A DeKalb County grand jury has indicted county CEO Burrell Ellis on charges including attempted extortion, conspiracy and theft after prosecutors say he threatened to withhold county business from companies that didn't contribute to his campaign.
A missing south Georgia bank director has been indicted on a bank fraud charge. Aubrey Lee Price was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Savannah. Prosecutors say his actions led to the depletion of the cash assets and reserves of Montgomery Bank & Trust in Ailey. Price already faces federal charges in New York, where authorities have accused him of embezzling $17 million.