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Five arrests made in 2015 Lithonia murder

Mohamed Kamara

The Lithonia Police have identified six suspects and arrested five in the May 3, 2015, murder of 26-year-old Leevon Daniels. Police arrested 18-year-old Mohamed Kamara, 17-year-old Christay Eady, 17-year-old Dawson Phillip Brown, and two 16-year-olds. Police are still looking for another 16-year-old suspect. Lithonia Police Chief Roosevelt Smith said he believes the suspect is hiding somewhere […]

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DA seeks indictment against officer

Robert Olsen

  The DeKalb County Police officer who fatally shot an unarmed, naked man in March 2015 will face a criminal grand jury later this month. DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James announced Jan. 7 that he would seek an indictment against DeKalb County Police Officer Robert Olsen on two counts of felony murder, aggravated assault, […]

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Suspect stabs himself in neck during SWAT standoff

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A man was in critical condition at a local hospital after stabbing himself during a SWAT standoff.  Korrie Thomas, 36, is facing charges of false imprisonment and obstruction.  On Jan. 5, just after 2 a.m. DeKalb County Police responded to a domestic assault at the Rite For Us Hotel located at 4300 Snapfinger Woods Drive […]

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Brookhaven police trying to identify robbery suspect

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The Brookhaven Police needs help from the public in identifying the person responsible for the armed robbery of a Starbucks. The robbery occurred Dec. 8 around 6 a.m. at the North Druid Hills Road location. Police said the suspect was waiting outside the Starbucks for the employees to unlock the doors. “Once they began to […]

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Five suspects busted with drugs and money in Brookhaven

Aubrey Elizabeth Kruke

What began as an investigation of a suspicious person, turned into drug bust at a Brookhaven hotel. Brookhaven Police arrested five people Nov. 24 on drug-trafficking charges. Maj. Brandon Gurley said officers were investigating a report of a suspicious person at the Red Roof Inn on North Druid Hills Road when they uncovered several grams […]

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Teens indicted for murder

DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James

Three teenagers arrested for the murder of 25-year-old Shaneku McCurty have been indicted on murder charges. DeKalb County District Attorney Robert James announced at a Nov. 10 news conference that Demonte Grant, 15, and Jermaine Grant, 16, and Cameron Williams, 16, each have been charged with murder and aggravated assault. They will not face the […]

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Brookhaven police searching for armed robbery suspect

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The Brookhaven Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying an armed robbery suspect. Police said the suspect—who is described as a Black male, approximately 5-feet-8 inches and slim build—approached an individual Sept. 26 around 5 a.m. on Windmont Drive. The suspect used a firearm while demanding the victim’s wallet and debit card […]

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Man killed in hit and run incident in Brookhaven

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Brookhaven Police is searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run incident that left a man dead. Carlos Nino of the Brookhaven Police Department said officers responded to a call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Sept. 28 at approximately 8:40 p.m. The incident occurred on the I-85 southbound ramp from North Druid […]

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