Recent Crime News
Yesterday | via Athens Banner-Herald
When Barrow County firefighters arrived at the burning home of a vacationing family earlier this month, they put out the fire, but too late to save the mobile home from extensive damage. Already in Georgia this year, the State Fire Marshal has investigated 110 fires, 37 of which were deemed as arsons. Comment?
Wednesday Apr 1 | via Athens Banner-Herald
Authorities arrested on Saturday two men on drug charges after their vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation on Georgia Highway 330 in Jackson County. Benjamin Beau Scott Malpass, 30, of Mallory Road, Statham, faces the most serious charge of possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, but both he and his passenger, Dylan Cody Brown, 23, of Smokey Ridge Road, Crawford, face charges of possessing marijuana, possessing of tools for a crime and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime. Comment?
Mar 27, 2015 | via Athens Banner-Herald
FRAUD: On March 17, a Vincent Drive resident reported that someone made fraudulent charges on his Visa card totalling $390. THEFT: On March 17, a resident of Pete Dickens Road, Bogart, reported someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole a laptop, valued at $400, which was left on the passenger side seat. Comment?
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