Posts tagged with "summertime crime"

Decatur Police issue alert about three recent burglaries

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 20, 2015

From Police Lt. Jennifer Ross: On 06/19/15 at 2:40 pm, Decatur Police responded to a previous burglary in the 200 block of East Davis Street.  The victim stated the house was left unsecured at approximately 9:00 am and his son had just returned home and noticed that items were missing from the house.  Officers located […]

Thefts from carports reported in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 2, 2015

Avondale Estates police have received two reports of thefts from carports within the last seven days. The most recent report came in on June 2. According to police, officers went to a residence in the 3200 block of Majestic Circle after getting a call about a theft. Officers said someone went into an open carport […]

Decatur crime rate holds steady as summer ends

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 13, 2014

Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross released preliminary numbers for crimes reported in July and things are pretty much the same. There were no armed robberies reported in July, down from the one armed robbery reported in June. There were two additional burglaries – eight in July, compared with six in June. Motor vehicle thefts decreased […]

Zone 6 – Victim shot during robbery in Kirkwood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 4, 2014

The following reports were provided by Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 6 precinct for the week ending July 26. The reports are presumed to be accurate. Kirkwood On July 20, police received a report about a robbery at 86 Warren Street. Two victims told police they were hanging out with the suspect, who became angry and […]

(VIDEO) – Decatur Police burglary prevention tips

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 28, 2014

Decatur Police put together an informational video with tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of a burglary. The video is about 10 minutes long. “The video is a condensed version of the Burglary Prevention Presentation we hosted in April with an overview of current trends and methods seen in Decatur, tips from a […]

Decatur Police report decline in burglaries

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 23, 2014

Decatur Police report that burglaries declined by 46 percent in the first six months of 2014 compared with the first six months of 2013. Decaturish asked Sgt. Jennifer Ross for an update on uniform crime reports for the summer. The numbers through June show the city was off to a good start in several categories. […]

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 […]

Decatur Police – 3 burglaries reported

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross said three burglaries were reported between July 19 and July 21. Ross said that on July 19 at 11:28 pm officers responded to a residential burglary in the 100 block of Feld Avenue. The home was secured at 8:30 pm. The burglars forced open the rear […]

Gone in 10 days – Five vehicles stolen in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 10, 2014

This story has been updated.  According to Decatur Police there have been five vehicles stolen in the city in the last 10 days. There were four thefts reported in the city’s northeast zone and one in the southeast zone. Three of the car thefts happen during the day, according to Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross. […]

Man punches woman, steals Mercedes in Edgewood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 8, 2014

A woman had a harrowing experience at the Target shopping center in Edgewood over the weekend. According to Atlanta Police reports, on July 5 around noon, the victim was leaving her black Mercedes Benz in the lower deck of the Target parking garage “and stepped out of the car to go into the store.” “She stated […]

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