Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Fulton Sheriff's Office helped capture the fugitive after a multistate search.
A suspect in the shooting death at an Alpharetta townhome development near Old Milton Parkway has been captured. The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety announced that Shane Demetrice Woods was arrested in Georgia. Woods was captured by the United States Marshal's Southeastern Fugitive Task Force with assistance by the Fulton County Sheriffs Office, according to George Gordon, spokesman for the Department of Public Safety. He has been transported to Alpharetta's jail annex. Woods was wanted in connection with the shooting death of Zachary Rose of Canton on Jan. 28. Rose, 22, died after being shot in the lower abdomen during an incident on Whitestone Ridge at Stoneridge subdivision on Jan. 28. "Woods was being tracked throughout the …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the shooting death of a Canton man at an Alpharetta townhome.
Alpharetta detectives believe a murder suspect is hiding in the metro Atlanta area, but they've been unable to find him. So the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety has renewed its call and an offer of a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Shane Demetrice Woods. Woods is wanted in connection with the shooting death of Zachary Rose, 22, of Canton, on Jan. 25. Rose was visiting a friend at the Stoneridge townhome subdivision in Alpharetta when someone knocked on the door. After the door was answered, Rose was shot in the lower abdomen. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Alpharetta police captured someone they believe was an accomplice to Woods in Sandy Springs, but have had no luck in …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Investigators from the Department of Public Safety are searching for Shane Demetrice Woods in connection with a shooting death on Jan. 28.
UPDATED Jan. 31, 1:05 p.m.: The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the capture and arrest of suspect Shawn Demetrice Woods. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Alpharetta police are seeking a second suspect in the shooting death of an Alpharetta man on Monday night. Zachary Rose, 22, died after being shot in the lower abdomen during an incident on Whitestone Ridge at Stoneridge subdivision on Jan. 28. Investigators are searching for Shane Demetrice Woods, 22, a black male, who is considered armed and dangerous. Also known as Yung Slim ABG, "Shane Woods is believed to be on the run and possibly heading out of state," said George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. The…
Monday, December 31, 2012
Check out these top stories from Patch sites around the area.
Man Killed after Fleeing Gunman – Marietta Patch Marietta Police are investigating a murder involving an ex-boyfriend and another man. Marietta Police Officers responded to a report of a person shot at 113 Griggs Street at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. When officers arrived they found the victim, Arthur Moses Jr, 24 of Marietta, dead from multiple gunshot wounds. The investigation revealed that the suspect, Patrick Burr, used to date the female resident at 113 Griggs Street. See more on this story on Marietta Patch. One Killed in Overnight Shooting –Smyrna-Vinings Patch Smyrna police are investigating an overnight shooting that left one person dead. During the shooting at a home near South Cobb Drive, multiple shots were fired, according to the …
Friday, November 16, 2012
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Friday, November 16, 2012
Man Shot, Killed in Peachtree Corners Friday Morning - Peachtree Corners Patch A man was shot and killed at a Peachtree Corners extended hotel early Friday morning. Corporal Edwin Ritter, Gwinnett Police spokesman, said police were called to the Homestead Extended Stay motel on Jimmy Carter Boulevard at 1:20 a.m. Friday. Ritter said that when police arrived they "discovered a black male laying in the breezeway of the 100 building with multiple gunshot wounds." The man has been identified as as Eric Marshall. Find the details on Peachtree Corners Patch. Holly Springs Officer Involved In Texas Train Accident - Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch A Holly Springs police officer has been hospitalized for injuries he suffered when a parade float …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Check out top Patch headlines from around the region and Georgia.
APD Releases Video of Victim, Suspect in Poncey-Highland Killing - Midtown Patch Atlanta police have released video showing the moments that led to the fatal shooting of a young man in the breezeway of the Ford Factory Lofts apartments. Anyone with information on the killing of 20-year-old Lee Lowery is asked to contact Atlanta Police Homicide Investigators at 404-546-4235 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Get more information and updates at Midtown Patch. Cartersville High Teacher Accused of Inappropriate Contact with Student – Cartersville Patch Principal Steven Butler told police he received a complaint Thursday about 10:30 a.m. from a female student, who is a juvenile and said she had been inappropriately touched by a male teacher, …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories from around the region.
Monday, October 22, 2012
Former Bartow Magistrate Clerk, Judge Accused of Stealing Money – Cartersville Patch A former Bartow magistrate clerk has been accused of stealing money from the county for more than two years. Penny D. Blackmon, 52, now of Lawley, AL, was arrested by a Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy yesterday about 2:30 p.m., Sgt. Jonathan Rogers said. Blackmon faces 116 counts of theft by taking from a government employee for alleged thefts spanning from January 2003 to August 2005, according to the indictment, which was handed down by Bartow's August grand jury in case specially presented by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Visit Cartersville Patch for more on this story. Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Says Bribery Was 'Common' – Suwanee…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Here are a few of the top headlines not far from Alpharetta and Milton.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Shot 5 Times, Canton Woman Dies - Canton-Sixes Patch A 19-year-old Canton woman has died after being shot five times early Sunday morning, and her 21-year-old boyfriend has been charged with her murder, the spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said. Just before 1 a.m. today, deputies were dispatched to 370 Pea Ridge Rd. There, they found a wounded Dejanirra Elrod near the doorway of the home, Lt. Jay Baker said. She was transported to Marietta's WellStar Kennestone Hospital where she later died of her injuries. Dunwoody Police Look For Con Man Suspect - Dunwoody Patch Dunwoody Police are looking for a man suspected of conning a Dunwoody resident on a dating website and then stealing electronics from an apartment in town when …
Friday, March 9, 2012
A 77-year-old man has been arrested and charged with one count of murder in the death of his son-in-law.
Authorities have arrested a man in connection with Thursday night's fatal shooting in a north Forsyth County subdivision, according to a news release by the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. Larry Martin, 77, of Cumming, has been arrested and charged with one count of murder in the death of his son-in-law Ronald E. Priester of Aldridge Court located in the Lake Astoria subdivision. According to Sheriff Ted Paxton, Martin lived in the basement of the Priester home and was at the residence when deputies arrived Thursday night after responding to a 911 call that someone had been shot. “We have recovered what appears to be the weapon used to kill Mr. Priester,” said Sheriff Paxton. Priester's wife discovered her husband's body, killed by an …
The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is actively investigating the death as a homicide.
Update: 3-9-12, 10:58 a.m. The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is investigating the apparent shooting death of a man Thursday night. The victim, 41-year-old Ronald Priester, was found dead by his wife from an apparent gunshot wound in their home on Aldridge Court in the Lake Astoria subdivision in north Forsyth County. She made the discovery upon her return home from an out-of-town business trip. Deputies responded to a call of a person shot around 8 p.m. at the residence, according to Sheriff Ted Paxton. "Currently, we couldn't find any evidence of forced entry into the home, and also, robbery doesn't appear to be a motive, nothing was disturbed inside the home," Sheriff Paxton told Channel 2 Action News. Paxton said another family …