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Former Ga. prosecutor arrested

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/11/2016 - 5:45pm

HOMER, Ga. — A former prosecutor in northeast Georgia has been arrested on theft charges.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports 32-year-old Samuel Elias Skelton is charged with 33 counts of theft by taking. Skelton is a former assistant district attorney for the Piedmont Judicial Circuit.

The newspaper reports he was released Thursday from the Banks County Jail on $31,000 bail.

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Mom seeks son found in pajamas on Athens highway

Latest from The Augusta Chronicle - Sat, 06/11/2016 - 7:45am

ATHENS, Ga. -- A Pennsylvania woman was very concerned for the welfare of her mentally-ill son after he went missing from his hometown last month, briefly resurfaced this week in pajamas along a busy Athens highway and once again cannot be accounted for.

Adam Farrell, 26, reportedly left his home in Scranton, Pa. in May without money or a vehicle. He is delusional and is said by his mother to be extremely at risk due to his behavior.

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