Ryan Morris Fried, Suspect in Pilot Travel Center Murder, Arrested
Ryan Morris Fried was the 3rd person arrested in connection with the murder of Patrick Witter Ballew on November 12th, 2021.
He was arrested in Pontiac, Michigan by Investigators with the Coweta County Sheriff’s Department.
Public records from the Grosse Pointe North High School Alumni show that Fried was a member of the 2000 graduating class while Patrick Ballew, the victim, was a member of the 2001 graduating class.
Height / Weight
Date of Birth
Unknown, 39 at time of arrest.
City of Residence
Arrest and Extradition
Date of Arrest
December 17th, 2021
Coweta County Sheriff’s Office
Charges on Arrest
- VGCSA Marijuana Trafficking
- Conspiracy to Commit a Felony
Fried was extradited from Michigan to Coweta County the same day he was arrested.
Date of Release
Court Case Timeline
We’ve reached out for more information, however, it does not seem at this point that Mr. Fried has been indicted on any charges, and currently shows no entry in the Superior Court Case Management System.
The following criminal history has been found in public records from across the state.
Suspect has no criminal history in this jurisdiction.
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