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The Gordon County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that one of its employees has been fired and arrested and is accused of taking about $6,000 worth of bond money.

A pair of Murray County residents were arrested by the Calhoun Police Department on several felony drug charges in the early morning hours Friday during a traffic stop after an officer discovered several suspected methamphetamine pipes and a felony amount of marijuana.

The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Monday, March 2. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

A 38-year-old Adairsville man was arrested last week by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office, in corporation with the Department of Homeland Security, on charges he was in possession of child pornography.

The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Thursday, Jan. 20. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

A man who appeared to have passed out behind the steering wheel of his vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot Friday night was arrested after police found cocaine, pills and a gun, according to Calhoun Police Department records.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Laboratory has positively identified the body discovered on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 2, as that of Caleb Nathaniel Smith, 21, of 4673 Old Federal Road, Chatsworth, according to a press release from the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office.

ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at toughening Georgia’s anti-gang laws by lengthening prison sentences, extending the reach of law enforcement agencies across county lines and adding the death penalty as an option for gang-related murder convictions.

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