criminal justice






Cobb Police Department Headquarters. Used on article about Austell homicide

Austell man victim of homicide

According to a public information release from Officer Sydney Melton of the Cobb County Police Department the Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating a homicide that occurred in Precinct 2…



Cobb County Superior Court in article about Austell child rape

Smyrna man convicted of 1998 rape

According to a press release from the office of Cobb District Attorney Joyette Holmes, a Smyrna man was convicted Thursday of aggravated sexual battery, and false imprisonment for the attack…



Cobb County Superior Court in article about Austell child rape

Life sentence for murder in Mableton

Francisco Javier Madera, 33, of Atlanta, was sentenced to life in prison for a 2017 murder in a mobile home park in Mableton. A press release from the office of…