Crime

Fayette County arrests report — May 20 – 26

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 20 - Monday, May 26

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Teresa R. Campbell, born in 1969, of Morton Court, Jonesboro, for revoked or suspended license.

Ronald A. Carter, born in 1974, of Village Trace, Union City, for wanted person. Read More»

Retired cop, son arrested after fight at E. F’ville apartment, all-night standoff

Fayetteville Police arrested a retired Detroit police officer following a domestic dispute and an all-night standoff at an east Fayetteville apartment complex that began before midnight on May 23.

Detective Mike Whitlow said officers at approximately 11:35 p.m. were called to a domestic argument at the Weatherly Walk apartments off Ga. Highway 54 East.

“Witnesses reported that shots had been fired during the dispute. No one was hit with gunfire but one female was injured during a physical altercation,” Whitlow said. Read More»

Man, 36, charged with molestation

A north Fayette County man was arrested May 9 on one count of child molestation involving a family member.

Silvino Gorgonio-Hernandez, 36, was charged with one count of child molestation, according to Sheriff Barry Babb.

Babb said the victim, a female under age 16, complained to her mother about the incident.

Babb said the sheriff’s office was contacted and found sufficient evidence at the scene to charge Gorgonio-Hernandez.

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»