Crime

Northgate High student arrested for making bomb threat

A Northgate High School student was arrested on felony charges Jan. 28 in connection with a bomb threat he made earlier in the day after being suspended from school.

Brandon Dale Hammond, 17, was charged with felony making terroristic threats and disrupting a public school according to Lt. Col. James Yarbrough with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office. Read More»

Fayette County arrests report — Jan. 20-26

Fayette County arrests report — Jan. 20-26
The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 20 - Monday, Jan. 26
 
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
 
Usiel Aguirre, born in 1977, of Ga.

Fayette County arrests report — Jan. 13–19

Fayette County arrests report — Jan. 13–19
The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.
 
Tuesday, Jan. 13 - Monday, Jan. 19
 
Fayette County Sheriff’s Office
 
Francisco G.

Armed robber nabbed

A Senoia man was charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault on Jan. 22 after pulling a knife on a clerk at Crook’s Hit n Run convenience store.

Senoia police spokesman Jason Ercole said officers at approximately 2:30 p.m. responded to a call about a man threatening a clerk with a knife.

Ofc. Wesley Courtois was nearby and arrived on scene in a matter of seconds, Ercole said, finding 19-year-old Wyman Terry Campbell still standing in front of the counter. Read More»

Fayette County arrests report — Jan. 6–12

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, Jan. 6 - Monday, Jan. 12

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office


Isaiah S. Dawson, born in 1993, of Sagamore Court, Fayetteville, for less than an ounce of pot, drug-related objects, suspended registration and brake light/turn signal violation.
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Fayette deputies test on-body cameras

Dep. Jonathan Henderson provides a close-up look at one of the cameras being tested for road use by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office. Photo/Ben Nelms.

On-body cameras worn by law enforcement officers may be in the news recently but the idea of finding cameras that are durable and affordable has been a long time coming for the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office.

Having experimented with cameras since 2007 with limited success, the sheriff currently is evaluating two types of camera systems for road deputies and jailers.

Sheriff Barry Babb said the sheriff’s office initially used shoulder-mounted cameras as far back as 2007, but found little success with the units. Read More»

Deputy struck by vehicle chases, apprehends suspect

Deputy struck by vehicle chases, apprehends suspect

A Fayette County sheriff’s deputy was transported to Atlanta Medical Center on Jan. 14 after being struck by a vehicle Read More»

Fayette County arrests report — Dec. 30–Jan. 5

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, Dec. 30 - Monday, Jan. 5

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office


Delores A. Austin, born in 1977, of Bradley Drive, Fayetteville, for wanted person.

Crystal R. Buchanan, born in 1988, of Haley, Jonesboro, for probation/parole violation.
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Fayette County arrests report — Dec. 16–Dec. 22

The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement agencies for the period indicated. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty. Rather than indicating the age of those arrested, only the year of birth will be noted below due to law enforcement procedural changes.

Tuesday, Dec. 16 - Monday, Dec. 22

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office


Deondre D. Evans, born in 1993, of Wells Street, Atlanta, for tag light required and revoked or suspended license.

Mary E. Gordon, born in 1948, of Hamlin Trace, Riverdale, for wanted person. Read More»

F'ville cops on look-out for McDonald's armed robber

F'ville cops on look-out for McDonald's armed robber

Fayetteville police are on the look-out for a man who robbed the southside McDonald’s restaurant on Jan. 7. Read More»