Posts tagged with "Jennifer Ross"

Drivers survive cement truck accident on North Decatur Rd. at Superior Ave.

Posted by Dena Mellick May 6, 2015

This story has been updated. Decatur Police said both drivers involved in a crash on North Decatur Road at Superior Avenue survived. Photos from the scene show an Audi with a city of Decatur plate wedged into a cement truck. However, Lt. Jennifer Ross said the injuries are non-life threatening. Ross said that police cited the cement […]

Arrest warrants out for teen in Decatur armed robbery

Posted by March 17, 2015

This story has been updated. This just in from Decatur’s Sgt. Jennifer Ross: Investigators have arrested the 16-year-old male from DeKalb County who was wanted for armed robbery and criminal attempt to commit theft by taking of a motor vehicle for this case. This is for an armed robbery that happened March 4 at a parking […]

Purple hearts – Girl Scouts make special delivery

Posted by August 5, 2014

  Olivia Phillips-Waldorf, an eighth grade student at Renfroe Middle School, needed a project to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award, and she had an idea. Waldorf is a member of Decatur Troop 28433. “My mom grows vegetables in her garden,” Waldorf said. “Last summer she had an abundance of cucumbers.” That left her with the […]

Decatur Police – 3 burglaries reported

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 21, 2014

This story has been updated.  Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross said three burglaries were reported between July 19 and July 21. Ross said that on July 19 at 11:28 pm officers responded to a residential burglary in the 100 block of Feld Avenue. The home was secured at 8:30 pm. The burglars forced open the rear […]

Police – 13-year-old robbed on Oakview Road

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 9, 2014

Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross reports that at 7:34 pm on June 9, officers responded to a call of a pedestrian robbery at the 1300 block of Oakview Road. The victim is a 13-year-old boy. He told police he was walking east and saw six older teenage boys walking toward him. The victim told police […]

Vehicle stolen – Police receive calls about break-ins

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 5, 2014

Decatur Police have been busy the last few days handling calls about vehicle break-ins. Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross reports that on June 4 at 11:35 pm, police answered a call about an entering auto in the 100 block of Melrose Avenue. The witness told police he was riding his bicycle when he saw a […]

Summertime crime – Police ready for burglary surge

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 2, 2014

This story has been updated.  Police Departments in the metro area tend to receive more reports of burglaries in the summer. The combination of families going on vacation and students being out of school with lots of free time on their hands creates more opportunities for mischief. Police Departments in Decatur, Avondale Estates and Atlanta […]

Friday photos – Cops, construction and kittens

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 30, 2014

School’s out and summer vacation has arrived. Subjects of this Friday’s roundup include barn kittens, East Ponce construction, school resource officers and water ambushes. Enjoy. Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross says, “The Decatur Police Department is proud to share that SRO (School Resource Officer) Matt Damico has received the Superintendent’s Award of Excellence. Nominations are sought […]

Invisible car – Police say website may be scam

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 16, 2014

Decatur Police say a website that purports to sell automobiles may be selling magic beans instead. According to police, a website for Consultancy Auto Center lists a Decatur address of 700 Commerce Drive in Decatur, GA. The website is “That address does not exist,” Decatur Police Sgt. Jennifer Ross said. “The site offers an on-line […]

Stories – Residents describe racial profiling

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 31, 2014

The stories were filled with disbelief, sarcasm, anger and – sometimes – dry humor. Black men stood in front of a room of about 70 people at Oakhurst Presbyterian Church on March 30 and described how it felt after they were stopped by Decatur Police. The men all said they were stopped because either police officers or […]

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