Posts tagged with "DeKalb County Police"

Man in hospital after shooting at AutoZone parking lot

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 19, 2016

DeKalb County Police say a man was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital after he was shot in the parking lot of the AutoZone on Candler Road. The man is in stable condition. The incident happened around 1:50 p.m. on May 19. Maj. Stephen Fore with the DeKalb County Police Department said it was, “a dispute between […]

Shooting at apartments severely injures child, wounds three adults

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 13, 2015

DeKalb County Police are still searching for the person responsible for shooting four people, including a child at an apartment complex near Decatur. Officers responded to Austin Oaks Apartments on Glenwood Road after 8 p.m. on Oct. 12. They found the four victims: three adults and one child. “All the adults are expected to recover,” […]

DeKalb Police: One officer shot, another dies in crash within hours

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 19, 2015

The DeKalb County Police Department lost an officer early this morning and almost lost another one yesterday in two separate incidents that occurred hours apart. On Sept. 18 at 4 p.m., an officer initiated a traffic stop on a black Chevrolet SUV. The vehicle sped up, headed south on Northlake Parkway and crashed into a […]

One dead after shooting near Avondale Estates

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 25, 2015

DeKalb County Police responded to a fatal shooting overnight at an apartment complex near Avondale Estates. Capt. Steven Fore said that on June 24 at 11:30 p.m. officers responded to a call of a person shot at 1005 Willow Ridge Way in unincorporated Avondale Estates. “Officers arrived and found two males suffering from gunshot wounds,” […]

DeKalb Sheriff’s Office clarifies its response in Kevin Davis case

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 12, 2015

Law enforcement agencies in DeKalb County are taking a hard look at how officers handled the shooting and subsequent death of Kevin Davis. Now the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office is saying its officers did not deny family members access to Davis in the hospital because they did not ask them for access. “At no time during Mr. […]

GBI asked to investigate death of Kevin Davis

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 9, 2015

This story has been updated.  The DeKalb County Police Department has formally asked the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to review the circumstances surrounding the death of Kevin Davis. Davis’ family and their supporters say the announcement was in response to their plans for a Monday morning protest at DeKalb Police headquarters. The protest has been cancelled. […]

UPDATED – DeKalb Police defend actions of officer who shot Kevin Davis

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 6, 2015

DeKalb County Police officials on Friday addressed a growing controversy over the shooting death of Kevin Davis on Dec. 29. An officer responding to a 911 call at an apartment at 100 Pinetree Circle shot Davis, who died at Grady Hospital on Dec. 31. Davis worked at Sawicki’s in downtown Decatur. Davis’ family members have claimed they were denied […]

Former DeKalb Police Officer sentenced to 10 years for role fatal Avondale Estates crash

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 5, 2015

A former DeKalb Police Officer has been sentenced to 10 years and will serve three in prison for her role in a 2011 crash near Avondale Estates that killed two people. According to the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office, Kristina Hambie was on duty Feb. 19, 2011 when she crashed into a Nissan Altima, killing two […]

Family searches for answers a month after DeKalb Police shooting

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt February 4, 2015

Kevin Davis’ family says he didn’t deserve what happened to him. On Dec. 29 Davis, who worked at Sawicki’s in downtown Decatur according to Creative Loafing, was shot by a DeKalb County Police Officer responding to a 911 call. Davis had a gun at the time, but the circumstances surrounding his death are far from […]

DeKalb Police seek suspect in Family Dollar robbery

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 21, 2015

Detectives in DeKalb County are asking for help finding a man that allegedly robbed a Family Dollar store at 2500 Snapfinger Road in greater Decatur. The incident happened on Jan. 19 at 9:30 am. “The suspect entered the location, brandished a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded money from the registers and safe,” the bulletin from […]

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