McIntosh High coach charged with sexual battery

McIntosh High coach charged with sexual battery

David Munoz. Photo/Fayette County Jail.   A McIntosh High School baseball coach has been arrested on a charge of sexual battery. David Munoz, 43, of Peachtree City, was charged with one count of sexual battery, according to Peachtree City Police Department spokesman Stan Pye. Pye said that the department on April 24, “received a complaint […]

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

Large law enforcement presence overshadows neo-Nazi rally in Newnan

An April 21 rally by the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement and the presence of counter-protesters in downtown Newnan were no match for the hundreds of law enforcement officers who were there to keep the peace. Photo/Ben Nelms. The area on the south side of downtown Newnan on April 21 was the scene of a rally […]

Superior Court Judge Crawford subject of GBI investigation

Superior Court Judge Crawford subject of GBI investigation

  Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford. Photo/Ben Nelms. Griffin Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford is the subject of an investigation by the Ga. Bureau of Investigation (GBI) for reportedly instructing the Pike County Clerk of Superior Court to issue him a check for more than $15,000 and receiving those funds. District Attorney Ben […]

Fayette officials quizzed about school safety

Fayette officials quizzed about school safety

Questions: More police in schools, armed teachers, mental health watchfulness, how to improve communication? Whitewater High School forum hosts nearly 300 students, parents A student-produced school safety forum was held April 9 in the Whitewater High School auditorium. Prompted by the recent Florida school shooting, nearly 300 students and parents posed questions to a panel […]

Former Cooper Lighting employee sentenced on racketeering charges

Former Cooper Lighting employee sentenced on racketeering charges

  A former Cooper Lighting employee has been sentenced to five years in prison and restitution on racketeering charges after stealing $133,000 from the company. District Attorney Ben Coker said former Cooper Lighting employee Karen Price, who worked at the company’s Peachtree City facility, entered a non-negotiated guilty plea on April 12 in front of […]

Local governments remind parents of social hosting laws

Local governments remind parents of social hosting laws

Local governments around Fayette County have proclaimed April as Alcohol Awareness Month, with members of Drug Free Fayette and AVPride reminding parents of the legal prohibitions involved with violating social hosting ordinances adopted countywide. Above, Drug Free Fayette representative Jean Felts (C) on April 5 received a proclamation by Peachtree City Mayor Vanessa Fleisch (L) and […]

Coweta man charged with flashing women in Senoia

Coweta man charged with flashing women in Senoia

  Adam Smith. Photo/Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. A Coweta County man was arrested by Senoia police on April 4 after incidents in Senoia in mid-March where he exposed himself to two women in the downtown area. Adam Smith, 31, was charged with indecent exposure, according to Senoia Det. Michelle Worden. Worden said the incidents occurred […]

Bookkeeper steals $400k from PTC church, gets prison time

Bookkeeper steals $400k from PTC church, gets prison time

The bookkeeper for a Peachtree City church was sentenced on April 9 to two years in prison and restitution for stealing more than $400,000 from the church. C. Alana Vines, 38, of Sharpsburg, was sentenced to two years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in […]

Newnan man charged with murder

Newnan man charged with murder

  Orenthal Jermaine Carroll. Photo/Coweta County Jail. A Newnan resident has been charged in the April 4 shooting death of a Newnan man on Octavia Place. Orenthal Jermaine Carroll, 32, of Newnan, was charged with murder, according to Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider. Snider said officers at 9:45 a.m. on April 4 were dispatched […]

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