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Joseph Rucker McFall, 31, of Austell, pleaded guilty on April 17 to five counts of aggravated battery against the child. Courtesy Cobb County jail
Laura April 22, 2014 at 11:41 am
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Cindy April 22, 2014 at 12:23 pm
I have to agree with annon ymous. How can anyone harm a child and when its your own and you do thatRead More type of harm to your own child. Jail - 20 years that's a joke - that's play time for someone like that!
Deb April 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm
I call a spade a spade Laura. That's the problem. People are so afraid of "judgement".Read More Let's not hurt anyone's "feelings". Believe me. This had been going on probably most of the child's life and I'm sure someone was aware of it but they didn't want to "judge" so they did nothing. And yes, I'm darn near perfect compared to this piece of manure.
Stephen McDaniel. Bibb County Jail mugshot
Cynthia Nettles April 23, 2014 at 12:39 pm
I'm so sick of bleeding hearts thinking that prison is good enough for these psychos! I just do notRead More understand the mentality that if we, as a society, condone the death penalty that we are somehow barbaric, sick or vengeful. What is wrong with you??? Do you really think it makes us a better society for continuing to support people like this killer for the rest of their lives? Do you understand how much money that costs our country EVERY DAY? I understand that perhaps you feel that there are some innocent people sitting in prison right now and, for those few, we need to be cautious in exacting final justice. However, this psycho admitted that he did it...described it in detail...he is guilty...there is no doubt about that. Furthermore, there is NO...let me repeat that...NO help for him. There is no amount of rehabilitation, no drug, no shock therapy, no surgery, no magic drink...NOTHING...that will help him or change him. I have worked in a correctional setting for many years...with some of the worst criminals in history...(who, by the way, have since been executed)...I have seen them on a daily basis, talked to them, listened to them, watched their daily actions. Trust me when I tell you, there is NOTHING that will change them and I have not lost one second of sleep over their executions...in fact, the opposite is true...I sleep better knowing they are GONE...gone permanently...not just 'put away' for a while. I understand that you think you are being compassionate...you are not. It is a service to society, in soooo many ways, to be rid of them. THEY are the true animals...let me take that back...they aren't even animals...I have two dogs...they have never hurt anyone...I value their lives more than any one of these sick individuals. I can't call them people, I can't call them animals...both are above what they are. There really is no name for it...but I will assure you...they have NO place in society...even in an incarcerated society. Judge me if you will...call me harsh if you must...my opinion comes from seeing and knowing...and you can take my statements how ever you wish...but I know what I know...and you can take that to the bank.
Robert Wolfe April 24, 2014 at 04:05 pm
Crazy nut
Mark Burdman April 24, 2014 at 04:11 pm
What makes us better then this murderer is he gets a fair and open to public trial. He has the rightRead More to question his accusers and 12 unknown people have to agree before he is found guilty. He also is issued a lawyer if he can not afford one. No vengeance, Justice
Nicole Stockdill April 22, 2014 at 11:33 pm
The remains where not out in the wood he/she was found in a small lot over grown with cutzuu andRead More weeds and it had a brown privacy fence Near it from what I understand the body was up agent the fence and by the look of what remain of the clothing it was a male but not sure on that my source is I live down the street from where the remains where discovered
Timothy Rasheed Walker is accused of pimping a 16-year-old runaway who he kept in his home.
Felicia Roberts April 21, 2014 at 06:14 am
This is so sad. As a community we must save our young girls from this life of torment and abuse.Read More Fight the cause at www.gllopinc.org/be-mad-movement.
electric123 April 16, 2014 at 01:24 am
40 years is quite suitable punishment to make criminal think, and think next time he will robRead More someone, and sends a message to all potential evil doers out there!
Brian April 16, 2014 at 02:51 am
Suntoucher: If you've ever been robbed, especially violently, 40 years would seem about right. It'sRead More unacceptable. Imagine if you were the victim. Let him work for parole and show he's a changed man. In Cobb, there's no revolving door in prison, which is why we don't have as much crime as Fulton County.
electric123 April 16, 2014 at 05:24 am
@Octo Slash, maybe not, you are in a Republican conservative county
Tomas Lopez Torres Jr. Credit: Cobb County jail
wmsmom April 13, 2014 at 08:35 pm
I think it's BECAUSE Wheeler is an unusual place to begin a life like this that it was tagged.Read More Sounds like some of the seniors over there are into cocaine and marijuana like they are everywhere else. Wheeler is not immune to these things, nor should it be vilified for the trappings of this youth. It's important that people know that these things can start anywhere instead of hiding one's head under a rock.
wmsmom April 13, 2014 at 08:36 pm
Also, slander is spoken. Libel is written.
Big Willy April 14, 2014 at 08:47 am
Perhaps Wheeler is a great school, but get rid of your sensitivities. It shows that criminals andRead More evil exists everywhere, in every community. You are not exempt even if you are in the burbs. And begging for mercy for this piece of dump? Now I'm wondering about Wheeler.
userbronco April 24, 2014 at 07:49 am
Oh and wHen the revenue collection officer asks to search your. Vehicle , " I don't consent toRead More searches " is what you need to practice saying . If you have something obviously illegal in plain sight they can seach. Otherwise you have to give Them permission. Which they need or they wouldn't be ASKING. They'd be telling you they're gonna search . When you refuse them permission they will huff and puff and threaten to call in the drug dog. Blah blah.blah Bring it on steroid head . Then you say "am I under arrest or am I free to go?".
