Posts tagged with "Edgewood Retail District"

Atlanta Police make two arrests in Edgewood carjackings, property manager issues statement

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 28, 2015

Atlanta Police have arrested two individuals in connection with one of three carjackings that occurred at the Edgewood Retail District this month. Police announced the arrest of Quinn Byrd, 19, and Antonio Jones, 18. Byrd is charged with aggravated assault, hijacking of a motor vehicle and armed robbery in connection with an incident that occurred […]

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 […]

Two carjackings reported in Edgewood Retail District this month

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt January 27, 2015

It looks like the Edgewood Retail District is being targeted by carjackers again. A violent carjacking over the summer led to calls for increased safety at the retail center. Police said they have beefed up controls and worked with the center’s management to increase security. Despite those measures, the area has had two carjackings this […]

NPU – Apartments approved, Edgewood gets safer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 23, 2014

A citizens advisory board on Tuesday gave its overwhelming support to an apartment project and learned what the owners of a local shopping center are doing to make the center safer. Neighborhood Planning Unit – O voted 14-2-1 in favor of a zoning change that will allow Euramex Management to move forward with a plan […]

U.S. Marshals make second arrest in carjackings

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 20, 2014

The U.S. Marshals have arrested a second man in connection with carjackings in Edgewood and Buckhead. Atlanta Police Officer Kim Jones said that U.S. Marshals Counter Gang Unit on Aug. 19 arrested¬†Ethan Gathright in DeKalb County. “In addition to Gathright, the Atlanta Police Gang Unit has charged Hoye Anderson … in connection to recent robbery […]

Buckhead carjacking similar to Edgewood incident

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 5, 2014

A carjacking reported in Buckhead last night has uncanny similarities to a crime that occurred in Edgewood on July 5. Atlanta Police Officer John Chafee said that police haven’t connected the Aug. 4 incident with the one that happened in Edgewood a month ago. Still, the reports are strikingly alike. Both involved women walking alone […]

Alert says vehicle matches stolen Mercedes

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 9, 2014

Two days after a man punched a woman and stole her Mercedes at a parking garage in Edgewood, a car matching the description was used in a robbery, according to the East Atlanta Security Patrol. The security patrol posted this alert on July 7: In the last half hour, a robbery was reported at 380 […]

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