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Ex-Fayette Co. HS educator charged with stealing from school

Ex-Fayette Co. HS educator charged with stealing from school

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- A former administrator at Fayette County High School was arrested Tuesday for stealing from the school.

Darren Handley was charged with two counts of theft.

Fayetteville Police Lt. Mike Whitlow said school officials discovered discrepancies in several of the accounts Handley managed. They launched an investigation that ended in the 48 year old's arrest.

More charges are expected to be filed.

Fayetteville homeowner robbed

Fayetteville homeowner robbed

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Fayette County Sheriff's officials are investigating a recent home invasion and assault.

The robbery happened May 30 at a home on Astaire Manor in Fayetteville.

Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb said the homeowner answered a knock on his door and was assaulted by two suspects, who forced their way inside the house. They took several items, including the victim's car, before running.

The victim described his attackers as black men in their late 20's or early 30's.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Fayette County Sheriff's Office at 770-716-4763.

Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriend to death

Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriend to death

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- An Oxford, Ga., man is behind bars in Fayette County for stabbing an ex-girlfriend to death.

Terry Bernard Davis, 45, is being held on a murder charge.

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Fayette County Sheriff's Det. Josh Shelton said Davis is accused of stabbing 29-year-old Jessica Tolbert on May 24. Tolbert was taken to Piedmont Fayette Hospital, where she passed away.

Witnesses told investigators they saw Davis leaving Tolbert's Fayetteville home after the stabbing. Atlanta Police and the U.S. Marshals Southeastern Regional Fugitive Task Force helped Fayette County Sheriff's officials catch up with and arrest Davis in Atlanta Tuesday morning, Shelton said.

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

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2 arrested for drug, child porn possession

2 arrested for drug, child porn possession

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Two Fayetteville men are behind bars Friday after being arrested during a child pornography investigation.

Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb said the suspects were arrested Thursday when a search warrant was executed at a home on Franklin Farms Circle in Fayetteville.

Twenty-year-old Cody Dale Pope was arrested on a drug charge, while 48-year-old John David Wallace was charged with possession of child pornography.

Both men are awaiting warrants at the Fayette County Jail.

2 arrested for selling drugs to undercover cops

2 arrested for selling drugs to undercover cops

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. -- Fayette County Sheriff's investigators recently arrested two young people in separate incidents of trying to sell marijuana to undercover officers.

On Jan. 11, David Lopez was arrested at the Home Depot in Peachtree City for selling the drug to police. The 21-year-old Newnan man was charged with selling marijuana.

Nineteen-year-old Tremaine Williams of Riverdale was arrested Jan. 14 at the Citgo gas station on Highway 138 near the border of Clayton and Fayette counties. Fayette County Sheriff's Det. Josh Shelton said Williams tried to run when he discovered he was selling marijuana to cops, but was caught. He was charged with obstruction and selling marijuana.