Crime

Deputies arrest 1 for breaking into S. Fayette home

One man is in custody after breaking into a south Fayette home in the Wildwood Estates subdivision around 1 a.m. Sunday morning, The Citizen has learned. Read More»

Tyrone police reports 4-10-10

The following arrests were made by Tyrone Police between March 4 - April 8. Those arrested are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.

Rodrick Rashad Anthony, 21, for attempting to purchase alcohol under age 21.
David Brian Dias, 48, of Rockpart Trace, Tyrone, for DUI, DUI less safe and open container.
Gerson Fidora, 28, of Palmetto Road, Tyrone, for allowing unlicensed person to drive, seatbelt violation and failure to obey stop sign.
Ashely Marcel Llewellyn, 31, of Pat Nell Drive, Peachtree City, for warrants served. Read More»

Pilot in PTC drug smuggling case found not guilty

Charter pilot says he was told clients were in the oil business

A Texas charter pilot was found not guilty this week of drug charges for flying two men and more than 380 pounds of cocaine into Peachtree City’s airport. Read More»

Fayetteville woman pleads guilty to bank fraud

Scheme involved depositing fraudulent tax return checks

A Fayetteville woman has entered a guilty plea in federal court to bank fraud relating to false tax refund claims filed with the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Read More»

F'ville cops run down phony kidnapping, phony check scam

Suspect races from Burger King, locks himself in Waffle House restroom; 3 arrested

Three people are in police custody after a 911 call sent officers to the Fayetteville Burger King to investigate a reported kidnapping Tuesday afternoon, police said. Read More»

Mom arrested for holding knife to daughter’s throat

A Fayetteville woman was arrested after an April 2 altercation with her daughter during which the she held a knife to the 15-year-old’s throat, police said.
Janis Miles, 42, was charged with aggravated assault with a knife, according to Fayetteville police spokesperson Steve Crawshaw. The daughter called 911 to report the incident, Crawshaw said.

Crawshaw said the two were arguing over flyers or letters that the mother was typing for her daughter. Miles later told officers that during the argument her daughter elbowed her in the stomach, Crawshaw said. Read More»

Police reports Mar. 30-Apr. 5

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty:

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
Tuesday, March 30 - Monday, April 5
Quentonio James Anderson, 22, of Hemlock Way, Jonesboro, for drug law violation.
Nicholas Jermaine Ball, 36, of Lake Ridge Parkway, Riverdale, for burglary (2).
Michael Stewart Hollingsworth, 17, of Lake Point Lane, Fayetteville, for drug law violation.
Samuel Elijah Jackson, 19, of Blum Road, Jackson, for theft by taking (3). Read More»

Coweta bank robbery suspect’s photo released

Suspect wanted in connection to the March 15 robbery at the Wachovia Bank on Amlajack Road in Newnan.

The Coweta County Sheriff’s Office has released the photo of the suspect in the March 15 bank robbery at the Wachovia Bank on Amlajcak Road in Newnan. The man is also wanted by MARTA police for a robbery. Read More»

Arson responsible for 10 Newnan fires in 6 months

The southeast side of downtown Newnan has been the site arson fires at 10 vacant homes since October. The city of Newnan has posted a $5,000 reward in an effort to help nab Read More»

Newnan offers reward in beating of 90 year-old woman

The Newnan City Council is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the September beating of a 90 year-old woman in her home on Pinson Street.

On September 21 the Newnan Police Department began an investigation into the assault of a 90 year old woman, said Public Information Officer Gina Snider. The woman, who lives alone, was assaulted in her home at 121 Pinson Street. She was found by friends on the morning of Sept. 21 who routinely check on her well being, Snider said. Read More»