Man Hides Thousands in Underwear; Man Killed on the Job

Check out these top stories from Patch sites around the Atlanta metro area and north Georgia.

- Cartersville Patch

A man jailed on assault and obscene language charges in Cartersville was found to have $13,000 in $100 bills taped to the inside of his underwear, according to the Cartersville Police Department incident report.

Witnesses said Frederick Dorell Pass, 41, of Decatur, wanted to return a recorder at Radio Shack, but became agitated when the manager wanted to ensure it was working properly during the Monday incident about 7:25 p.m. See Cartersville Patch for more details.

Worker Killed at Little River Marina - Canton-Sixes Patch

A male worker of at the Little River Marina was killed in a workplace accident this morning, according to authorities.

Lt. Jay Baker of the Cherokee Sheriff's Office said that deputies were dispatched to the marina at 11:19 a.m. to respond to a workplace accident. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a deceased male who worked at the marina. Visit Canton-Sixes Patch for more on this story.

- Buckhead Patch

Members of the Atlanta City Council have agreed to pay $50,000 to a Buckhead bar patron who says he was beaten by a police officer.

The patron, Chris Putnam, has moved to New York since the incident happened in 2008.

Putnam said his case has been tied up in courts for years. Read the full story on Buckhead Patch.


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