Wednesday, May 15, 2013
She was arrested Tuesday. Her husband was arrested early this morning.
An Acworth woman who worked at the Baker Road CVS Pharmacy has admitted to stealing thousands of prescription pills from her job and selling them. Trishanne Williamson was arrested late Tuesday on charges that include four counts of sale of methamphetamine, one count of possession of amphetamine and one count of theft by taking. Between Dec. 1, 2012, and May 11, 2013, Williamson told investigators with the Acworth Police Department she took 1,565 prescription pills from her job at 3513 Baker Road, Suite 500. According to a Cobb County criminal warrant, the thefts were caught on store surveillance and in pharmacy audits. Williamson took: During a search of Williamson's 2001 Ford Expedition, investigators found more drugs: four Hydrocone and…
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The incident, believed to be a suicide, occurred around 8 p.m. Monday, according to police.
Updated 10:45 a.m. Acworth police say the man hit by a train in downtown Acworth later died as a result of the severe injuries he suffered in what's believed to be a suicide. Here's the department's full statement: On April 29, 2013 at approximately 8:09pm, the Acworth Police Department responded to the area of Main Street and Lemon Street in reference to a person struck by a train. Upon Officers arrival, they discovered the victim suffered severe injuries and was transported to Kennestone Hospital where he later died. At this time it is believed that this incident was the result of a suicide. Original Report A pedestrian was struck by a train Monday night in downtown Acworth. The unidentified man was taken to an area hospital with unknown…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The baby's grandmother Wednesday night refuted the Acworth Police Department's version of events.
As they undressed the 10-month-old girl for her first bath since who knows when, it became clear to investigators with the Acworth Police Department that the baby they found Saturday night had been sitting in a urine-soaked diaper filled with human waste for a long period of time. She had a rash on her right buttock. Feces and urine ran up her legs and inner thighs. Even after one bath, the filth remained. Those are some of the new details that Patch obtained late Wednesday from a police incident report that includes one of the officer's own words. But the baby's grandmother, whose pandhandling activities drew the officer's attention and ultimately triggered this whole case Saturday, refuted the Acworth Police Department's version of …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Conditions were so unhealthy that authorities had to toss the 10-month-old girl's car seat due to potential health hazards.
For an update, read After First Bath, Filth Remained on Baby Found in Acworth. A 10-month-old girl was found Saturday night in Acworth surrounded by trash, clad in urine-soaked clothes, wearing a soiled diaper and eating her own waste. An officer with the Acworth Police Department made the discovery just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Shell Travel Plaza on Cowan Road, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. He went up to a 1994 Ford Thunderbird "after observing suspicious behavior over a period of time," records show. The warrant doesn't specify what the officer observed, and Capt. Mark Cheatham with the Acworth Police Department was not immediately available for comment. Inside the car was the child's mother, …
Friday, February 22, 2013
It begins at 10 a.m. Saturday.
The Acworth Police Department is offering a free "Family & Friends CPR" course Saturday morning. Capt. Tony Bailey will teach participants adult hands-only CPR, adult AED use, child CPR, infant CPR, and adult, child and infant relief of choking. The course will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the Acworth Police Department courtroom, 4400 Acworth Industrial Dr. For more information or to register, contact Bailey at 770-974-1232.
Monday, January 28, 2013
They are due no later than 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Monday, January 28
Acworth is looking for an architect for the city's new police headquarters. The city has begun soliciting proposals from architectural consulting firms "to provide building programming services and architectural / engineering plans and technical specifications ... for a new Police Headquarters Facility," according to the Request for Proposal, which is posted on the city's website. Firms have until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26 to submit seven copies of their plans to the city. The current facility is at 4400 Acworth Industrial Dr. Construction on the new headquarters at 4406 Acworth Industrial Dr. is expected to begin sometime this year. The estimated cost of the facility is $4.75 million, which was approved by voters as part of Cobb County's…
Monday, January 7, 2013
The 13th annual Citizens’ Police Academy begins March 5.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
City residents who will be away during the holidays can ask the Acworth Police Department to check on their homes.
Monday, December 10, 2012
Cobblestone Golf Course hosted a tournament Sunday that benefited the Acworth Police Department's "Cop Tree" program.
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Monday, December 10, 2012
Every year, the the Acworth Police Department sponsors local families through its “Cop Tree” program. "This year’s families are in desperate need of everyday items, not just Christmas gifts," said Capt. Mark Cheatham, the department's spokesman. Sunday, Cobblestone Golf Course hosted a Parent-Child 9-Hole Tournament that raised more than $2,000 for the families in need. The money generated Sunday will help the Acworth Police Department purchase clothes, furniture, food and toys for them.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
The Acworth Police Department is hiring.
The Acworth Police Department is looking for an IT technician, a position that pays between $14.50 and $19.77 an hour. The technician will be responsible for training, contract management, troubleshooting and more. Click here for more information on the position. To peruse the Acworth Patch classifieds, click here. Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Acworth Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.