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2 men wanted for assault at Roswell gym

2 men wanted for assault at Roswell gym

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Roswell Police are looking for two suspects accused of beating a man unconscious at a local gym.

The assault happened Aug. 7 at Hembree Park Gym on Hembree Road.

Roswell Police Officer Lisa Holland said investigators found the victim unresponsive on the gym's basketball court. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital with serious injuries. The victim's name was not released.

Witnesses described two suspects who beat the victim and then ran, Holland said.

One suspect is a light-skinned black man with a high-pitched voice and tattoos on his chest and arms. He fled the scene in a blue late model Nissan Sentra with North Carolina tags.

The second suspect is a dark-skinned black man with a muscular build and a goatee. He was driving a black late 1990's Ford Explorer with double-sided tape hanging from the rear window.

Don't fall for Ga. 400 speeding ticket phone scam

Don't fall for Ga. 400 speeding ticket phone scam

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Last Friday night, Bill Cooper of Roswell got a phone call from a man claiming to be a lieutenant with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office.

The caller said he had a photo of Cooper's car speeding through the Georgia 400 toll booth.

"He persisted in his claim that they were going to send somebody out to arrest me unless I gave him a credit card number so he could put a $242 fine down," Cooper told 11Alive News on Monday.

But Cooper smelled a rat. He knew the Georgia 400 toll booths have cameras to see if people have paid to go through, but they do NOT photograph speeders. What's more, he wasn't even driving on the road when the caller claimed the photo was taken.

"The more I kept him on the line, the more I realized that he was feeding me a line of bull," Cooper said.

Man sentenced for selling $9 million in stolen property

Man sentenced for selling $9 million in stolen property

ATLANTA -- A Swainsboro man was sentenced Monday to seven years and three months in federal prison for selling millions of dollars' worth of stolen property on eBay.

Robert A. Hill, 51, obtained all his merchandise from a group of identity thieves who bought the expensive items with fraudulent credit cards in their victims' names, according to information presented in court.

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"Robert Hill fueled his Internet-based fraud with the help of a group of identity thieves who gave him a steady supply of merchandise," U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates said in a statement. "His use of the Internet expanded his reach and magnified the crime, ending in millions of dollars of damage to both individual victims and retailers."

Suspects arrested in Milton murder

Suspects arrested in Milton murder

MILTON, Ga. -- Milton police have arrested three men suspected of shooting and killing 19-year-old Christopher Walker on Mar. 12.

Richard Davidson, 20, of Roswell; Michael Grant, 23, of Roswell; and Matthew Goins, 20, of Alpharetta are being held without bond in the Fulton County Jail.

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Walker was shot to death in the driveway of his home on Silhouette Court. Milton police said investigators believe the suspects spotted Walker's gold chain at an Alpharetta Taco Bell and decided to follow him home.

All three suspects face charges of murder, aggravated assault and attempted robbery. Davidson also faces two firearm possession charges.

Man receives 7 life sentences for home invasion

Man receives 7 life sentences for home invasion

ATLANTA -- A 22-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to seven life sentences plus 270 years in prison for a home invasion and police standoff.

Tyler Alexander Grogan faces 24 charges in the May 2, 2011 incident, including rape, aggravated sodomy, kidnapping, false imprisonment, armed robbery, aggravated assault and criminal property damage.

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According to information presented in court, Grogan broke into a Roswell apartment, drew a gun on a couple inside and demanded drugs. He pistol-whipped one of the victims and took several hundred dollars from him.

Roswell dad gets bond after AMBER Alert involving sons

Roswell dad gets bond after AMBER Alert involving sons

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A judge has granted bond to a Roswell father who police say took off with his two young sons, leading to a nationwide AMBER Alert.

With his naturally gray hair closely cut, 48-year-old Daniel Cleary sat in chains listening as prosecutors described what they say was a detailed plan to leave the state with his kids.

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Roswell Police Det. Jennifer Bennett was called to the stand and said Cleary failed to return 9-year-old Ben and 8-year-old Henry to their mother in December.  The couple is divorced and has a strict shared custody order.

Rape suspect stabbed by victim's mother

Rape suspect stabbed by victim's mother

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Roswell Police are looking for a man who they say was stabbed as he tried to rape a 15-year-old girl.

Isauro Hernandez-Acosta is still at large, despite suffering multiple stabbing injuries.

Roswell Police Officer Lisa Holland said Hernandez-Acosta is wanted for trying to rape his girlfriend's daughter at around 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the Crossings at Woodbridge Apartments on Old Holcomb Bridge Way.

The teenager screamed when Hernandez-Acosta began attacking her, and the victim's mother ran in and stabbed the suspect several times with a knife, Holland said.

Hernandez-Acosta ran from the apartment and hasn't been seen since. Holland said the suspect does not have a car.

Hernandez-Acosta is 30 years old, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 165 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who sees Hernandez-Acosta is asked to call 911. Holland said he may show up at a hospital for treatment for his stab wounds.