Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Three people from Gwinnett and two from DeKalb each face a charge of racketeering, according to criminal warrants.
Five people across metro Atlanta are wanted on racketeering charges in connection with a sales scheme to defraud more than 30 elderly people out of various amounts of money. Two of the suspects in the case, Gidget Williams and Rocky Mitchell, are from Lithonia. Between March 8 and Dec. 9, 2012, investigators with the Governor's Office of Consumer Protection said the suspects made "cold contact" with elderly victims as part of a sales scheme to promote and conduct exterior home cleaning services and repairs. The suspects initially quoted to the victims a price of $59 or $69 to clean gutters, fascia, soffit and siding. But when the work was finished, "the accused informed the victim they used a certain number of gallons of the cleaning …
Monday, March 18, 2013
The March 7 incident happened at Beauty and Beyond at 1825 Rockbridge Rd.
Thieves smashed the glass door of a beauty supply store to get to the hair extensions. According to the incident report, the responding officer arrived at Beauty & Beyond at 1825 Rockbridge Rd. in unincorporated Stone Mountain in Gwinnett county to find the front door glass completely shattered. The incident happened between 1:30-1:38 a.m. March 7. The officer made these other observations as well: UPON ENTRY I OBSERVED MULTIPLE PACKAGES OF HAIR EXTENSIONS SCATTERED ACROSS THE FLOOR. I ALSO OBSERVED A PIECE OF WHAT APPEARED TO BE A CINDER BLOCK, LAYING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE WALKWAY INSIDE THE STORE. The store's owner provided surveillance footage. On the video, the officer saw a dark-colored passenger vehicle pull up. Two males, who …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
A weekly look at crime in the unincorporated area of Stone Mountain, ZIP 30088, from Feb.28-March. 6
The information was obtained from crimemapping.com for the DeKalb PD. This does not indicate a conviction: Feb. 28 Theft by taking -bicycle, 1200 BLOCK WHITNEY PL, 2:45 p.m. Simple assault, 4800 BLOCK WHITE OAK PATH, 10:03 p.m. Damage to property-private, 5100 BLOCK GOLFBROOK CT, 12:09 a.m. March 3 Larceny of government property, 1700 BLOCK WEDGEWOOD DR, 9 a.m. Burglary-forced entry-residence, 1300 BLOCK BRIDGEWATER BRANCH Larceny-articles from vehicle, 1600 BLOCK S HIDDEN HILLS PKWY, 9:30 p.m. Larceny-articles from vehicle, 5400 BLOCK GOLFCREST CIR, 8:47 a.m. Larceny-articles from vehicle, 5300 BLOCK GOLFCREST CIR, 8 p.m. Larceny-articles from vehicle, 5300 BLOCK GOLFCREST CIR, 10 p.m. March 4 Simple battery, 600 BLOCK TREEHILLS PKWY, 9…
Friday, March 1, 2013
A weekly look at police activity on the Gwinnett county side of Stone Mountain, Feb. 20-24.
The information was obtained from crimemapping.com for the Gwinnett PD. This does not indicate a conviction: Feb. 20: Fraud was reported in the 1800 BLOCK ROCKBRIDGE RD SW at 3:38 p.m. Feb. 20: Theft by taking was reported in the 1700 BLOCK ROCKBRIDGE RD SW at 7:19 a.m. Feb. 21: Theft by taking was reported in the 5200 BLOCK STONE MOUNTAIN HWY SW at 1 p.m. Feb. 23: Theft of tag was reported in the 1900 BLOCK GLENN CLUB DR SW at 12 p.m. Feb. 24: Theft-gas drive-off was reported in the 1700 BLOCK ROCKBRIDGE RD SW at 10 a.m. Get the latest local news delivered right to your inbox. Subscribe to Stone Mountain-Lithonia Patch’s free newsletter. Also “like” us on our Facebook page!
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
In the Dec.15 incident, the victim told police the suspect claimed he worked for Best Buy in Lithonia.
A Marietta man told DeKalb County police he's out $4500 for ten iPhones he never received from a person on Craigslist that he met at the Lithonia Best Buy parking lot on Dec. 15. According to the incident report, the victim he replied to an ad on Craigslist posted by a person identifying himself as "Chance" who said he was selling the 64GB phones for $450 each. The suspect told the victim that he worked for Best Buy. They arranged to meet in the parking lot of the store at 2940 Turner Hill Rd. for the transaction. The suspect, wearing a blue polo shirt and khaki pants (possibly a Best Buy uniform, the incident report states) came up to the victim's car and got in. The suspect produced several documents including a sales receipt for the …
Monday, January 10, 2011
A weekly look at police activity in Stone Mountain ZIP codes.
The following is a combined listing of reported DeKalb County Police activity and Gwinnett County Police activity Jan. 1-7. (Note: This listing is based on reports from www.crimemapping.com for Gwinnett PD and DeKalb PD). Jan. 7: Theft by shoplifting was reported on the 5100 block of Memorial Drive. Jan. 7: Robbery of a business by gun was reported on the 1200 block of South Hairston Road. Jan. 7: Simple battery was reported on the 5300 block of Rockmoor Drive. Jan. 7: Vandalism to property was reported on the 5000 block of Fairforest Drive. Jan. 7: Simple battery was reported on the 00 block of Trevitt Drive. Jan. 7: Entering auto was reported on the 5700 block of Rockbridge Road. Jan. 7: Theft by taking was reported on the 400 block of…