Category: Crime

December 1, 2021
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3min1320
 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
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2min5160
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
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3min4700
    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
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2min5640
    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
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3min4550
  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
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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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