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Senoia woman killed after car crashes into home

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Senoia woman killed after car crashes into home

A 14-year-old from Newnan is facing homicide charges after a high-speed police pursuit ended with the death of a Senoia resident. Jun. 30, 12:28 PM


Police: Woman tries to buy real car with fake ID

Police: Woman tries to buy real car with fake ID

A woman from Macon – not from Tennessee, as her ID card reportedly stated – was taken into custody by the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office after allegedly attempting to purchase an automobile with forged documents. Dec. 02, 7:11 PM

Atlanta man charged with DUI

Atlanta man charged with DUI

An Atlanta man was charged after allegedly driving under the influence with his grandchildren in the vehicle. Nov. 29, 12:46 PM



Local grinch steals toys, lists them on eBay

Local grinch steals toys, lists them on eBay

​An accused toy thief was apprehended after listing stolen items for sale on eBay. Nov. 28, 8:28 PM

Prostitution sting nets 14

Prostitution sting nets 14

Fourteen people were arrested in a prostitution sting carried out at a local hotel Thursday. Nov. 28, 10:50 AM

Convicted kidnapper, abuser gets maximum sentence

Convicted kidnapper, abuser gets maximum sentence

A Newnan man found guilty of kidnapping and domestic violence has been sentenced to 35 years in prison – the maximum sentence allowed by law. Nov. 22, 8:07 PM

EC student caught with Airsoft gun

EC student caught with Airsoft gun

An East Coweta High School student thought to be in possession of a firearm was discovered to have an Airsoft gun Thursday morning. Nov. 10, 12:27 PM

Aubria Foster murder suspect sentenced to life in prison

Aubria Foster murder suspect sentenced to life in prison

Four years after the brutal murder of a local teenager, the shooter is now heading to prison. Nov. 08, 4:38 PM

Coweta victims survive violent kidnapping, home invasion

Coweta victims survive violent kidnapping, home invasion

Michael Butler is currently being charged with home invasion, two counts of aggravated assault, armed robbery, two counts of kidnapping, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Nov. 08, 4:58 PM

Sharpsburg man arrested for child porn, exploitation

Sharpsburg man arrested for child porn, exploitation

An Internet Crimes Against Children alert has led to the arrest of a Sharpsburg man on child pornography and child exploitation charges. Nov. 04, 3:10 PM

Shooter claims he was shot, bags false report charge

Shooter claims he was shot, bags false report charge

A local man who allegedly fired a pistol into the air and then claimed he was actually the target is facing several criminal charges, including false report of a crime. Nov. 01, 2:09 PM


More Crime

New arrests in ongoing countywide prostitution stings

CCSO: Suspect kicks and headbutts police before demanding to be taken to the hospital to be treated for chest pains. Oct. 27, 2:46 PM

Candy trail sends seven to jail

A trail of discarded candy wrappers led to the capture of seven people suspected of burglarizing homes and cars in the Welcome Road area between Oct. 4-7. Oct. 28, 4:42 PM

Police: Road-rager threatened family with rifle

Newnan Police say a road-raging man pointed a semi-automatic rifle at a woman and her children Friday afternoon after heavy traffic caused her to miss a turn arrow. Oct. 27, 12:18 PM

Coweta man convicted of incest, rape, child molestation

A Coweta man was given a life sentence after a jury found him guilty of incest, rape, child molestation and aggravated child molestation. Oct. 21, 4:51 PM

Newnan police officer stabbed, man in custody

A Newnan man is in police custody on charges of aggravated assault on Sunday after allegedly stabbing a Newnan Police officer in the hand following a shoplifting call. Oct. 15, 4:57 PM

Newnan man arrested after running from cops, throwing marijuana from window

​A Newnan man is in custody of the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office after attempting to flee from law enforcement on Tuesday morning. Oct. 05, 10:38 AM

Accused drug dealer spills the tea on himself

He claimed sipping tea caused a deputy to pull him over, but a Lawrenceville man ended up in jail after authorities discovered his cup runneth over with drugs instead. Sep. 30, 8:37 PM

Man charged with sodomy, incest

A Tyrone man is behind bars after being arrested for multiple child sex crimes, including incest, according to the Senoia Police Department. Sep. 30, 3:13 PM

CCSO: Fentanyl, cocaine and meth found during routine traffic stop

A Lawrenceville man accused of drug trafficking and Fentanyl possession is facing multiple felony charges after failing to maintain his lane. Sep. 29, 9:01 PM

Man in custody after high-speed pursuit through Newnan

A man is in custody after a police chase that reached speeds over 100 mph through downtown Newnan. Sep. 26, 5:22 PM








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