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Top 10 Stories for the Week

1. DeKalb police captain arrested

A DeKalb County police captain exercised “deliberate indifference” and remained “ignorant of the facts” about stolen items piling up on her Lake Jodeco property, said a Clayton County judge Monday.

2. Five-year-old removed from Clayton drug raid

The little girl with long brown hair in a dark blue dress played video games in her living room while uniformed, armed strangers talked to her parents in another room.

3. Cops, DA target illegal gambling

Police and investigators Wednesday raided three businesses suspected of illegal gambling, seized nearly $50,000 in cash and arrested five people, said Clayton County District Attorney Tracy Graham Lawson.

4. Detail nets fugitives at motel

Clayton County sheriff's deputies raided a motel Thursday morning, arresting four fugitives and a fifth person accused of selling counterfeit crack cocaine.

5. Forest Park football building bonds through faith

When 43 of coach Don Williams’ football players reported to camp on Tuesday, they may have felt like they were in the wrong place.

6. Trotter sounds off on Heatley

John Trotter, president of the Metro Association of Classroom Educators (MACE), is speaking out once again against Clayton County School Superintendent Edmond Heatley. This time Trotter is saying the district will be better off without him.

7. Child rapist gets 125 years

A Clayton County Superior Court judge sentenced a child rapist to 125 years in prison Thursday after a trial jury convicted him on 11 counts involving a victim who was just 8 years old when the abuse started.

8. Drivers pay for identity security

The recent additional requirements for getting or renewing Georgia driver’s license has led to longer wait times at local Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) offices.

9. Police seek alleged sexual assaulter

Clayton County police announced late Friday that they are searching for a man who is alleged to have raped a female minor in a wooded area in Lovejoy.

10. Police release sketch of assault suspect

Clayton County police released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with Thursday’s armed sexual assault of a minor child in Lovejoy.