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Father Pleads Guilty to Murdering Sons; SWAT Rescues Kidnap Victim

Here are today's top headlines from Patch towns across north Georgia.

Lawrenceville Father Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Sons To Death -Lawrenceville Patch

On Tuesday, a Lawrenceville father pleaded guilty to charges he killed two of his children. Elvis Garcia-Nolasco pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and one count of aggravated assault according to WSB-TV.

According to police, in February 2011, Garcia-Nolasco stabbed his three children at a home on Bridle Path Drive in unincorporated Lawrenceville.Lawrenceville Patch has more on this story. 

- Cartersville Patch

The second suspect charged with killing Cartersville resident and Canton native Randall "R.J." Statler during the commission of a robbery has no criminal history, CPD Capt. Mark Camp said.

But Richard Clayton Flowers Jr., 17, of Cartersville, also has been charged in connection with an alleged purse snatching the day Statler was killed, which happened not far from the Martin Luther King Jr. Drive car wash. Cartersville Patch has more on this story. 

Q Massage Must Close - Kennesaw Patch

A massage parlor along Barrett Parkway with a history of suspected sexual activity will have to close its doors "immediately," county spokesman Robert Quigley just told Patch.

According to the Marietta Daily Journal, Cobb County last year issued Qiyi Hao a health spa license to operate Q Massage, 1200 Ernest Barrett Pkwy., Suite 17A. When Hao tried to get the license renewed this year, the county’s business license division denied the request Feb. 21. Kennesaw Patch has more on this story. 

Forsyth Man Arrested in Hit and Run That Injured Woman- Cumming Patch

A man suspected of hitting a woman Sunday night and driving away has been arrested.

Winton “Red” Kuglar, 86, of Shady Grove Road in Cumming, was charged with hit and run resulting in serious injury, serious injury by motor vehicle, and reckless driving, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. Cumming Patch has more on this story. 

Updated: Details on SWAT Rescue of Beaten Kidnap Victim - Sandy Springs Patch

Police released the names of two men arrested in connection with a Monday night kidnapping that led North Metro SWAT to a Sandy Springs apartment complex on Roswell Road.

James Alexander, 28, of Atlanta was charged with family violence battery and kidnapping, and his friend, Steven Glass, was also charged with kidnapping, said Sgt. Ernesto Ford of Chamblee police. Sandy Springs Patch has more on this story. 

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