Friday, April 12, 2013
"They will continue till the investigation is exhausted," Cobb County Police Capt. Wayne Pickett said. "The detective is working extremely hard on these cases."
The investigation into a series of nighttime residential burglaries in East Cobb is ongoing, and three acquaintances arrested in February learned this week that they each face seven additional charges in connection with the case. According to Cobb County criminal warrants issued this week, Jontavious Clark, 26, of Austell; Maloy Brooks, 48, of Atlanta; and Jaquoria Harris, 20, of College Park, each face three counts of card fraud, two counts of entering auto, one count of theft by taking and one count of identity fraud. "As the investigation continues," Cobb County Police Capt. Wayne Pickett said this evening, "additional charges are being made. They will continue till the investigation is exhausted. The detective is working extremely hard…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Harold Weems is accused of using a trail behind his mother's house to break into four East Cobb homes on Feb. 21 and Feb. 22. Arrest warrants have been issued for two other suspects.
Authorities have arrested one of three men wanted in connection with four East Cobb home burglaries. Harold Weems of Rex was arrested Tuesday in Clayton County, just days after arrest warrants were issued Friday for him, Tony Wesley Neal of Stone Mountain and Tyrone D. Weems of East Cobb. In Cobb County criminal warrants, authorities accuse the trio of breaking into homes on Feb. 21 and 22, and taking off with jewelry, electronics and other goods. Three of the burglaries occurred on the same night within a span of one hour. The suspects allegedly gained access to the homes on Weymouth Drive, Stillbrook Pass and Hembree Trace Drive by using a trail behind their mother's house, records show. They are accused of breaking a rear window lock to…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The incidents occurred in neighborhoods located off Lower Roswell Road, east of Johnson Ferry Road.
Increased patrols in an area of East Cobb hit in mid-January by a series of nighttime residential burglaries have led to the arrests of four suspects from across metro Atlanta, an official with the Cobb County Police Department announced this afternoon. Between Jan. 17 and Jan. 26, neighborhoods located off Lower Roswell Road, east of Johnson Ferry Road, began experiencing a series of "brazen" residential burglaries, Lt. Destiny Davidson said. "Normally, residential burglaries occur during daytime hours when thieves believe that people are at work or school," she said. "We became particularly concerned when we saw the trend present that they were actually entering the homes at night while people were asleep. That is why we increased the …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Police have increased patrols in areas where three overnight break-ins occurred this week.
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Friday, January 25
Cobb Police say they have increased patrols in an area of East Cobb after three residential burglaries took place this week while residents were sleeping. All three incidents occurred in neighborhoods located off Lower Roswell Road, east of Johnson Ferry Road. Officer Michael Bowman of the Cobb Police said in a release issued Thursday night that the first incident took place late Monday night at a home on Saints Court. The perpetrator or perpetrators took a handgun from an unlocked vehicle in the garage, then stole a laptop computer from inside the home before a door alarm woke up the residents. A break-in of an unlocked vehicle at another residence on Saints Court also was reported Monday night, Bowman said. The third incident took place …