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Cherokee County man pleads guilty in 2018 fatal crash that killed teen

Posted on March 31st, 2021

District Attorney Shannon Wallace announces that Yann Fredrick Engamba, 20, has pleaded guilty and was sentenced for homicide by vehicle in the first degree, serious injury by vehicle, and reckless driving. The charges relate to a single vehicle crash on November 27, 2018, involving four Creekview High School students on Old Orange Mill Road in Cherokee […]

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Man wanted for three metro Atlanta massage parlor shootings that killed 8 arrested after pursuit

Posted on March 16th, 2021

Robert Aaron Long,21, of Woodstock, has been identified as the suspect in the shooting at Young’s Asian Massage Parlor in Cherokee County that left four people dead and one person injured, according to the sheriff’s office. According to a sheriff’s office spokesman, He is also a suspect in two more deadly shootings at similar businesses […]

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Fannin County man arrested for child sexual exploitation

Posted on March 13th, 2021

Blue Ridge, GA (March 12, 2021) – On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Nathaniel Frank Hodgdon, 27, of Blue Ridge, was arrested and charged with two counts of Distribution of Child Pornography. On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes Unit (CEACC) and the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office executed […]

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Catoosa County deputy injured after crashing Saturday morning on Battlefield Parkway

Posted on December 21st, 2020

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Dec. 19, at approximately midnight, Vehicle #1 a Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle was traveling east in the right eastbound lane of GA2. Driver #1 Deputy Nigel Torres, age 27, failed to maintain his lane, and he traveled off the roadway onto the right shoulder, where he […]

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