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BCSO releases steps for a safe Halloween

BCSO releases steps for a safe Halloween

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office would like Barrow citizens to remain vigilant and cautious during the upcoming Halloween holiday on Friday. Following some of the simple steps below can help keep our children safe:

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Human remains found in Auburn, local resident says it could be his daughter

Authorities may soon know the identity of human skeletal remains found in Auburn over the weekend, while a father of a missing woman is still holding out hope it's not his daughter.

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Weapons, cars, more stolen from Bethlehem business

Weapons, cars, more stolen from Bethlehem business

A Bethlehem business owner is seeking help in finding burglars who stole $80,000 in cars, electronics and weapons last week in one of several cases of robbery and burglary that have hit Barrow County in the last week.

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Auburn man to serve 20 years for child porn

An Auburn man will serve a lengthy sentence in federal prison for distributing child pornography.

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Longtime Barrow fire lieutenant retires

Longtime Barrow fire lieutenant retires

A fire at his home when he was in elementary school sparked a desire in a young boys heart. That desire was to become a firefighter.

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Dog shot with arrow at home in Hoschton

Dog shot with arrow at home in Hoschton

A dog was shot with an arrow last week at a Barrow County residence.

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Auburn parents sentenced after pleading guilty to severely injuring child

Auburn parents sentenced after pleading guilty to severely injuring child

An Auburn couple has pleaded guilty to charges related to severely injuring their infant son.

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Barrow authorities make another large drug bust

Barrow authorities make another large drug bust

Local authorities have made another large drug seizure after being tipped off about a suspicious package.

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Barrow honors emergency responders who saved lives

Barrow honors emergency responders who saved lives

Ten people without pulses were resuscitated due to the actions of 32 Barrow emergency first responders this year.

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Barrow family displaced after lightning strike on Labor Day

A Barrow family was displaced after lighting struck their home on Labor Day.

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BCSO, GBI investigate employees for excessive force, lying

BCSO, GBI investigate employees for excessive force, lying

Four Barrow County Sheriff’s Office employees have left the agency after being accused of using excessive force, lying in reports and having an affair with a former inmate.

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