Category Archives: Crime Beat

Pick a pecan, break a law?

It’s no secret that Georgia is serious about agriculture.  So serious, in fact, that loose pecans are protected under a law buried within the Property Law section (Title 44). NOTE: THIS ARTICLE IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE. FOR LEGAL ADVICE, CONSULT … Continue reading

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CCPD – Policies Manual – 10/10/16

COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA — October 10, 2016 — This is the Cobb County Police Dept manual, published as a single PDF, downloaded and archived on October 10, 2016. i1-a-20160501-present NOTE: Any unit, group, division, etc. of Cobb County PD likely has … Continue reading

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Scam Alert: PowerBall does not have a Facebook lottery.

ATLANTA – December 7, 2015 — Claims of a fictitious Facebook lottery are cropping up once again, replete with the usual bad grammar, punctuation errors, and broken English. This time, users from Marietta and other areas of Cobb and Fulton County … Continue reading

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Caught on video: fight over the bus being super late (CCT Route 10).

ATLANTA – Aug. 8, 2015 — [VIDEO] A CCT manager’s decision to demand that a bus wait for an emergency van to ferry stranded passengers to the waiting bus turned an already-delayed morning commute into fodder for an argument on the … Continue reading

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Arena, WI man wins $35,000 settlement for three-year court battle over FB comment.

ARENA, WI – Thomas G. Smith was awarded a $35,000 settlement after fighting criminal charges stemming from a profanity-laced Facebook comment.  Smith was subjected to a day of pretrial detention plus a ban on using a computer or cell phone … Continue reading

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