Stolen Car Crashes Into Police Cruiser, Student Killed in Accident and Man Tries Again to Have Former Business Partner Killed

A look at top Patch stories from across Georgia.

Felon Allegedly Rams Stolen Car Into Police Cruiser - Fort Stewart Patch

Some ex-cons try to keep a low profile after getting out of prison. Others go a different route -- in this case, a route that allegedly involves driving a stolen car, ramming a police cruiser, and leading authorities on a foot chase.

Michael Brandon Hall, 27, who was released from prison earlier this year after serving nearly 10 years on a variety of charges, was arrested again Friday and charged with more than a dozen crimes, including at least five felonies, according to a Savannah Morning News report.

According to the report, Hall was driving a stolen gray Mazda when the car rammed into a police cruiser at about 3 a.m. Friday near an International House of Pancakes on Victory Drive in Savannah. Authorities were already looking for the car and its occupants, who were implicated in an earlier disturbance involving weapons.



- Cumming Patch

A North Forsyth High School student is dead and another student is critically injured after a fatal car crash on Hendrix Road about a mile north of Highway 369 Monday afternoon, according to authorities.

Capt. Tim House of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office  said it was early in the investigation and didn't have much details as to what happened, except that two investigators were working the accident.

Cumming Patch has more on this story.


Man Charged Again in Murder-for-Hire Plot - Duluth Patch

Gwinnett County Police say a incarcerated man arrested on murder-for-hire charges is trying to make plans to kill the same Norcross man again.

In November, a plain clothes officer met with the suspect, 65-year-old Duluth resident Joseph Memar, during his visitation time, according to a news release from Gwinnett Police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith. 

Memar offered the undercover officer $10,000 to kill his original victim, Alireza Jebraeilli of Norcross. Jebraeilli is his former business partner whom Memar allegedly arranged a hit to kill in June.

Duluth Patch has additional details.


Parents Arrested After Teenage Girls Fight on Video  - Tucker Patch

The parents of a Tucker Middle School seventh-grader are facing charges for allegedly encouraging their daughter to fight with another girl at a bus stop after class on Friday. 

"It just broke my heart to know that parents would allow this to happen. And for my child to be there with nobody," Quateka Durden told WSB-TV. Durden's daughter was the other girl involved in the fight. 

 Read more on Tucker Patch .


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