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Meeting Notes: City Police Chief's Report

The city of Stone Mountain's police chief gave his regular report at the city council work session this week.

The City of Stone Mountain's chief of police gave his report at the city council work session Monday night.

Chief Chancey Troutman said in June, there were:

  • 186 calls
  • 251 citations
  • 34 arrests
  • two DUIs

Three burglaries in June:

  • Troutman said police recovered a television in a wooded area 30 minutes after a burglary on Mountainview Drive
  • Copper was stolen from a vacant home on Ridge Avenue
  • Troutman said an ex-roomate at a residence on Cherry Wood Drive took things such as furniture from the home.

"Burglaries went down a little bit last month, which was excellent," Troutman said.

Thefts:

  • Rockborough Terrace - Troutman said a woman had a barbecue and some items were stolen
  • Second Street - lawn equiment stolen from a crawl space.

Troutman said there were 24 alarm calls; 16 domestic calls; and a drug arrest (less than an ounce of marijuana).

Troutman also said several suspects recently had been taken into custody, including:

  • Toddricus Freeman was arrested for theft of an iPhone from a business at 982 Main Street;
  • John Henry McGhee was arrested for theft of a blower from a citizen's truck on E. Mountain Street;
  • Kenneth Jerrad Reed was arrested for aggravated assault (stabbing in The Lakes at Stone Mountain apartments);
  • Quintravious Hurst was arrested for statutory rape.

Observations: Troutman said he sees people leaving equipment on their lawns at night. He advised people to remind their neighbors to put their belongings up.

Burglary ring in DeKalb: Troutman warned of a burglary ring in DeKalb County (outside of the city - on the outskirts of Memorial Drive and in Dunwoody, Troutman said) that targets 1995-1999 Honda Accords. "There's been a big rash of thefts on that," he said.

 

 

 

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