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Police search for missing 14-year-old Jonesboro boy

Police search for missing 14-year-old Jonesboro boy

JONESBORO -- Police in Clayton County are searching for a 14-year-old boy named Zaire Scabdrett who was last seen Wednesday when he left for Jonesboro High School. Family members said Zaire was supposed to return home by 10 p.m. According to police, Zaire suffers from ADHD but doesn’t take any medication. Zaire is described as a fourteen -year-old black male, brown eyes, black hair, 100 lbs., and 5’02” in height. Zaire was last seen wearing a green hoodie, black jeans, and white Air Force Nikes shoes. Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Zaire Scabdrett should contact the Clayton…
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Georgia man dead after two-county police chase

Georgia man dead after two-county police chase

A 29-year-old Griffin Man was killed by police Saturday morning after a chase that started in Clayton County ended in neighboring Spalding County. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 1:05 a.m., Clayton County Police Department officers were dispatched to be on the lookout for a tan Lincoln Town Car being driven by an intoxicated driver who left the area of Taps Bar and Grill in Jonesboro. A short time later, an officer saw the described vehicle traveling southbound on Tara Boulevard and conducted a traffic stop. The vehicle was being driven by Stephen…
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Stone Mountain woman shot by Clayton County deputy

Stone Mountain woman shot by Clayton County deputy

JONESBORO -- A 36-year-old Stone Mountain woman was shot by a Clayton County Deputy Saturday evening while the deputy was responding to a "shots fired" call at a Jonesboro residence. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, a Clayton County Sheriff’s deputy arrived on the scene first and encountered a woman, later identified as Twanetta Griffey. During the encounter, the deputy shot Griffey, who was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. GBI officials say a gun was located in close proximity to Griffey. The deputy was not injured during the incident.  The Clayton County Police Department is currently investigating…
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