Craigslist call ends in robbery

Craigslist call ends in robbery

‘Baby, I’m sorry. I just needed some money for my kids’ A man goes on Craigslist and invites two women to visit him at his north Fayette County home. The visit ended abruptly with the man being robbed at gunpoint by an uninvited man who subsequently entered the home. Deputies at 11:23 a.m. on Sept. […]

Boyfriend faces multiple charges after spat turns physical

Boyfriend faces multiple charges after spat turns physical

A Lithia Springs man faces charges for drugs and the false imprisonment of his girlfriend in a Sept. 9 incident in south Fayette County. Antoine S. Frye, 38, was charged with battery-family violence, false imprisonment, possession of suspected methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects and misdemeanor marijuana, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sheriff Barry Babb […]

PTC man assaults elderly woman, arrested when returns to scene of the crime

PTC man assaults elderly woman, arrested when returns to scene of the crime

A Peachtree City man was arrested on Sept. 16 after he assaulted a woman and attempted to carjack her vehicle at a drug store on Ga. Highway 54 that he frequents. Charles H. Heard, 55, of Broken Bit Way, was charged with motor vehicle hijacking and battery, according to Fayette County Jail records. Peachtree City […]

2 charged in PTC with kidnapping man in their Mercedes

2 charged in PTC with kidnapping man in their Mercedes

A Peachtree City man and one from Tyrone were charged with kidnapping and attempted robbery in an Aug. 28 incident that began in another area and ended in Peachtree City with demands for money. Isaac T. Kellum, 19, of Peachtree City (above, R), and Kenneth R. Grant, 19, of Tyrone were both charged with kidnapping […]

Fayette looking for smash-and-grab thieves

The period of Sept. 1-8 came with several entering auto incidents and thefts in unincorporated Fayette County. A Sept. 1 incident near the intersection of Ga. Highway 314 and Kenwood Road resulted in the theft of construction tools from a trailer operated by a road crew, said Sheriff Barry Babb. A vehicle parked at a […]

Newnan shooting suspect in custody

Newnan shooting suspect in custody

The Newnan Police Department on Aug. 22 announced the arrest of Michael Lewis Boykin, Jr. for the shooting of Randy Cortez Snelling that occurred on Aug. 1 on Cliff Circle. Newnan Police Department spokesperson Gina Snider said Boykin, 24, of Atlanta, was identified as the suspect during the early parts of the investigation and was […]

Fayetteville welcomes Finn to the force

Fayetteville welcomes Finn to the force

Fayetteville welcomed its furriest new member to the police department Thursday night. K-9 Finn, a 16-month-old dual-purpose German shepherd made his debut at the City Council meeting. Finn and his human partner, Officer Josh Riviere, completed the six-week training course at the Alabama K-9 Law Enforcement Officers Training Center in Northport, Ala.Finn and Riviere will […]