Wednesday, January 2, 2013
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Wednesday, January 2
Updated: Sheriff Releases Walmart Parking Lot Video of School Board Member Bartow County authorities have released the Walmart security video they say allegedly shows a Bartow County Schools board member strike with her SUV a teen who was trying to save a parking spot. Angela "Angie" Gail Cornett, 41, who serves as District 3 rep and vice chairman, is accused of accelerating her Lexus and hitting the girl's right leg with the front, passenger tire of the vehicle during a dispute about the parking space. See the surveillance video and police photos on Cartersville Patch. APD 'Latest Shootings Near Cascade, Not Random' - Cascade Patch The Atlanta Police Department told various communities that three recent murders in the Cascade area were …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The 16-year-old had just arrived at North Point Mall to drive her dad home from work with the family car.
Chilling details have come out about a crime spree that started in Forsyth County before heading to Alpharetta and then Duluth, involving armed robbery, auto theft, carjacking and terroristic threats. A Gainesville man remains in Forsyth County Jail on charges stemming from the incidents. View the video that accompanies this article to hear more about this "chilling" and "brazen" crime spree from George Gordon, spokesperson for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. The crimes appeared to begin in Forsyth County's Ivey Walk subdivision early on Friday, Aug. 17. The suspect allegedly stole a family member's Chevy Tahoe and two handguns – one of which was recovered from the suspect when he was arrested several days later in Sandy …
Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Forsyth County investigators arrest a suspect wanted for allegedly stealing a family member's car and guns who also is wanted in Alpharetta for armed robbery and carjacking.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a carjacking and a separate armed robbery n Alpharetta last week, and on car theft and gun theft charges in Forsyth County. The armed robbery took place at BeJewel, a Windward Parkway business, on Aug. 17 at 12:49 p.m., according to George Gordon, spokesperson for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. The carjacking took place in the parking lot of a local mall on Aug. 17 at 8:40 p.m. Since then, the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety’s Criminal Investigative Division has been conducting investigations. They learned from other law enforcement agencies that the suspect was believed to be involved in other violent crimes in Forsyth County and in Duluth. The Forsyth …