Pam Hamburg April 24, 2014 at 09:28 am
userbronco, you are 110% right. They have NO right to search your vehicle. Of course, they areRead More allowed to peer through the glass to see what they can see, but without a suspicion or proof, they have no right searching your glove compartment, trunk, etc. Yes, say 'am I being detained or am I free to go'? Also, don't roll your window down all the way...you don't have to. About 4 or 5 inches suffices. Stand firm with that one. Be polite, but be firm. Be quiet except when asked a question, then use good judgment in answering. Keep saying 'am I being detained or am I free to go'? Holding court on the side of the road is not a good idea. If they persist in asking you if they can search your vehicle, politely tell them they will have to get a warrant. At all times, be courteous, but FIRM. Know your rights!
userbronco April 24, 2014 at 10:47 am
It's a touchy situation. You want to be as unrememberable as possible to the cop. So when orRead More if you go to court all he wilremember is what he reads in his notebook. That you can request to see by by the way You want to be unrememberable , don't say anything, unless they ask you a question , then use short answers , yes or no will usually suffice, be polite but don't say "sir" a thousand times. I don't say it at all. Make it look like your kissing up . I personally treat cops like I would treat a rattlesnake 96% of the people who are bitten by a rattlesnake are harassing the snake at the time Keep an eye out for them. And don't harass them. You WILL lose any contest with a cop. Even if it's a ego contest on the side of the road . Extra cops are only seconds away and they will beat you up or kill you in a flash if you tick em off Plenty if dash cam and cell phone video to prove it They are kinda like dogs, some are really smart, some are really dumb, but all of em are dangerous in groups or if they feel threatened or if they sense fear in you. Or if they think their getting an easy meal
George Henry Lawton. Courtesy Cobb County Jail
Gwen Washington April 14, 2014 at 12:53 pm
I hope he rots in prison.....with Bubba on top of him.
Jerry Kitchens April 20, 2014 at 07:33 pm
If I was judge, he'd get the death penalty.
Barbara Scott April 23, 2014 at 08:17 am
Where was the mother....women pls stop leaving your daughters with your boyfriend....#dab!
A 63-year-old North Carolina man who was kidnapped from his home on Saturday was rescued from a southeast Atlanta apartment complex late Wednesday night. Credit: Patch file
Elizabeth Elizabeth April 11, 2014 at 10:17 am
Lock em up. Throw away the key - we can't allow gang members to terrorize the community.
Edward Brunson April 12, 2014 at 01:00 am
Do you know the difference between us and Scandinavia/Iceland? I would say, but I would be called aRead More racist.
Scott Donald April 14, 2014 at 11:29 am
You're absolutely right: Scandanavia has much stronger gun restrictions than we do, and they haveRead More much less violent crime. Couldn't agree with you more.
Darrious Mathis has been sentenced to 65 years, with 45 years to serve in custody. Credit: Cobb County Jail
Big Willy April 14, 2014 at 08:41 am
Let's pray that he also gets raped in prison!!! Please god, that would be awesome!!!
Big Willy April 14, 2014 at 08:43 am
Calling this shmuck a "goofball" is lame. He's an evil piece of nasty shhhhhhht.Read More Disgusting weirdo who needs a dose of his own bad karma.
Melissa Stewart April 15, 2014 at 10:26 am
You can't pray to God something bad will happen to someone. God doesn't/won't do that. You can prayRead More that he finds deliverance from his evil and disgusting ways and that he is able to repent for his sins while he serves his sentence. I don't wish ill will on anyone, that's not God's plan for us. But I pray for his soul that he accepts the Lord into his life and the victim finds peace and healing in his incarceration. Really, nobody wins in this situation. They both need healing.
ray April 14, 2014 at 05:51 pm
I always suspected that golfers were pedophiles.
Sally Barry April 15, 2014 at 01:24 pm
There aren't enough over-21 ho's to go around? They have to bring in helpless children for the bigRead More macho sports nuts? I will never be able to see ANY sports event without thinking of this. It's everywhere. Why is that?
Chris April 15, 2014 at 01:30 pm
one question: Pay a women for sex its prostitution, put a camera in the room its porn (legal), noteRead More to hookers bring a camera
A Decatur man has been arrested after allegedly showing up for court drunk and fleeing from the courthouse. Credit: Screenshot from WSB TV
brenda April 13, 2014 at 08:27 pm
HE WONT BE THE LAST FOOL THAT TRIES THAT STUNT
junk-yard-dog April 14, 2014 at 08:53 am
What I do not understand is ……this guy is in the court room and just got sentenced,Read More and was therefore (or should have been) in the custody of court officers/police ……How the heck did he get away in the first place and why did they not catch him before he got into his truck. Someone needs to take a look at that.
David Weaver April 14, 2014 at 09:11 am
JERRY S. The breath test starter interlock system doesn't really do anu good. I have a sister inRead More law that had one on her car. When she was driving while under the influence she just made her young daughter blow into the devise and " WALA!"