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Badge and Bar: Three women charged in undercover prostitution sting
Three women were charged following an undercover prostitution sting, according to authorities.

Hall County Multi-Agency Narcotics Squad Lt. Don Scalia said the three women were taken into custody after “an undercover investigation of prostitution in which they are accused of offering and/or consenting to perform sexual acts in exchange for money.”

A Dawsonville woman was arrested at a Thurmon Tanner Parkway motel room, while two Gainesville women were arrested at separate residences in the county.

All three were charged with prostitution and keeping a place of prostitution.

Authorities: Gainesville man accused of hitting brother with his car

A Gainesville man allegedly went from being his brother’s keeper to his brother’s attacker following an incident on Wildwood Drive, according to authorities.

Deputies arrested the 49-year-old man Sunday after he allegedly struck his 41-year-old brother “on or about his face and head resulting in visible injuries,” according to Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware.

“(The suspect) also struck the same victim on the side of his body with a car,” Ware wrote.

The man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

Two businesses report $1,000 in damages from burglaries

Two businesses roughly a mile apart reported roughly $1,000 in damages each after reported burglaries, police said.

The first was on April 14 at the Pearl Nix Parkway Dick’s Sporting Goods.

“One of the entrances is a two-tier glass door and only entry was made past the first tier,” Cpl. Jessica Van wrote in an email.

The second glass door was unharmed, and no items were reported stolen.

The second happened April 19 at the Atlanta Highway BB Wireless.

Van said forced entry was made “by breaking the glass in the front of the business.”

Two iPads worth $400 total were reported stolen.

No information was listed on suspects.