NEWS NEARBY: Missing 11-Year-Old Boy Found Safe
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Elijah Cole Found Safe - Canton-Sixes Patch
His father and a family friend are currently being questioned by investigators, Lt. Jay Baker said.
No one had seen nor heard from 11-year-old Elijah Cole, his father Jason Cole or family friend Will Copes since Friday night when they stayed at a friend's Cherokee County home, Lt. Jay Baker said on Monday. See Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story.
Former GSU Soccer Player From Kennesaw Shot and Killed - Kennesaw Patch
Atlanta police say they found the vehicle believed to be involved in an accident that resulted in the shooting death Sunday of a former Georgia State University soccer player.
Ayokunle Lumpkin of Kennesaw was shot during a confrontation on Milton Avenue in Chosewood Park. See Kennesaw Patch for more on this story.
Milton Man Briefly Loses Daughter's College Tuition to Fraud - Alpharetta-Milton Patch
A Milton man trying to withdraw some money from an ATM on Aug. 17 discovered $15,100 was transferred out of his checking account, putting his daughter's college tuition in jeopardy.
The victim told Milton police on Aug. 18 that a Wells Fargo branch employee told him a woman had opened up another checking account, listing herself as the primary owner and him as the secondary owner. This suspect linked his account with the fraudulent checking account, transferring the $15,100 without his knowledge. See Alpharetta-Milton Patch for more on this story.
Burglary Suspect Tells Police He Thought He Was Invisible - Stone Mountain Patch
A burglary suspect in unincorporated Stone Mountain in Gwinnett County told police he was coming down from a drug high and thought he was invisible when he allegedly entered his neighbor's home Aug. 12.
The incident happened in the 5600 block of Noblett Rd. After returning home in the afternoon the homeowner discovered someone had broken into his home. In addition to broken glass under one of the rear windows, the bent and out-of-place blind on the double rear door, the homeowner/victim told police he also noticed a rock laying on the floor near the broken window. See Stone Mountain Patch for more on this story.