Thursday, May 16, 2013
Burglars hit Dollar General twice on Monday night, then an armed robbery occurred on Tuesday.
A store in Tucker was targeted by criminals three times this week, leaving a shaken staff but no injuries. A police report states two unknown males entered Dollar General on Hugh Howell Road on Monday, May 13, at approximately 8 p.m., and stole merchandise from a stock room by wheeling it out the back door on a roll trailer. They returned at 3:30 a.m. and did it again, and all of it was captured on video. There was no forced entry, police said. On Tuesday afternoon, a man entered the store and put a black semi-automatic handgun to the head of a cashier. "Open the drawer, give me the money, open the drawer," he told the cashier, according to the incident report. The cashier was unable to open the drawer because she had no key. The suspect …
Monday, May 13, 2013
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Monday, May 13, 2013
Friday, March 8, 2013
There have been cases of violent behavior and lawlessness involving THS students recently.
Several disturbing cases of student misbehavior and violence have recently taken place involving students form Tucker High School. Last week there was a bad fight between two boys in the cafeteria during lunchtime, and Patch heard reports of a similar incident earlier this week. Another recent fight, on the school grounds after classes let out for the day, caused serious leg injuries to a teacher who tried to break it up. Last fall, half a dozen students were charged for breaking and entering into nearby houses when they should have been in class. Is there a pattern here, or just unfortunate coincidences? Take our poll below- Related articles on Tucker Patch: School Brawl Leaves One Injured, Four Suspended High School Kids Skipped Class…
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Here's what police officers around Northeast Georgia were up against recently.
Click on the links below for more info on each story- > Take the beer, not my noodles: A man was caught outside a Stone Mountain-area Walmart after trying to shoplift some beer and a 12-count pack of ramen noodles. When a Gwinnett County police officer saw the items in the man’s locked vehicle in the parking lot, he gave the officer his keys and said, "Go ahead and give the beer back then." What about the noodles? Related Content: > That’s a lot of chicken wings: Two men were arrested recently for trying to steal $65,000 worth of frozen chicken wings. They intended to load 10 pallets worth of chicken into a rental truck. Did they have a big Super Bowl party planned? > Nicotine fit: A burglar had one thing on his mind when he broke into a …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Half a dozen boys from Tucker High School are said to have been busted for burglary.
Reports are coming in regarding Tucker High School students who have allegedly been burglarizing houses when they should have been in class. Sources say at least six boys skipped class on several occasions in recent weeks and broke into nearby houses, stealing multiple items and then stashing them in Cofer Park. One of the boys confessed to his parents, and they then turned him into local police. The boy provided investigators with the names of his accomplices, according to a neighborhood resident. THS Principal James Jackson told Patch he hadn't yet spoken to police about the alleged incidents and could not give any more details at this time. An email to the DeKalb County Police Department's spokesperson was not immediately returned. …
Friday, November 23, 2012
Good tips if you are traveling this season.
Precautions you can take: Burglars want to spend no more than 60 seconds breaking into a home, these could change their minds. Don't give burglars any help This first appeared in the Ft. Bragg Patch. The tips are courtesy of that community's Cumberland County Sheriff's Office but we are publishing it as the advice is relevant for any homeowner.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Early morning break-in creates a nasty scene at the popular eatery.
Burglars broke into Main Street's Local No. 7 Restaurant in the middle of the night and got away with little more than a wide screen television set, but they left a messy trail of blood in their wake. A police report states that in the early hours of Nov. 12, thieves smashed a side door's glass with a large rock and gained entry to the restaurant. Once inside, they knocked over a stack of beer bottles and ripped a television set off the wall, creating a large hole. The report says police found "a substantial amount of blood in multiple places, including another TV, menus, and a liquor cabinet." There was also a blood trail of small droplets leading out the side door, down the side walk and across Railroad Avenue, police said. Tucker C.I.D…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
A look at reported police activity in the Tucker area from May 30-June 5. Information in the blotter is obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction.
June 5: Burglary was reported in the 1500 block of Wood Terrace Circle at 5 a.m. Description: No Forced Entry - Residence June 5: Simple Assault was reported in the 3100 block of La Venture Dr. at 4:45 a.m. June 4: Damage To Private Property was reported in the 1600 block of Crescent Center Blvd. at 8 a.m. June 4: Motor Vehicle Theft was reported in the 3100 block of Misty Creek Dr. at 7 p.m. June 4: Theft/Larceny was reported in the 4200 block of the Northeast Expressway at 6 p.m. Description: Larceny Free Text June 4: Burglary was reported in the 4300 block of Locksley Rd. at 9:32 p.m. Description: Forced Entry - Residence June 4: Burglary was reported in the 4500 block of Crest Dr. at 10 a.m. Description: Forced Entry - …
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
A look at reported police activity in the Tucker area from April 17-24. The information in the blotter was obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction.
April 24: Burglary was reported in the 2500 block of Shallowford Rd. at 4:20 a.m. Description: Burglary - Forced Entry - Non-Residence April 24: Theft/Larceny was reported in the 7100 block of Dawson Blvd. at 2:15 a.m. Description: Larceny - From Mail April 23: Motor Vehicle Theft was reported in the 1500 block of Summit Lake Dr. at 7:08 a.m. April 23: Burglary was reported in the 2100 block of Lawrenceville Highway at 12:16 a.m. Description: Burglary - Forced Entry - Non-Residence April 23: Burglary was reported in the 200 block of Pleasantdale Xing at 2:30 p.m. Description: Burglary - No Forced Entry - Residence April 23: Simple Battery was reported in the 1800 block of Hudson Crossing Rd. at 8 p.m. April 23: Armed Robbery was …