Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The man is suspected of stealing a woman's purse from a shopping cart and then using her credit card at various locations.
The Dunwoody Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect wanted for stealing a purse from a shopping cart in a grocery store. According to the post on the department's Facebook page, the suspect took the wallet from a woman's purse in a shopping cart and then used her credit cards at several locations. The suspect is pictured here and described as an African-American man, about 5'7" and 160 pounds, Anyone with information regarding this suspect or incident is asked to contact Detective Brian Lauda at 678-382-6914 or email@example.com. Crimestoppers is offering a reward up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest. ANONYMOUS TIPS: via SUBMIT A CRIME TIP, www.dunwoodypolice.com or www.…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The cab driver was caught initially for speeding through a school zone and had an outstanding warrant.
Dunwoody Police arrested a taxi driver who was allegedly dealing marijuana from his taxi. According to the Dunwoody Police Department's Facebook page, Officer Drum pulled over the taxi as it sped at 43 miles per hour through a 25 mile-per-hour school zone on Monday. Police discovered that the driver, Jean Brown, had an outstanding warrant. During the traffic stop, officers discovered marijuana, a large quantity of plastic baggies, a digital scale and a loaded handgun. "The driver was arrested on several charges and his taxi will be out of service for a while," according to a post on the Dunwoody PD Facebook page. WSB-TV reported that the taxicab company's owner hired Brown on a contract basis. “Surprised, really. Really surprised. I’m very…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A 68-year-old Dunwoody woman suffering from dementia went missing on Tuesday afternoon.
The 68-year-old Dunwoody woman who went missing Tuesday afternoon has been found. Dunwoody police report that Ann Lange, 68, who suffers from dementia, was found in Norcross later in the evening. She has been returned home safely. Lange was reported to have walked away from her Leeds Court home at about 12:30.
Check out this video that marks the beginnings of our city's law enforcement agency.
Thanks to Dunwoody City Councilman John Heneghan for bringing this to our attention. On April 1, 2009, Dunwoody's police department was officially rolled out. Coincindentally, in our sister city of Brookhaven, its first-ever police chief will be officially introduced on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 11:30 am.
Monday, April 1, 2013
This has to come from the world of, "you can't make this stuff up."
From a Sunday evening posting on the Dunwoody Police Department Facebook page - "During shift change this evening officers observed a vehicle suspiciously parked between two City of Dunwoody Public Works pickup trucks. "When officers made contact with the occupant they discovered he was in the process of rolling a marijuana joint. Apparently the police department parking lot appeared to be the perfect place to engage is some illegal drug use. "The subject will spend the rest of his holiday weekend in the Dekalb County Jail." ***** Here are some other Easter weekend items from the department: ***** Officers responded to the Best Buy located on Hammond Dr in reference to suspect attempting to purchase two flat screen TV's and a laptop …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Patch is featuring live coverage over the next 24 hours.
The Dunwoody Police Department is participating in a Law Enforcement Global Tweet-a-thon on Friday, March 22, beginning at 8am and continuing for 24 straight hours. During this time, the department will tweet about interesting calls for service during this time period. There are over 150 agencies in eight countries participating in the event. You can follow our own Dunwoody Police department and other agencies around the world, here on Patch, by clicking on the event above. You can also follow the tweet-a-thon's RSS feed. See Also: Follow Dunwoody Police on Black Friday Dunwoody Police to Tweet All Calls for 24 Hours
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
While serving an arrest warrant, officers discovered more than 70 rabbits that were left with little food or water.
While serving an arrest warrant, Dunwoody police officers found a house full of more than 70 rabbits with little food or water. Police were attempting to arrest a woman for violating her probation, according to the department's Facebook page. "While at the house and arresting the subject, they also arrested another subject for a failure to appear warrant and a third subject for possession of drugs," the department said. Officers also found 77 rabbits in the house, some showing signs of neglect or abuse. DeKalb County Animal Control as well as a group of animal rescue personnel from Bremen, GA, took custody of the animals. A child in the home was turned over to a relative. Two of the subjects were also charged with animal cruelty. …
A victim of a hit and run was finally reunited with her lost dog over the weekend.
The story of Lola the Lost Puppy has a happy ending. Lola, who ran away after her owner was involved in a hit and run incident on Cotillion Drive more than a week ago, was reunited with her owner this past weekend. The Dunwoody Police Department's Facebook reported on Monday that a neighbor of the victim found the pup and returned her to her owner. Police say the woman was walking her dog one night when she was struck by a vehicle in front of 1850 Cotillion Drive. The victim suffered minor injuries, but Lola ran away. The story prompted an outpouring of support and searches for the dog. See Also: Facebook Responds to Hit and Run Victim Who Lost Her Dog Dunwoody Hit and Run Victim Looking for Lost Dog
Friday, March 15, 2013
Facebook has seen an outpouring of support for the victim and Lola the lost puppy.
Earlier this week, Patch reported that a victim of a hit-and-run is looking for her puppy, which ran away after the incident. Sad to report, but Lola the lost puppy hasn't been found. But the victim has found a wellspring of support on Facebook. The Brook Run Dog Park reported that, "I hung 3 posters about Lola at the dog park and told everyone there about her. Many of them took photos of the poster so they have the info and can share it. I also hung posters at the BP station at the east end of Cotillion and at the Shell station at the west end." Another reader said, "I feel for this women, It would drive me crazy if something happened to my four legged babies, their all I have.I hope she finds her baby." Police say the woman was walking …
Monday, March 4, 2013
A weekend posting by the local police sparked an avalanche of support for Larry the School Crossing Guard.
Complaints from residents over the censure of a Dunwoody Elementary School crossing guard named Larry sparked a social media protest over the weekend. It all started with a Friday afternoon post on the Dunwoody Police Department Facebook page. A local resident posted this comment: "Upset that our crossing guard at Dunwoody Elementary has been stopped directing traffic outside the school. He actually makes traffic run smoother and helps the morning commute! Sorry Dunwoody Police, this is a fail on your part for caving to complaints and stopping this!" Less than one hour later, came this comment: "Due to citizen complaints about our crossing guard at Dunwoody Elementary stopping Womack Road traffic to let our carpool parents exit, our guard…