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Ex-CFO from Cumming charged in $2M theft from Roswell firm

Ex-CFO from Cumming charged in $2M theft from Roswell firm

CUMMING — In the culmination of a six-month investigation, a 50-year-old Cumming resident faces several felony charges in connection with the theft of nearly $2 million from a Roswell-based technology firm.

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DNR officer gets award for work on Lake Lanier

DNR officer gets award for work on Lake Lanier

GAINESVILLE — An officer who patrols Lake Lanier earned the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement’s 2014 Boating Officer of the Year.

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Authorities search for suspect in CVS robbery

Authorities search for suspect in CVS robbery

DAWSONVILLE — Authorities are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect from a recent armed robbery at CVS in Dawsonville.

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New Forsyth County Courthouse remains on schedule

New Forsyth County Courthouse remains on schedule

CUMMING — With about two weeks to go, work on the new Forsyth County courthouse remains on schedule and under budget, officials say.

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Three suspects in Cumming Walmart shoplifting case, chase indicted

Three suspects in Cumming Walmart shoplifting case, chase indicted

CUMMING — Three men suspected of shoplifting nearly $5,000 worth of merchandise from the Cumming Walmart in December have been indicted in Forsyth County.

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South Forsyth man indicted for homemade explosives

South Forsyth man indicted for homemade explosives

SOUTH FORSYTH -- A 24-year-old south Forsyth man has been indicted on one count of unlawful handling of explosive devices for a November incident at his parents’ home.

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Cumming teen charged with threatening Alpharetta synagogue

Cumming teen charged with threatening Alpharetta synagogue

ALPHARETTA — A Cumming teenager has been arrested after he reportedly made terroristic threats to an Alpharetta synagogue that included offering to sell people-sized furnaces and claiming he would murder the congregation.

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Mid-morning traffic near Cumming stop leads to chase, DUI charges

Mid-morning traffic near Cumming stop leads to chase, DUI charges

CUMMING — It took Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies just eight minutes to capture a suspected drunk driver who reportedly fled a traffic stop during the mid-morning Thursday.

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Ga. 400 chase through south Forsyth ends with crash, arrests

Ga. 400 chase through south Forsyth ends with crash, arrests

SOUTH FORSYTH — Two men will take a trip to jail upon being released from an area hospital after they reportedly fled a traffic stop during rush hour Tuesday morning on Ga. 400.

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Family angry over north Forsyth traffic stop, handcuffing in front of kids

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a vehicle Sunday afternoon they thought was connected to an armed robbery in the nearby city of Alpharetta, officials said.

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Car pulled over in north Forsyth wasn’t connected to Alpharetta carjacking

NORTH FORSYTH — Forsyth County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over a vehicle Sunday afternoon they thought was connected to a carjacking in the nearby city of Alpharetta, officials said.

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Suspect’s bond set at $250K in slaying of South Forsyth grad

Suspect’s bond set at $250K in slaying of South Forsyth grad

DAWSONVILLE — Bond has been set at $250,000 for the Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.

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Shooting probe — Wounded homeowner, 70, expected to survive; suspects far from Forsyth

Shooting probe — Wounded homeowner, 70, expected to survive; suspects far from Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — The Forsyth County senior citizen who was shot twice while defending her home near Lake Lanier from would-be burglars remained hospitalized Thursday as authorities continued to look for her attackers.

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Suspect indicted in Gainesville dismemberment case

Suspect indicted in Gainesville dismemberment case

GAINESVILLE — A 29-year-old man accused of stabbing and dismembering another Gainesville resident with a knife at the Sun Suites extended stay hotel has been indicted.

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SWAT exercise conducted in west Forsyth

WEST FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is conducting training today on Bethelview Road between Kelly Mill and Castleberry roads, authorities said.

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Woman remains hospitalized, suspects at large, after shooting near Cumming

Woman remains hospitalized, suspects at large, after shooting near Cumming

CUMMING — The hunt continues today for two suspects who reportedly shot a 70-year-old woman during an attempted home burglary Monday morning near Lake Lanier northeast of Cumming.

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Suspects sought in shooting of woman near Cumming

Suspects sought in shooting of woman near Cumming

CUMMING — Authorities are looking for two suspects following a shooting Monday morning at a home near Lake Lanier northeast of Cumming.

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Authorities seeking Forsyth customers who had holiday packages stolen

Authorities seeking Forsyth customers who had holiday packages stolen

FORSYTH COUNTY — Christmas may not be over for Forsyth County residents who had packages stolen during the holiday season.

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Cumming man arrested after $25K in drugs found

Cumming man arrested after $25K in drugs found

CUMMING — A Cumming man has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine in Oakwood after investigators found a suspected 250 grams of the substance Monday.

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Suspected meth lab found in southeast Dawson

Suspected meth lab found in southeast Dawson

DAWSONVILLE — Authorities busted a suspected methamphetamine lab this morning at a home on Hanging Dog Road in southeastern Dawson County.

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ID left at scene leads to south Forsyth hit-and-run suspect

ID left at scene leads to south Forsyth hit-and-run suspect

SOUTH FORSYTH — The man reportedly responsible for causing a high-pressure gas leak Saturday night in southwest Forsyth was arrested hours later after authorities traced an ID card found at the scene of the single-vehicle wreck to his home.

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Shoplifting sisters sought after striking 47 Targets

Shoplifting sisters sought after striking 47 Targets

CUMMING — They’re not quite a match for Forsyth County’s Bonnie and Clyde duo, but authorities are closing in on two sisters suspected of nearly 50 separate shoplifting incidents at various branches of a superstore chain.

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Missing Buford man's family increases reward to $50K

Missing Buford man's family increases reward to $50K

BUFORD — The family of a missing Buford man last seen three weeks ago is hoping a bump in the reward money will bring the needed information to find him.

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Two-vehicle south Forsyth wreck kills man, 54

Two-vehicle south Forsyth wreck kills man, 54

SOUTH FORSYTH — The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office has identified the 54-year-old man killed in a two-vehicle wreck Sunday night.

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Woman charged in northeast Forsyth shooting case arrested again

Woman charged in northeast Forsyth shooting case arrested again

FORSYTH COUNTY — A woman recently arrested for being in a car with a man who reportedly shot a 24-year-old in northeast Forsyth was detained Wednesday on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, authorities said.

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Woman suspected of theft after posing as bondswoman in Forsyth

Woman suspected of theft after posing as bondswoman in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY — Authorities are encouraging anyone who may have fallen victim to a woman who posed as a bail bondswoman in Forsyth County to come forward.

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North Forsyth mom tackles burglar leaving her house

North Forsyth mom tackles burglar leaving her house

NORTH FORSYTH — Hey, burglars: Think your most vulnerable victim is a mother? Think again. If not, you may get tackled.

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Forsyth sheriff's officer receives national training certification

Forsyth sheriff's officer receives national training certification

FORSYTH COUNTY -- When Forsyth County’s new jail opens in March, it will have a 16-year veteran of the sheriff’s office leading correctional training with a newly earned national certification that only one other person in Georgia shares.

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Authorities find more than $100,000 in drugs, cash at Gainesville home

Authorities find more than $100,000 in drugs, cash at Gainesville home

GAINESVILLE — Drugs worth almost $89,000 and about $23,700 in cash was found at a Sherry Lane home authorities searched Thursday, according to a news release from the Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad.

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Police charge man with murder in Gainesville hotel slaying

Police charge man with murder in Gainesville hotel slaying

GAINESVILLE — The man Gainesville police were searching for in connection with a Jan. 10 homicide at Sun Suites Hotel has been charged with murder in the case.

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