Friday, April 19, 2013
Brian Pugh died after being shot multiple times Thursday night.
Alpharetta police have arrested charged a woman in the death of her ex-husband, who was found with multiple gunshot wounds after a 911 call to a Serenity Court address Thursday night Jennifer Pugh, age 48, of Alpharetta, was arrested and charged by detectives with the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety with felony murder. The Alpharetta 911 center received an emergency call at approximately 6:30 p.m. on April 18 indicating a man needed emergency medical treatment at 120 Serenity Court, Alpharetta. Police and fire units quickly responded and discovered the man, who was in medical distress at the residence due to multiple gunshot wounds. The male victim, identified as Brian Pugh, age 52, was immediately transported to the North Fulton …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The top Patch headlines from around the region also include confirmation by the GBI that a murder suspect died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
GBI: Union County Murder Suspect Died of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound - Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says the Union County murder suspect involved in a shoot out with Cherokee Sheriff's deputies ended his own life last week in Holly Springs. According to the Cherokee Ledger-News, Anthony Payne died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. The Ledger confirmed with GBI Spokesman John Bankhead that Payne also received a gunshot wound to the arm when a Cherokee sheriff's deputy fired when the suspect did not drop his weapon. Visit Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch for more on this story. 2 Arrested After Wania Food Mart Gambling Sting - Marietta Patch Two Wania Food Mart employees are accused of …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
A CrimeStoppers tip and a description of the vehicle used by the men helped police identify the suspects in the fatal shooting of Christopher Walker earlier this month.
UPDATED 4 p.m.: Charges against the suspects have been updated, and a photo of the third suspect has been added. An Alpharetta man and two Roswell men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of 19-year-old Christopher Walker on March 12 outside his Milton home. Milton police, with the assistance of the Roswell and Alpharetta police departments and North Fulton SWAT, made the arrests after obtaining warrants against the three men on Tuesday, March 26. The three men were arrested overnight March 27 and 28: They are all in Fulton County Jail without bond. "Grant and Goins went to court this morning for a first appearance hearing at the Fulton County Jail," according to Tracey Flanagan of the Fulton County Sheriff's Office…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
City investigators and Crime Stoppers Atlanta want the public's help in finding the persons responsible for the shooting death of 19-year-old Christopher Walker.
Milton police want your help in finding three people believed to be involved in a murder and attempted robbery that occurred in the city on March 12, and they are ready to hand over up to $5,000 for the assistance. Police investigators and Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible. The Milton Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying the persons of interest (POI) shown in the photos accompanying this article who may have information regarding the murder and attempted armed robbery. "We believe this to be a stranger on stranger crime," said Capt. John A. Huey III of the Milton police department. See Also: …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Tuesday, February 26
Murder Suspects Convicted in 2012 Drug Deal Shootings - Sandy Springs Patch Two men pled guilty this week in connection to the April 14, 2012 murder of Patrick Placide, who was shot to death during a drug deal at the Residences of Morgan Falls Apartments in the 7000 block of Roswell Road. Gene Stephens and James Taft entered pleas this past week, avoiding trial in a murder case that began with a call to purchase marijuana. Willy Jeanlouis and Victor Scott entered pleas last month and were set to testify against Stephens and Taft. Sandy Springs Patch has more on this story. Snellville Father, Son Stop Man Suspected of Planning Terrorist Attack - Snellville Patch Father and son duo Jerry and Matthew Anderson were recognized during the Feb. …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Zachary Rose's family is holding visitation in Canton today, and the funeral Saturday afternoon, but they need help to pay the costs.
The family of Zachary Allen Rose, a victim in a shooting in Alpharetta on Monday, Jan. 28, is struggling to cope with his death, and to find funds to pay for his funeral. "We just celebrated his birthday, he just turned 22," said his sister, Audrey Greene, as she worked on creating a video of her brother to be shown at the funeral home. "He had a lot of friends," she said. Zachary was visiting one of his friends, a former coworker, in Alpharetta when he was shot. His sister just found out that the suspect being sought by Alpharetta police was previously accused of a similar crime. He's left behind his family and those friends. "He got his mom and dad, one other brother, one other sister," Greene said. "And his big baby dog, his only 'child…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
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Thursday, January 17
3 Dead, Possible Murder-Suicide in Sandy Springs - Sandy Springs Patch Three people were found dead inside a home at 52 Brandon Ridge Drive near Brandon Mill and Abernathy Roads, just before 4 p.m., Wednesday. Sandy Springs Police say it may be a murder-suicide. Visit Sandy Springs Patch for more on this story. Smyrna, Mableton Men Indicted For Child Exploitation - Smyrna-Vinings Patch Two Cobb County men were indicted by a federal grand jury for child pornography charges stemming from their ordering and receiving videos containing child pornography from a foreign company, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. One of the offenders was a school bus driver, and the other one was a college instructor. Jerry Michael Lanier, 51, of Smyrna, …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Cumming Man Found Murdered in His Deer Processing Business - Cumming Patch A 60-year-old Cumming man was found murdered Sunday night in his deer processing business in Hancock County, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. The body of Nelson Garner was found by a relative around 9:30 p.m. at Garner’s Grinder located at 18630 Highway 16 in Sparta, Ga. (the business is located about 137 miles from Cumming, between Atlanta and Augusta). Visit Cumming Patch for more on this story. Aaron's Founder R. Charles Loudermilk Sued by Federal Regulators - Buckhead Patch The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. sued R. Charles Loudermilk, founder of Aaron's furniture rental company, because of $21.8 million of bad real estate loans made by the …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Cumming Man Dies After Falling from Tree Stand - Cumming Patch A 44-year-old father dies and his son is injured after falling approximately 15 to 20 from a tree stand while hunting in a remote area in south Forsyth County on Monday evening. Emergency crews responded around 5:18 p.m. to a wooded remote area along Old Atlanta Road following a call placed by the son, according to Division Chief Jason Shivers of the Forsyth County Fire Department. See Cumming Patch for more on this story. Man Charged With Murder in Toddler's Death - East Atlanta Patch The man watching his fiancée's little boy on Saturday while she ran some errands has been charged with the child's death. Devon Sawyer, 23, is charged with murder and child cruelty, DeKalb County…
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
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Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Forsyth Investigators Identify Body Found Near Burning Vehicle - Cumming Patch Forsyth investigators have identified the Cumming man whose body was found near a burning vehicle on Pilgrim Mill Circle off Pilgrim Mill Road in northeast Forsyth County Monday afternoon. William Joseph Barefoot, 53, of Cumming, was discovered at the scene of a vehicle fire, according to Capt. Tim House of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. See Cumming Patch for more on this story. MI Man, 22, Jailed in Case of LA Runaway, 12 - Cartersville Patch Investigators in Covington, LA, used phone records and text messages to track a missing 12-year-old girl to a North Erwin Street apartment in Cartersville, according to the Cartersville Police Department incident …