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'Numerous' Computers Taken in Cobb Child Porn Operation - Kennesaw Patch The Cobb County Police Department seized "numerous" computers as part of a multi-agency operation that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman called the "largest of its kind in Georgia." During a three-month investigation that began in January, the GBI and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force identified 98 suspects who distributed child porn over the Internet, GBI spokesman John Bankhead said Wednesday. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Cobb County Police Department was one of 47 federal, state and local agencies that executed search warrants today against people suspected of distributing child porn over the Internet. Go to …
The Dawsonville man reportedly walked several miles from the crash site to the Waffle House on Hamilton Mill Road.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, January 17
A Dawsonville man in an apparently inebriated state initially denied drinking and driving, but later admitted he had crashed his car and left it “over yonder.” A Gwinnett County Police officer was dispatched to the Waffle House on Hamilton Mill Road in Buford on Jan. 10 in response to a report of a suspicious person. According to the caller, the suspicious person, later identified as Thedford Sudderth, 51, of Dawsonville, appeared to be intoxicated and claimed to have been in an accident. The officer asked Sudderth to step outside the restaurant and immediately noticed a strong odor of alcoholic beverage. The officer further noted that Sudderth appeared to be unsteady on his feet. “I asked him if he was involved in an auto accident since I…