Acworth Man Hiding in Restaurant Cooler Arrested on Forgery, Drug Charges

The following arrest information was supplied by the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. It does not indicate a conviction.

An Acworth man who was arrested on forgery and drug charged told Alpharetta police he "figured something was up" when a woman with whom he traded drugs for sex asked him to cash a check but wouldn't enter the bank with him.

An Alpharetta man reported to police on Sept. 25 that one of his checks was cashed for $125 with the name of a friend who was at his house a few days earlier.

Police found the suspect where he worked at Hudson Grille, hiding in the cooler with his face to the wall. After he was taken into custody and away from the scene, a restaurant employee told police a syringe was found inside the cooler. Police retrieved the syringe, which contained what was suspected to be heroin.

Daniel C. Urban, 24, of Acworth, was charged with forgery, possession of cocaine, possession of Schedule I drugs, possession and use of drug-related objects, fourth degree forgery and theft by receiving stolen property.

Milton Man Charged with Forging Hall County Man's Checks

A Milton man has been arrested by Alpharetta police and charged with forgery and theft by conversion after three checks were cashed on a Hall County man's checking account in July.

The victim reported that he discovered on July 4 that two of his checks were cashed for $1,000 each. He closed his account online, but the next day while speaking to his bank he was told someone had just cashed a third check for $2,000 at another bank.

Damon G. McAllister, 31, of Milton, was arrested and charged with forgery third and fourth degree. He was released from Fulton County Jail in lieu of $7,000 bond on Sept. 26.

For questions about this blotter, email Bob Pepalis.


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