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Two men sentenced for trafficking over 400 kilograms of methamphetamine

ATLANTA – Juan Carlos Torres-Carranza and Luis Pineda-Soto have been sentenced for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 418.95 kilograms of methamphetamine.  “The trafficking of large amounts of methamphetamine into and through the Northern District of Georgia continues to be a problem,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Kurt R. Erskine.  “We and our law enforcement … Read more

Middle Georgia Doctor Pleads Guilty to Unlawfully Prescribing Opioids

July 1, 2021 @10:10 AM ET MACON – Hours before his federal trial on charges that he had illegally dispensed prescription opioids was scheduled to begin, Dr. Thomas Sachy admitted his guilt and was taken into federal custody. Dr. Thomas H. Sachy, 57, of Gray, Georgia, pleaded guilty to one count unlawful dispensation and distribution of … Read more

Police shoot tire of drunk mom fleeing with infant in car

July 1, 2021 @9:59 AM ET HABERSHAM COUNTY – On Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at approximately 10:35 p.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Cornelia Police Department to investigate an officer involved shooting. The early investigation shows that the incident began after a 911 call that led to a Be On the … Read more

“Share the Road” getting more serious in Georgia

July 1, 2021 @ 8:49 AM ET ATLANTA – When it comes to sharing the road with bikers, Georgia politicians are getting serious. A new law goes into effect today, and breaking it will result in a hefty fine. The new law is clear. It specifies how motorists should react to passing cyclists, as well … Read more