ACCPD: homeless man faces robbery, sexual assault charges

Child porn counts for man in Mt Airy

Athens-Clarke County Police report the arrest of a homeless man who is facing charges that include robbery and assault: police say 51 year-old Melvin Alison held up a convenience store on Tallassee Road and sexually assaulted a 19 year-old female clerk.

A Hall County man pleads guilty in federal court in Athens: Frankie Baza is 33 years old, from Flowery Branch. He is facing up to twenty years in federal prison for running a methamphetamine distribution ring, doing so from his cell in a state prison in Georgia. Baza is scheduled to be sentenced in May.

A man from Mt Airy faces child sex charges in Habersham County: the GBI says 36 year-old Brenton Lawson is looking at counts that include possession of child pornography.

There are charges for a man from Michigan after the death of a person injured in a car crash in White County: the Georgia State Patrol says charges against Matthew Morgan include DUI and first-degree vehicular homicide. A passenger in his vehicle died almost a week after the February 22 wreck on the Helen Highway in White County.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.

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