School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

  Peachtree City Elementary School was put on temporary lockdown May 17 until officers located the Griffin man who had been seen inside the school fence after being asked to leave the property. Kenneth B. Sampler, 22, was charged with loitering and resisting an officer, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sampler had outstanding warrants […]

Several cited for loitering

Several cited for loitering

  Peachtree City police reports for the period of May 12-18 included a group of people cited for loitering at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. A police report from May 17 stated that an officer at approximately 7:15 p.m. observed eight suspicious individuals loitering behind the bathroom building at Pebblepocket Park on Willow Road. After […]

Underage online porn charges snag man, 19

Austin M. Boone

Underage online porn charges snag man, 19

A Fayetteville man has been charged with electronic pornography and child exploitation after an investigation by the federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Fayetteville investigators. Austin M. Boone, 19, of Pine Circle, was charged with exhibiting sexually-explicit materials to minors and two counts of electronic pornography and child exploitation, according to Fayette County Jail […]

2 men caught at Verizon store, charged with possessing fake IDs

Zachariah Walker and Jonathan Wright

2 men caught at Verizon store, charged with possessing fake IDs

An Atlanta man and a Decatur man were arrested May 6 by Peachtree City police after they were discovered to be in possession of a number of forms of government identification. Zachariah J. Walker, 24, of Decatur, was charged with 11 counts of financial identity fraud, seven counts of manufacture/sale of false identification, seven counts […]

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