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Prosecutor to seek misdemeanor charge, but no felony, against police chief who shot wife

...wife after mixing alcohol and sleep medicine.District Attorney Scott Ballard said Thursday he will seek to indict Peachtree City police Chief William McCollom next month on a charge of reckless misconduct, a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-05/prosecutor-seek-misdem
Police chief says he accidentally shot wife

...his wife early New Year's Day inside their suburban home southwest of Atlanta, investigators said Thursday.Peachtree City Police Chief William McCollom called 911 around 4:15 a.m. and reported shooting his wife, Margaret, inside the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-01/police-chief-says-he-acciden
Pilot in hospital after Ga. plane crash

...PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. - Police say a pilot has been hospitalized after a plane crash at the Atlanta Regional Airport.Peachtree City police Lt. Mark Brown says a 64-year-old Fayetteville man was flying his Piper Lightsport when it crashed Sunday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-29/pilot-hospital-after-ga-plan
Others examine pursuit policies

...limit police pursuits was in direct response to the number of pursuit deaths across the nation. Officers at the Peachtree City Police Department, southwest of Atlanta, may only initiate pursuit "in those situations when failure to do so would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/07/met_190098.shtml
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...Monday on charges of making terroristic threats against students at McIntosh High School in the Atlanta suburb of Peachtree City, Police Chief James Murray said. The two were taken to a youth detention center in neighboring Clayton County. Authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/10/31/met_149922.shtml
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Warrant is issued for dad enraged at game PEACHTREE CITY - Police have issued warrants for the arrest of a man who allegedly flew into a rage during his son's youth league football game. "He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/09/17/met_144053.shtml
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...14-year-old girl in Peachtree City to have sex with her, authorities said. But the girl was actually an undercover Peachtree City police officer. Mr. Carey is manager of Pro Golf at the Mall of Georgia in Gwinnett County, police said. Car crash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/14/met_43090.shtml
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Georgia housefire kills 1

...fighting the blaze early Tuesday.Authorities say the two people who escaped were interviewed by firefighters and Peachtree City police.WSB-TV reports that police are maintaining a presence outside the home until the cause of the fire can be determined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-21/georgia-housefire-kills-1
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...The second was at Flat Rock AME Church on Jan. 21 around 6:33 p.m. The churches are about 8 miles apart. Peachtree City police spokeswoman Capt. Rosanna Dove says the federal agency is working with her department and the Fayette County Sheriff's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/27/met_509211.shtml
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...Friday night concert. Mr. McMullen was arrested about 11 p.m. while carrying a glass of wine, according to a Peachtree City police report. Mr. McMullen blew a .104 on a portable alcohol sensor at the scene. Under Georgia law, drivers are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/07/met_84393.shtml
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