Ben Nelms

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Crime reports: theft of copper wire worth $2,000, cash register burglary, auto break-in

Copper prices are still up, which could account for the number of recent wire thefts around Fayette County. One such case involved the theft of...

Police find partially nude woman behind business on Hwy. 54 West and arrest her

A Florida woman found behind a Peachtree City business at 3 a.m. with no clothes on from the waist down landed in jail on Nov....

Pursued driver jumps from disabled vehicle, gets tased near Fayette County Jail

A Savannah man fleeing from Fairburn police into Fayette County on Nov. 28 was taken into custody after having his vehicle disabled in Fayetteville and...

Man jailed for groping woman in Goodwill workroom

A Jonesboro man eluded local law enforcement for more than a year on charges of sexual battery. He is now in jail in Fayette after...

Stop sign violation leads to felony mushroom charges in Fayetteville

Running a stop sign can lead to a ticket. Things can get much worse for the driver if drugs and a handgun are found in...

Bank tries to do right thing, gets scorched by irate customer

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it would seem likely that most people would be thankful if someone returned their purse found in a bank...

Thieves hit 6 vehicles at 3 Tyrone homes plus 2 vehicles in Fayetteville’s Pavilion

Multiple suspects are being sought by Tyrone police after six vehicles were entered at three homes on the town’s north side on Nov. 17. Tyrone...

Bumped pistol fires bullet into apartment above, Fayetteville police say

Be careful when handling, or failing to handle, a firearm in a way that can lead to potential problems. That was a lesson learned by...

Student, 17, charged with domestic terrorism for threats against 2 Fayette high schools

A north Fayette County high school student has been charged with domestic terrorism in connection with threats made to two Fayette County high schools. Investigators...

2 Fayette businesses burglarized, 2 work vehicles hit by thieves

Employees at a local dry cleaners got a surprise when they showed up for work on Nov. 13. They found that a glass door had...