MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) A Metro Atlanta County Commissioner, denies
hiring a voodoo priestess to get even a political rival - and bouncing
checks in the process.
Law enforcement authorities in two states have been trying to
determine whether a crime had been committed.
According to Cobb County Police, George Ann Mills told them that she
is a high priestess in Blythewood, South Carolina, and Cobb
Commissioner Annette Kesting wrote her $3,000 in bad checks.
According to a police report filled back on Sept. 26, Mills claimed the
commissioner wanted Woody Thompson, who defeated Kesting in an
Aug. 5 Democratic primary runoff, to "catch cancer" or to "have a car
Mills also stated in the report that she would never performed a voodoo
ritual because "a true priest or priestess of voodoo would not
intentionally cause the death of another."
Mills claims Kesting gave her a $2,000 check for the ritual back on
Aug. 27 and postdated a $1,000 check for Sept. 11, and both checks