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Kincer charged with 4 counts of aggravated assault on officers

 by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor The man who was shot after fleeing from law enforcement officers last week is now in custody. After being treated for two gunshot wounds in his left arm, Rickie Joe Kincer, 31, of Altha was released from a Bay County hospital Saturday and booked into the Calhoun County Jail. He […]

Man arrested for attempting to run down wife with car

A 23-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after Blountstown Police Dept. Lt. Timothy Partridge saw him drive onto the sidewalk and try to run a woman down with his car. Partridge and BPD Officer Christian Smith responded to a call reporting an altercation between a white male and female on North Pear Street, just […]

Bristol man sentenced to life after kidnapping conviction

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A man who called 911 and said he found a severely injured woman propped up against a tree in the woods not far from his home in Liberty County was convicted last week of kidnapping and ordered to serve life in prison. Wayne Davis, 43, of Bristol, was given a […]

Teen charged with aggravated assault for brandishing gun

An Altha teenager was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly held up a handgun after passing another vehicle on SR 71 North early Sunday evening. According to the arrest report, Clevie Burch, 41, was driving north when he passed a vehicle driven by Jeremy Proctor, 18, around 6:29 p.m. Burch reported that immediately after […]

Two charged with armed robbery of Blountstown convenience store

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor Two young men suspected in Friday night’s armed robbery of a Blountstown convenience store were arrested the next day after tracking dogs followed their trail and evidence was found along the way, including impressions of a shoe print matching one left in the store. Jonathan Earl Holmes, 21, and 18-year-old […]