8-Year-Old Among I-575 Fatalities; Cartersville Man, Woman Charged With Murder

Here are some top Patch headlines from throughout the region.

8-Year-Old Among I-575 Fatalities - Kennesaw Patch

One of two people killed in a Monday afternoon crash that temporarily shutdown Interstate 575 South was 8 years old, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department said.

Just before 2 p.m. Monday, a Chrysler exited the left side of the roadway and entered into the southbound lanes. It was struck in the driver’s side by a commercial truck." .

 - Cartersville Patch

Bartow County authorities arrested a Cartersville man and woman in connection with the death of a man found Sunday in Emerson.

Sheriff Clark Millsap said in a release that Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators initially assisted Emerson police and the Georgia Bureau of Investigations with the case after 47-year-old Danny Lamar Gravely was found dead Sunday morning in the bed of his truck on Red Top Mountain Road in Emerson. Visit Cartersville Patch for more on this story. 

Krystal at 14th Street and Northside Drive Robbed Overnight - Midtown Patch 

Atlanta Police Zone 5 investigators are looking for two suspects who reportedly robbed the Krystal fast-food restaurant located at 14th Street and Northside Drive around 3:30 a.m., Tuesday morning.

According to Atlanta Police Capt. Tim Peek, who spoke to 11Alive cameras from the scene, "two men walked into the restaurant, pulled a weapon on 3 of the workers and ordered them to empty the cash register and they entered the dropbox." .

Bad "Karma" for Vandalized Little 5 Points Boutique - East Atlanta Patch

Atlanta police investigators were still trying to determine if anything was taken from Karma, a Euclid Avenue boutique, following an early morning vandalism incident.

According to Officer Kim Jones, an Atlanta Police Department spokeswoman: "The front window was smashed out with large brick around 5 a.m. Tuesday morning." .

- Gwinnett Patch

Police have identified the shoplifting suspect in an officer-involved shooting March 18 at a Lilburn Family Dollar.

The man is identified as 62-year-old Louis Richardson, said Lilburn Police Chief Bruce Hedley. He has no known address.

Kennesaw Burglary Suspect Leaves Apology Note - Kennesaw Patch

Dalton Lee White, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant, recently came down with a case of burglar's remorse.

Authorities said White broke into a home in Kennesaw and took three blank checks, seven silver coins and a wedding ring set. He allegedly left an envelope containing the remaining blank check, $80 in cash and an apology letter in the homeowner's mailbox. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. .


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