Acworth Woman Struck by Car
A 51-year-old Acworth woman was struck by a car and killed Monday night after she fell in the crosswalk of Georgia 92 and Wade Green Road.
About 10:30 p.m. Monday, 51-year-old Melanie June Mayes was crossing Georgia 92 when she fell, Georgia State Patrol spokesman Gordy Wright said in a news release.
Missing Boy in DFCS Custody, Father Arrested
The father of Elijah Cole, the missing 11-year-old boy who was safely located on Tuesday, has been arrested and charged with cruelty to children in the first degree, reckless conduct, possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.
Detectives with the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office have determined that Jason Cole, 43, took Elijah Cole “from house to house staying in different locations since last Thursday, kept his child from attending school for three days, is suspected of being on a drug binge