WQCH and Georgia 93.7 Local News Headlines 11-14-23


Walker County authorities are asking for your help in locating a missing teen.  17-year-old Stephanie Vanessa Catalan Hernandez was last seen Saturday morning at 8am.  She left her Rossville home with an unknown person.  Stephanie is 4-foot-6 and weighs 125 pounds.  If you know the whereabout of Stephanie or have information related to her disappearance please contact the Walker County Sheriff’s Department.

The Walker County Detention Center reported two felony arrest on Sunday.  45-year-old Andrea Ann Newby was arrested and charged with terroristic threats and felony obstruction of law enforcement.  35-year-old Jacob Allen Naber was charged with simple assault, terroristic threats, aggravated assault and simple batter against Law Enforcement among other charges.

Deputies with the Dade County Sheriff’s Office made two separate drug busts over the weekend.

In the first case, a deputy completed a traffic stop, in which they found over one pound of ecstasy. They arrested the driver on multiple charges, including drug trafficking.  Deputies said they seized about 2,300 ecstasy pills. They say the value of these pills is more than $45,000. In the second case, deputies completed another traffic stop, in which they found meth. The value of the meth was more than $1,200 and the drugs were packaged in several baggies. Deputies arrested that driver as well.  That driver faces several charges, including drug distribution, according to the sheriff’s office.

A Georgia man has been charged with threatening to kill GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, her family, and her staff.  Sean Patrick Cirillo, 34, of Macon, Georgia, called Greene’s office on Wednesday and threatened to shoot and kill her, according to the representative’s office.  Cirillo is charged with using communications devices to make threats, according to a spokesperson with the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia — a felony offense.