Mann returns to work

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Sheriffs’ Association says Mann should resign if allegations are true DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Cynthia Williams said DeKalb Sheriff Jeff Mann returned to his regular work schedule on May 10.  “He will be coming and going as he usually does because he will have meetings throughout the day to attend like he normally does,” […]

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DeKalb County sheriff arrested, future uncertain

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A DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson said she is unsure when or if DeKalb County Sheriff Jeff Mann will return to work after fleeing from an officer and being arrested in Atlanta for indecent exposure on May 6.  Mann, who was charged with indecency and obstruction of officer charges, was in an area known for […]

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A different complexion

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  DeKalb County Online Judicial System classifies Asian man’s skin as ‘yellow’     Merriam-Webster dictionary defines complexion in four different ways.  One definition is “the combination of the hot, cold, moist, and dry qualities held in medieval physiology to determine the quality of a body.” A second is “an individual complex of ways of […]

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D.A. presents new team to prosecute officer charged with murder

D.A. presents new team to prosecute officer charged with murder

   Sherry Boston, DeKalb County’s newly-elected District Attorney, has assembled a new team of attorneys to prosecute the case against former DeKalb County Police Officer Robert Olsen.   In January 2016 Olsen, a White police officer, was charged with two counts of felony murder, aggravated assault, two counts of violation of oath by public officer […]

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GBI busts eight Decatur businesses

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Eight warrants served to businesses along Glenwood Road for commercial gambling Eight gas stations along Glenwood Road in Decatur have been served warrants from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) after the businesses were found to house illegal gambling operations. According to a release, the Commercial Gambling Unit of the GBI executed warrants at Glenwood […]

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DeKalb officer allegedly leaks nude photos

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    A DeKalb County Police officer is accused of releasing nude photos of an acquaintance on social media platforms. Audrey Francisquini reportedly hacked into an acquaintance’s social media account and posted nude photos of the accuser and was charged by police in connection with the incident. On Dec. 30 last year, the accuser said […]

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DeKalb Officer arrested after providing inmate with cell phone

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    A DeKalb County Sheriff’s Detention Officer was fired after being arrested for providing a cellphone to an inmate at the DeKalb County Jail while on duty.   The officer, Malik Landers, 21, was released on bond after being arrested when he reported for duty Jan. 5.   The DeKalb Sheriff’s Office of Professional […]

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Couple charged with murder in death of baby

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A mother and her boyfriend were charged with murder in the death of an 8-month-old baby. Shavone Whitehead and Edward Wilson have been in the DeKalb County jail since Aug. 2, a day before 8-month-old Kamonine Whitehead, who was not breathing and had visible bruises, was taken to Egleston Children’s Hospital. The baby died Aug. […]

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