Crime

Fayette County arrests report — May 13–19

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, May 13 - Monday, May 19

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office


Shaunda T. Alexander, born in 1981, of Lakeview Road, Union City, for simple battery.

Jacob E. Bishop, born in 1991, of Greenview Circle, Fayetteville, for probation/parole violation. Read More»

After all-night standoff, F’ville officers cuff retired cop, son

Fayetteville Police have arrested a retired police officer following a domestic dispute and an all-night standoff at an east Fayetteville apartment complex that began before midnight Friday. They later arrested his son also. Read More»

Better Business Bureau warns of scams targeting vets

Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served our country and paid the ultimate price. Unfortunately, it has also become an opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. As Memorial Day approaches, your Better Business Bureau urges consumers and donors to be aware of scammers that feed off the military. Read More»

Female ‘sovereign citizen’ skips court before guilty verdict for identity fraud

A Covington woman claiming to be a sovereign citizen disappeared from court late Monday afternoon in the short time it took a jury to convict her of four identity fraud charges, officials said.

A bench warrant was issued for Krystal Chanta Lamb, 26, who was absent when the jury’s verdict was announced late Monday.

Lamb was found guilty of forgery in the first degree, financial identity fraud, criminal attempt to commit theft by deception and possession of a false identification document. Read More»

Fayette County arrests report — May 6–12

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, May 6 — Monday, May 12

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Agustin Bello-Aguilar, born in 1986, of Old Dixie Highway, Forest Park, for driving without valid license and impeding flow of traffic. Read More»

3 child molestation, 2 assault charges lodged against F’ville man, 22

A Fayetteville man was arrested May 8 on charges of child molestation and aggravated assault in connection to three incidents involving two girls between 2007 and 2011. Fayetteville Police were made aware of the assaults after one of the girls recently contacted a school resource officer.

Shawn Boykin, 22, of Jasmine Court, was charged with three counts of child molestation and two counts of aggravated assault, according to Det. Scott Israel. Read More»

Fayette County arrests report — April 29–May 5

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the past week. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, April 29 - Monday, May 5

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Eric C. Goodman, born in 1985, of North Church Street, Dublin, for probation/parole violation.

Darnisha S. Milton, born in 1990, of Grande River Road, Atlanta, for public drunkeness. Read More»

F’ville man arrested on child molestation charges

A Fayetteville man was arrested May 8 on charges of child molestation and aggravated assault in connection to three incidents involving two girls between 2007 and 2011. Fayetteville Police were made aware of the assaults after one of the girls recently contacted a school resource officer. Read More»

Brown offers reward for damage to campaign truck parked in Braelinn

Fayette County Commissioner Steve Brown is offering a $500 reward to find out who damaged a fellow commissioner’s pickup truck decked out with Brown’s campaign sign that was parked in the Braelinn shopping center this past weekend.

Brown said someone scratched the truck down both sides, though police have told him surveillance video of the parking lot doesn’t show anything conclusive during the time in question. The incident occurred over the weekend when the truck was parked near the Kroger gas pumps, Brown said. Read More»

Deputies hold boy, 14, for stolen car, 3 burglaries in north Fayette area

A 14-year-old Fayette County juvenile is in custody after sheriff’s deputies found him hiding in the woods after attempting a break-in at a north Fayette residence.

Sheriff Barry Babb said deputies responded to a burglary in progress call at a Mercedes Trail residence at approximately 11 p.m. on April 28.

Babb said the resident called 911 after he heard someone trying to break into his home. Deputies arrived and set up a perimeter to search for the suspect, Babb said. Read More»