DeKalb District Attorney Robert James announced the charges listed in the 15-count indictment. The charges are criminal attempt to commit theft by extortion, conspiracy in restraint of free and open competition, criminal attempt to commit false statements and writings, theft by taking, conspiracy to defraud a political subdivision and coercion of other employee to give anything of value for political purposes.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Squad and the U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Nathaniel Cummings June 17 at the Church’s Chicken Restaurant located at 1808 Candler Road in Decatur. Cummings is wanted for murder and burglary in Dodge County. He is also wanted for burglary and probation violation in Laurens [...]
The body discovered on the Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) Clarkston Campus yesterday has been identified as Alpha Oumar Diallo, 23, of Stone Mountain. An autopsy performed on Diallo June 11 revealed he died as a result of strangulation and blunt force injuries to the head. He [...]
A DeKalb County cab driver was shot and killed May 31 in what police believe to be a robbery. DeKalb County Police spokeswoman Mekka Parish said officers responded to a call at approximately 2:30 a.m. of shots fired at the Oak Creek apartment complex, located at 280 Northern Ave., near Avondale Estates. âWhen officers arrived [...]
A man died in Stone Mountain early May 24 of three gunshot wounds. According to a statement by the Stone Mountain Police Department, officers at 2013 at approximately 1:10 a.m. responded to the S-building of the Lakes Apartments, 5100 West Mountain Street, after a report of a person shot. âUpon arrival, officers found a 27-year-old [...]
A former Cleveland Browns linebacker was shot and killed May 18 during an apparent robbery attempt in unincorporated Decatur. David Deshun McMillian III, 31, of Decatur, was killed outside his vehicle in the roadway on Pinehill Drive at 3:23 a.m., according to a police statement. âAccording to witnesses, the deceased was with another male [...]
Atlanta rapper and reality TV personality Lilâ Scrappy will be in a DeKalb County courtroom May 22 for a probation violation hearing. Lilâ Scrappy, whose real name is Darryl Richardson, was ordered May 15 to provide a urine sample to test for illegal drugs. Prosecutors alleged that he switched his urine during a routine drug [...]