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  • Police: Wendy’s employee drops pot in burger

    12/06/2013 12:51:04 PM PST · by Pan_Yan · 69 replies
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | 11:29 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 | Marcus K. Garner
    ... "Upon arrival at home, she took her food out of the bag and noticed a strange odor in her hamburger,” Gaddis said. “When she opened it, she discovered a partially smoked marijuana cigarette.” The woman took the burger and her receipt back to the restaurant and reported it to the manager and called police. “They were able to speak with the suspect, who admitted that she was responsible,” Gaddis said. “She had been smoking while she worked. When she was fixing the burger, part of the marijuana fell into the burger.” ...
  • 14-year-old Georgia girl abducted by armed robbers [Post 38-Found alive]

    09/17/2013 3:03:14 PM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 39 replies
    NBC News ^ | September 17, 2013 | Tracy Connor
    Authorities said the victim was snatched about 2 a.m. Tuesday after two armed men broke into her home in Ellenwood, a suburb of Atlanta, though the back door "The mother actually tried to hide the two kids," Clayton County police officer Phong Nguyen told NBC affiliate WXIA. "There was a little dog in the house and it started barking so the intruders shot the dog. They demanded money and jewelry from the mother," he added. The mother said she didn't have any cash of value "so instead they kidnapped the 14-year-old girl." Her 15-year-old brother was not harmed, police said.
  • Pilot subject of terror alert - Man, who trained at Briscoe Field, found in Britain

    04/09/2005 3:45:08 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies · 1,212+ views
    A man trained as a pilot at a Lawrenceville airport three years ago raised an international terror alert this week. He was found in Britain on Friday, the FBI said. Zayead Christopher Hajaig, a 35-year-old British national, "remains a person of interest" although he has been located, said Steve Emmett, an FBI spokesman in Atlanta. FBI officials released little information about Hajaig on Friday. They would not say whether he had been detained or how he had been located. Earlier this week, authorities issued a "special alert bulletin" warning airports about Hajaig, who took flight lessons at Astron Enterprises at...
  • Sheriff posts snipers after firings Georgia judge orders workers reinstated

    01/05/2005 6:26:16 AM PST · by Old Mountain man · 108 replies · 3,658+ views
    CNN ^ | 4 Jan 2005 | AP
    JONESBORO, Georgia (AP) -- On his first day on the job, the new sheriff called 27 employees into his office, stripped them of their badges, fired them, and had rooftop snipers stand guard as they were escorted out the door. The move Monday by Clayton County Sheriff Victor Hill provoked an angry reaction and prompted a judge to order him to rehire the employees. "It appears ... that employees of the Sheriff were terminated without cause" and in violation of the county's civil service rules, Judge Stephen Boswell wrote in granting a 30-day restraining order. Hill, 39, defended the firings...
  • Clayton County solicitor confused about justice vs. revenge

    08/02/2002 1:12:20 AM PDT · by nitetrax · 4 replies · 236+ views
    The Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | Friday, July 26, 2002 | AJC Staff
    OUR OPINIONS: Clayton solicitor confused about justice vs. revenge Staff Friday, July 26, 2002 By the time you read this, Clayton County may have declared Julia Munger Public Enemy No. 1. She hasn't robbed any banks at gunpoint. She's not the ringleader of a stolen car gang. Far as we know, the woman never jaywalked a day in her life. So what dastardly deeds qualify Munger for the most wanted list? She won't stop talking to the media. Munger is the mother of a 23-year-old autistic son who flew into a sudden, profanity-laced rage at a supermarket in Morrow. She...