Posts tagged with "DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office"

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 […]

Arrest made in connection with Oct. 21 murder at shuttered elementary school

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 6, 2015

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of a man accused of murdering a 17-year-old during a robbery attempt. Rutavious Dozier, 19, was taken into custody without incident at an apartment complex off of Clifton Springs Road. Police allege that Dozier fatally shot Marquanzia Bradley on Oct. 21 during a robbery. The incident allegedly occurred […]

Arrest made in connection with Avondale Estates murder

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 24, 2015

A suspect is in custody and charged with the June 24 murder of a man at an apartment complex on Willow Ridge Way in unincorporated Avondale Estates. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said that George Houser has been apprehended. He is charged with felony murder, accused of killing Guy Oliano during an armed robbery. He is also charged […]

Man accused of killing ex-wife arrested at Wal-Mart on Columbia Drive

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 31, 2014

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s office announced the arrest of a murder suspect outside of the Wal-Mart at the intersection of South Columbia and Memorial drive. That will likely add fuel to the recent annexation discussion in Avondale Estates. State Rep. Karla Drenne, D-Avondale Estates, recently questioned Avondale’s reasoning for cutting off Wal-Mart on its proposed annexation […]

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