Thursday, May 16, 2013
A look at crime activity in Tucker, May 10-14.
The information was obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction. May 10 Shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Theft by shoplifting, 4100 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Theft by taking automobile, 2000 BLOCK IDLEWOOD RD Theft by taking, 4400 BLOCK HUGH HOWELL RD May 11 Shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Entering an auto-intent theft, 4400 BLOCK HUGH HOWELL RD May 12 Shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY May 13 Burglary-no forced entry-nonresidence, 4300 BLOCK Hugh Howell RD May 14 Shoplifting (attempt), 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Burglary, forced entry-residence, 2000 BLOCK IDLEWOOD RD Robbery-business-gun, 4300 BLOCK HUGH HOWELL RD
Friday, May 10, 2013
A look at crime activity in Tucker from May 4-8.
The information was obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction. May 4 Damage to private property, 2300 BLOCK MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIAL BLVD Illegal use of credit/financial transaction card, 2500 BLOCK OLD NORCROSS RD Simple assault, 4300 BLOCK HUGH HOWELL RD May 6 Shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Burglary-forced entry-residence, 2000 BLOCK FELLOWSHIP RD May 7 Burglary-forced entry-residence, 2000 BLOCK IDLEWOOD RD Theft of automobile (attempt), 4500 BLOCK SIMS CT May 8 Criminal trespass-damage, 4100 BLOCK BRYMOND DR
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
A weekly look at crime activity in Tucker, April 24-29.
The information was obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction: April 24 Theft by shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Terroristic threats and intimidation, 2100 BLOCK IDLEWOOD RD Simple assault, 3800 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY April 25 Larceny, 2400 BLOCK SUMMEROAK DR April 26 Shoplifting, 4300 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY April 27 Entering an automobile, intent theft, 3900 BLOCK TIPPERARY TRL (3 incidents) April 28 Cocaine possession, 3800 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY Fraud, illegal use of financial/credit card, 3900 BLOCK BROWN RD April 29 Burglary, forced entry, residence, 4200 BLOCK PROVIDENCE LN Shoplifting, 4400 BLOCK HUGH HOWELL RD
Monday, April 22, 2013
A weekly look at crime activity in Tucker, April 15-20.
The information was obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction: April 15 Simple battery, 2000 BLOCK MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIAL BLVD Damage to property-private, 3500 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY April 16 Simple assault/simple battery (attempt), 3600 BLOCK LAWRENCEVILLE HWY April 17 Burglary-forced entry-residence, 3600 BLOCK WOODBRIAR CIR April 18 Larceny-free text, 2000 BLOCK LAVISTA CIR April 19 Damage to property-private, 1800 BLOCK MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIAL BLVD April 20 Terroristic threat/intimidation, 2200 BLOCK TOWNSHIP LN
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Idlewood Acres area is again the target of criminals who ransack cars at night.
Updated March 29, 10:12 a.m. DeKalb Police are reporting other similar incidents in the area this week: in the 4300 block of Sasanqua Court on March 27, 12:10 p.m; in the 1400 block of Drayton Woods Drive on March 26, 11 p.m; and three separate incidents in the 4000-4100 blocks of Cedar Knoll Drive, one on March 27, 7 p.m. and two on March 26, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m., respectively. Original article: Car thieves are at it again in Idlewood Acres, according to Gina Edmonds, who lives in the Tucker neighborhood off Idlewood Road. Edmonds, who has been robbed before, told Patch that the criminals struck early Thursday morning. "The inside of my car was turned upside down. One of my kids had left their door unlocked and I am glad because my boyfriend…
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Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The alleged abuse went on for more than one year.
Update, 5:52 p.m. Tuesday A Tucker man is accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl for more than a year, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. Craig Alan Ellett was arrested just before 4 p.m. Friday on Interstate 20 and Flat Shoals Road on charges of aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation and cruelty to children in the first degree, according to online jail records. He is being held in the Cobb County Jail without bond. The latest incident occurred around noon Feb. 6 in the 800 block of Galleria Lane in Smyrna, records show. "Although the last incident of sodomy with the 5-year-old victim occurred in Cobb County," an officer wrote in the warrant, "the sexual abuse of the 5-year-old victim had been going on for about a year …
Friday, March 15, 2013
A woman gets busted in an undercover operation at a local hotel.
DeKalb County Vice Unit officers arrested a woman on two counts of prostitution at a local hotel after receiving complaints of illegal activity from Embry Hills residents. The woman had advertised her services on a website and an undercover officer responded by telephone, arranging to meet her in a room at the Motel 6 on Chamblee-Tucker Road on Feb. 27, according to a police report. "The woman had displayed pictures of herself on the ad partially dressed and posing in lewd positions," the report stated. She identified herself as "Raina" and told the caller she charged $75 per half hour. On arrival, the officer handed Raina cash "derived from the Official DeKalb County Investigative Fund" and the two discussed details of what would occur …
Weird Police News: Man who was listed as a "top pawner" on an online watchlist admits he stole numerous items and cashed them in at pawn shops.
Click on the links below for the rest of each story More of the strange stuff police officers around North Georgia were up against recently. > Pawn star? A Lawrenceville man admitted to stealing and pawning a number of items he stole from various places. Police worked on a tip from an online “top pawners” watchlist that showed he had pawned 29 items in January. He said he didn’t steal them all, but did admit to stealing three fire pits from a Kroger in Lilburn, tools from Ace Hardware in Lawrenceville, a DVD player from the Walmart in Lilburn and four cameras from a CVS in Lilburn. In case fans of the TV reality show “Pawn Stars” are wondering, his name isn’t Chumlee. > Horse cruelty: A Lilburn man was out of the country for two months but…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
An early morning fight between two women gets out of hand.
A lovers' quarrel at a Tucker apartment that included a gun and a knife ended without bloodshed after police intervened, according to an incident report. The altercation happened in the early hours of Feb. 24 on Preston Lake Drive when one of the women confronted the other about ending their relationship. A neighbor who heard the sound of "someone possibly fighting in the apartment next door" called 911. On arrival, police found the two women in the parking lot, one of whom held a semi-automatic pistol. She was disarmed by an officer. The report stated: "The parties had been seeing (other) people... They tried to talk it out but got upset." The argument escalated over some of their possessions, including phones, shoes, and a jacket. One …