Posts tagged with "DeKalb County District Attorney"

(UPDATE) Gang member accused of targeting gay males accepts plea

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 24, 2015

The DeKalb County District Attorney says the last of three defendants has confessed to taking part in a vicious 2012 murder of a man Tucker. The victim, Robert Ross, was killed because the suspects believed he was gay, the District Attorney’s office said. According to the prosecutor, the murder was committed as part of a gang […]

Former DeKalb Police Officer sentenced to 10 years for role fatal Avondale Estates crash

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 5, 2015

A former DeKalb Police Officer has been sentenced to 10 years and will serve three in prison for her role in a 2011 crash near Avondale Estates that killed two people. According to the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office, Kristina Hambie was on duty Feb. 19, 2011 when she crashed into a Nissan Altima, killing two […]

Breezy money – 7 indicted in MARTA card scheme

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 27, 2014

Seven people hatched a complex scheme to bilk MARTA by buying Breeze Cards for $1, adding money to them using personal computer equipment and reselling them to the public, according to a DeKalb County Grand Jury Indictment. The DeKalb County District Attorney’s office announced Friday that the Grand Jury has indicted Jedadia Byrd, Robert Clark, Christina […]

Honored – DA praised for “second chance” program

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 14, 2014

District Attorney Robert James created The Anti-Recidivism Court in 2011, with the goal of intervening in the lives of 17 to 25 year olds who were headed in the wrong direction. Since that time, 22 offenders have completed the program and it has earned the DA praise from the DeKalb County Commission, who recently honored […]

Indicted – Man accused of killing infant

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 4, 2014

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s office on June 4 announced that a grand jury has indicted a county resident on charges stemming from the death of an 18-month-old boy. The DA’s office says Nicholas Wade, 22, is charged with malice murder, felony murder, cruelty to children, aggravated assault and aggravated battery. Deputies arrested Wade on Feb. 5 […]

Flasher sentenced – Man receives 20 years

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 28, 2014

A man who police say flashed a boy at the Decatur Library in 2012 was convicted of molestation charges related to the crime, the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office says. Johnta Baker was charged in child molestation after the August 2012 incident. Police said Baker, who was 19 at the time, exposed himself to a […]

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