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Four businesses near Cumming broken into Thursday night

SOUTH FORSYTH – The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has issued a "business watch" after four business were broken into overnight Thursday.

January 20, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


Dawson County murder investigation to be featured on Discovery Channel

DAWSON COUNTY -- Dawsonville residents will be able to view a television episode Monday that details the investigation of two murders that occurred in the county in December of 2009.

January 20, 2017 | FCN Regional Staff | CRIME & COURTS


Hall County first responders sue government for $75M

HALL COUNTY – About 10 months ago, Hall County Sheriff's Office Capt. Brad Rounds said he reflected on the state of his fellow first responders seeking to retire.

January 18, 2017 | Gainesville Times | CRIME & COURTS


Hall County fires doctor after 'questionable' touching during exams

HALL COUNTY -- The staff physician at a Hall County-run health clinic for employees was fired late last month after allegations of "questionable" touching were reported by more than one female employee.

January 17, 2017 | Gainesville Times | CRIME & COURTS


Alabama threatens to sue in tri-state ‘water wars’ involving Georgia, Florida

LAKE LANIER -- Alabama, long just an interested party in a water-sharing legal dispute between Georgia and Florida, is suggesting it might pursue "further litigation" in a longstanding "water wars" between the three states.

January 16, 2017 | By Jeff Gill | CRIME & COURTS


Alpharetta man arrested for shooting in southwest Forsyth

SOUTHWEST FORSYTH – A man who was arrested Saturday afternoon after reportedly shooting another man in the stomach near the Forsyth-Fulton County border was acquainted with the victim, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said.

January 14, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


Two wanted for armed robbery at south Forsyth pharmacy

SOUTH FORSYTH -- Two suspects remain at large after a woman reportedly robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint in south Forsyth on Friday morning.

January 13, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


126 marijuana plants seized from north Forsyth home

NORTH FORSYTH -- A north Forsyth man was arrested Thursday after 126 marijuana plants -- about $239,000 worth -- were found in a home.

January 13, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


Gwinnett firefighters have items stolen from personal vehicles

Less than a week after guns were stolen from the personal vehicles of firefighters at a south Forsyth fire station, several fire stations in Gwinnett have also reported break-ins.

January 10, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | CRIME & COURTS


Third suspect arrested for murder of man in northeast Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH – Three suspects, including one from Forsyth and one from Hall County, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 35-year-old man whose body was found in northeast Forsyth last week.

January 10, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Two charged in northeast Forsyth murder

NORTH FORSYTH – Two people have been charged for the murder of a 35-year-old man after his body was found in northeast Forsyth.

January 07, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Motorist caught after cornered by 5 patrol cars in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH – Motorists in south Forsyth may have seen a slow-speed police chase Thursday afternoon that ended in the arrest of a wanted man.

January 05, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Cumming man charged for striking roommate’s head with glass bottle

CUMMING – A 24-year-old man from Cumming sustained what were described as severe injuries to the head after his roommate hit him with a glass bottle during a fight early Tuesday morning.

January 04, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Dawsonville woman arrested for starving her children

DAWSON COUNTY - A Dawsonville woman was arrested early last month for reportedly starving her children and allowing her toddler to wander away from her residence.

January 04, 2017 | FCN Regional Staff | CRIME & COURTS


New Year’s weekend DUIs increase in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY – This New Year's Eve weekend saw the most arrests for driving under the influence since 2011, officials said.

January 04, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


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Surveillance to be boosted at Forsyth County fire stations after rash of break-ins

Forsyth County is taking measures to protect firefighters' property after recent break-ins have plagued several stations.

March 24, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | CRIME & COURTS


$500K in pills seized in Gainesville drug bust

Authorities found more than $500,000 worth of pills in a Hall County home March 14, according to authorities.

March 23, 2017 | FCN Regional Staff | CRIME & COURTS


Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office seeking two suspects tied to west Forsyth car break-ins

WEST FORSYTH- The Forsyth County Sheriff's office is looking for two suspects tied to entering vehicles near Campground Road early Thursday morning.

March 23, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | CRIME & COURTS


South Forsyth Kohl’s peeping Tom identified, arrested

SOUTH FORSYTH - A man suspected of recording a woman with his smartphone while she was in a Kohl's dressing room in south Forsyth has ...

March 22, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Chestatee Academy teacher among suspects in $6M drug bust

OAKWOOD -- Authorities seized more than $6 million worth of cocaine and heroin Thursday from a home on Crawford Oaks Drive in Oakwood.

March 17, 2017 | Gainesville Times | CRIME & COURTS


Forsyth County Sheriff's Office searching for suspect on foot in south Forsyth

UPDATE: As of 1:30 p.m., the FCSO says new information indicates that the suspect may have been able to get a ride out ...

March 17, 2017 | Kelly Whitmire | CRIME & COURTS


Guns stolen from firefighters’ vehicles at 3 west Forsyth stations

WEST FORSYTH – Firefighters at three Forsyth County fire stations had their car windows smashed and personal firearms taken in an apparent string of burglaries Wednesday ...

March 16, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


Man who fled Cumming after double shooting indicted

A man who fled to Maryland while being wanted in connection with the shooting of two people at a residence in Cumming last year has ...

March 15, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Woman finds peeping Tom in south Forsyth Kohl’s dressing room

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A Lawrenceville woman who was trying on clothes received a rude surprise after she found a man videotaping her in a dressing room ...

March 14, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


Wrong way driver indicted for traffic, drug charges

NORTH FORSYTH -- A Cumming man who reportedly attempted to flee law enforcement by driving on the wrong side of the road in north Forsyth late ...

March 11, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


North Forsyth man indicted for 92 pounds of marijuana

NORTH FORSYTH – A north Forsyth man has been indicted for trafficking marijuana in connection to deputies finding a reported 92 pounds of the drug in ...

March 10, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


Forsyth County Grandy Jury indictes two in car break-ins, thefts

A Forsyth County Grand Jury recently indicted two Atlanta men on charges associated with a multi-county car break-in spree in September.

March 10, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


Dawson man arrested for allegedly breaking child’s arm, leg

A Dawsonville man was arrested Tuesday on 18 felony charges including first degree cruelty to children after a toddler was found to have broken bones ...

March 08, 2017 | By Allie Dean / Dawson County News | CRIME & COURTS


Man indicted for armed robbery during Craigslist deal at south Forsyth Kroger

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A Grayson resident who was arrested after a 57-year-old Cumming man was shot during a Craigslist deal at a south Forsyth Kroger parking ...

March 08, 2017 | Kayla Robins | CRIME & COURTS


South Forsyth man charged with murder of estranged wife

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A south Forsyth man has been charged with murder after his estranged wife was found dead in his home Monday evening.

March 07, 2017 | Isabel Hughes | CRIME & COURTS


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