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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Jun 23 | via The Times
An elderly man on an electric scooter allegedly aided two other suspects in stealing a 50-inch flat screen television from Wal-Mart early Monday, Oakwood Police said. Four people were arrested after an alleged theft by shoplifting incident around 12:55 a.m. Monday at the Oakwood Wal-Mart, police said. Comment?
Saturday Jun 20 | via The Times
The signs are meant to warn the men and women who are seen throwing dice and drinking on the corner morning, noon or night, where the littered access to the Green Hunter Homes tracks the public housing complex's reputation for drugs, violent crime and poverty. Local business owners worked with the city's code enforcement division to put the newer signs in place late last month. Comment?
Thursday Jun 18 | via The Times
Lisa Doctor joins a prayer circle down the street from the Emanuel AME Church early Thursday, June 18, 2015 following a shooting Wednesday night in Charleston, S.C. A church shooting in Charleston, S.C., that killed nine, didn't come as a surprise to the Rev. Rose Johnson. Comment?
Sunday Jun 14 | via The Times
A Gainesville man was arrested Saturday night for assault on a peace officer, DUI and child endangerment following a car chase and foot pursuit through the city. Georgia State Patrol officers tried to stop Kinsey, who was traveling with a reportedly unrelated child and female passenger, after witnessing alleged traffic violations. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 10 | via MyFoxAtlanta
The GBI has released new police dash cam video capturing Monday's officer involved shooting at GSP POST 6 in Gainesville. Shooting suspect Leighton Marchetta is off camera, but dash cam video released by the GBI shows two state troopers running for cover when Marchetta got out of his vehicle with a high-powered rifle, firing off two shots and telling the troopers "You are going to have to kill me." Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via The Times
Imane Harris takes a seat in Hall County Magistrate Court on Monday morning for a commital hearing following his arrest for allegedly swerving at Oakwood Police officers over Memorial Day weekend in a long chase. A man charged by Oakwood Police with aggravated assault chose to let his case move on to Superior Court Monday. Comment?
Monday Jun 8 | via Fetch Your News
The Georgia State Patrol has requested that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation investigate a shooting incident involving a Georgia State Trooper earlier today. This morning at 8:00 AM, the Hall County 911 Center received a "shots fired" call at GSP Post Six, located at 2000 Cleveland Highway in Gainesville. Comment?
Friday Jun 5 | via The Times
A Tennessee man is being held in the Hall County Jail on armed robbery charges after police say he entered a store in the early morning hours Friday and demanded money. According to Cpl. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 3 | via The Times
A Gainesville councilwoman is one of four names on a witness list from the defendant's public defender in a murder case. Myrtle Figueras, who has served on the City Council since December 1996, was listed with three character witnesses in the case of Leshan Tremiele Tanner, 42, of Gainesville. Comment?
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