Sheriff Babb says Fayette serious crimes decrease 7%

Worst days, times for crime in unincorporated Fayette: Wednesday, Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sheriff Babb says Fayette serious crimes decrease 7%

An analysis of serious crimes for 2016 by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office showed a 7 percent decrease in those crimes compared to 2015. The analysis for 2016 showed 443 Part 1 crimes compared to 473 in 2015. Part 1 crimes include murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, motor vehicle theft, larceny-theft and arson. Sheriff […]

Recent Fayette County entering auto incidents

Recent Fayette County entering auto incidents

The period of Feb. 14-20 came with three Fayette County entering auto incidents, two in unincorporated Fayette County and one in Fayetteville. Sheriff Barry Babb said one of the incidents was reported at a residence on Troon Drive off Redwine Road on Feb. 18. A laptop in a backpack was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. […]

Former McIntosh student feared taken by human traffickers in Miami

Alexis Say, 22, disappears from Miami hospital; no cellphone, no ID on her

Former McIntosh student feared taken by human traffickers in Miami

A 22-year-old New York woman and former Peachtree City resident is the subject of a search after she was last seen in a Miami hospital on Jan. 23. Alexis Say, a former student at Booth Middle School and McIntosh High School, was last seen on Jan. 23 in a waiting room of North Shore Hospital […]

Threat shuts down Coweta school

Threat shuts down Coweta school

  An individual who had made threats against a Newnan Crossing Elementary School staff member was arrested by law enforcement Friday morning. Classes at Newnan Crossing Elementary School were cancelled on Friday, Feb. 3, due to the threats, said school system spokesman Dean Jackson. Jackson said normal operations will resume on Monday, Feb. 6. “Newnan […]

Radio-controlled airplanes stolen from car

The week of Jan. 24-30 came with a burglary and two entering auto incidents in unincorporated Fayette County.

Radio-controlled airplanes stolen from car

The burglary was reported at approximately 9 a.m. on Jan. 30 and occurred on Halcyon Court in northeast Fayette, said Sheriff Barry Babb. Babb said the homeowner entered the garage and found her vehicle ransacked. The homeowner said she was not sure if she locked the vehicle on the previous night. Two other vehicles belonging […]

Fayetteville vehicle fire turns into arrest

Todd Reiger was charged with burglary, peeping Tom, two counts of loitering or prowling, three counts of entering auto, obstruction and criminal attempt.

Fayetteville vehicle fire turns into arrest

A Sharpsburg man was arrested Jan. 19 on multiple charges after a Fayetteville vehicle fire turned into the man attempting to unsuccessfully to steal three other vehicles while running through yards in a residential neighborhood south of Fayetteville. Todd Reiger, 48, was charged with burglary, peeping Tom, two counts of loitering or prowling, three counts of entering […]

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