Man Presumed Drowned, Child Hit by Car
A look at the top Patch stories not far from Roswell.
Man Wanted By Police is a Sexual Offender - Dunwoody Patch
Dunwoody officers are looking for a man who trespassed at the Gables Metropolitan apartments late Friday or early Saturday who is a known sexual offender who has trespassed on the property before, according to police.
Kevin Garfield Martin, 38, is described as 6-foot, 3-inches tall and 165 pounds. He was last seen wearing jeans, a white baseball cap and a blue and white sweatshirt.
Man Presumed Drowned in Allatoona - Cartersville Patch
Authorities are searching for a man believed to have drowned near a boat rental facility at a military recreation area on Sandtown Road in Cartersville.
Bystanders rescued one of the men, both of whom are between the ages of 26 and 30, but the other man went missing and may have drowned.
A search for him is in progress. Authorities have not released either man's identity.
Police Announce Hit-and-Run Charges - Canton-Sixes Patch
Charges have been announced in the hit-and-run that injured a construction worker on Friday.
Kenneth Gonzalez of Canton, the suspect in the hit-and-run, will face charges of reckless driving, aggravated battery, failure to report accident with injuries, failure to report accident with property damage, hit-and-run, and failure to maintain lane, Woodstock Police Department spokeswoman Brittany Duncan wrote in a brief email to Canton-Sixes Patch on Sunday.
Friday morning, a gray 2006 GMC Sierra struck a construction worker on Interstate 575 South, just before the Towne Lake Parkway exit in Woodstock, and fled the scene.
Child Hit by Car in Mountain Park Area - Lilburn Patch
On Friday, June 1, 2012, at approximately 6:20 p.m., officers from the Gwinnett County Police Department reported to a call of person struck by a vehicle at 1652 Eldonlas Ct. in the Mountain Park area of Gwinnett County. The victim, an 11-year-old female, sustained a head injury as a result of the collision.
It was determined that the child was on a bicycle and was exiting a driveway onto the road when the collision occurred. Though the driver was able to stop, the child struck the side of the vehicle hitting her head; she was not wearing a helmet at the time of the collision and was transported to an area hospital for evaluation.