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GBI: Police shoot man who threatened to blow them up with Molotov cocktails

GBI: Police shoot man who threatened to blow them up with Molotov cocktails

A 41-year-old Georgia man was hospitalized after police say he lit Molotov cocktails as authorities were entering his home. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 4:30 p.m., deputies with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a home on Park West Drive in Carrollton to serve a temporary protective order on Bryce Jarrod Suter in reference to Terroristic Threats and Family Violence Act.  Upon arrival police say, Suter barricaded himself inside the mobile home and began threatening to “blow up” deputies on scene. Deputies began speaking and trying to negotiate with Suter through…
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Three Georgia officers shot during police chase that ended near elementary school

Three Georgia officers shot during police chase that ended near elementary school

A police chase that ended near an elementary school early Monday morning sent three police officers to the hospital and resulted in the death of one suspect and the arrest of another. According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, preliminary information indicates that at about 3:34 a.m. a Georgia State Patrol Trooper stopped a 2015 Nissan Sentra for speeding at mile marker 10 eastbound on I-20 in Bremen. As the trooper approached the rear of the Nissan Sentra, the driver sped off. The trooper pursued the Nissan and was able to perform a precision maneuver to stop the Nissan Sentra.…
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Rome man charged with several armed robberies

Rome man charged with several armed robberies

ROME -- A 27-year-old Rome man has been charged with multiple armed robberies. Earlier this month, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Anthony Lavell Williams, of Rome, following a search warrant at his residence by the Floyd/Rome SWAT team. Williams was arrested on an armed robbery warrant from Carrollton Police Department. According to the GBI, Williams is suspected to have conducted armed robberies in Rome, Summerville, Fort Oglethorpe, and Carrolton. Williams has also been suspected in several other armed robberies targeting Family Dollar, CVS, and Walgreens stores in the northwest Georgia area.      The GBI has been assisting the Federal…
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