Friday, April 12, 2013
Harris says he is returning to DeKalb Police headquarters in a new role.
Major Brian Harris, Commander of the Tucker Precinct, has announced that today, Friday, is his last day on the job. "I am moving back to the Special Operations Division and will be replaced by Major Pat White effective April 13," he said in a statement released Friday morning. Harris said that White "is an outstanding leader who will do Tucker Precinct a great job as the new commander." "I have enjoyed working with everyone over the last two years and will still have Tucker Precinct in my heart," Harris said. "I will look forward in supporting Tucker Precinct will all the assets the DeKalb County Police has at their disposal from Special Operations." Local figures were quick to comment on Harris' move in an email thread. Judge C.J. Becker …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Matthews Cafeteria hosts the year's first meeting.
DeKalb Police Major Brian Harris, Commander of the Tucker Precinct, is one of two speakers at the Tucker Business Association's first meeting of the year, this Thursday, Jan. 17 at Matthews Cafeteria on Main Street. Major Harris will discuss community safety. Also speaking is financial planner Mark DiGiovanni, president of Marathon Financial Strategies. The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. and local business owners are invited to attend. The event is free for members and $5 for guests. Related articles on Tucker Patch
Friday, September 28, 2012
Cars in one driveway have been ransacked three times in the last month.
A single mother with two children in Tucker's Idlewood Acres neighborhood is reporting that thieves have broken into cars in her driveway for the third time in the past month. "My boyfriend's car was pulled apart last night by what seems to be the same people who went through both of our cars twice within two weeks, a month ago,' Gina Edmonds told Tucker Patch. "A month ago, his new IPOD I gave him was taken; however, they opted not to take my old one," she said. Patch reported on a slew of car break-ins last month in various Idlewood Neighborhoods. The thieves seemed particularly interested in electronic devices, as they do in these cases. Edmonds reports that her neighbor witnessed an attack a month ago. "He walked out right as they …
Monday, August 6, 2012
This year's night out against crime is Tuesday, Aug. 7 with plenty of local neighborhoods taking part.
The 27th annual National Night Out takes place Tuesday, Aug. 7 in many DeKalb neighborhoods, including several in the Tucker/Stone Mountain area. It's sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by DeKalb County Police Crime Awareness Units and Interactive Community Policing Units. The event involves over 11,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 35 million people are expected to participate in "America's Night Out Against Crime." Below is a list of local communities who are participating Tuesday under the auspices of the Tucker Precinct. The list consists of the name of the community, the time of the event, the nature of the …
Friday, April 27, 2012
Two Tucker locations are among several in DeKalb County.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Do you have expired prescription drugs in your medicine cabinet? The Drug Enforcement Agency is hosting a prescription drug take back program Saturday nationwide from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This service is free and anonymous. People may drop off any prescription drugs, no questions asked. The DEA is trying to get old, unused prescription medications out of homes to prevent diversion, misuse and abuse. “Prescription drug abuse is a major epidemic across the country and DEA is committed to reducing the potential for misuse by providing a safe and secure method for Americans to clean out their medicine cabinets and properly dispose of unwanted, unneeded, or expired medications,” said DEA Administrator Michele M. Leonhart in a release. In the …