Burglars kick in doors on New Hope Road, Forrest Avenue; 2 cars hit by thieves

Burglars kick in doors on New Hope Road, Forrest Avenue; 2 cars hit by thieves

The period of May 1-8 came with two burglaries in unincorporated Fayette County and two burglaries and two entering auto incidents in Fayetteville. The burglaries and a criminal damage in unincorporated Fayette all came at residences on New Hope Road. One of the burglaries was reported on May 3. Sheriff Barry Babb said burglars forced […]

Man charged in molestation case

Man charged in molestation case

  A Fayette County man has been charged with the child molestation of a family member. Sheriff Barry Babb said 36-year-old Aaron Z. Horton, of Greenview Circle in north Fayette, was charged with child molestation and sexual battery. Babb said the charges are in connection with a family member and involves an extended period of […]

Assault victims office now open

Assault victims office now open

  Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center (SCSAC-CAC) has expanded services to Coweta County and has opened an office in Newnan. The SCSAC-CAC Newnan office open house was held on April 27 and was attended by representatives from Coweta Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, Griffin Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, law enforcement, representatives […]

PTC cop fired upon, shooter killed

PTC cop fired upon, shooter killed

UPDATED 8:20 p.m., Wednesday, May 3 — Domestic dispute turns deadly as PTC cop shoots shotgun-wielding father. It was a father-son domestic dispute that went bad when the father fired a shotgun at arriving police. Police returned fire and fatally wounded the man, identified as William Deen, a 67-year-old white male, of Gelding Garth, in Glenloch […]

Dog walker calls deputies on 3 suspected burglars

Dog walker calls deputies on 3 suspected burglars

The report of suspicious activity by an alert resident led to the April 23 arrest of three people in connection to a burglary in east Fayette County. Donnel J. Alves, 21, of Gainesville, was charged with burglary, loitering or prowling, drug-related objects, drug possession, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, carrying a concealed […]