'Trusted' Neighbor Charged with Robbery; School Resource Officer Hit by Car

Here are some top Patch headlines from around the region.


'Trusted' Neighbor Charged in Alleged Armed Robbery - Cartersville Patch

A man suspected in the armed robbery of a disabled, blind woman, 58, was arrested when authorities caught up with him at the hospital being treated for a suspected drug overdose.

A Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy cuffed John Anderson Gibbs, 42, of Grove Circle in Cartersville, in connection with the armed robbery reported yesterday afternoon. .

School Resource Officer Hit by Car at Meadowcreek High - Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch

The school resource officer was struck by a car at Meadowcreek High School in unincorporated Norcross on Thursday morning.

According to Gwinnett County Police, the officer was involved in a foot chase with an offender when he was hit by the vehicle..

KSU to Honor Slain Kennesaw Soldier Thursday - Kennesaw Patch

Veterans Day isn't until Sunday, but Kennesaw State University’s Army ROTC cadets observed it Thursday with several events.

A tree-planting ceremony in memory of Army First Lt. Jonathan Walsh, took place on the campus green in front of KSU Hall. Walsh, a 2008 graduate of KSU's Coles College of Business, was . .

Police Shootout at Family Dollar - Cascade Patch

Early Thursday morning gunfire was exchanged between a man and an APD officer who was responding to a "prowler call" at the Family Dollar located at 3500 Martin Luther King Dr.

According to a WSB report, "the police said the person pulled a gun and they exchanged gunfire.  The man was hit twice and taken to the hospital in critical condition.".


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