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Budget Inn Arson Defendant Sentenced

January 31, 2012

ATLANTA — Sheree Dionne Murphy was sentenced yesterday in Clayton County Superior Court to serve five consecutive life sentences plus 20 years in the Georgia State Department of Corrections prison system.More »

First Round of Defendants Sentenced in ATF–Atlanta Undercover Investigation

January 17, 2012

ATLANTA — Several Atlanta residents were recently sentenced to serve time after being convicted on varying federal firearms and narcotic related charges, according to information received from agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). These sentences are a result of an ATF initiated undercover operation, called ATL Blaze. Undercover agents, placed themselves in positions ultimately putting the word out that they were interested in buying firearms and drugs from the criminal element. The case yielded 257 handguns, 60 rifles, 46 shotguns, and 10 short–barreled sawed–off shotguns taken off the streets of Atlanta.More »