Posts tagged with "DeKalb Police"

DeKalb Police arrest two juveniles in connection with carjacking that led to Emory alert

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 14, 2015

DeKalb Police report that two juvenile male suspects are in custody following a carjacking that triggered a campus-wide alert at Emory University. DeKalb Police Capt. Steven Fore said, “Two male juveniles have been arrested and charged with two counts of armed robbery. Since both are juveniles their ID cannot be released. The investigation is ongoing as […]

Decatur residents question how police handled case of sleeping stripper

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 30, 2015

This story has been updated.  Some residents are questioning the way Decatur Police Department handled the case of a stripper found lying next to her car on a residential street. The police department says its officers concluded the woman was simply tired and sent her on her way. But residents think the officers should’ve asked her […]

Knife-wielding man spooks Medlock Park residents

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 10, 2014

A man wielding a knife slashed car seats and decapitated a child’s stuffed toy in Medlock Park this morning. Loren Matthews walked outside of his home on Woodridge Drive around 5:30 am on Sept. 10 and saw a man with a knife cutting the American Flag hanging off his neighbor’s mailbox. “And I just ran over […]

After shooting, renewed interest in pet safety bill

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 29, 2014

There’s renewed interest in a bill that would require better police training after a DeKalb Police officer shot a Gresham Park resident’s pet German shepherd. The police officer resigned on Monday, July 28, after the police department opened an internal affairs investigation into the July 24 incident. Tim Theall said the officer shot his dog, Doctor, […]

DeKalb Police cite 77-year-old hit by car

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 25, 2014

A 77-year-old nursery school worker was hit by a car on Church Street on Tuesday, July 22, and was cited by DeKalb Police for “darting into traffic.” Kum Choi works at Suburban Nursery School and Pre-K and was attempting to cross Church Street near the intersection of North Decatur Road shortly before 6 pm. Choi was […]

Decatur police capture DeKalb robbery suspects

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 22, 2014

Two men wanted for armed robbery in DeKalb County were arrested this morning thanks to an assist from Decatur Police officers. According to Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross, at 10 am on Tuesday, police officers responded to the 700 block of South Columbia Drive to help DeKalb County Police officers. The DeKalb officers were looking for […]

Emory assaults – Police looking for vehicles

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 21, 2014

There may be a huge break in the hunt for the man suspected of raping an Emory University student. DeKalb County Police have released photos of vehicles they believe may be connected to that crime and other assaults around the Emory University campus. According to police, “The first vehicle in question is an older model, […]

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