Threat shuts down Coweta school

Threat shuts down Coweta school

  An individual who had made threats against a Newnan Crossing Elementary School staff member was arrested by law enforcement Friday morning. Classes at Newnan Crossing Elementary School were cancelled on Friday, Feb. 3, due to the threats, said school system spokesman Dean Jackson. Jackson said normal operations will resume on Monday, Feb. 6. “Newnan […]

Radio-controlled airplanes stolen from car

The week of Jan. 24-30 came with a burglary and two entering auto incidents in unincorporated Fayette County.

Radio-controlled airplanes stolen from car

The burglary was reported at approximately 9 a.m. on Jan. 30 and occurred on Halcyon Court in northeast Fayette, said Sheriff Barry Babb. Babb said the homeowner entered the garage and found her vehicle ransacked. The homeowner said she was not sure if she locked the vehicle on the previous night. Two other vehicles belonging […]

Fayetteville vehicle fire turns into arrest

Todd Reiger was charged with burglary, peeping Tom, two counts of loitering or prowling, three counts of entering auto, obstruction and criminal attempt.

Fayetteville vehicle fire turns into arrest

A Sharpsburg man was arrested Jan. 19 on multiple charges after a Fayetteville vehicle fire turned into the man attempting to unsuccessfully to steal three other vehicles while running through yards in a residential neighborhood south of Fayetteville. Todd Reiger, 48, was charged with burglary, peeping Tom, two counts of loitering or prowling, three counts of entering […]

Fayette traffic stop reveals stolen merchandise

Driver charged with receiving stolen goods.

Fayette traffic stop reveals stolen merchandise

A Forest Park man was arrested in north Fayette County on Jan. 18 after a traffic stop revealed a van containing stolen merchandise. Jentez Alford, 20, was charged with theft by receiving stolen merchandise, fleeing and eluding, failure to maintain lane and driving an unsafe vehicle, according to Sheriff Barry Babb. Babb said a deputy […]

Carrollton man is named as culprit in Mon. violent home invasion, shootout

Carrollton man is named as culprit in Mon. violent home invasion, shootout

  A Carrollton man died Jan. 16 along Palmetto Road outside Tyrone after a home invasion and a shoot-out with law enforcement from three agencies. Thirty-six-year-old David Wesley Carroll died Jan. 16 after a home invasion in Tyrone, wrecking the stolen car near Line Creek on Palmetto Road just inside the Fayette County line and […]

Busted in Peachtree City!

Busted in Peachtree City!

  Two Carrollton men on Jan. 13 were arrested by Peachtree City police after a traffic stop revealed quantities of drugs and other items. Adrian R. Brown, 23, and Maltimore D. Andrew, Jr., 27, were both charged with three counts of possession/sale/manufacture of drugs, possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime and […]

Car recovered in Fayetteville carjacking, kidnapping

Car recovered in Fayetteville carjacking, kidnapping

  Fayetteville police recovered the stolen vehicle, but are still looking for three suspects in a carjacking and kidnapping incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 15 at the Checkers restaurant. Fayetteville Police have located the stolen Lexus GX470, taken during a carjacking and kidnapping which occurred at the Checkers restaurant in […]

Entering auto plague returns

Entering auto plague returns

  Four hotels in Peachtree City were the scene of seven entering auto incidents on Jan. 12. Most of the vehicles had windows smashed with few items stolen. All occurring on Jan. 12, vehicles were entered at the Hilton Garden Inn on Commerce Drive, Crowne Plaza on Aberdeen Parkway, Hampton Inn on Westpark Drive and […]