Two men, including a bus driver for Cobb County Public Schools and a college instructor, were indicted for separate child pornography offenses.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 16
Two Cobb County men were indicted by a federal grand jury for child pornography charges stemming from their ordering and receiving videos containing child pornography from a foreign company, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. One of the offenders was a school bus driver, and the other one was a college instructor. Jerry Michael Lanier, 51, of Smyrna, is charged with one count of receiving child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Lanier was working as a music instructor at the University of West Georgia. In a separate case, Stanley Keith Johnson, 57, of Mableton, is charged with one count of producing child pornography, one count of receiving child pornography, and one count of possessing child pornography. …
The two are among six accused of conspiring to manufacture and distribute counterfeit $50 bills. The six were indicted in federal court last month.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Two Marietta residents are among six defendants facing charges in connection with a counterfeit currency ring authorities say operated from February 2011 until last month. According to a release from the United States Attorney’s Public Information Office, three of the six—30-year-old Cameron R. Longshore and 27-year-old Ian J. Longshore of Decatur and 35-year-old Kenyada Barrion of Stone Mountain— appeared Monday in federal court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Russell L. Vineyard on counterfeiting charges. Last month, a federal grand jury returned a seven-count indictment against the three men and three others—37-year-old Stacy P. Smith and 63-year-old James C. Kellogg, both of Marietta; and 36-year-old Heath J. Kellogg of Woodstock. The six…