Jul 30, 2014

Slain Man Was from Buford, Utility Scam in Fulton

Here are today's top headlines from around metro Atlanta.

Slain Man Was from Buford, Utility Scam in Fulton

Gwinnett Police ID Slain Suspect as Buford Man - Buford Patch

Gwinnett Police have identified the person who was shot dead Monday (May 13) in Buford in an officer-involved shooting as Rodney Pike, 38, of Buford.

According to a police news release, Pike had warrants out of Forsyth County.Buford Patch has more on this story.

Fulton Warns Customers of Utility Billing Scam - Johns Creek Patch

Fulton County’s Water & Sewer billing office is warning customers of a potential scam.

Several Fulton County water and sewer customers have recently reported being the targets of a scam, say county officials. Individuals, pretending to be calling on behalf of Fulton County water and sewer billing, have contacted local residents claiming that they need immediate payment over the phone in order to avoid service disconnection. Johns Creek Patch has more on this story. 

Jmaal Malik Keyes Case: Human Remains Found Near Murder Suspect's Home - South Cobb Patch

Human remains have been found near the home of Robert Kane Rolison, the 17-year-old Middle Georgia State College student who was arrested last week in connection with the death of a fellow student from Austell.

The remains were found at a Hawkinsville site last week, and the GBI will run tests to see if they belong to  Jmaal Malik Keyes, according to WMAZ-TV in Macon. South Cobb Patch has more on this story.

SWAT Team Moved in to Capture Man Holding Kidnapped and Beaten Ex-Girlfriend - Sandy Springs Patch

A Sandy Springs apartment complex was the center of activity for several hours overnight, Monday, as police and North Metro SWAT gathered to free a woman allegedly being held by her ex-boyfriend.

Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose said Chamblee Police have video of a man kidnapping the woman from a Walmart. Sandy Springs Patch has more on this story.

- Dallas-Hiram Patch

A Dallas woman arrested in connection with a robbery and high-speed chase that forced authorities Monday afternoon to temporarily shut down Interstate 75 in both directions faces a new charge.

Ancely Faye Green, 39, was arrested Monday on a charge of armed robbery, said Officer Mike Bowman with the Cobb County Police Department. According to a Cobb County criminal warrant, she now faces an additional charge of fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer for a felony offense. Dallas-Hiram Patch has more on this story. 

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