News Nearby: Buford High Athlete Dies; Elderly Woman Assaulted
Check out these Patch headlines from communities not far from Johns Creek.
Buford Athlete Dies Three Days After Collapsing at School - Buford Patch
Adam Smith, a varsity basketball player, was running during a Sept. 13 preseason workout when he stopped to tell a teacher he was not feeling well. Moments later, Smith collapsed and was transported to Northside Hospital-Forsyth where he died Sunday night. (Click here to read the full AJC article).
Elderly Woman Assaulted in Home - Marietta Patch
Sunday morning, an unknown male forced entry into a residence on Hazel Street in Marietta and assaulted the elderly female homeowner, according to Marietta Police.
The intruder made verbal threats to physically harm the homeowner if she did not cooperate and took an unknown amount of cash and jewelry, according to Marietta Police. For more on this story see Marietta Patch.
Shooting Victim's Brother Speaks; Apartment Residents Give Take on Shooting - South Cobb Patch
The brother of an Austell man who was fatally shot at an Austell apartment complex spoke out Sunday.
According to Cobb police investigators, 27-year-old Andre Oliver was shot on Tuesday evening in the Parkview Apartments parking lot by the Parkview Apartments security guard after they were involved in a physical altercation.
The security guard thought to be responsible for the shooting has not been identified and has not been charged. For more on this story see South Cobb Patch.
According to the Atlanta Police Department, a pair of men were arrested overnight after robbing several women in Midtown of purses and electronics, including an iPhone that had a tracking device that led authorities to the thieves.
Shortly after 11 p.m. on Thursday evening, APD Zone 5 units responded to a pedestrian robbery call at The Biltmore, located at 817 West Peachtree Street. According to APD Officer Kim Jones, five female victims told the officers they had been robbed at gunpoint in the driveway of The Biltmore by two male suspects. Both suspects pointed guns at the victims, at sometime during the alleged incident, one of the victims punched one of the suspects in the face. For more on this story see Midtown Patch.
Sneiderman Petitions to Loosen Bond Restrictions Moved to This Week - Dunwoody Patch
Update: The new time for the bond hearing is 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.
Andrea Sneiderman, accused of being involved in killing her husband, was released with several restrictions on a $500,000 bond in August.
She was limited to her parents' home, she must wear an ankle bracelet and she had to surrender her passport.
On Friday, the court gave notice that Sneiderman will attempt to change those restrictions so that she can attend religious services. For more on this story see Dunwoody Patch.