Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Check out top Patch headlines from around metro Atlanta and north Georgia.
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Tuesday, April 2
West Cobb Juvenile Suspected in Molestation of Girl, 10 - West Cobb Patch A West Cobb boy is accused of molesting a 10-year-old girl. West Cobb Patch is withholding his identity because he is a juvenile, but he faces charges of child molestation and aggravated child molestation. The incident, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant from March 29, occurred between Oct. 31 and March 2 at a residence in the 2200 block of Byron Court. "During a forensic interview with the victim," authorities wrote in the warrant, "she stated...she said no." Visit West Cobb Patch for more information and updates. Warrant: Husband Leaves Injured Wife at Scene of Accident - Acworth Patch An Acworth woman got out of a moving Chevy Silverado sometime between …
Monday, January 14, 2013
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- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, January 14
Man Recovering After Being Shot Multiple Times, Suspect Arrested - Cumming Patch A 28-year-old man who was shot multiple times early Sunday morning in south Forsyth County is expected to recover, according to authorities. The shooting happened around 12:30 a.m. in the Twin Lakes RV Park located at 3300 Shore Drive, off Highway 9 in Cumming, just east of Majors Drive. Visit Cumming Patch for more on this story. Alabama Student From Roswell Killed in Crash - Roswell Patch A crash involving a bus carrying University of Alabama cheerleaders has lead to the death of Roswell resident Natalie Baine, 20, according to My Fox Atlanta. Baine, a student and member of a sorority at Alabama, was the passenger in a pickup truck that collided with the …
Monday, January 7, 2013
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Bicyclist Struck by Truck, in Critical Condition - Canton-Sixes Patch A Canton man is in critical condition at Kennestone Hospital after being struck by a truck while riding his bicycle Saturday afternoon. According to a Canton Police Department press release, Louis Phillips, 66, was struck by a Chevrolet pick up truck traveling west on Cumming Highway at 4:51 p.m. on Jan. 5. The accident occurred near the on-ramp to northbound Interstate 575. See Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story. Body of Lawrenceville Man Pulled from Lake Lanier - Lawrenceville Patch The Hall County Fire Department's Dive Team reportedly pulled the body of 54 year old Robert Armistead of Lawrenceville from Lake Lanier Sunday according to CBS Atlanta. The dive …
Monday, December 17, 2012
A single-vehicle crash over the weekend in north Forsyth County leaves a woman dead.
A 44-year-old Alpharetta woman died early Saturday morning after her vehicle crashed in a wooded area in North Forsyth county, authorities said. Kathryn J. Dodd, 44, of Alpharetta, was dead at the scene after being ejected from her car, according to Cpl. David Garrison of the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office. Dodd, who was driving a 2005 Nissan Maxima, was traveling west on Chattahoochee Road from Shady Grove Road when the vehicle left the roadway on the north side and struck a tree, Garrison said. A passerby saw Dodd's car leave the roadway around 2 a.m. and go down an embankment off Chattahoochee Road. Garrison said Dodd was not wearing a seatbelt. No other persons were in the vehicle. “The crash is still under investigation,” he said in …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The accident that happened before 8:30 a.m. today is being cleared, and lanes are reopening.
Two lanes have reopened after a five-vehicle accident on GA 400 northbound at Old Milton Parkway just before 8:30 a.m. today, Dec. 12. Traffic is still heavily backed up because of the wreck, said George Gordon, Alpharetta Department of Public Safety spokesman.
Friday, August 24, 2012
Ga. 400 was closed Friday morning due to a traffic fatality at Roberts Drive.
Twenty two-year-old Carlyn Emily Royball of Alpharetta died in a traffic accident this morning on Ga. 400. 11 Allive News is reporting that B 98.5FM cohost Kelly Stevens was injured in that accident. He was hit by Royball, who was driving northbound in the southbound lane at about 3:30 a.m., said Police Capt. Steve Rose. Stevens' car overturned. Ga. 400 has reopened.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The driver of the truck was injured, police report.
Alpharetta police were investigating an accident that involved an overturned dump truck near the intersection of Hembree Road and Westside Parkway. George Gordon, spokesperson for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, said the driver was injured in the accident. Did you see the wreck? Tell us what you saw, and share any photos you took.
Friday, June 1, 2012
UPDATE: The second driver in the fatal accident happened early Friday morning in south Forsyth County was identified.
UPDATE: 6-1-12, 2:45 p.m. (second victim identified) Two people were killed early Friday morning in a head-on collision on Old Alpharetta Road and Windhaven Drive in south Forsyth County, authorities said. Both drivers–Samuel Chi Epeagba, 53, of Alpharetta and Cathy Jones, 50, of Suwanee–were pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. There were no passengers in either vehicle or witnesses to the collision. Sgt. Chris Shelton of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office reports the driver of a 2002 Toyota Camry Solara was traveling northbound on Old Alpharetta Road, and for an unknown reason, crossed over into the southbound lane and collided head on with a 2005 Nissan Murano driven by Epeagba. The collision remains under investigation.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Local officer taken to North Fulton Hospital for treatment before being released.
UPDATED 3 P.M.: A veteran Alpharetta police officer was injured when his patrol car was struck from behind at an intersection at 10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, by a driver later charged with DUI. Officer Keith Nurse was sitting at the intersection of Westside Parkwayand Hembree Road, waiting for the signal to change from red to green. While he sat there, another vehicle rear ended his car. Henry Wilson, 53, of Alpharetta, was charged with DUI after the accident. George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety, said Wilson was charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane. He was transported to jail. The patrol vehicle was towed to Alpharetta public safety headquarters. Officer Nurse was transported by ambulance to …