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Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

Jasmine Guy takes her campaign against child sex trafficking to Georgia Perimeter College

On the heels of a successful campaign launch for "I Am Not Yours!"- a campaign committed to taking a stand against child sexual exploitation, Jasmine Guy has been making her case in national media with the likes of 

Arrests overnight in violent kidnapping of 69 year old

Arrests overnight in violent kidnapping of 69 year old

JONESBORO, Ga. -- Clayton County Police arrested at least two suspects overnight in Monday's violent armed robbery and kidnapping of a 69-year-old man.

"And I've just been told that one of the suspects has confessed to the crime," said Major Johnny Robinson during an early morning interview.

David Starkes, 29, was arrested first. Clayton County Police Officer Danielle Rosa said Starkes is the one who confessed and turned in his accomplice, 24-year-old Frederick Anderson.

Both men are charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated battery, kidnapping and hijacking of a motor vehicle.

Police said the victim is still in the hospital recovering from bruises and what appears to be a broken eye socket.

Jonesboro woman charged with sex trafficking

Jonesboro woman charged with sex trafficking

JONESBORO, Ga. -- A 27-year-old Jonesboro woman has been arrested for trafficking at least two teenage girls.

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The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has charged Jessica Washington with trafficking, pimping, enticing a child and keeping a place of prostitution.

GBI spokesman John Bankhead said the two victims lived at Washington's apartment, and she forced them to have sex with men for money.

Court upholds sentence in 'honor killing'

Court upholds sentence in 'honor killing'

ATLANTA -- The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the malice murder conviction and life prison sentence of a man accused of killing his daughter in a so-called "honor killing."

Prosecutors say Pakistan native Chaudhry Rashid said he killed his daughter after she disgraced the family.

Rashid was accused of strangling 25-year-old Sandeela Kanwal during the summer of 2008 in Clayton County because she planned to divorce her husband from an arranged marriage.

A jury convicted Rashid in May 2011 on murder and assault charges.

Rashid appealed the decision to the state Supreme Court, saying jurors shouldn't have been allowed to see a video of him describing the killing to relatives. The justices disagreed in a unanimous decision, ruling that he had no expectation of privacy during the conversation at a police station.

2 arrested for selling drugs to undercover cops

2 arrested for selling drugs to undercover cops

FAYETTE COUNTY, Ga. -- Fayette County Sheriff's investigators recently arrested two young people in separate incidents of trying to sell marijuana to undercover officers.

On Jan. 11, David Lopez was arrested at the Home Depot in Peachtree City for selling the drug to police. The 21-year-old Newnan man was charged with selling marijuana.

Nineteen-year-old Tremaine Williams of Riverdale was arrested Jan. 14 at the Citgo gas station on Highway 138 near the border of Clayton and Fayette counties. Fayette County Sheriff's Det. Josh Shelton said Williams tried to run when he discovered he was selling marijuana to cops, but was caught. He was charged with obstruction and selling marijuana.

Authorities capture escapee who walked away from state prison work detail

Authorities capture escapee who walked away from state prison work detail

CLAYTON CO., GA (WXIA) -- Authorities captured escaped inmate Steven Bone without incident about two hours after he walked away from a state prison detail in Clayton County.

Officials said Steven Gregory Bone walked away from a work detail at Lovejoy Regional Park in Clayton County at about 12:15 Tuesday afternoon.

Bone was being held on a 20-year sentence for cruelty to an elder person in December of 2002, and on a 3-year sentence for terroristic threats and acts, both in Cobb County.

Clayton County school officials have lifted a lockdown put in place for Lovejoy Middle School and Lovejoy High School as a precaution.

SPECIAL REPORT: Drug traffickers operating Sandy Springs rehab center

SPECIAL REPORT: Drug traffickers operating Sandy Springs rehab center

11Alive News has learned that two metro Atlanta men who recently pled guilty to federal drug trafficking charges have been operating a Sandy Springs facility for recovering addicts for several years.

In October, federal prosecutors announced the indictment of Drew T. Green, Thomas Malone Jr. and eight others for drug trafficking, money laundering and conspiracy, alleging they were operating one of the largest synthetic drug cartels in the country.

Federal prosecutors say Green and Malone's company Nutragenomics sold millions of dollars worth of chemicals used to manufacture so-called designer drugs like synthetic marijuana and bath salts.

"I've come to a point where I refuse to use the term synthetic marijuana. It gives these poisons too much credence," said Lance Dyer whose son Dakota committed suicide after smoking a synthetic marijuana product named "Mr. Miyagi."

 "These drugs are literally poisons."