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Ga Official Charged With Swiping Campaign Signs

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP/WAOK) — An enforcement officer in metro Atlanta is charged with stealing campaign signs in Douglas County. Fulton County code enforcement officer Marnitta Ballard of Lithia Springs faces a misdemeanor theft charge after […]


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Employee Cashed In Stolen Lotto Tickets

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — An Athens man has been arrested after authorities say he tried to cash in lottery tickets he stole from the convenience store where he worked. The Athens Banner-Herald reports 21-year-old Reid […]


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Ex-Army Officers Charged With Stealing Millions In Federal Funds

Two ex-Army officers are facing charges of stealing more than $2.7 million from the U.S. government while serving in Saudi Arabia.


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New Indictments Against Former DeKalb County School Superintendent

DEKALB COUNTY – (WAOK/AJC) – A new indictment has been handed down against DeKalb county’s former school superintendent,  Crawford Lewis,  and others,   charged with racketeering back in 20-10,  which superecedes the original indictment.  Lewis […]


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Woman Accused Of PTA Theft Makes First Court Appearance

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman accused of stealing more than $57,000 from an Atlanta elementary school PTA made her first court appearance and will be released on a signature bond. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that […]


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Glock Theft Trial Underway

ATLANTA (AP) – The former general counsel of Glock Inc. is facing trial on theft and racketeering charges that he stole millions of dollars from the firearms manufacturing giant. Prosecutors say Paul Jannuzzo worked with […]


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Atlanta Police Arrest Two Men Attempting To Steal Toys For Needy Kids

ATLANTA (WAOK)-A call from an alert employee at Hosea Feed the Hungry Charity Sunday morning foiled a plot by two men to steal Christmas from needy children. Atlanta police say officers were dispatched to a […]


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11 year old Arrested For Ring Theft

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) – Police have arrested an 11-year-old boy and say more juveniles could be arrested in connection with aDeKalb County burglary where four college football championship rings belonging to a former Florida StateUniversity […]


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Police Work to Cut Down Copper Thefts

CONYERS, Ga. (AP) – Police in one Georgia town are trying to make it tougher for copper thieves to cash in on the crime. Conyers police Lt. Jackie Dunn tells The Rockdale Citizen that officers […]


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Police Bust Suspected Chop Shop

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Atlanta police busted a suspected chop shop and arrested five men off of Hollowell Parkway late Tuesday. Police say they received a tip that suggested  there were some stolen semi-tractors at this location. Police […]





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