Posts tagged with "crime"

Decatur Police identify suspects in recent crimes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 23, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross said investigators have identified suspects in several recent crimes. Ross said police identified the four suspects in a June 6 robbery of a 13-year-old on Oakview Road. Charges are pending against the suspects in DeKalb County Juvenile Court. The suspects are a 14-year-old, two 15-year-olds […]

Crime briefs – Stealing from a stroller

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 29, 2014

The following crime summaries are provided by Atlanta Police Department Zone 6 and are presumed to be accurate. Kirkwood On April 8, police received a report that man stole a purse off of a woman’s stroller in Bessie Branham Park. The victim told police she was standing 30 feet away. The suspect stole $120 in cash, […]

Impostor – Man claims to be officer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 25, 2014

Decatur Police issued an alert the afternoon of April 25 about a man claiming he’s a police officer. According to Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross, at 9:54 am on April 25 police responded to a call about a suspicious person at the 100 block of Superior Avenue. The caller told police that between 9:30 am and […]

(VIDEO) – Attempted home invasion near Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 24, 2014

Renee DeGross Valdes lives in unincorporated DeKalb, just outside of Decatur, and had a scare the evening of April 23. Two men attempted to break into Valdes’ home around 10:16 pm. Valdes captured the attempted home invasion on a home security camera.  The incident happened at Valdes’ home on the 2800 block of Craigie Avenue. […]

October arrest roundup

Posted by November 4, 2013

All information provided by Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross. Man contacts police after he breaks government TV A local man approached an officer on a routine traffic stop complaining a Decatur Active Living Department employee was following him. When the office asked the man why he was being followed, the man said, “I broke their […]

Attempted Robbery at fingerpoint at Decatur MARTA

Posted by September 18, 2013

A Decatur man was threatened with a hard poking early Tuesday morning. At approximately 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, the victim was walking home from the East Lake MARTA station when another man approached the victim, according to Decatur Police. The suspect had his hand in the waistband of his pants insinuating he had a weapon and […]

No Arrests Yet in Decatur iPhone Robberies

Posted by September 3, 2013

This press release just came into the inbox via Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross: The Decatur Police Department is in the process of investigating the robbery of three Decatur High School students for their iPhones as they left last Friday night’s football game. Identifying and locating the suspects is a top priority for Police […]

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