Georgia residents warned about potential vaccine scams
According to WSB-TV, the Georgia Department of Public Health and Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr are alerting Georgia residents about scammers. Scam artists are using the vaccine to exploit people by calling, texting and emailing with the promise of giving them the vaccine, scheduling an appointment or putting them on a waitlist. Officials are informing the public not to give their Social Security number or bank account information over the phone.
U.S. Capitol Police Officer dead following targeted vehicle crash
On Friday, U.S. News reported that a driver rammed into a vehicle barricade injuring two officers. The driver exited the vehicle holding a knife. After refusing to respond to verbal commands, police shot and killed the driver. The two injured officers were transported to two different hospitals. At Friday’s press briefing, Acting Chief of Police Yogananda Pittman announced that one of the injured U.S. Capitol Police officers died as a result of the injuries.
Russian leader Putin signs law allowing him two more terms
Vladimir Putin signed a law that gives him the opportunity to remain Russia’s leader until 2036, according to ABC News. The law resets Putin’s previous term limits, allowing him to run for president two more times. Putin is currently in his fourth term which is scheduled to last until 2024. He has held power for an inconsecutive 15 years and claims the law will help his lieutenants focus on their work rather than searching for Russia’s next president.
“Don’t make me tell you again.”
At the Urban Life Building, the Georgia State University Police Department arrested a non-Georgia State offender for trespassing at 11:59 a.m. after receiving prior notice.
Keep your hands, feet and thoughts to yourself.
At 1:23 p.m. at the Landmark Diner, the Georgia State University Police Department arrested a non-Georgia State offender for simple assault.
Did you forget? Six feet apart, please.
A Georgia State student was a victim of harassment at 2:15 p.m. at 112 Courtland St. The case is still active.
Didn’t you hear about the five-finger discount?
At the University Lofts, a Georgia State student was a victim of theft at 6:44 p.m. The case is still active.
“We’ve got you now…”
The Georgia State University Police Department arrested a non-Georgia State offender for simple battery and an outstanding warrant on the corner of Pryor Street and Wall Street at 1:32 a.m.