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Two juveniles arrested for Milton burglary

Two juveniles arrested for Milton burglary

MILTON, Ga. -- Milton police have arrested two juveniles in connection with a February break-in at a local condominium community.

The suspects, who are both under 17, cannot be identified per Georgia law. They have been charged with one count of burglary each in a case at the Villages of Devonshire on Deerfield Parkway.

Milton Police Chief Deborah Harrell said detectives are examining property seized through a search warrant to see if the two teens could be involved in up to four other recent burglaries in the Deerfield Parkway/Ga. 9 corridor area.

"I can't say enough how pleased I have been with the tremendous amount of time and effort our uniform patrol officers and criminal investigators have spent running down leads in this case," Harrell said. "I am extremely proud of their hard work."

Both suspects were taken to the Metro Regional Youth Detention Center in Atlanta.

Milton police urge residents to help prevent burglaries

Milton police urge residents to help prevent burglaries


Atlanta Madame Convicted in Milton Murder

Atlanta Madame Convicted in Milton Murder

FULTON COUNTY, GA -- The owner of an Atlanta escort service has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2007 murder of a Milton man.

Kisha Rutledge was sentenced by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Marvin Arrington on Friday, Feb. 11. She was convicted of Malice Murder, Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Criminal Attempt to Commit Armed Robbery and Conspiracy for the shooting death of Keith Alan Brown.

Brown was murdered in his Milton apartment on June 12, 2007. Investigators say that co-defendants Jeff Dulcio and Stephen Woods tried to break into Brown's home to steal money. They were working under the direction of Rutledge, who believed that Brown had thousands of dollars in cash in the home.

In self-defense, Brown began shooting at Dulcio and Woods.

Armed Robbery at Panera Bread

MILTON, GA -- City of Milton detectives are currently investigating the Thursday, Nov. 4 robbery of a Panera Bread (5304 Windward Parkway, Milton, 30004) in which no one was hurt.

Barry T. Lawrence, 18, of Forest Park is in custody in connection with the crime. He is currently being held in the Fulton County Jail on two counts of armed robbery by force and six counts of aggravated assault with a firearm.

His expected first appearance in front of a judge is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Fulton County Jail.

Officers arrived at the scene of the crime at 11:10 p.m.

Forsyth County Police Need Your Help

CUMMING, GA -- Officers with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office would like to speak with two men in connection with a recent theft at a business in Cumming.

The theft occurred on Sunday, Oct. 3, when the suspects entered a perimeter fence of American BOA, Inc. (1420 Redi Road, Cumming, 30040) and made off with approximately $50,000 worth of scrap metal. They allegedly carried the metal through the woods to a waiting vehicle.

Anyone knowing the identity of these men is asked to call Investigator Jason Soles with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office at 770-781-3081. Anonymous calls made be made to Crime Stoppers at 770-888-7308.

Milton PD Launches "Lock, Take, Hide" Campaign

MILTON, GA -- Officers with the Milton Police Department recently began a campaign to combat the ever-present scourge of small property crime.

Their newest weapon?