Man arrested for dumping 200-300 scrap tires in Tyrone

A John’s Creek man was arrested on felony charges Wednesday in connection with the illegal dumping of 200-300 scrap tires on property in Tyrone. Charles Ejemba, 44, of John’s Creek, was arrested at his home by John’s Creek Police on felony charges of unlawful dumping for commercial purposes and was transported to the Fayette County […]

Tyrone police reports, Apr. 23-29

The following arrests were made by Tyrone Police between April 23-29. Those arested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Joshua Barry Anderson, 37, of Hollyhock Road, Douglasville, for giving false name and seatbelt violation. Charles Ejembra, 44, no street address, John’s Creek, for illegal dumping/littering. Henry Redmond, 45, of Marona Street, Atlanta, for 1st degree […]

PTC Army colonel charged with producing own child pornography

Edgar Pagan-Torres, 41, of Peachtree City, Ga., a lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Army, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on child pornography production and possession offenses. Pagan made his initial appearance before a United States magistrate judge on April 15, 2009 and was indicted Tuesday afternoon (April 27). United States Attorney Sally […]

Police reports Apr. 20-26

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty: Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, April 20 – Monday, April 26 Ketra Denae Cobb-Quinn, 35, of Adams Court, Fayetteville, for abuse/insult public school teacher/disrupt public school, disorderly conduct and simple assault. Terrance Charles […]

Police reports Apr. 15-19

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Fayette County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday, April 13 – Monday, April 19 Davion Furshun Bell, 21, of Robin Hood Drive, Elgin, Ill., for suspended license. Michelle Ines Rodriguez, 27, of St. Ives Court, Stockbridge, […]

PTC teenager charged with damaging vehicles

A 15 year-old Peachtree City resident has been charged with damaging nine vehicles in the Peachtree Station Circle Apartment complex. During the overnight hours on April 12 the police department received several complaints of tires being punctured, according to Capt. Stan Pye. A total of nine cars were damaged in the incident, Pye said. Pye said […]

Deputies arrest 1 for breaking into S. Fayette home

One man is in custody after breaking into a south Fayette home in the Wildwood Estates subdivision around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, The Citizen has learned. The intruder, who was heavily intoxicated, was found hiding in a closet by sheriff’s deputies as they searched the interior of the home. The intruder told deputies that he […]

Tyrone police reports 4-10-10

The following arrests were made by Tyrone Police between March 4 – April 8. Those arrested are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty. Rodrick Rashad Anthony, 21, for attempting to purchase alcohol under age 21. David Brian Dias, 48, of Rockpart Trace, Tyrone, for DUI, DUI less safe and open container. Gerson Fidora, 28, […]

Pilot in PTC drug smuggling case found not guilty

A Texas charter pilot was found not guilty this week of drug charges for flying two men and more than 380 pounds of cocaine into Peachtree City’s airport. Donald Fontana, a retired Delta pilot, claimed in federal court that he did not know his clients on the August 2009 flight were smuggling drugs. Instead, the […]

Fayetteville woman pleads guilty to bank fraud

A Fayetteville woman has entered a guilty plea in federal court to bank fraud relating to false tax refund claims filed with the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Linda Lindo, 55, pled guilty to participating in a scheme that resulted in more than $480,000 in fraudulent income tax return checks being […]