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 […]

FBI seeks ‘wave cap bandit’ for multiple area bank robberies

FBI seeks ‘wave cap bandit’ for multiple area bank robberies

Suspect robbed 1 Fayette bank, cased another, was scared off The man fitting the description of the individual involved in the Oct. 18 attempted bank robbery of the Bank of America in Fayetteville is being sought by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in connection with several recent bank robberies in south metro Atlanta. Above, […]

Scuffle with Peachtree City police brings new charges for hijacking suspect

Scuffle with Peachtree City police brings new charges for hijacking suspect

A Peachtree City man was arrested Oct. 29 after an altercation at a traffic stop on South Peachtree Parkway at Ga. Highway 54. Officers conducted a traffic stop near the intersection and subsequently arrested 55-year-old Charles H. Heard for obstruction. Heard also had a warrant pending, said Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Mark Brown. Above, […]

Husband fires at man in wife’s bed, burns naked man’s clothes

Husband fires at man in wife’s bed, burns naked man’s clothes

A north Fayette County man faces multiple charges resulting from an Oct. 17 incident where he assaulted a man in the home of the woman from whom he was said to be separated. Dainsworth Duane Harris, 34, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, armed robbery, false imprisonment, battery and 3rd degree arson, according to […]

Smash-and-grab thieves hit 10 vehicles, would-be robber scrams

Smash-and-grab thieves hit 10 vehicles, would-be robber scrams

The period of Oct. 16-22 came with a suspicious and potentially would-be bank robber who was scared off by employees in two Fayetteville banks. The period also came with several entering auto incidents in Peachtree City. Above, surveillance video shows damaged ATM machine at a Walgreen’s pharmacy. Photo/Fayetteville Police Department. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Chad […]