Posts tagged with "Atlanta Police"

APD releases surveillance photos of man breaking into car

Posted by Dena Mellick March 23, 2016

Atlanta Police are looking for a young man they say broke into a car and was caught on camera. It happened on Chester Ave. off of Memorial Dr. earlier this month. Police released three photos of the man who they say appears to be in his late teens to early 20s. They say he was wearing […]

Avondale Estates Police Department to equip officers with body cameras

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 10, 2016

Avondale Estates will soon equip officers with body cameras, following a growing trend among law enforcement agencies. City Manager Clai Brown said the city will purchase the cameras from Taser International. The city will buy 13 body cameras and all equipment and hardware for $16,838. Last year the city of Decatur hired a local company, Utility Associates, to […]

APD asks for help identifying ATV suspects who kicked in officer’s windshield

Posted by Dena Mellick July 1, 2015

Atlanta Police are asking the public to help find three people they say kicked in the windshield on a patrol car. Police said in a press release, “on June 28, 2015 an Atlanta Police officer was monitoring a pack of at least 100 ATVs and motorcycles that were driving recklessly and with disregard of traffic […]

Atlanta Police ask for help solving 20-year-old murder case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 4, 2015

It has been 20 years since 14-year-old Nacole Smith was abducted on her way to school from her apartment on Campbellton Rd, sexually assaulted, shot in the face and left to die in a wooded area. Despite a forensic match linking her case to the 2004 abduction and rape of a 13-year-old girl, police have yet to […]

UPDATE: Atlanta Police make an arrest in connection with murder in Kroger parking lot

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 26, 2015

This story has been updated.  Atlanta Police have announced the arrest of a suspect accused of being involved in the March 10 murder of Joshua Richey in the parking lot of the Kroger at 725 Ponce de Leon Avenue. Police have arrested Demarius Thompson, 29, and have charged him with Richey’s murder. “Mr. Thompson was taken into custody […]

Atlanta police chase goes through downtown Decatur

Posted by March 17, 2015

An Atlanta Police chase went through downtown Decatur Monday afternoon. APD spokesperson Ralph Woolfolk said it all started as a lawn equipment theft. A witness saw two men loading lawn equipment into a black SUV at 757 Spring Lake Lane NW. Woolfolks said, “It appears, later in the day, the vehicle was spotted and followed […]

Reward offered for information about robbery of Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 6, 2015

Atlanta Police have released images of two suspects accused of robbing Delia’s Chicken Sausage Stand on Jan. 9 and Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information. The robbery occurred at 11 pm at the Delia’s location on Moreland Avenue SE. Two men robbed the store, one armed with a pistol and the other armed […]

Atlanta Police release report of third carjacking this month at Edgewood

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 28, 2015

This story has been updated.  Atlanta Police have released another incident report that shows there were at least three carjackings in the Edgewood Retail District this month. Yesterday, Decaturish reported that there had been at least two carjackings in January. After the publication of the story, readers contacted us about a third carjacking that also […]

Atlanta undercover narcotics sting at 97 Estoria results in three arrests

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 5, 2015

Narcotics officers with the Atlanta Police department conducted an undercover operation at 97 Estoria on Jan. 3 and arrested three men on charges of selling cocaine. Police officers arrested Patric Wilson, 32, Philip Radley, 26 and Robert “Luke” Bullard, 27 on charges of distributing a controlled substance. According to a report provided by APD, two […]

Atlanta Police Department appoints new LGBT liaison

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 1, 2015

Officer C.J. Murphy is the Atlanta Police Department’s new LGBT liaison. APD announced the appointment on Dec. 31, and said Murphy will start in the new position effective Jan. 1, 2015. According to a press release, Murphy will join the department’s other LGBT liaison, Officer Eric King. Murphy is replacing Officer Brian Sharp, who is […]

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