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A Hull man was arrested on drug charges recently after his estranged wife called to report him sitting in the driveway of their Bryant Court home.

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A structure fire was reported at 10 a.m., Aug. 14, at 130 Tabitha Ridge in Colbert. Colbert, Danielsville and Comer volunteer fire departments responded. No one was home during the fire. The Red Cross was called to offer assistance to the residents of the home.

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A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a vehicle on Neese-Commerce Road on July 22 about 10:49 p.m. According to the E-911 report, a caller stated that he had struck a man who was in the road. The pedestrian was reportedly responsive and complaining of leg pain and bleeding from a head wound.…

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An Athens man was arrested recently on child molestation charges. Jarvis Torrence Mack, 45, was charged with aggravated sexual battery and two counts of child molestation.

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A clerk at a store in Carlton reported that three females came into the store with two of them wearing backpacks and one not wearing one.

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A woman reported that she found a kitten with a gunshot wound in its neck at an Ila store last week. The woman told the responding deputy that she had rescued the kitten as part of a litter of several kittens that were in the area of the store. She said she had been told by someone else that…

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A Madison County deputy was recently dispatched to a home on Hwy. 72 regarding a dispute between sisters in which one of the females had a knife. The father had gotten the knife away from his daughter before officers arrived. The father said the incident occurred while he was at work.

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A deputy was dispatched to a home on Hudson Rivers Church Road recently regarding a domestic dispute between a daughter and her father. The girl, who was listed as a juvenile, said her father had hit her in the face and back of the head, but had left before the deputy arrived. The girl said …

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An Athens man received jail time recently in Madison County for obstructing an officer. Bobby Lee Sims, of Athens, was sentenced in Madison County Superior Court by Judge Chris Phelps to serve ten months of jail on a charge of obstruction of an officer. Charges of terroristic threats and two…

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Charles Cox, Homer, was sentenced by Judge Lauren A. Watson to serve 12 months of confinement on a charge of possession of methamphetamine. A charge of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony was dismissed. Other actions filed recently in the office of the Clerk of Superior…

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A woman on Allen Road reported that a man she met online in February refused to leave her home despite multiple requests. She told responding officers that the day before she had contacted her “lawn guy” via Facebook to come and cut her grass and that the man had become jealous. She said he …

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The Comer Police Department assisted in an investigation that led to an April 10 arrest of a man allegedly operating a chop shop in Elbert County. Craig Frank Adams, 38, was charged with 19 counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, one count of felony probation violation, one c…

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A Colbert man was given jail time for identity fraud and other crimes in Madison County Superior Court recently. Shannon Todd Smith, of Colbert, was sentenced by Judge Lauren A. Watson to serve 10 years on an identity fraud charge, with the first two to be served in confinement and the remai…

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A Greensboro man was sentenced to jail time on robbery charges in Madison County Superior Court recently. Kalen Lee Choum, of Greensboro, was sentenced by Judge Lauren A. Watson to serve 20 years, with the first six years to be served in confinement and to pay a $1,000 fine on a charge of ro…

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A Hull man was sentenced to 25 years of probation on battery charge Joshua William Alewine was sentenced recently by Judge Jeff Malcom in Madison County Superior Court to serve 25 years of probation and pay $2,000 in fines on charges of aggravated battery and obstruction of an officer. Charg…

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A hospice employee reported that a patient who lives on Sixth Street in Colbert pulled out a handgun and threatened her during a medical visit to his home. She said he yelled at her and told her that if “anyone came to his house trying to sell drugs, he would kill them.”

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Two incidents with cows were recently reported. On Monday, March 4, a woman reported that she was driving north about 2 a.m. on Hwy. 172 when she struck a cow that walked into her path. She said she thought someone else struck the cow prior to her at the same location. She said she didn’t kn…

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A Hull man was arrested last week on multiple charges of child molestation and other related crimes. Michael Paul Estes, 42, was charged with five counts of aggravated child molestation, four counts of aggravated sodomy, three counts of incest, one count of rape and one count of aggravated s…

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A Hoschton man died in a single-vehicle accident in Madison County south of Danielsville Thursday night. Joseph Christopher Cofer, 28, was traveling alone north on Hwy. 29 at Double Branch Road when he lost control of a Volkswagon Jetta at approximately 9:58 p.m., ran off the roadway and die…

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A company on Business Drive in Hull reported that an ex-employee allegedly tried to delete the company server after she was fired. The owner told the responding officers that he fired the woman around noon and left her in the officer to gather her belongings and when he went back to the offi…

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A Colbert man was sentenced to jail time recently in Madison County Superior Court for trafficking methamphetamine. Harlan Page Brown was sentenced by Judge Chris Phelps to serve 30 years, with the first 15 years to be served in confinement and the remainder on probation, and to pay a $200,0…