There are a lot of ways to attack and defend, and Northeast Georgia villains and victims have tried most.
Friday, December 28, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Strange crime stories in Northeast Georgia, as reported by local Patch sites.
Click on the links below for more on each story 1. In these economic times, who doesn’t dream of hearing, “You’ve won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes?” A Stone Mountain-area woman heard those words, but there was a catch. She was told by a male phone-caller that a camera crew was on its way with the check, and all she needed to do to prepare for the big moment was to purchase $200 in prepaid cards to cover taxes and other costs. She obliged, and was called later by the man asking for more money. The camera crew never arrived. 2. More fake sweepstakes news: A man who recently moved to Snellville after being scammed out of $20,000 in New York because he supposedly won multiple sweepstakes told police the man who tricked him keeps …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Need a cool-down from this week's primary elections? Enjoy some silly Georgia news.
A Chattooga County man is taking on the role of distressed prison warden after vandals allegedly cut down some fences enclosing his turtle farm. According to the Associated Press, some 1,600 of David Driver's 2,200 turtles have managed to slowly escape the farm and "bolt" to other watering holes such as creeks and ponds. Sheriff's deputies are searching for the escapees. If you will be driving through the Summerville area in Chattooga, please remember that hitchhiking turtles may be escaped convicts. In Other News... The recent heat wave that had the Southeast in its grip caused some people to do some very weird things. Cobb County resident Marvin Dwayne Bolick, 51, was arrested on July 1 after he was spotted with his pants pulled down at …