Crime

Police: no charges for PTC kid photographer

Investigation determined there was no intent to harm kids

Peachtree City police have decided not to file charges against a man who caused a stir last Saturday by photographing several juveniles in the Mark Style subdivision and walking away before the childrens’ mothers could question his actions.

The photographer did not intend to commit a harmful act against the children, and as such police and the victims made a joint decision not to file charges, police said. Read More»

Fayette deputies uncover arson for profit insurance scam; 5 arrested in statewide fraud ring

Five women were arrested Tuesday for participating in a statewide insurance fraud scheme that involved torching a residential unit at the Shiloh Mobile Home Park, sheriff’s officials said. Read More»

Fayette County law enforcement arrests reports: March 1 — March 7, 2011

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 1 - Monday, March 7

Michael Brandon Brooks, 30, of Lees Lake Road, Fayetteville, for probation violation.

Robert William Cisneros, 20, of Glenn Street, Palmetto, for probation violation.

Tarrah Diane Clark, 24, of Herchel Road, College Park, for probation violation.

Alexander Leland Coe, 23, of Stonehaven Drive, Fayetteville, for probation violation. Read More»

Sheriffs arrest 2 for ID fraud

Two men have been arrested by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office for two unrelated incidents involving check-related identity fraud.

Rontavis Walker, 27, of Hampton has been charged with three counts of identity fraud, according to sheriff’s investigators.

He was arrested Feb. 23 for fraudulently depositing three checks belonging to a Fayette County business into his bank account, officials said.

The deposits were made Sept. 10, 2010, investigators said. Read More»

Two PTC teens arrested in Feb. 26 golf cart thefts

Two Peachtree City juveniles are looking at felony charges in connection with two Feb. 26 golf cart thefts in the Kedron area. The juveniles, both age 16, were charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property, said Peachtree City Police spokesperson Rosanna Dove. Read More»

Murder charges filed in shaken baby’s death

Murder charges were filed Tuesday against a Franklin man in connection with the Feb. 25 death of a 5-month-old infant who received injuries after being shaken, officials said.

A warrant charging Steven Anthony Haire, 22, with murder was approved Tuesday by Fayette County Chief Magistrate Robert A. Ruppenthal. Read More»

Law enforcement arrest reports Feb. 22 — Feb. 28

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, Feb. 22 - Monday, Feb. 28

Felix Alvarado-Alcantara, 36, of Roe Street, Griffin, for no license and driving on roadways laned for traffic.

Philip Timothy Cornish, 25, of Glenn Street, Atlanta, for probation violation. Read More»

Law enforcement arrest reports Feb. 15 — Feb. 21

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, Feb. 15 - Monday, Feb. 21

Antonio Demetri Battle, 33, of Penelope Street, Atlanta, for probation violation.

Michael Anthony Cannon, 25, of Turkey Creek Road, Thomaston, for probation violation.

Cornithia Nicole Lane, 28, of Willow Cove Way, Atlanta, for probation violation.

Jason Steven Marcenich, 27, of Pinetree Drive, Fayetteville, for aggravated battery. Read More»

Law enforcement arrest reports Feb. 8 — Feb. 14

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, Feb. 8 - Monday, Feb. 14

Felecia Lynn Denton, 51, of Carling Avenue, Macon, for probation violation.

Joel Arnoldo Estrada-Morales, 39, of Fayetteville Road, Griffin, for aggravated child molestation/child molestation.

Tarell Emory McCall, 22, of Palm Street, Canton, for probation violation.

Reginald Renard Varner, 39, of Wendal Drive, Atlanta, for probation violation. Read More»

Law enforcement arrest reports Feb. 1 — Feb. 7

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, Feb. 1 - Monday, Feb. 7

Drake Lamont Coggins, 36, of Flat Shoals Road, Union City, for suspended license, driving unsafe or improperly equipped vehicle and open container.

Terry Lamar Dunlap, 44, of Austell Road, Marietta, for unregistered vehicle and suspended license.

Delano St. Clair Essue, 36, of Birch Ridge Court, Stone Mountain, for probation violation. Read More»

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