Carrollton man, 21, charged with raping girl

Carrollton man, 21, charged with raping girl

A Carrollton man has been charged with rape in connection with incidents in 2013-2015 involving an underage female relative who previously lived in the Tyrone area. Jarvis T. Shearer, 21, was charged with rape, according to Fayette County Jail records. Tyrone Police Department spokesperson Andrea Johnson-McCoy said Shearer’s arrest on May 18 dealt with his […]

Fayetteville man, 63, charged with molesting 2 kids

Ricky M. Bullington

Fayetteville man, 63, charged with molesting 2 kids

A Fayetteville man has been charged with child molestation and sodomy in relation to incidents involving two juveniles. Ricky M. Bullington, 63, of Hibiscus Trail, was charged with child molestation, sodomy and sexual battery, according to Fayette County Jail records. Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Mike Whitlow said the charges stem from Bullington’s involvement with two […]

Teen arrested for Peachtree City cart robbery

Teen arrested for Peachtree City cart robbery

A Peachtree City teen was arrested May 19 on robbery by intimidation charges after he stole a speaker from another golf cart driver. Chridarrius H. Heard, 17, was charged with robbery by intimidation, according to jail records. Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh said the incident occurred as Heard and the male victim, both […]

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 […]

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