ROSWELL, Ga. — The Roswell Police Department is inviting Roswell residents and business owners to attend the Citizens’ Police Academy. This free program, which begins Aug. 18, is designed to introduce members of the public to various functions of police work.

ROSWELL, Ga. — A man reported March 2 that someone had attempted to scam him out of $9,000 by posing as a public defender. The man had answered a call that afternoon from someone who said his son had been involved in a motor vehicle accident and had a $9,000 bail.

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Police are looking for a man connected to a Feb. 27 shoplifting incident at the TJ Maxx on North Point Parkway. Employees said a man entered the store and grabbed $750 worth of clothing. He later left the store through the rear emergency exit door without paying.

DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — Four men were arraigned in Dawson County Superior Court March 12 in connection with the death of a young Lumpkin County woman last fall.

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Deputies responded to Oak Tree Self-Storage on James Burgess Road, Suwanee, March 2 for a report of a trespasser in a storage unit. Property owner Khalid Morton told authorities that a man had entered two storage units and rummaged through their contents and damaged doo…

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Deputies were called to an Alpharetta Wal-Mart March 8 regarding an alleged shoplifting incident. Authorities say Stephen Joel Hutchins, 38, of John Arnold Circle, Conley, took items without paying, then fled from the Atlanta Highway store in a U-Haul truck heading nort…