Category: Crime

December 28, 2021

  Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King  is seeking the public’s help in locating Marino Sanchez-Nava, who is wanted in connection with a Loganville fire.  The fire, which occurred on Nov. 16, moderately damaged a 47-year-old, 1848-square-foot residence located on Highway 20. “The suspect is being charged with Burglary in the 1st Degree, […]

December 9, 2021

    DECATUR, GA—A 30-year member of the “All Star Gangstas,” a New York subset of the infamous “Bloods” criminal street gang, has been sentenced to life without parole, plus 55 years in prison. During court proceedings on Wednesday, DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams sentenced Leroy Starr Copney, Jr., 49, following his […]

December 6, 2021

      ATLANTA – Warrants have been issued for Clamenta Bell, 35, of Decatur and Unique Allen, 34, of Atlanta  for filing separate fraudulent  property claims with Orange Door Storage Insurance Program, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced. Clamenta Bell is wanted for one count of Insurance Fraud and one count of […]

December 1, 2021

 Edward Allen Gatling   DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The Lithonia man who shot two DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office deputies this morning (Dec. 1) has been killed after engaging in gunfire with law enforcement tactical units attempting to make an arrest. Several metro law enforcement agencies joined the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office in pursuit of  Edward Allen Gatling, […]

October 22, 2021

DEKALB COUNTY, GA– The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit and Field Operation Uniform Section report the arrest of suspects in three unrelated murders in DeKalb County. On Oct. 20, sheriff’s investigators arrested Decatur resident Quavon Shenard Battle, 22, without incident near Johnson Road in Atlanta. According to an arrest warrant, Battle is accused of […]

October 19, 2021

    ROCKDALE COUNTY, GA – The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is warning the public about scammers targeting renters by posing as property owners or managers. In the scams, victims think they are paying a deposit to rent a house and actually end up making payments to fakes posing as the property owner, landlord, or […]

October 15, 2021

    DEKALB COUNTY, GA – The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office reports that two separate suspects are in custody in connection with unrelated murders that both occurred in Decatur in September. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit, 19-year-old Jacquez LaJuan Freeman of Stone Mountain, Georgia surrendered to authorities at the DeKalb County […]

October 12, 2021

  ATLANTA— Clarence Dean Alford, a former member of the Board of Regents representing Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, has pleaded guilty to Racketeering, the Office of the Attorney General announced. Chief Superior Court Judge Robert F. Mumford sentenced the Alford to 15 years.  He will serve 8 years in prison and spend the remainder on probation.  As […]

October 7, 2021

DECATUR, GA- DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston announced a conviction by jury trial in the murder case against a Lithonia woman accused of killing her husband.   Jurors returned guilty verdicts on Oct. 2 against 48-year-old Aimee Heyward on charges of Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Cruelty to Children in the First Degree and Possession […]

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