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“It ripped my heart out:’ Police chief comforts crying child after family member arrested

MORROW, Ga. — A sweet photo shows a metro Atlanta police chief comforting a crying child after her mother’s boyfriend was arrested during a traffic stop. Morrow Police shared the photo of Interim Chief Snively that they say he was unaware was being taken at the time. The department said that they responded to assist an officer with arresting a driver.
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Monroe County Sheriff’s Office arrests 2 at hotel for drugs

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office made 2 arrests in connection to drugs Tuesday evening. According to a release from MCSO, officers received a tip in reference to drug sales at America’s Best Value Inn in Forsyth. Investigators found that there were 2 people from out of state involved– Jonathan Daniel Lopez of Miami, Florida, and Amy Patton of Morristown, Tennessee. Lopez was out on bond after previously being arrested in June of last year by the Peach County Sheriff’s Office for trafficking methamphetamine.
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Local amputee almost hit by speeder, mobile park to install speed bumps

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) - A Clayton County man is lucky to be alive after a driver narrowly missed crashing into him outside the man’s home. Amerido Berrios refuses to walk inside the front of his house because he’s afraid he might fall through the floor. On Saturday, as he was taking out of the trash, Berrios heard the revving of a car. Berrios looked and saw a vehicle headed right for him and his home, located in Deer Creek, a mobile home park in unincorporated Stockbridge.
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2 from out of state charged in Monroe County drug investigation

FORSYTH, Ga. (CBS46) - Two people have been arrested following a drug investigation in Monroe County. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says it received a tip in reference to drug sales at America’s Best Value Inn in Forsyth. Investigators learned there were two individuals involved, Jonathan Daniel Lopez,...

Thomaston 911 call ends in OIS

THOMASTON – A Thomaston, GA man is shot by police after pointing a handgun at an officer. The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Thomaston, Upson County, GA. The Upson County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. One man was shot and died. No deputies were injured during this incident.

Forsyth unveils new sculpture representing diversity

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- The city of Forsyth unveiled a new public art installation outside its City Hall. The art installation was a part of the Georgia Installation Community Grant. The 1,500 pound sculpture features a circle of clasped hands to represent unity. “It’s a local project through and through and...

Dunkin’ Coming Soon to Rockaway Road in Peachtree City

Clearing has begun for a new development at the corner of GA-74 and Rockaway Road in Peachtree City. According to Randolph Williams brokerage services, a Dunkin Donuts a.k.a Dunkin’ will be built here along with +/-2000 to 4,000 SF retail suites available for lease. Recently a Panera Bread, Waffle House, and QDOBA Mexican Eats were all built in the area alongside GA-74 Joel Cowan Parkway. To learn more about leasing a space at the new center click here.

More than $90K in liquor stolen from Henry County package store

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. - Up to a half-dozen suspects made off with tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of liquor during a Henry County heist. It happened just after 1 a.m. Monday at the Highway 138 Package Store in Stockbridge. Henry County police said between four and six people were involved in the heist and made off with about $90,000 worth of inventory.
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Several metro Atlanta police departments team up for initiative to reduce crime

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Thanks to a collaborative effort from several local police departments, multiple arrests were made during the recent summer initiative to fight and reduce crime. The East Point police department, with the assistance of police departments in Fulton County, Newnan County, Georgia State University, Georgia State Patrol...

2 arrested for selling meth, ecstasy, marijuana out of Forsyth hotel

MONROE COUNTY, Ga. (WGXA) -- Monroe County deputies have arrested two suspects for selling drugs out of a hotel in Forsyth after getting a tip. According to the sheriff's office, it happened at America's Best Value Inn. After getting tipped off, deputies opened an investigation and identified two suspects --...
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Linda Sue Coleman Moore, 74, of Fayetteville, GA

Linda Sue Coleman Moore, 74, of Fayetteville, GA, passed away on Friday, June 24, 2022 following a motor vehicle accident. Born on February 20, 1948 to Rachel Naomi Parris and JC Coleman in Atlanta, GA, and raised in East Point, Linda leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Gary Moore; daughter, Jennifer McMenamin and “favorite son-in law,” Steve; sister, Carol Coleman Szalma and husband Steve; nephew, Stephen Szalma and wife, Molly; her church family at First Christian of Tyrone; and numerous friends that she considered her family.