DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — A former Douglas County deputy will soon surrender to his former co-workers. A grand jury handed up an indictment against him Friday. Chris Black is charged with both felony and misdemeanor vehicular homicide in the death of another deputy’s wife. Black was responding to a robbery call in November when officials…

El Paso – A former sheriff’s chief deputy who pleaded guilty for his role in an investment scandal that shook the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office in Atlanta has died in an El Paso Jail. Caudell Jones died in his sleep Saturday at a minimum-security federal prison in El Paso, Texas, his lawyer, Mike Puglise, told…

July 19, 2007 LAWRENCEVILLE – A grand jury decided Wednesday not to indict a former Duluth police officer on simple battery charges. Eugene Flathmann was under investigation by the department after he was accused of reportedly using excessive force with a woman during a Jan. 23 traffic stop. Flathmann was accused of dragging a woman…

A former Duluth police officer who threw a woman to the ground, pulled her hair and cursed at her during a traffic stop was not indicted Wednesday by a Gwinnett grand jury. Eugene Flathmann faced chrges of simple battery and violation of oath of office for the January incident, which cost the officer his job….

A former Duluth police officer who threw a woman to the ground, pulled her hair and cursed at her during a traffic stop was not indicted Wednesday by a Gwinnett County grand jury Eugene Flathmann faced charges of simple battery and violation of oath of office for the January incident, which cost the officer his…

LOGANVILLE – The Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday the actions of Loganville Fire Chief Terry Pilcher did not fall under the state’s guidelines of stalking. As a result, the permanent restraining order filed by 10 Loganville firefighters that has complicated the chief’s ability to perform his job since June 2, 2005 has been lifted. All…

LOGANVILLE, Ga. — For the first time in two years, Loganville Fire Chief Terry Pilcher can walk into the firehouse and confront his men without having someone available to testify he was nice when he did it. The Georgia Supreme Court ruled Monday that the chief was not a stalker and that a Walton County…

A one-time top aide to former Fulton Sheriff Jackie Barrett has pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, according to sealed documents made public Monday. Claudell Jones, who was Barrett’s chief of staff, admitted last Wednesday that he solicited and received more than $10,000 from a financial adviser trying to win Sheriff’s Office business. Federal prosecutors…

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A grand jury will investigate an incident caught on a police dashboard camera. It involves a former police officer and a woman charged with drunk driving. The officer lost his job with Duluth and was charged with simple battery because of the way he made the arrest, but his attorney said…

The Butts County Board of Commissioners, on Monday, May 14, threw water on a gathering fire of public uproar over propsed changes to the alcohol ordinance that could force some county establishments from continuing operation. A draft amendment to the alcohol ordinance, completed by county Attorney Kent Lawrence, was presented to the Board by Community…

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