Posts tagged with "DeKalb County District Attorneys Office"

DeKalb District Attorney gets technology grant to combat gangs

Posted by Dena Mellick November 19, 2015

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s office said it received a federal grant to combat gangs using technology. The office said in a press release the U.S. Department of Justice awarded it a grant of $385,118 for information-sharing analysis software that that connects gang and violent crime activities. “Gang violence and crimes have become an ever-growing […]

DeKalb Sanitation Department supervisor sentenced to 10 years for stealing gas

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 5, 2015

The DeKalb County District Attorney’s office says a former DeKalb County Sanitation Department supervisor was sentenced to 10 years for stealing $10,000 worth of gas from the county and for forgery. Rodney McDaniel, 50, stole gasoline from the county in 2011 and 2012. He was ordered to pay $20,000 in restitution and must turn himself in […]

Trial set – Man accused of flashing boy at library

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 20, 2014

A man accused of flashing a boy at the Decatur Library in 2012 will have his day in court Monday, March 24. The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office says Johnta Baker is being tried on charges of child molestation related to the August 2012 incident. According to an account of the incident published by Decatur Metro, […]

Oakhurst murder – Defendant deemed incompetent

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 19, 2014

The man accused of murdering his grandmother at her Oakhurst home has been deemed incompetent to stand trial. A judge signed the order declaring that Marquis La’Vonta Freeman is currently unable to be tried on charges that he murdered his grandmother, Shirley Kendrick, on Oct. 29. The ruling was entered in February, according to DeKalb County […]

Sentenced – Former Emory accountant pleads guilty

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 18, 2014

A former accountant who worked for Emory University was sentenced Tuesday, March 18, on charges that he stole $150,000 from the university. The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Erik Burton said a judge sentenced Kent Spicer, 48, to 20 years on felony computer theft charges after Spicer pleaded guilty. Under the terms of the […]

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