News Nearby: Missing Girl Found; TV Anchor DUI Charge; Sandy Relief

A roundup of the top headlines from Cobb and metro Atlanta for Monday, Nov. 12.

Norcross Police say Griselda Cibrian, a 14-year-old from Glennville, Ga., who was reported missing Sunday afternoon and found in Norcross on Monday morning, went voluntarily with 24-year-old Raymundo Aranda-Parra, and it was not an abduction.

Raymundo Aranda-Parra has been charged with interference with custody and statutory rape, according to Norcross Police.

He is being transferred from the Norcross Police Department to the Gwinnett County Detention Center where he will be held without bond.

Get the latest from Norcross Patch.

Atlanta News Anchor Charged With DUI

FOX 5 News anchor Amanda Davis faces multiple charges including DUI following a wrong way, head-on crash early Sunday morning on Piedmont Avenue in Midtown.

According to an Atlanta police report, Davis allegedly was driving her vehicle north in the southbound lanes of Piedmont before hitting another car just before 12:30 a.m.

Neither driver was injured in the accident that resulted in significant damage to both cars.

Midtown Patch has more details.

3 Charged in Marietta Burglary Spree

Marietta Police arrested three suspects in a burglary crime spree that occurred over a six day period in the Whitlock Heights Subdivision.

Between Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, three burglaries and one attempted burglary were reported in the subdivision, according to Marietta Police Public Information Officer David Baldwin. The suspects were identified through investigative efforts that included working with the victims and witnesses.

For more on the story, visit Marietta Patch.

Sandy Donations in East Cobb This Week

What started as a service project for East Side Elementary School's Cub Scout Pack 744 quickly turned into a widespread initiative to help storm victims in the hardest-hit areas in the Northeast.

The school and two other locations in East Cobb will be accepting winter clothing, other items and cash all this week to be used to help those suffering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

Read more at East Cobb Patch.

Kennesaw Mountain Band Ranks No. 7

Kennesaw Mountain High has the seventh-best marching band in the country.

More than 90 bands from across the country competed this weekend at the Music for All Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis, "the nation’s premier high school marching band competition," according to organizers.

The Mustangs swept every category in the Class AAA divsion to win first place honors for outstanding music performance, outstanding visual performance and outstanding general effect.

Kennesaw Patch has the horn-tootin' details.


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