Crime

12 years each in prison for 2 F’ville Burger King robbers

Two Riverdale men have pled guilty to the May 3 robbery of employees at the Burger King restaurant in Fayetteville.

Kameron Cornell Murray, 21, and Gregory Christopher Young, 20, were sentenced to 12 years in prison last week by Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams.

Both defendants will also be placed on probation for eight years following the prison terms.

Murray and Young each entered a guilty plea to armed robbery, according to Fayette County Assistant District Attorney Warren Sellers. Read More»

F’ville woman faces multiple drug, weapon and burglary charges

A Fayetteville woman was arrested at a Sept. 7 traffic stop and faces multiple charges for burglary and drug and weapons possession.

Sheriff Barry Babb said 35-year-old Ashley K. McElwaney was arrested on Sept. 7 after a traffic stop on Lester Road near the Waterlace subdivision. Read More»

Fugitive squad finds, cuffs PTC molestation suspect after fight

A man wanted by Peachtree City police on child molestation charges was arrested last week by the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Ricardo Luis Sullivan, 27, was found in Austell, Ga. Sept. 4. As agents moved in to make the arrest, he attempted to run away and tried to pull a loaded .410 caliber single-shot pistol from his pocket, officials said. Marshals were able to subdue him before he could reach the gun, officials said. Read More»

Newnan man, 17, charged with 3 PTC burglaries

A Newnan man has been charged with three Peachtree City residential burglaries that occurred over the summer.

Alan B. Bridges, Jr., 17, was charged with three counts of burglary, according to arrest records.

A July 8 burglary occurred at a Wynnmeade Parkway residence where entry was made after a rock was thrown through a glass door. A computer and jewelry were stolen, according to reports.

A July 26 burglary occurred at a residence on Meadow Court. Reports did not indicate a method of entry or what items were stolen. Read More»

Fayette County arrest reports — Aug. 27–Sept. 2

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

Tuesday, Aug. 27 - Monday, Sept. 2

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Jamie L. Clark, born in 1975, of Lake Jodeco Road, Jonesboro, for probation/parole violation. Read More»

Lawmen arrest violent Fayette fugitive wanted for sex crimes

The U.S. Marshals Service Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, and the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office last week apprehended a Fayette County fugitive who is charged with child molestation and aggravated sexual battery.

Ricardo Sullivan, who was wanted by the Peachtree City Police Department, was located in Cobb County after several months of being wanted in several jurisdictions. Read More»

ID theft search in PTC leads to arrests for pounds of pot

A Peachtree City resident was one of two people arrested Aug. 30 for possessing several pounds of marijuana after Fayette County Sheriff’s detectives served a search warrant for identity theft at Lexington Village off Ga. Highway 54.

Nneka Hamilton, 24, of Peachtree City, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and Jamara Bennett, 29, of Lawrenceville, was charged with identity theft and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, said Sheriff Barry Babb. Read More»

Security service finds bullet hole in its front door

A single shot was fired through the door of a Fayetteville security service over the weekend. No one was in the building at the time of the incident.

Fayetteville Police spokesman Steve Crawshaw said officers received a complaint of a gunshot late Friday night in the area of Washington Street in central Fayetteville. Officers responded to the scene but found no evidence of a disturbance. Read More»

Fayette County arrest reports — Aug. 20–26

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

Tuesday, Aug. 20 - Monday, Aug. 26

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Nelson F. Castillo, born in 1991, of North Carter Avenue, Jonesboro, for revoked or suspended license. Read More»

2 Coweta teens cuffed for Fayette burglary case

Two teenage males from Coweta County were arrested Aug. 22 in connection with the recent burglary of a Fayette County residence.

Hunter Kirbow, 18, and a 16-year-old male, both from Coweta County, were charged with first degree burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb.

Babb said residents of the home on Davis Road in central Fayette were not at home when the Aug. 12 burglary occurred. Read More»

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