Month: March 2021

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Atlanta Memorial Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints While everyone finds different ways to enjoy a three-day weekend, law enforcement is on high alert for drunk drivers to help keep local residents, visitors and travelers safe during holidays like Memorial Day. Even if you think you are not drunk, and especially if you have had a few drinks – […]

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Atlanta Police Misconduct Misconduct and Excessive Force Going into law enforcement is no easy task. Police officers and public safety officers alike have important responsibilities to uphold in helping prevent crime and keeping a community secure. In fulfilling these duties, officers are also expected by law to not cause any unnecessary harm to others or […]

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Police Nab Georgia Man on Online Solicitation of a Minor The Aiken Standard reports that an Evans, Ga., man was arrested on charges that he attempted to lure a 14-year-old girl he met on the internet to meet him for sex. According to South Carolina’s attorney general, the man was arrested on February 18, 2010, […]

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Police Release New Details in Student’s Murder An article: Details in McEachern standout’s murder reports that the McEachern High School football star dialed 911 when his family was being held captive by his mother’s ex-boyfriend. Just after 2 a.m., the man allegedly broke into their house armed with a .22 caliber revolver. He then demanded […]

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NYC Personal Assistant Convicted in Ex-Punk Manager Killing An article discusses that the personal assistant of a punk-rock icon and celebrity real estate broker was convicted of beating her boss to death with a piece of gym equipment. The jury on the case spent less than a day reaching a second-degree murder verdict. Prosecuting attorneys said the […]

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Clayton Teacher Fired for Allegedly Putting “Hit” on Student The Clayton County school board voted to fire a teacher accused of ordering a “hit” on a student, officials said. In a unanimous vote, the nine-member board decided to uphold the recommendation made in December by a tribunal to terminate the Mundy Mill High School teacher. […]

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New Jersey Legislature Approves Bill to Make State With Medical Marijuana Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would make New Jersey the 14th state to allow chronically ill patients access to marijuana for medical reasons. The bill allows patients with ailments such as cancer, AIDS, and multiple sclerosis to buy up to 2 ounces […]

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U.S. Attorney Drops Sexual Assault Charges Against David Copperfield The U.S. Attorney announced recently that the sexual assault investigation process against David Copperfield has been dropped. The woman who accused David Copperfield of sexually assaulting her had made a similar claim against another man, and police say there is evidence that she gave false statements […]

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Atlanta Police Fail to Locate Over 200 Registered Sex Offenders Despite the strict laws intended to monitor registered sex offenders, Georgia has lost track of or absconded, nearly 250 sex offenders from metro Atlanta. In an article by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, many of these missing offenders were convicted of rape, kidnapping, and molestation, as well […]

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Dodge County Sheriffs Uncover Identity Theft Ring Dodge County sheriff’s deputies broke an alleged identity theft ring that has been operating in four counties. The 37-year-old man arrested is accused of receiving stolen property by using a license plate to conceal or misrepresent a vehicle’s identity. He is being charged with 56 counts of identity […]