Group shoplifting thwarted at F’ville Target

Incidents of shoplifting are common around Christmas. A lot less common, though, is a group effort like the one at the Fayetteville Target last week in which a store employee and three women were all arrested for stealing. Charged with shoplifting were Fayetteville residents Fredricka Y. Douglas, 45, her daughter Charlisha J. Douglas, 17, Clarice […]

Police Blotter 121609

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, December 8 – Monday, December 14 Misty Gale Ellison, 27, of Jones Road, Forest Park, for probation violation and financial identity fraud (2). Catherine Adrianna Driver, 20, of […]

Ex-Tyrone man, 45, charged with molesting young relative

A former Tyrone resident was arrested last week for molesting a female relative under the age of 10, according to officials with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. Bruce Alan McDonald, 45, of Christopher Road, Sharpsburg, is charged with aggravated child molestation, according to sheriff’s Detective Josh Shelton. McDonald is believed to have committed several similar […]

3 arrested in 2 Fayette armed robberies

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office has made arrests in connection with two armed robberies that were reported on Nov. 29 and again on Nov. 30. On Thursday, Fayette County Sheriff’s investigators, with the assistance of the Fairburn and Palmetto police departments, arrested Sedrick Whatley, 19, and Kevin Wygant, 17, both of Fairburn. They were each […]

Murder by burning

A Peachtree City woman was arrested Monday and charged with murdering her elderly mother-in-law in a north Peachtree City home 15 months ago, police said. Valerie Lynn Dahlman, 41, of 402 Abrell Woods Court, is also charged with first degree arson relating to the death of Francis Dahlman, police said. The investigation began when fire […]

3 robberies in 3 days

Fayetteville police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Bank of America at gunpoint at 12:30 Tuesday afternoon. The bank robbery was the third armed robbery in three days across Fayette County. The suspect is described as a black male, about 5-feet-8-iches tall, 175 pounds. He was wearing an orange “South Pole” sweatshirt with […]

Homeless used in check fraud scheme

Criminals never seem to tire of finding new ways to rip people off. An approach being reported by Fayetteville Police is one where homeless people in business attire are being used here and across metro Atlanta to cash fraudulent company checks at local banks. The check fraud essentially works like this, said Det. Jim Whitlow. […]

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