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Alleged killer denied bond

Judge Bill Fears denied bond for alleged killer Philip Foster at a hearing held in Butts County superior court. Foster is charged with beating a Barnesville man to death.Foster, 34, is charged with malice murder…

Suspect captured after fleeing from deputies on I-75

A man fled on foot after Lamar deputies stopped his car on I-75 this afternoon. The suspect was later captured on Unionville Road after an intensive search.The unidentified man lost a shoe as he fled.…

Murder suspect commits suicide after Zebulon traffic stop

A man wanted for murder in Cobb County shot himself with a rifle after being pulled over in downtown Zebulon Saturday afternoon. The man, identified as 43-year-old Randall Keith Fisher, subsequently died at a Griffin…

Alleged burglar no mental giant

According to a witness, a Locust Grove man charged in a string of local burglaries was “not the sharpest tool in the shed.”James Ryan Blake, 27, was allegedly in the process of breaking into the…

Alleged killer appears in court

The man charged with murdering his Grove Street neighbor in a drug deal gone bad appeared before chief magistrate William Thomas today during a preliminary hearing.Ronald Smith, 28, is charged with shooting 56-year-old Charles Graves…

Another serial church arsonist is out on parole

A third serial church arsonist, part of a group of young men who vandalized and burglarized churches throughout middle Georgia, has been paroled.Travis Robert Gowey, about age 33, was paroled March 10 and will remain…

LCSO, NTF make meth arrest

Lamar sheriff’s deputies and agents of the Narcotics Task Force executed a search warrant at 131 Bulldog Court today, making one arrest and seizing four grams of methamphetamine and a quantity of marijuana, according to…

Cops get stimulus money

With the local crime rate spiraling upward at a dizzying pace, local law enforcement agencies learned last week they are eligible for stimulus funds.The funding, based on population and crime statistics, are available under the…

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