Police nab unexpected suspect while looking for alleged fraudsters

by: Tyisha Fernandes Updated:

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HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - Henry County police found a suspect they weren't expecting when they tried to serve a warrant, and the chaos led to a school lockdown.

Channel 2’s Tyisha Fernandes learned the whole thing started with a case of stolen identities.

Police have been investigating the couple accused of stealing identities for three years. Their victims include people from out of state, according to warrants.

Police are still looking for those suspects but they don't believe they're armed and dangerous


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“Most of these guys who commit identity fraud, they’re just individuals who you don't normally carry weapons. They normally sit behind a computer,” Capt. Mike Ireland, of the Henry County Police Department, told Fernandes.

And that's how police believe the two suspects targeted nearly 20 victims, stole their identities and spent more than $100,000 in their names.

Police said Ronzlex Harris and Kaya Edwards used to live in a Stockbridge home on Haven Ridge Drive.

Police raided the home last summer and found plenty of evidence, but the fraud suspects weren't home.

“Mr. Harris and Miss Edwards have been involved with fraud activity in the county probably for about two and a half to three years,” Ireland said.

When deputies showed up to the home again Tuesday morning, the suspects had moved out. Mark Fuller answered the door.

When investigators ran his name through their records system, they learned that his ex-girlfriend filed a restraining order on him for stalking her. Police said they realized they had just caught Fuller breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home.

“That's the one that's been coming into my home, stalking me,” the ex-girlfriend told Fernandes.

Fuller ran from police, jumped into his car, started it and nearly hit an officer.

School officials put Red Oak Elementary School on lockdown until police arrested Fuller.

Channel 2 Action News was the only station there when police brought him back to the scene.

Neighbors told Fernandes they didn't know what was going on.

“It's kind of scary and I better call my daughter,” neighbor Sharon Rickman said.

In reference to the fraud suspects, police told Fernandes on Thursday they believe there are even more victims out there.