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Bank security footage of robbery

Captain Craig Cooper of the Barnesville Police Department has released the following images of alleged bank robbery suspect Leonard William Willis inside the bank. The four-shot sequence covers 38 seconds March 4.

Shots fired; alleged shooters crash car

More wanton violence erupted in Barnesville today when shots were fired in the area of Sims Street, Johnstonville Road and Crawford Road. No one was hit by the gunfire but two people were injured in…

Two busted for meth

A probation violation investigation resulted in two arrests for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute here March 5.Lamar deputies and Narcotics Task Force personnel went to a home at 177 Rogers Circle to pick…

Attorney general to keynote meth summit

Sheriff Larry Waller has announced that Georgia attorney general Thurbert Baker will keynote a meth summit to be held in Lamar County on June 2, 2009 at the Middle School Auditorium. The summit was prompted…

Bank robbery a family affair for United Bank heist suspect

Reporter Joe Kovac Jr. of The Macon Telegraph profiles Leonard William Willis Jr. whose wife is also in prison for bank robbery.Whatever it was that may have sent bank-robbing suspect Leonard William Willis Jr. on…

Arrest made in Milner murder

Authorities have made at least one arrest in connection with the weekend murder of William Charles (Bubba) Milner of Lamar County. Here is the report from the Jackson Progress-Argus.By Stewart Voegtlin Augusta resident Philip Foster,…

Cops: Man hit banks to buy drugs

Employees at United Bank in Barnesville may have been in more danger than originally thought Wednesday. Information has surfaced indicating Robbery suspect Leonard William Willis hit eight banks in a short period of time to…

Milner man arrested on weapons charge

A 33-year-old Milner man was arrested Feb. 27 on weapons charges.Jason Blackwell of 212 Steele Rd. was arrested after deputies responding to a burglary call at his residence encountered the suspect carrying a weapon. The…

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