Crime

Burglar hits F’ville pharmacy

A burglary early on the morning of March 13 at Jones Pharmacy on North Glynn Street in Fayetteville resulted in the theft of an undetermined quantity of prescription drugs.

Fayetteville Police spokesman Steve Crawshaw said the alarm at Jones Pharmacy was activated shortly after 4 a.m. Tuesday. An officer was in the area checking another building and heard the alarm sounding. A call came in from 911 almost simultaneously alerting him to the pharmacy location. Read More»

Fayette County law enforcement arrest reports — March 6–12

The following arrests were made by local law enforcement during the past week. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Read More»

F’ville man busted for smuggling cash

A Fayetteville man on March 15 was sentenced to nearly two years in prison after being convicted for smuggling nearly $107,000 through Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.

Stephen Willoughby, 37, was sentenced to federal prison by United States District Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr. after being convicted at trial of bulk cash smuggling. Willoughby had numerous bundles of cash hidden in his luggage and on his person when he arrived in Atlanta from London. Read More»

Cart path crime: Chief Clark says officers on path as often as possible

In the wake of the armed robbery on a cart path near Concord Village Apartments a week ago, Peachtree City Police Chief H.C. “Skip” Clark addressed the City Council Thursday about patrolling the cart paths.

The matter was brought up by Councilman George Dienhart, who wondered if police were able to patrol the cart paths at night.

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PTC police seek suspicious person

PTC police seek suspicious person

Peachtree City Police are hoping to identify a person linked to suspicious activity around the Camden Apartments complex on Ga. Highway 54 West.

The subject, depicted in this sketch, is described as a black male in his mid-20s, with a medium build, with a dark skin tone and an unshaven face. The person has been seen driving a maroon 1990s model Ford Ranger standard cab pickup, police said.

Anyone with information about this person's identity is asked to call police at 770-631-2510. Callers may remain anonymous.

Newnan man, 23, sentenced to life for PTC convenience store robbery

A Newnan man pled guilty Tuesday to robbing a Peachtree City convenience store at gunpoint Dec. 19, 2009.

Orlando Marquez Peavy, 23, was sentenced to life in prison plus an additional five years in prison by Fayette County Superior Court Judge Christopher C. Edwards.

Peavy admitted to robbing the Creekside Chevron gas station on Ga. Highway 54 West after 6 a.m. Dec. 19 while using a sawed-off shotgun.

Peavy was charged with armed robbery, possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited firearm, aggravated assault and carrying a concealed weapon.
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Man gets 5 years in prison for stealing, using credit card

Other defendant sentenced to five years for selling cocaine to undercover officer

A Peachtree City man pled guilty Tuesday to five counts of financial identity fraud for using a stolen credit card five times, including one purchase of a flat screen TV, in June 2011.

Garry W. Parker, 49, was sentenced to five years in prison followed by five years probation by Fayette County Superior Court Judge Christopher C. Edwards. Parker must also pay a $2,000 fine and $1,496 in restitution.

Parker admitted to taking the card from the victim while he was working to move her belongings from a home to a storage unit while he was employed at A Better Way Ministries. Read More»

Armed robbery on south PTC cart path Saturday night

Peachtree City police have issued a lookout for two armed robbers who held up an unspecified number of people Saturday night on the golf cart path near Concord Village Apartments in Braelinn Village.

“The victims indicated they were approached by two men each displaying a handgun,” said Public Information Officer Rosanna Dove. “The suspects told the victims to relinquish their personal property and the key to their golf cart.”

The robbers fled on foot toward Braelinn Village Shopping Center, Dove said.
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Fayette County law enforcement arrest reports — Feb. 28 – March 5

The following arrests were made by local law enforcement during the past week. Those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

Tuesday, Feb. 28 - Monday, March 5


Lucas W. Baucom, 18, of Jim Goodsen Road, Griffin, for burglary and theft by taking.

Roger E. Hartwell, 50, of Greenview Circle, Fayetteville, for license plate used to conceal ID and driving with suspended license.

Stacie D. Hawkins, 24, of Woodward Drive, Saginaw, Mich., for tail light violation and driving on wrong side of road.
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PTC Police patrols to be out in force this St. Patrick’s Day

‘Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving’ are watchwords for the day

If you plan to get behind the wheel after too much celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day, Peachtree City law enforcement officials have some simple and sage advice for you: “Don’t do it!” Read More»

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