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.