Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
Sandy Springs detectives are looking for Art Institute of Atlanta student Patricko Mondrez Davis, 21, in connection to the shooting death of Takeenen Williams.
The victim was reportedly shot multiple times Thursday afternoon in the 800 block of Hammond Drive near Sheraton Hotel.
Tamika Shelia Woodson of Lithonia has been charged with DUI, driving too fast for conditions and failure to maintain lane in an accident that sent her and Sandy Springs officer Mike Stark to
The officer was completing an accident report in the emergency lane when another vehicle rear-ended the patrol car.
The woman is in stable condition after she was shot in the abdomen during a carjacking at 6957 Roswell Road.
Melissa Mae Jackson of Marietta allegedly told witnesses "don't tell me how to parent" when she was confronted about her actions, which occurred Sunday afternoon on Roswell Road in Sandy Spr
Officer David Bahne was sworn in on Friday by Sandy Springs Police Chief Ken DeSimone.
A family of five and two dogs were able to escape the predawn blaze at their home on Stella Drive.
Nearly $2,000 in soap and hair products were stolen from the drug store on July 1.
Two units at Serrano Condos at 901 Abernathy Road were burglarized on June 25.
James Straley has been charged with vehicular homicide in the Sandy Springs crash that killed his wife, who died while en rote to the hospital.
Robert Stevens participated in the 22nd annual peer-to-peer public safety training exchange organized by the Georgia International Law Enforcement Exchange (GILEE).
Atlanta resident Stephanie Harp faces aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge in the June 9 attack on "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta" reality star Erica Pinkett at the Taboo 2 night club.
This year, Operation Zero Tolerance started on June 20 and runs through July 6.
Edward Quenzer barricaded himself inside his home after threatening his mother with a stun gun. She contacted Sandy Springs police about his "irrational behavior."
Minuteman Press of Sandy Springs was burglarized last week and detectives with the Sandy Springs Police Department are looking to identify two possible suspects.
Steven L. Jackson pleaded guilty on Nov. 2, 2012 to robbing BB&T Bank at 6343 Roswell Road in Sandy Springs.
A forensic examination of Kelly Thrasher's laptop revealed four pornographic photos of a child stored on the computer.
Peter McCutcheon is accused of robbing two banks on Roswell Road in May and other banks across metro Atlanta.
Charles B. Cortell was arrested late Friday morning during a traffic stop in Sandy Springs.