Fayette jails 2 men for armed robbery

Fayette jails 2 men for armed robbery

Two Atlanta men are in custody on armed robbery charges in connection with a Sept. 22 incident off Ga. Highway 279 in north Fayette County. Jerell S. Palmer, 22, and Richard T. Presley, 20, both of Atlanta, were charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault and false imprisonment, according to Sheriff Barry Babb. Richard T. Presley […]

East Point woman nets 15-year prison sentence for PTC felonies

East Point woman nets 15-year prison sentence for PTC felonies

An East Point woman on Nov. 16 was sentenced to 15 years in prison based on numerous charges from a June 2016 incident in Peachtree City. Quasha Nicole Harris, 32, was convicted of felony obstruction of a police officer, felony shoplifting, identity fraud, forgery in the 2nd degree, possession of a controlled substance, fleeing and […]

Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

Peachtree City police: 4 arrested in crime spree across 2 counties, 3 cities

A joint effort between the Peachtree City Police Department, Coweta County Sheriff’s Office, Fayetteville Police Department, and Tyrone Police Department has resulted in several arrests, across three jurisdictions, for thefts from vehicles and other related crimes. On Saturday, Nov. 18, a patrol sergeant from the Peachtree City Police Department stopped a vehicle for a minor […]

Newnan man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

Newnan man fleeing deputies crashes into Brooks house

Newnan resident Jeremy R. Harrison faces numerous charges from a Nov. 10 incident in south Fayette County where his vehicle crashed into a house while being pursued by deputies. Harrison, 36, was charged with burglary, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a sawed-off shotgun, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of […]

Fayette crime: 2 burglaries, 7 entering autos

Fayette crime: 2 burglaries, 7 entering autos

The period of Nov. 6-12 came with two burglaries in unincorporated Fayette County, seven entering autos in Fayetteville and a stolen golf cart in Peachtree City. Unincorporated Fayette had two burglaries reported during the period. One of those occurred between Nov. 6-8 at a newly constructed residence on Rising Star Road in south Fayette. Sheriff […]

North Fayette man charged with molesting child relative

North Fayette man charged with molesting child relative

A north Fayette County man has been charged with child molestation allegedly involving a family member. Aaron Z. Horton, 36, was charged on Nov. 9 with child molestation, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sheriff Barry Babb said Horton was alleged to been involved in touching a family member in a private area. The incident […]

3 teen car theft suspects chased, caught in Fayetteville

3 teen car theft suspects chased, caught in Fayetteville

Three teenaged males suspected of car theft were taken into custody on Nov. 2 in Fayetteville after traveling from the Grantville area. Above, this Ford Explorer was abandoned by three males at the Waterfall business park in Fayetteville after being pursued in connection with a possible vehicle theft in Grantville. Photo/Submitted. Jakwon D. Oglesby, 17, […]

Fayetteville man, 54, charged with assaulting his wife

Fayetteville man, 54, charged with assaulting his wife

A Fayetteville man was arrested Nov. 5 on aggravated assault charges involving his wife following a domestic incident. Anthony Benjamin, 54, was charged with aggravated assault and three counts of cruelty to children, according to Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Chad Myers. Myers said Benjamin’s wife called 911, saying her husband had attempted to break down […]

Peachtree City man faces felony charges in couple’s traffic deaths in front of movie theater

Peachtree City man faces felony charges in couple’s traffic deaths in front of movie theater

A Peachtree City man faces charges from a July traffic accident in east Coweta County that claimed the lives of a Newnan couple. Andrew J. Wiemann, 28, was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, DUI less safe, reckless driving and running a red light, according to Coweta County Jail records. The July 29 traffic […]

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