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Trio sought in fraud case

Trio sought in fraud case

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. -- Henry County Police are searching for three fraud suspects.

A trio of women reportedly stole a victim's Bank of America checking account information. They were caught on surveillance camera passing two counterfeit checks in the victim's name, according to Det. Michael Briggs with Henry County Police.

Anyone who can identify the women in the picture is asked to call police at 770-288-8257.

Police searching for robbery suspect

Police searching for robbery suspect

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- Police in Henry County are working to identify a man accused of robbing a home in Stockbridge.

Investigators said that on Nov. 3, a man threw a brick through a front window of a house on Sentry Oak Court. He apparently stole a silver portable CD player from the house.

Security cameras captured images of the suspect, described as a white man with dark hair and possible facial hair. He was wearing a blue shirt, gray sweatpants and black shoes during the robbery, and drove away from the scene in a green Pontiac Grand Am.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Henry County Police at 770-288-8339.

Stockbridge identity thief spotted in Hapeville

Stockbridge identity thief spotted in Hapeville

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- Someone who is trying to steal a Henry County resident's identity may have been spotted in Hapeville.

On Aug. 29, a victim reported a stolen driver's license and Social Security card, both of which were taken from the person's car at Gardner Park in Stockbridge.

Later, a white woman driving a red sedan tried to use the identification at the Regions Bank on South Central Avenue in Hapeville.

Anyone who can identify the woman in these pictures or who has any information about the case is asked to call Det. Sgt. McGlamery with Henry County Police at 770-288-8136.

MARIETTA: Jury convicts man of 2 killings

MARIETTA: Jury convicts man of 2 killings

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) - A Cobb County jury has found Joshua Kevin Drucker guilty of murder in the killings of two people.

The jury deliberated for about 45 minutes on Monday before convicting the 33-year-old Drucker, of McDonough, of malice murder and felony murder in the April 5, 2004, shootings of 40-year-old David Andrew Robertson, and 25-year-old Lora Nikolova.

Drucker was also convicted of armed robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and credit card fraud.

Prosecutors intend to seek the death penalty in the sentencing phase of the trial, which could begin Tuesday.

Drucker's attorneys had asked the jury to convict him on the lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter for shooting Robertson and acquit him in the death of Nikolova, which they called an accident.

Police searching for debit card thief

Police searching for debit card thief

MCDONOUGH, Ga. -- Police in Henry County are looking for a man who allegedly stole someone's debit card.

A young black man was captured on surveillance camera using the victim's card at an ATM in the parking lot of Lowe's on Willow Lane in McDonough.

Anyone who can identify the suspect in the photos is asked to call Sgt. McGlamery with Henry County Police at 770-288-8136.

Stockbridge Financial Woes: The Sutton Report

Stockbridge Financial Woes: The Sutton Report

The entire report at the root of the city’s forensic audit can be viewed at www.scribd.com/Henry_Citizen.   

The City of Stockbridge has been in the news because of a pending forensic audit of the city’s finances.  Last night's City Council Meeting was not video recorded; however, Jason Smith of the Henry Herald, audio recorded the session. 

Stockbridge: GBI Wants Forensic Audit

Stockbridge:  GBI Wants Forensic Audit

The Citizen newsletter.  From staff reports

In a move of transparency and public disclosure, Mayor Lee Stuart adjusted the Council Agenda on Monday Sept. 12th to include the following notification from the Georgia bureau of Investigation.

We have recently been advised of possible financial irregularities within the city of Stockbridge financial funds.

These findings stem from a management training exercise conducted in May and June 2011. A forensic audit needs to be conducted to determine if criminal activity has occurred. This must be done prior to the GBI becoming involved in an investigation. The forensic audit needs to be conducted by an outside firm at the city's expense. If criminal activity is discovered the findings should be discussed with the District Attorney.