Jasper Man Dies in Accident; Suspect Nabbed in Alpharetta Bomb Threat

Here are the top Patch headlines from around metro Atlanta and north Georgia.

Jasper Man Dies in Northwest Cherokee Accident - Canton-Sixes Patch

The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a single vehicle accident that took the life of a Jasper man in Cherokee County.

The accident occurred along Highway 140 near Sam Nelson Road between Canton and Waleska Thursday afternoon. Canton-Sixes Patch has more on this story.

- Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch

About $4,000 worth of club equipment was allegedly stolen from a warehouse at Blankets Creek Mountain Bike Trails near Holly Springs. Read what was allegedly taken at Holly Springs-Hickory Flat Patch.

Suspect Arrested in North Point Mall Bomb Threat - Alpharetta-Milton Patch

A man has been formally arrested and will be charged with calling in a bomb threat that forced officials to shut down and evacuate North Point Mall in Alpharetta.

Omari Glenn Riden, 28, was taken into custody and will be formally charged with the threat, said Alpharetta Department of Public Safety Spokesperson George Gordon. Alpharetta-Milton Patch has more on this story. 

Handyman Sentenced for Assault and Battery of Elderly Oconee County Woman - Oconee Patch

On May 10, 2012, a handyman entered a 73-year-old Oconee County woman's Peacock Drive home and bludgeoned her while she was in bed.  One year to the day later, he pleaded guilty to the crime. Find out how long the man will stay in prison at Oconee Patch.

Suspected Buckhead Carjackers Arrested in a Home in SW Atlanta - Buckhead Patch

U.S. Marshals surrounded a home on Tarragon Way SW, near Adamsville, on Friday afternoon while following a lead in a recent string of Buckhead carjackings. Learn more about the carjackings at Buckhead Patch.

Dacula Man Arrested During Commercial Gambling Bust - Dacula Patch

A Dacula man was among three people arrested earlier this month in a gambling raid on a Gwinnett business, according to police. Discover how many people were arrested in the raid at Dacula Patch.


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