Around the Region: Bank Employee Charged With Forgery, Man Bit During Dog Fight and Police Identify Homicide-Suicide Victims
A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.
Bank Employee Charged With Forgery – East Cobb Patch
An employee of a Northeast Cobb bank was arrested Monday, accused of using customers’ account information to cash phony U.S. Treasury checks.
Tasha Lynette Goodson, 29, of the 1500 block of Terrell Mill Road in East Cobb, is being held in the Cobb County jail in lieu of $150,000 bond on one felony count of fraud using a computer and 12 felony counts of forgery. She is accused of using information from 12 Chase customers to cash fraudulent Treasury checks worth $2,000 to $12,000 each.
Owner Bit in 2-Dog Fight at Cracker Barrel – Cartersville Patch
A smaller terrier mix and its owner were hurt Sunday when a second dog escaped a truck in the Cracker Barrel parking lot.
The Australian Blue Healer had slipped out the back window of its owner's truck, according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office incident report. The Oklahoma man said the window was slightly open, but he didn't know until it was too late.
The terrier got away from the brawl with two small puncture wounds to the neck and throat. Its owner, a Dalton man who broke up the dueling dogs, was bit on the left wrist, causing a small cut.
Gwinnett Police Identify Couple in Homicide-Suicide – Duluth Patch
Gwinnett Police identified the victims in a tragic homicide-suicide Tuesday (April 10) evening in the parking lot at the Gwinnett Place Commons office complex as an Asian Duluth couple Charles Junn, 45, and Sylvia Junn, 44.
Sylvia Junn shot herself when confronted by officers arriving at the scene about 7:30 p.m. after shooting her husband and wounding a woman that he apparently had an affair with in the past.