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Two arrested in cigarette caper at south Forsyth gas station

Two arrested in cigarette caper at south Forsyth gas station

SOUTH FORSYTH — Two of the five men who reportedly swiped nearly 200 packs of cigarettes from a south Forsyth gas station in January have been ...

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Man charged with animal cruelty after 30 dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

Man charged with animal cruelty after 30 dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

NORTH FORSYTH — The man in whose north Forsyth mobile home 30 dogs were rescued from what authorities described as deplorable conditions has been arrested in ...

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3 more dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

3 more dogs found in north Forsyth mobile home

NORTH FORSYTH — Three more dogs have been rescued from a mobile home in north Forsyth where 27 other dogs were found Wednesday night in what ...

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27 dogs found in north Forsyth home

27 dogs found in north Forsyth home

NORTHWEST FORSYTH — Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies executing a search warrant Wednesday at a mobile home in northwest Forsyth found 27 dogs being held in ...

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Deputies fire at suspect during traffic stop in north Forsyth

Deputies fire at suspect during traffic stop in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH — Law enforcement personnel fired shots during a traffic stop Tuesday night in north Forsyth that resulted in a man’s arrest and the ...

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Oakwood police: Suspects manipulate machine to steal lottery tickets

Oakwood police: Suspects manipulate machine to steal lottery tickets

OAKWOOD — Not long after the largest Powerball drawing ever, three suspects in Oakwood are accused of manipulating a convenience store’s lottery ticket machine to ...

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Suspected burglar found near Cumming with Hank Aaron-autographed bats

Suspected burglar found near Cumming with Hank Aaron-autographed bats

CUMMING — A 32-year-old Loganville man was recently arrested on suspicion of burglarizing a home near Lake Lanier and taking, among other items, three baseball bats ...

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Gainesville woman indicted for smuggling meth into new Forsyth County Jail

Gainesville woman indicted for smuggling meth into new Forsyth County Jail

FORSYTH COUNTY — A Gainesville woman accused of bringing methamphetamine into the new Forsyth County Jail by smuggling it in her private area has been indicted ...

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Teen arrested after firing shots during fight at south Forsyth gas station

Teen arrested after firing shots during fight at south Forsyth gas station

SOUTH FORSYTH — A teenager suspected of firing a gun Saturday afternoon during a fight at a south Forsyth gas station was arrested Tuesday in neighboring ...

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Man charged with murder of brother in south Forsyth

Man charged with murder of brother in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — A Cumming man has been charged with murder in connection with the fatal stabbing of his brother early Tuesday in south Forsyth, law ...

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Alpharetta man indicted for attempted arson of occupied north Forsyth home

Alpharetta man indicted for attempted arson of occupied north Forsyth home

NORTH FORSYTH — A Forsyth County grand jury has indicted an Alpharetta man after he reportedly attempted to set fire to a north Forsyth home while ...

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Shots fired during fight at Cumming gas station

Shots fired during fight at Cumming gas station

CUMMING — Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies responded to calls about gunshots during a fight at a Cumming gas station Saturday afternoon.

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Police investigate theft of thousands from Nissan dealership in Gainesville

Police investigate theft of thousands from Nissan dealership in Gainesville

GAINESVILLE — The woman police had identified as a suspect in the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Carriage Nissan apparently killed herself as ...

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Authorities: Cumming woman faked terminal cancer, got $25K in bucket list wishes

Authorities: Cumming woman faked terminal cancer, got $25K in bucket list wishes

FORSYTH COUNTY — No one wants cancer. Save apparently for one Cumming woman, who was recently arrested for reportedly accepting nearly $25,000 in donations, free ...

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Injured teen driver from north Forsyth charged with DUI in Dawson County wreck

DAWSONVILLE — One of two teenagers who suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle wreck last week in eastern Dawson County remains hospitalized.

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Shoplifters swipe 400 packs of cigarettes from south Forsyth gas station

Shoplifters swipe 400 packs of cigarettes from south Forsyth gas station

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of some 400 packs of cigarettes from a south Forsyth gas station.

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Police: Gainesville man charged with forcing child to eat feces

Police: Gainesville man charged with forcing child to eat feces

GAINESVILLE - Two Gainesville residents are charged with causing severe mental and physical pain to a child, including deprivation of food and biting the child’s ...

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Sawnee EMC warns of phone scam in Forsyth County area

Sawnee EMC warns of phone scam in Forsyth County area

FORSYTH COUNTY — A local electric services provider urged customers to be cautious after a number of complaints were reported in connection with a phone scam ...

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Man charged with murder in Gainesville stabbing death

Man charged with murder in Gainesville stabbing death

GAINESVILLE — A Gainesville man has been charged in the stabbing death of a man during a fight Sunday night at an apartment complex off Tumbling ...

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Two Dawsonville men charged after fake hostage report

Two Dawsonville men charged after fake hostage report

DAWSONVILLE — Authorities responding to a report of a possible hostage situation in downtown Dawsonville last week took two men into custody for reportedly making false ...

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Police: Fraud suspect, accomplices targeted golf courses in Forsyth, Hall counties

Police: Fraud suspect, accomplices targeted golf courses in Forsyth, Hall counties

OAKWOOD — A Lawrenceville man is accused of committing credit card fraud and allegedly looking through golf courses in Forsyth and Hall counties for unattended valuables ...

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Cell number, social media led FBI to Dawsonville jewelry robbery suspect

ATLANTA (AP) — The FBI zeroed in on a woman suspected in jewelry store robberies across the South after analyzing records from cellphone towers near the ...

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Mexico: Drug lord located thanks to interview with actor Sean Penn

Mexico: Drug lord located thanks to interview with actor Sean Penn

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The recapture of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman took a surprise, Hollywood twist when a Mexican official said security forces located ...

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FBI: Woman arrested in probe of jewelry store robberies

FBI: Woman arrested in probe of jewelry store robberies

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman suspected in multiple jewelry store robberies across the Southeast, including nearby Dawsonville, has been arrested in Georgia along with one other ...

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Officials: Woman from Cumming wrote $13K in bad checks

Officials: Woman from Cumming wrote $13K in bad checks

FORSYTH COUNTY — A Cumming woman has been charged with financial fraud and forgery after reportedly writing more than 30 checks from a fake account, putting ...

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Suspect swipes 40 pairs of ‘boyfriend pants’ from Victoria’s Secret in south Forsyth

Suspect swipes 40 pairs of ‘boyfriend pants’ from Victoria’s Secret in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — One alleged burglar must not have wanted to wait for her Christmas presents, instead smashing into the Victoria’s Secret store at The ...

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Dawson County teen charged after firing flare gun at car

Dawson County teen charged after firing flare gun at car

Two Dawson County teens are facing a long list of criminal charges after authorities say they were involved in an aggressive driving incident that later ...

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Authorities: Suspect in Dawsonville jewelry store robbery strikes again

Authorities: Suspect in Dawsonville jewelry store robbery strikes again

MEBANE, N.C. — The FBI is looking for a woman involved in jewelry store robberies in multiple states, including most recently in North Carolina.

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No traffic fatalities, more DUIs in Forsyth County at start of new year

No traffic fatalities, more DUIs in Forsyth County at start of new year

FORSYTH COUNTY — Local law enforcement officials often describe the New Year’s Eve holiday travel period as hit or miss for crashes and driving under ...

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Cherokee County man held in mother's death accused of trying to grab deputy

WOODSTOCK — Authorities say a man accused of stabbing his mother to death and then attacking another inmate inside the Cherokee County jail also tried to ...

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