Around the Region: Police Impersonators Attempt Home Invasion, Teen Arrested for Sexting and Missing Girl Possibly Taken to Mexico

A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.

– Marietta Patch

 are investigating an attempted home invasion, which occurred at a residence on Chisholm Trail Wednesday.

Three men wearing masks and dark clothing with vests displaying “POLICE” on the back identified themselves as police and attempted to enter the home. One of the men was armed with a shotgun.

The resident called 911 and the men fled without gaining entry to the home.


– Smyrna Patch

A Smyrna high school student has been arrested and charged with obscene material, a misdemeanor, after Smyrna police say he texted lewd photos to three juvenile girls, WSB reported.

The 17-year-old from Mableton was released from the Cobb County Adult Detention Center the day after his arrest on $5,000 bond.


– Kennesaw Patch

Friends and family members continue the search for 16-year-old Raquel Landry, a  student who  and who family members believe may have been taken to Mexico.

According to a post on http://www.gofundme.com/RaquelLandry, Landry was last seen entering a vehicle reportedly driven by a man who has been in the United States illegally for the past year.

In the website post, the page organizer wrote, “Raquel is NOT believed to have left willingly and there is a very high probability that she has been taken into Mexico.”

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