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Cumming police: Avoid drivers with road rage

Cumming police: Avoid drivers with road rage

CUMMING — A recent report of road rage involving a driver who supposedly brandished a firearm has prompted local law enforcement officials to encourage roadway safety and etiquette.

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Teen arrested after wild ride through north Forsyth subdivision

Teen arrested after wild ride through north Forsyth subdivision

NORTH FORSYTH — A recent North Forsyth High School graduate was arrested Thursday night after damaging several mailboxes and other objects while driving through a neighborhood off Jot Em Down Road, authorities said.

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Dogs track down bike theft suspect in south Forsyth

Dogs track down bike theft suspect in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH — A theft suspect who was tracked by Forsyth County Sheriff’s dogs early Friday morning turned out to be a 15-year-old boy.

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GBI holds bomb training in Forsyth County

GBI holds bomb training in Forsyth County

NORTH FORSYTH — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s bomb disposal unit held a bomb threat management training session Thursday in Forsyth County.

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Alpharetta man convicted of defrauding NASA

ALPHARETTA — An Alpharetta business owner has been convicted of defrauding NASA and National Science Foundation of nearly $800,000 over a six-year span.

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Search on for driver who struck pedestrian north of Cumming

Search on for driver who struck pedestrian north of Cumming

CUMMING — Local law enforcement officials are looking for a hit-and-run suspect who reportedly struck a woman walking her dog early Sunday, leaving her in critical condition.

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Ride-seeking intruder indicted for south Forsyth incident

Ride-seeking intruder indicted for south Forsyth incident

FORSYTH COUNTY — A Marietta man has been indicted for a late-April encounter that gave a Forsyth County man a midnight fright in his home.

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Forsyth County Fire Department warns of restaurant phone scam

Forsyth County Fire Department warns of restaurant phone scam

FORSYTH COUNTY — Local authorities and government officials are warning businesses in Forsyth County about a potential phone scam.

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Caregiver indicted for elder neglect in death of north Forsyth woman, 81

Caregiver indicted for elder neglect in death of north Forsyth woman, 81

FORSYTH COUNTY — A caregiver has been indicted on charges of elder neglect after the Forsyth County woman in her care died.

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Knife suspect from Lake Lanier resort appears in court

Knife suspect from Lake Lanier resort appears in court

BUFORD — Three Lanier Islands Resort security officers responded to reports of a man walking around with a knife, according to a Hall County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s testimony Monday.

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Public comment sought on FCSO reaccreditation

Public comment sought on FCSO reaccreditation

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is in the process of getting reaccredited and will welcome public comment on its ability to comply with accreditation standards.

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Forsyth County Courthouse shooting, one year later

Forsyth County Courthouse shooting, one year later

CUMMING — A year after one of the more frightening incidents in Forsyth County history, law enforcement personnel and others who were in downtown Cumming that morning are still marveling at the swift response that prevented it from being more deadly.

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North Forsyth theft suspect arrested at work, near scene of crime

North Forsyth theft suspect arrested at work, near scene of crime

NORTH FORSYTH — A 36-year-old Forsyth County man suspected of taking electronics last week from a vehicle at a gas station in north Forsyth was arrested Friday.

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Authorities: Man sold kilo of meth a week for two years

Authorities: Man sold kilo of meth a week for two years

GAINESVILLE — A Cleveland man has been arrested by the Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office, which said he sold a kilogram of methamphetamine per week for the past two years.

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Online blind date leads to robbery

Online blind date leads to robbery

DAWSONVILLE — A man lured to Dawsonville by a woman he met on the Internet was reportedly ambushed when he arrived at her home.

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Forsyth residents warned of IRS phone scam

Forsyth residents warned of IRS phone scam

FORSYTH COUNTY — A caller identifying himself as an official says you can make a payment to avoid arrest for something.

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Three suspected meth dealers arrested in Forsyth County

Three suspected meth dealers arrested in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY — In a case that could slow the flow of methamphetamine in Forsyth, authorities say three people have been arrested for repeatedly bringing the illegal drug into the county to sell, authorities said.

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Authorities: Man threatens Lanier Islands Resort security with knife

Authorities: Man threatens Lanier Islands Resort security with knife

BUFORD — A man allegedly held a knife in a threatening manner near three security officers at Lanier Islands Resort, according to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.

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North Forsyth man arrested after getting stabbed by brother

North Forsyth man arrested after getting stabbed by brother

NORTH FORSYTH — Brothers fight. It happens. But a verbal dispute May 22 ended when one north Forsyth man was stabbed by his younger brother in an apparent act of self-defense.

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Man charged in slaying of South Forsyth grad wants trial moved

Man charged in slaying of South Forsyth grad wants trial moved

DAWSONVILLE — The reported triggerman in the November shooting death of a popular youth sports coach who grew up in Forsyth County has requested a change of venue for his murder trial.

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Forsyth kidnapping suspect attempts to swim away in Lake Lanier

Forsyth kidnapping suspect attempts to swim away in Lake Lanier

CUMMING — Lake Lanier was filled with boaters and swimmers looking to enjoy the Memorial Day holiday in the sun, but one 20-year-old Cumming man went on a swim in an attempt to flee from deputies after he reportedly kidnapped his girlfriend.

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Motorcycle crash claims man from Forsyth

Motorcycle crash claims man from Forsyth

DAWSON COUNTY — A Cumming man was killed and his passenger injured in a motorcycle crash over the Memorial Day weekend that has resulted in charges for a Dawsonville man, authorities said.

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Teen driver sentenced in crash that killed North Forsyth student

Teen driver sentenced in crash that killed North Forsyth student

NORTH FORSYTH — The teenage driver in a single-vehicle wreck that killed a rising North Forsyth High School senior last June faces five years in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree vehicular homicide.

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Man who robbed East Forsyth bank gets 10 years

Man who robbed East Forsyth bank gets 10 years

EAST FORSYTH — A Texas man accused of robbing an east Forsyth bank from the drive-thru window in April 2014 faces 10 years in jail.

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Second Forsyth home invasion suspect in custody

Second Forsyth home invasion suspect in custody

FORSYTH COUNTY — The second suspect has been arrested in a February attack during which a 70-year-old Forsyth County woman was shot twice while defending her home near Lake Lanier.

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Fatal stabbing investigated in north Forsyth

Fatal stabbing investigated in north Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY – A 57-year-old man has been charged with murder after he reportedly stabbed his roommate with a kitchen knife several times during a dispute early Sunday in north Forsyth.

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Paul Bennett released from jail after settling with Hall Sheriff’s Office

Paul Bennett released from jail after settling with Hall Sheriff’s Office

A Forsyth County man involved in a 2012 boating accident that killed two Buford boys has been released after settling a lawsuit with the Hall County Sheriff’s Office, the man’s attorney confirmed Friday afternoon.

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Gas station in south Forsyth robbed

SOUTH FORSYTH – The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is following up on tips investigators believe may lead them to two men who robbed the RaceTrac gas station at 915 McFarland Parkway early Friday morning.

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Man arrested for impersonating cop in Cumming

Man arrested for impersonating cop in Cumming

CUMMING — A Cumming man who tried taking the law into his own hands was arrested by the very person he had reportedly pretended to be — a sheriff’s deputy.

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Hunt continues for suspect in Forsyth County home invasion

Hunt continues for suspect in Forsyth County home invasion

FORSYTH COUNTY — One suspect has been arrested and another remains at large some three months after a Forsyth County senior citizen was shot twice while defending her home near Lake Lanier from would-be burglars.

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