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Georgia police use stun gun on 87-year-old grandmother
"Obviously my grandma did not look violent," Douhne said. "And I think with the three, four officers that were here, I think they could've controlled her in other ways."
Tip Line Set Up To ID Body Found In Bartow Landfill
CARTERSVILLE, GA — The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is stepping up its efforts to solve the homicide case of an unidentified woman whose remains were found Monday in the county landfill. On Friday, the office announced that it has opened a special telephone tip line for anyone with information on
Two arrested in alleged father-daughter drug operation
Authorities have arrested two people in connection with what they are calling a “father-daughter drug operation” that allegedly supplied large amounts of marijuana and MDMA to the north Forsyth area.Daniel McGregor Williams III, 51, and Morgan Christina Williams, 17, both of Cumming, were arrested l
Men charged with attempt to blow up bank teller machine
Two men charged with trying to break into an automatic teller machine in Holly Springs last month were trying to blow it open, according to an indictment issued Tuesday by a Cherokee County grand jury.According to the indictment:The men, Jahkwe Aquart and Jackiern Hughes, had with them a crow bar, a
Accused 'wedding crasher' tried to steal thousands in gift cards, police say
“Initially, she was very nervous. She was shaking as I was questioning her and very agitated,” Baber told Petchenik.
Massive Copperhead Found in Georgia Right Outside the Back Door
Employees of theC&C Tree Servicein Canton, Georgia got the shock of their lives when they were removing some dead timber on the back of the company’s property. Two hugecopperhead snakeswere uncovered, one that turned out to be a pregnant female carrying nine eggs inside of her.
Don’t kill non-venomous snakes; watch out for the bad ones
Steve Scruggs, “the snake master,” entertained, educated and possibly frightened a few at the Bargain Barn Saturday with his collection of rattlers, copperheads and a big nasty cotton-mouth.
Do you know her? Woman's remains found in Georgia landfill, has distinctive tattoos
Officials say she is white, between 18 and 35 years old, anywhere from 5'2" to 5'6" tall, and has brown or red hair.
Cartersville hands Allatoona first shutout in 10 years
CARTERSVILLE – Cartersville opened its season in familiar fashion, with a win, by shutting out Allatoona, 35-0, at Weinman Stadium on Friday night.The Purple Hurricanes (1-0) opened their season with a win for the third consecutive season over the Buccaneers (0-1), marking Allatoona’s first shutout
Singleton propels North Cobb in opening win
KENNESAW — Christian Singleton’s name seemingly never stopped coming over the public address system Friday night at Emory Sewell Stadium.The senior tailback started his final campaign with thump after thump, carrying the ball 30 times for 174 yards and two short scores as North Cobb knocked off Wood
$1Million Powerball ticket sold in Cumming
One winning ticket worth $1,000,000 was sold in Cumming for the Aug. 11 Powerball drawing.
Police chief defends taser used on grandmother with knife
The officer told Al-Bishara to drop the knife, but when she did not comply, the officer used a taser on her.
VAC Thrift Store to hold Shopper Appreciation Day on Friday, Aug. 24
As the heart of Calhoun-Gordon County, the Voluntary Action Center (VAC) strives to provide volunteer opportunities that offer a wide variety of emergency resources to neighbors in need. The VAC Thrift Store is made available by donations and contributions from the public. When you make a donation o
Police chief defends Taser use on woman, 87, holding knife
CHATSWORTH, Ga. (AP) - A Georgia police chief said an officer was justified in using a Taser to stun an 87-year-old woman after she didn't obey commands to drop a knife in her hand. Martha Al-Bishara was charged with criminal trespass and obstructing an officer Friday, when police held her at gunpoi
CPD to join Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety's 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' campaign
Aug. 16, 2018 thru Sept. 3, 2018 the Calhoun Police Department will join the Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety’s “DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER”a National Mobilization to crackdown on alcohol and drug-impaired drivers.As a community, we should no longer tolerate anyone being injured and k
Body Found In Bartow Landfill Is Unidentified Woman: Sheriff
CARTERSVILLE, GA — Bartow County Sheriff Clark Millsap announced Wednesday that the human remains found this week at the county landfill were those of an unidentified woman, according to media reports. The woman's remains were cut into "numerous pieces," Millsap said, and were stuffed into bags and
Woman, 87, tased by police while attempting to cut flowers
"She's always telling me I'm sorry that I've caused all of this and I feel so bad, but she's been pretty depressed and it's hard for her to look out at that area," Douhne said.
Alleged rapist who followed 14-year-old girl to hotel room thought it was ‘OK’ to sexually assault her because they had exchanged glances earlier: Report
According to News 6 Orlando, Authorities announced Monday that Nelson Hernandez-Garcia, of Woodstock, Georgia is charged with sexual battery of a victim 12 years or older in the case.
Owner of Gwinnett sports company accused of taking money intended for umpires and spending it on prostitutes
Last week, a Gwinnett County grand jury indicted 55-year-old Dawsonville resident Timothy Ryan on 32 counts of theft — four counts of theft by conversion and 28 counts of theft of services — for withholding payments to officials who worked sporting events throughout the county in 2017, according to
Businesses urged to watch for “funny money”
The fake money, which JPD Lt. Matt Dawkins said is “funny money” or movie money used on movie sets, was accepted by two local businesses who tried to deposit it at a Jasper bank.