Armed Man Killed by Deputies, Teen Dies in Rollover Crash and Man Reportedly Solicits Minor for Sodomy

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Armed Canton Man Killed by Cherokee Deputies – Canton-Sixes Patch

A Canton man who was firing a .45 caliber handgun outside his home and involved in a domestic dispute was shot and killed by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies Saturday.

Three deputies who were involved in the shooting have been put on paid administrative leave, and an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is now underway.

Read more on Canton-Sixes Patch.


Teen Dies in Rollover Crash – Cartersville Patch

Funeral services are set for a Cartersville teen killed early Saturday when his truck overturned in a single-vehicle crash.

Caleb Donovan Thacker, 19, was driving east on Industrial Park Road in Cartersville when his truck left the roadway about 4:10 a.m., WBHF-AM 1450 reported. Thacker, who was not buckled up, was ejected as his truck rotated and overturned, striking a utility pole, road sign and railroad rail before coming to rest upside down.

Cartersville Patch has more on this story.


Police Searching for Man Accused of Soliciting Minor for Sodomy – Douglasville Patch

The Carrollton Police Department is trying to identify a man (seen in the above video in an orange shirt) who is accused of soliciting a minor for sodomy. Authorities ask that anyone with information regarding the identification of this man submit an anonymous tip on the Carrolton Police Department tip submission website.


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