Pike County Times
The Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon, Georgia 30295. You can donate through PayPal at the link on the bottom of the page. Becky Watts: Phone # 770-468-7583 editor(@)pikecountytimes.com
Welcome to Pike County Times.com

This online news website is owned and operated by Becky Watts. If you enjoy reading Pike County Times, consider buying an advertisement for your business or sending a donation to support the only free online newspaper in Pike County. Donations can be sent to: The Pike County Times, PO Box 843, Zebulon, Georgia 30295. Click here to donate through PayPal. Thanks for supporting Pike County's only free online newspaper!


Photo courtesy of the Spalding County Sheriff's Office.
Spalding County Detention Officer Airlifted After Domestic Dispute

GRIFFIN - At approximately 3:38 p.m., Spalding County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a person shot at 1224 Ethridge Mill Road. Deputies were assisted by Spalding Fire, Spalding Regional EMS, and Griffin Police.

Upon their arrival, officers located a victim with a single gunshot wound to the head. The victim was identified as 34-year-old Amanda Moore. The victim was stabilized and airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center where her condition is listed as stable. A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting.

According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, “Amanda Moore is a Spalding County Detention Officer. Her father is Sergeant Larry Martin who also works with us.

Preliminary indications are that the shooting was a result of a domestic dispute between Moore and her 16-year-old stepdaughter. Moore, who was off duty, has been employed by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office for approximately one year.”

Sheriff Dix further states that, “This is a difficult time for everyone involved and we are asking for prayers of healing and strength for this family in the coming days.”

UPDATE 6.14.19 Additional information has confirmed that the 16-year-old charged in yesterday’s shooting is the adopted daughter of Amanda Moore. Deputy Moore continues to recover at Atlanta Medical Center. No other details are available regarding her condition.

Submitted 6.12.19