Friday, February 15, 2013
The suspect is wanted in connection with a Feb. 1 robbery at the Marshalls on Hammond Drive.
Dunwoody Police are looking for a suspect in a Feb. 1, 2013, armed robbery at Marshalls. Police say the suspect robbed the department around 9 pm, brandishing a chrome and black semi-automatic pistol. "The suspect is described as wearing an all-black jogging suit with stripes on the pants and an 'S' on the sweatshirt with a scarf covering most of his face," police said. The suspect is described as a black male, in his late teens to early 20s, between 5’11” and 6’2,” weighing between 200 to 250 pounds. Anyone with information regarding this suspect or incident is asked to contact the Dunwoody Police Department, Det. Yeargin at 678-382-6916 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The alleged incident took place late Monday afternoon.
Dunwoody police are looking for a man who is alleged to have demanded drugs from a local pharmacy, and threatened an employee if they weren't given to him. The incident occurred shortly after 6 pm on Monday at the Mt. Vernon Road CVS Pharmacy. "The suspect is described as a white male wearing a gray toboggan cap and gray jacket with a sky blue shirt underneath," according to a statement from Dunwoody police. "The suspect approached an employee at the pharmacy’s counter and pretended to be picking up prescribed medication. "The suspect then presented a demand note to the employee, which included a threat if Morphine or Dilaudid was not given to him." A few minutes later, police said, the suspect became suspicious of the employee’s actions …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Police Chief Billy Grogan is representing Georgia law enforcement at the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in South Korea.
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Tuesday, January 29
Dunwoody Police Chief Billy Grogan is in South Korea as part of the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games. Grogan was chosen to represent Georgia law enforcement officials in the Final Leg Law Enforcement Torch Run. He has been posting updates on a special Facebook page over the last several days, most recently with the entry, "We had our flame reunification ceremony. Great crowd in attendance. We couldn't take any photos because it was a very ceremonial event. We then practiced the lighting of the torch for the opening ceremony. We did not get to bed until 1am. We had about 5 hours sleep.....Very nice resort on the beach with snow on the ground! View from our balcony."
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Police statistics also indicate that crimes against persons fell last year.
Statistics recently released by the Dunwoody Police Department show a 14.6 percent increase in property crimes from 2011 to 2012. A total of 1,935 property crimes were reported in 2012, compared to 1,688 in 2011. Property crimes include burglary, larceny and motor vehicle thefts. All three categories rose in 2012. Burglaries showed the greatest increase, a 22 percent jump from 223 in 2011 to 272 in 2012. At the same time, there was a 49.4 percent decrease in crimes against persons. A total of 45 so-called violent crimes (rape, aggravated assault, armed robbery and homicide) were reported in 2012, compared to 89 in 2011. Other statistics show:
Friday, January 4, 2013
A 911 police call details the November chase that ended in a Marietta man being shot to death by police after a chase.
A 911 call that turned tragic in November when a Dunwoody Police officer shot and killed a Marietta man reveals a sometimes chaotic and confusing response by authorities that appeared to delay medical aid. A 40-minute communication between Dunwoody and Chatcomm, its 911 police dispatch service, details a car chase of a recklessly driving Bradley Almy that started in the Ashford Dunwoody-Meadow Lane area during rush-hour traffic. The dispatch call describes the 34-year-old man making erratic driving maneuvers as police tried to respond to various hit-and-run collisions in the heavily populated Perimeter area and stop Almy. Accident turns deadly The call soon turns chilling as Almy's black mini-van was reported near the McDonald's eatery on…
Monday, December 31, 2012
Lt. Oliver Fladrich has been honored as the city's 2012 Employee of Distinction.
Lt. Oliver Fladrich of the Dunwoody Police Department has been named the city's 2012 Employee of Distinction. According to a release from the Dunwoody Police Department, Dunwoody City Manager Warren Hutmacher recently recognized Fladrich for his performance both in his own responsibilities as well as service beyond his assigned duties. Fladrich has been instrumental in working with various Dunwoody organizations, schools, businesses, and City staff to help coordinate many programs and events offered to the Dunwoody Community to include Kingsley Elementary's Walking Wednesdays, DHA's/Crier's Dunwoody 4th of July Parade, GFBF's Dunwoody Manhattan 9-11 Memorial Climb, Dunwoody Police Explorer's GLEEA Police Explorer Academy, and Dunwoody PD'…
Saturday, December 1, 2012
A 21-year-old woman is suspected of forgery.
Dunwoody Police are looking for a 21-year-old woman who is wanted in town and around the state for forgeries in November. Tkeyah Shanell Vernon, whose last known address was in Decatur, is suspected of the forgeries and is also suspected of helping others defraud businesses. She is believed to have a Florida driver's license. The woman is described as 5-feet 7-inches tall, 135 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. She also has a tatoo on her shoulder. Crimestoppers is offering a $2,000 reward to information that leads to an arrest of the subject. Anyone with information regarding this suspect or incident is asked to contact the Dunwoody Police Department, Det. William Yeargin at 678-382-6916 or email@example.com.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The department will be tweeting all of its calls on the busiest shopping day of the year and you can follow it on Dunwoody Patch.
Ever wanted to be a cop? Ever wanted to know how crazy it gets on Black Friday around Dunwoody but didn't want to be a part of the holiday crush? Well, you can find out both from the comfort of your home this Friday. Starting at 6 a.m. on Friday, the Dunwoody Police will tweet all of its police calls for a 24-hour period. And you can follow Dunwoody Patch Friday for the updates. We'll have a stroy running all day that will upload the tweets as they happen and in real time. The tweets will give people an idea of how busy the department is on Black Friday and what kind of calls they will be fielding on the busy shopping day. They will use their handle @DunwoodyPolice using the hashtag #dpdcalls.
Friday, November 2, 2012
Her husband is a suspect in the incident. The reason for the altercation isn't known.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, November 2, 2012
Dunwoody Police are searching for a man who they believe stabbed his wife in the chest early Friday morning, according to CBS Atlanta. Sgt. William Furman said that officers found a women suffering from a stab wound assumed to be caused by a knife around 1 a.m. The incident occurred on Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, police said. The husband, Rudei Palma, 30, fled the scene, according to police, and is still being pursued by police. The victim was taken to Atlanta Medical Center. Her injuries are not though to threaten her life, police say.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
The woman had her handbag taken by passing motorist after giving directions.
A woman had her purse stolen near a MARTA bus stop Tuesday in Dunwoody by people in a passing car who stopped to ask for directions, according to Dunwoody Police. The woman was walking in front of the bus stop near the 2100 block of Womack Road when the vehicle pulled up and the people in the car asked her for directions. One of the men in the dark-colored vehicle snatched the purse off her arm and and then sped away, witnesses told police. The suspects were described to police as two black males. Police are asking that anyone with with information on the incident call Dunwoody Police at 678-382-6900. You can also leave an anonymous tip on the department's website. Got to "submit a crime tip" on the left rail of their website.