News Nearby: Marietta Guitar Discovery; Ex-Gwinnett Commissioner Sentenced
Some of the top headlines from around Cobb and metro Atlanta for Thursday, Sept. 6.
Marietta Police discovered guitars and musical equipment valued at $100,000 on an abandoned private drive on Merritt Drive, near Lockheed Elementary School.
As Marietta Patch details, the collection was apparently burglarized from the unidentified owner.
A Roswell man has been sentenced to serve 15 years for distributing images of child pornography over the Internet. Mark Twain Heaton III, 40, has a previous sex offender conviction.
More on the story from Roswell Patch.
Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter is preparing for a long prison sentence after being convicted of bribery.
A Gwinnett judge gave her 33 months in federal prison without parole after accepting more than $36,000 in bribes from an undercover FBI agent.
As Duluth Patch reports, her son is also facing sentencing later this month.