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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Forsyth Sheriff's Deputy Earns His Stripes

Forsyth Sheriff's Deputy Earns His Stripes

Scott Boggus, a six-year veteran of the force, was promoted to the rank of sergeant last week.
UPDATE: Keith Bridge Road Reopened Following Traffic Accident

UPDATE: Keith Bridge Road Reopened Following Traffic Accident

Keith Bridge Road was closed near English Drive while sheriff's deputies worked a traffic accident.
UPDATE: Forsyth Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Wanted Man

UPDATE: Forsyth Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Wanted Man

The man fled a traffic stop as a passenger in the stopped vehicle. He is wanted for misdemeanor and felony family violence charges.
Tractor Accident Kills Cumming Man

Tractor Accident Kills Cumming Man

The driver lost control of his tractor, and was ejected and killed when the tractor began rolling over.
Stalled Truck Leads to Three Arrests

Stalled Truck Leads to Three Arrests

Forsyth County sheriff's deputies recovered stolen items and bolt cutters in the back of a broken down truck on Ga. 400.
Forsyth Sheriff's Office Announces Openings for Teen Driving Seminars

Forsyth Sheriff's Office Announces Openings for Teen Driving Seminars

The two-hour classes are a complement to technical driving school courses, and are not required to get a license.
Weird Police News: Accomplice Left Behind, Burning Gasoline, Craigslist Scammer

Weird Police News: Accomplice Left Behind, Burning Gasoline, Craigslist Scammer

Also: Sore loser robs card players; 174 pounds of pot; AC units swiped from roof.
Woman Returns From Vacation, Discovers House Ransacked

Woman Returns From Vacation, Discovers House Ransacked

Paint was scuffed, appliances were dented, and clothing was mislaid, police said.
Child Left in Hot Car in Cumming; Mom Arrested

Child Left in Hot Car in Cumming; Mom Arrested

Police believe the child was inside the vehicle for an hour.
Cold-Case Team Studies Murders of Russell and Shirley Dermond

Cold-Case Team Studies Murders of Russell and Shirley Dermond

“It just eats at you that somebody could do this and possibly get away with it,” says the slain couple’s son.
Forsyth Woman Sentenced to Prison For Theft of Government Funds

Forsyth Woman Sentenced to Prison For Theft of Government Funds

The woman has also been ordered to pay more than a half million dollars in restitution.
UDPATE: Body of Missing Forsyth Teen Recovered

UDPATE: Body of Missing Forsyth Teen Recovered

Authorities suspect the 19-year-old drowned in Lake Lanier after fleeing from an illegal party in a nearby park.
Forsyth Sheriff's Office Adds Three Deputies

Forsyth Sheriff's Office Adds Three Deputies

The newest members of the force will work in the county's detention facility.
Former Auburn Player Killed in Wreck And Driver Were Drunk

Former Auburn Player Killed in Wreck And Driver Were Drunk

Both young men had blood alcohol levels well over the legal limit.
Near Cumming: Kennel Operators Charged With Animal Cruelty

Near Cumming: Kennel Operators Charged With Animal Cruelty

Guerry and Joy Wise are the owners of Heavenly Kennel on Cumming Highway, which was where over 300 dogs were found living in filth.
Search for Missing Teen Shifts From Lake Lanier

Search for Missing Teen Shifts From Lake Lanier

The young man has been missing since a Forsyth sheriff's deputy broke up an illegal drinking party Tuesday morning.
Cumming Man Allegedly Leaves Kids in Car While Shopping

Cumming Man Allegedly Leaves Kids in Car While Shopping

The father told police he was only inside the Milton store for 10 minutes.
Paulding Sheriff Sets Up Reward Fund in Silver Comet Trail Attack

Paulding Sheriff Sets Up Reward Fund in Silver Comet Trail Attack

The Tina Waddell Reward Fund was created to help find person responsible for brutal July 29 attack.
UPDATE: Two of Three Teens Missing Near Lake Lanier Found Safe

UPDATE: Two of Three Teens Missing Near Lake Lanier Found Safe

The lake is being searched with sonar, but no divers have entered the lake yet.
Forsyth Drug Bust Nets Cash, Product, Arrests

Forsyth Drug Bust Nets Cash, Product, Arrests

Detectives took almost 50 bags of methamphetamine off the street.