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- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Dallas-Hiram Patch has compiled a list of stories that may interest you: McManners Gets 15 Years for Killing Brandy Hart (Douglasville Patch) A Douglas County judge sentenced Shirley McManners to 15 years, with one year to be served in confinement today, according to Andrew Agan, director of Community Relations for the DA's Office. Court: Child Porn Sentence Sticks (Kennesaw Patch) Dr. Andrew Sutton of Kennesaw was once the executive medical director for the Cobb County Sheriff's Office. State Recognizes Acworth Baseball Volunteer (Acworth Patch) Dana Long is the scheduling director for the Acworth Baseball Association. Cartersville High Teacher Accused of Inappropriately Touching Student (Cartersville Patch) Cartersville Police …
Cartersville authorities say suspect Deandre Hightower is a drifter with identifying documents issued in several states.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Authorities investigating the stabbing death of nursing assistant Candice Piper, 29, say she met her killer online and he could be involved in other crimes across the country. Deandre Davoughin Hightower, 20, has been charged with murder, aggravated battery, aggravated assault and two counts of false imprisonment in connection with the Tuesday incident at Alexandria Landing apartments. "There's some hallmarks here that tell us it could be connected with something else," Chief Thomas "Tommy" Culpepper said, adding his department will consult with the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program, which analyzes violent crime for possible links across state and local jurisdictions and includes behavioral analysis …
Cartersville police arrested a suspect in connection with the incident at Alexandria Landing apartments.
Kmart was evacuated for about an hour while police investigated.