office died Monday morning. "Lieutenant Bedwell will be truly missed and we are devastated by his passing. Please continue to pray for Lieutenant Bedwell’s family, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and our community," the Sheriff's office said in a Facebook post. According to the GBI, preliminary information indicates that a Seminole County deputy was attempting to conduct a traffic stop on two suspects, one later…
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