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Friday Jan 29 | via Athens Banner-Herald
BURGLARY: On Jan. 24, Deputy Steven Orta met with a couple who were moving out of a house on Galilee Church Road and were in the process of retrieving their property. However, when they arrived they found someone already entered the house and stole numerous items including a computer printer, TV, two Mary Kay cosmetic sales kits, numerous tools, air compressor and several guns including a Marlin rifle, Glenfield .22-caliber rifle with a squirrel etched into both sides of the stock and a 16-gauge shotgun, along with boxes of ammunition for the guns. Comment?
Monday Jan 25 | via MainStreetNews.com
A Commerce man was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 12 months of mandatory probation after he pled not guilty to violating the city of Danielsville's animal cruelty ordinance in city court Jan. 18 for transporting a live cow strapped "spread eagle" on the back of a flatbed trailer in late November. Phong Thanh Tran, 43, was also sentenced by city court judge Robert Sneed to pay a $1,000 fine and to perform 100 hours of community service at the Madison-Oglethorpe Animal Shelter. Comment?
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