Posts tagged with "Anthony Hill"

DeKalb officer indicted in Anthony Hill case resigns

Posted by Dena Mellick January 26, 2016

The DeKalb County officer indicted in the shooting death of Air Force Veteran Anthony Hill has resigned from the police department. Maj. Stephen Fore with DeKalb County Police said Robert Olsen resigned Monday, Jan. 25. Olsen was indicted on six counts last week related to the shooting death of 27-year-old Hill. Hill was naked and […]

(UPDATE) Grand Jury indicts DeKalb officer accused of shooting unarmed, naked man

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 21, 2016

A DeKalb County Grand Jury has indicted a DeKalb County Police officer on six counts related to the shooting of an unarmed man last year. According to multiple media outlets, including WSB-TV and 11 Alive, the Grand Jury has indicted Officer Robert Olsen on charges related to the shooting of Anthony Hill, 27, who was naked and unarmed […]

Anthony Hill demonstrators camp out in front of DeKalb County courthouse

Posted by Dena Mellick January 19, 2016

By Dena Mellick, Associate editor Demonstrators are camping out in bitter cold temperatures, awaiting to hear if a grand jury indicts the DeKalb County police officer involved in the fatal shooting of an Air Force veteran last year. The organization Rise Up Georgia set up tents on the front lawn of the DeKalb County courthouse in Decatur […]

Report: DeKalb District Attorney recommending indictment in Anthony Hill shooting death

Posted by Dena Mellick January 7, 2016

The DeKalb County District Attorney will seek a felony murder indictment in the police officer shooting of Anthony Hill, according to multiple news reports. The New York Times is reporting DA Robert James Jr. will ask a grand jury to indict Officer Robert Olsen on criminal charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, and violation of […]

DeKalb County Grand Jury recommends no indictments in officer shooting deaths

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 29, 2015

This story has been updated.  A DeKalb County Grand Jury has completed its recommended against indicting officers who shot suspects while in the line of duty, but did request additional information about one of the five cases it reviewed. The report, released Thursday afternoon, recommends no indictments in the shooting deaths of: – Eddie Ball […]

Protests in Decatur against DeKalb police shooting

Posted by March 11, 2015

Protesters marched through the streets of downtown Decatur Wednesday night, demonstrating against a recent DeKalb County police shooting. Marchers were protesting the death of 27-year-old Anthony Hill. The unarmed and naked man was shot by a DeKalb County police officer outside of his Chamblee apartment complex Monday. An organization called Rise Up organized protests in Decatur Square […]

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