The former Dawson County Sheriff's detention officer who was arrested in February on child molestation and statutory rape charges is now accused of sexual assault against a female inmate in custody, according to a grand jury indictment filed on June 16.
A wreck Monday morning shut down both lanes of Dawson Forest Road after a Dawsonville man left the road way and careened down a 25 foot embankment.
A Dawson County teenager convicted as an adult in a child molestation case received a life sentence with a mandatory 25 years to serve in prison, June 16.
A suspended postal worker has been indicted by a Dawson County grand jury on charges that she used her route to deliver drugs.
A Dawson County mail carrier accused of selling methamphetamine on her route is off the job pending the outcome of the investigation, authorities said Monday.
ATLANTA – Syed Haris Ahmed may not have posed an imminent threat to the United States with his e-mails discussing violent Jihad, his amatuerish videos of Washington landmarks or his implausible plots to attack domestic targets, but his acts supported terrorism just the same, government prosecutors said.
Two local postal workers remain on the job despite their arrests last month on felony drug charges, including suspicion that at least one used her postal route to deliver drugs.
ATLANTA - A former Georgia Tech student who formerly lived in Dawsonville and is charged with plotting to help terrorist groups, turned the closing arguments in his federal trial last Thursday into a bewildering lesson on Islamic principles amid stunned courtroom observers.
Three men have been arrested and a large cache of stolen goods recovered in connection with a suspected home burglary spree in Dawson and Murray counties.
ATLANTA - As an isolated, shy teenager, the seeds of Syed Haris Ahmed's jihadist aspirations were planted during hours in front of a computer screen in his family's Dawsonville home.
While many local parents prepared to watch their children complete high school and begin a new chapter in their lives, a different kind of graduation ceremony was taking place last Thursday at the Dawson County Courthouse.
Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Brad Morris remained in critical but stable condition at an Atlanta hospital last week after his scooter collided with an employee's truck that swerved into his path.
A Dawsonville man accused of plotting "violent jihad" on American targets has waived his right to a jury trial.
A 63-year-old Dawsonville great-grandfather who friends said never met a stranger died Saturday, four days after he was badly injured in a four-vehicle, chain-reaction wreck on Ga. 400.
Two of six defendants in what authorities say was a botched burglary last summer at a local outlet mall entered guilty pleas Thursday.
The investigation into the shooting death of a Dawson County man remains a top priority for the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.
Authorities continue to investigate a shooting Saturday that killed a popular coach and father of three off Dawson Forest Road in southern Dawson County.
An Atlanta man suspected of fraud was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital Friday night after plummeting about 50 feet down an embankment while fleeing authorities.