Regional Roundup: Teacher Takes Pre-Trial Diversion Plea in Harassment Case, Robbers Jump Through Window, and Gay Couples Try to Obtain Marriage Licenses

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LMS Teacher Takes Pre-Trial Diversion Plea in Harassment Case -- Loganville Patch

According to the Alcovy Circuit District Attorney Layla Zon, Kelly Guglietta, the Loganville Middle School teacher who was accused last year of harassing a sixth-grader, entered into a pre-trial diversion agreement on Dec. 12, 2012. Zon gave the following terms of her disposition:

Defendant shall be supervised by Georgia Probation Management for a period of twelve months and shall pay any associated reporting fees with such supervision. Defendant shall be evaluated for anger management and shall receive any recommended treatment. Defendant shall pay $63.50 in court costs to the Walton County Clerk's office. Defendant shall not teach in any Walton County schools during the term of this diversion program. Defendant shall have no contact with the the child alleged to be the victim in this case and shall not have contact with any other witnesses who are children in this case.

Guglietta was charged with terroristic threats and two counts of simple battery.


Police Searching for McDonald's Armed Robbery Suspects - Dunwoody Patch

Dunwoody Police are searching for two suspects in connection with an armed robbery that occurred early Monday morning at a McDonald's on Ashford-Dunwoody Road.

While a driver of a dark sedan was at the drive through window ordering food, two suspects ran up from a hiding location behind the building toward the service window.

"The first suspect pointed a dark colored pistol at the clerk," according to the statement. "Both suspects jumped through the window into the store and took an undisclosed amount of cash."

Read more on Dunwoody Patch.


Same-Sex Marriage Campaign Visits Georgia Courthouse - Midtown Patch

Five same-sex couples tried to obtain marriage licenses at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Decatur on Monday in a campaign designed to draw attention to Georgia's laws prohibiting marriage between people of the same gender.

One after the other, five couples stepped up to the counter of the DeKalb Probate Court office and said they wanted marriage licenses.

Midtown Patch has more on this story.


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