24 charged in modern day slavery operation in South Georgia

Two dozen defendants have been indicted on federal conspiracy charges after a transnational, multi-year investigation into a human smuggling and labor trafficking operation that illegally imported Mexican and Central American workers into brutal conditions on South Georgia farms. The newly unsealed, 54-count indictment in USA v. Patricio et al. details felony charges resulting from Operation Blooming Onion, an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces investigation. The multi-agency investigation, led by Homeland Security Investigations and other federal agencies,

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New EPA administrator faces DeKalb County sewage spills, coal ash

DeKalb County’s discharge of raw sewage is one of the first issues facing the newly appointed EPA administrator for the Southeast. Coal ash is right behind sewage. The post New EPA administrator faces DeKalb County sewage spills, coal ash appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Search continues for suspected hit and run driver

The City of South Fulton Police Department is asking for your help finding a man suspected of causing a fatal hit and run collision that occurred in August. Police say Juan Carlos Medrano is wanted by the South Fulton Police Department for 1st Degree Vehicular Homicide and Hit and Run. If you have any information on his whereabouts call crimes stoppers or South Fulton PD Investigator Lt. Shoemaker 404-831-3743.  According to the South Fulton Police

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Veteran who infiltrated Three Percenters says leaders asked if he was ready to kill

Speaking to MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace, an Army veteran who infiltrated the Three Percenters militia described what he uncovered. Kristofer Goldsmith, CEO of Sparverius, said that his goal has been to make militia groups “so paranoid that they can’t function.” “So, after the election, I was doing things that some other veterans were doing and joining these extremist organizations,” said Goldsmith. “Now I was joining them because I wanted to know what they were planning. And

Jury deliberations begin in trial of three men charged in Ahmaud Arbery killing

The fates of three men charged with the death of Ahmaud Arbery are in the hands of a Glynn County jury after the prosecution made its closing arguments Tuesday. According to pool reports, deliberation will continue Friday and Saturday if necessary. Members of the jury will decide how long they will deliberate on any given day, including whether they recess early on Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Greg McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and their neighbor William