Monday, December 10, 2012
The raid occurred Wednesday night on Buford Highway.
Federal and Chamblee law enforcement officials conducted a raid Wednesday night and took the owner into custody for suspicion of running a house of prostitition and possible links to human trafficking. The investigation "started six months from a complaint by a Chamblee resident," said Officer Alex Cushenan, a member of the Chamblee Police Department's code enforcement division. "We're still sorting through all of the evidence that was collected on scene." Cushenan said U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents from the bureau's human trafficking division, along with the Chamblee police, conducted the raid on Buford Highway establishment.
Friday, October 26, 2012
You can vote this weekend in various DeKalb locations. Chamblee Civic Center, closest to Dunwoody, begins accepting the early votes on Monday.
With the Nov. 6 Election Day fast approaching, some voters are beating the long lines at the polls for the highly anticipated presidential election. Through Thursday, 58,338 voters had cast early ballots in DeKalb County, according to the DeKalb Voter Registration and Elections Office. That's a healthy 12.4 percent of the county's 470,065 registered voters, officials say. In Dunwoody and north DeKalb the early voting will likely pick up Monday. The Chamblee Civic Center opens its doors for early voters then - the closest spot for Dunwoody voters by a long shot. Here's the complete list of early voting venues; from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2, these polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the casting of early ballots, according to DeKalb …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Two suspects were arrested the night of the arrest at the cell phone store just south of I-285 on Chamblee Dunwoody Road.
Three police agencies and the North Metro SWAT Team came together to help apprehend two of three suspects who tied up a store employee during an attempted burglary of a Chamblee cell phone store Saturday night. At around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Georgia Department of Corrections employees brought in Cornelius Mario Cook, 36, after he reported to his probation officer, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Cook is thought to be the third suspect who escaped through a back door during the attempted burglary. The U.S. Marshals Service Counter Gang Unit assisted the Chamblee Police and the DeKalb Sheriff’s Fugitive Squad in Cook's apprehension. According to the AJC, the suspects took approximately $15,000, but tripped a silent alarm at …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Chamblee could annex Dresden East and Fiesta Plaza with voter approval in November