Posts tagged with "Avondale Estates Police"

Multiple vehicle break-ins reported in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 19, 2016

Several vehicles were recently broken into in Avondale Estates. On Friday, Sept. 16, police officers went to a residence in the 3100 block of Kensington Road. Officers discovered that three vehicles at the residence had been entered. “Personal items, including a hand held two way radio were reported taken,” an alert from the Police Department […]

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 […]

(VIDEO) Avondale Police provide ‘active shooter preparedness’ workshop

Posted by Decaturish.com February 26, 2016

By David Schick, contributor You’re at work, school, or even your place of worship, and an active shooter arrives on the scene—what do you do? That was the question being discussed during the “active shooter preparedness” training at First Baptist Church of Avondale Estates on Thursday evening. Cpl. Paul Conroy, department training officer for Avondale […]

Burglary reported in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 23, 2016

Avondale Estates Police say a home was burglarized on Monday afternoon, Feb. 22. According to police, at around 1:45 p.m. officers responded to a residential burglary call in the 900 block of Nottingham Drive. “Upon arrival it was determined that unknown subject(s) had entered the residence through an unlocked front door and took two items […]

Avondale Estates Police respond to vehicle break-ins

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 1, 2016

Avondale Estates Police say a man broke into two vehicles at a business on North Avondale Road. Police responded to the call on Feb. 1 at around 10:30 a.m. “Upon arrival and initial investigation, it was determined that two vehicles had been unlawfully entered,” an alert from the Police Department says. “One vehicle did not […]

Avondale Estates Waffle House robbed

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 15, 2016

Avondale Estates Police said the city’s popular Waffle House was robbed on Thursday night. According to bulletin from the city, “On 01-14-16, at approximately 11:10 PM, AEPD units were dispatched to the Waffle House on East College Avenue in reference to a Robbery. “Upon arrival and initial investigation, it was determined that two black males […]

New York Daily News editorial blasts failure to indict Avondale Estates officer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 21, 2015

An editorial in the New York Daily News has taken the DeKalb County District Attorney to task over its failure to indict an Avondale Estates Police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black man. Sgt. Lynn Thomas fatally shot Jayvis Benjamin, 20, in January of 2013. Police allege that he stole a car then […]

Possible child abduction attempt reported in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 17, 2015

The Avondale Estates Police Department has issued the following alert about a potential child abduction attempt. The incident occurred on Dec. 16: This morning the AEPD was notified by a parent that early last evening, while walking home, their young son noticed that he was being followed by an individual in an “old silver car.” […]

Another burglary reported in Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 15, 2015

Avondale Estates Police are investigating yet another break-in. Police report that on Tuesday at 12:18 p.m. police responded to a burglary call on Nottingham Drive. “Upon arrival and initial investigation, it was determined that unknown persons had made entry into the residence,” a report from the Police Department says. “Further investigation revealed that the perpetrator(s) […]

Avondale Estates Police respond to attempted burglary

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 3, 2015

For the second time this week, Avondale Estates Police have been called to a home regarding a possible break-in. The most recent incident happened Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 3. Officers responded to a call from a homeowner in the 900 block of Hess Drive. No items were reported missing. “The homeowner had left the residence around […]

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