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Dunwoody Police Arrest 3 on Burglary, Drug Charges

Three suspects brought into custody for their involvement "in a significant drug distribution operation and numerous burglaries that had plagued a neighborhood."

Kenneth Shields. Credit: Dunwoody Police Department
Kenneth Shields. Credit: Dunwoody Police Department

By Patch Staff 

The Dunwoody Police Department reports that it has arrested two men and one woman on 15 counts of burglary, intent to distribute marijuana, trafficking heroin, and trafficking methamphetamine.  

According to a news release, Ann Marie Smith, 44, Sebastien Wolters, 37, and Kenneth Shields, 27, were brought into custody for their involvement "in a significant drug distribution operation and numerous burglaries that had plagued a neighborhood."

Beginning in December 2013 until February 2014, Dunwoody police responded to several burglaries of storage units at the London Apartments located at 350 Perimeter Center North.  

Through investigations, the previous named subjects were identified as suspects. A search warrant was conducted of their shared residence; narcotics and evidence that lead to two separate storage facility locations that contained the stolen property were discovered.  

Smith and Walters were arrested on Feb, 21 by Dunwoody Police and Shields was arrested by Cobb County Police on March 1 for the Dunwoody warrants and additional charges from Cobb County. 

Lead Detective William Yeargin along with the entire detective division spent countless hours investigating and processing this case that led to arrest of individuals involved in a significant drug distribution operation and numerous burglaries that had plagued a neighborhood. Police say their efforts have removed a major criminal element and made the City of Dunwoody a safer community as a result. 

Police are currently investigating to determine if these individuals have committed any other burglaries or thefts inside the City of Dunwoody. Photos of some of the stolen property recovered at the storage units are attached with this story. 

If you have any further information regarding this case or believe you are a victim, please contact Detective William Yeargin at 678-382-6916 or william.yeargin@dunwoodyga.gov.

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