Crime

Fayetteville man arrested for Dollar General robbery

A suspect is in custody in last Tuesday’s robbery at a Fayetteville Dollar General. Scott Allen Quinnell, 39 years old of Fayetteville, was arrested in connection with the robbery. According to Captain Chad Myers with the Fayetteville Police Department, Quinnell provided a note to the cashier demanding money. There is no indication he displayed a…

Stolen phone leads to Identity Fraud bust

A routine police investigation has led to a mounting stack of identity fraud charges for one Fayetteville man. On February 5, Fayette Police apprehended Jawuan Buggs, 28, of Fayetteville, in relation to a stolen phone, discovering an identity theft operation in the process. According to Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb, the uncovering of the crime…

Mickey Graves sentenced to 10 years in prison

One of Fayette County’s most high profile cases in recent memory has reached a final verdict. In a Monday morning court hearing, Fayette County Superior Court Judge Fletcher Sams accepted a guilty plea from 70-year-old Michael Lamar “Mickey” Graves on one count of involuntary manslaughter in the murder of his nephew, Jason Brett Graves, on February 20,…

F’ville Police arrest five suspects when they return to Dick’s to steal more guns

A gang of robbers decided one trip to Dick’s Sporting Goods was not enough. After breaking into Dick’s in Fayetteville in the early morning hours of December 21 and getting away with nine firearms, five suspects decided to come back for more around 4 a.m. Thursday morning. When five men, believed to be the same…

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