Wednesday, May 22, 2013
It occurred after an alleged incident between the student and his teacher.
An Osborne High student is in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center after an incident with a teacher at the school. Class was in session about 2:25 p.m. Thursday, but Gabriel Jeremiah Ward had a lot to say, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. The teacher asked the student to be quiet 10 times, but Ward allegedly refused, the school's officer wrote in the warrant. After the tenth request, the teacher asked Ward to leave the classroom. "The accused started gathering his belongings very slowly and began to get increasingly belligerent and talking loudly," the officer wrote. Ward allegedly cursed the teacher, and "continued to talk and not leave the classroom with any urgency," the officer wrote. "Therefore, (the teacher) placed his …
City of White authorities in Bartow County issued 45 felony warrants in connection with the find.
A tip led to the arrest of a Marietta man who allegedly grew 39 marijuana plants near a park in the Bartow County city of White, just outside Cartersville. A May 11 call about Charles Larry Edmondson Jr., 27, opened an investigation that's led to 45 felony warrants and is still ongoing, Police Chief David King said. Edmondson allegedly grew the marijuana plants on property within 1,000 feet of James A. White Park, but the landowners are not suspected of any crimes, King said, declining to say exactly where the plants were found. Authorities found 15 stolen credit cards and evidence of a car break-in during the investigation, and Edmondson was arrested Friday, May 17, in White. King said White police got a tip that Edmondson was at a …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Octavia Adrienne Avey, 36 of Marietta, was arrested on May 18 and charged with forgery.
The Villa Rica Police Department was notified of a person trying to cash a forged check at Region’s Bank on May 18, according to a report from the Villa Rica Police Department. As Officer Jacob Brown arrived, the bank employees identified the person as she was trying to leave the bank. Officer Brown stopped the person and detained her as the incident was being investigated. The check was confirmed as being forged and the person trying to cash it was arrested, according to the report. The person was identified as Octavia Adrienne Avey, 36 of Marietta. She was charged with forgery in the third degree and taken to the Carroll County Jail.
Store surveillance captured them taking items from the store over a period of time.
Two Burlington Coat Factory employees have admitted that they took items from the store without paying for them. Anthony Hester and Alkini Patterson each face a charge of theft by taking in connection with the alleged incidents, according to online jail records. Hester of Powder Springs "was witnessed via store surveillance over the last three months to present taking multiple items from the store where he worked," a Marietta police officer wrote in a Cobb County criminal warrant. Store surveillance also captured Patterson of Marietta allegedly taking items from the store over a period of one month, records show. Hester and Patterson were arrested Thursday afternoon at Burlington Coat Factory. Hester was released early Friday on a $1,500 …
Monday, May 20, 2013
The suspect later told authorities that he was under the influence of a prescription muscle relaxant at the time of the incident.
A Powder Springs man was captured on video rummaging through the information desk at WellStar Kennestone Hospital and looking through every car in the parking deck. Deon Demonta Miller was already facing seven charges in connection with the incident. Thursday, three new charges were added. According to a Cobb County criminal warrant, Miller entered the hospital about 4:36 a.m. April 30 and approached the main information desk. "He then sat down at the desk, which was unoccupied, and proceeded to open or attempt to open every cabinet and drawer of the desk," a Marietta police officer wrote in a Cobb County criminal warrant. "He rummaged through at least one drawer." Additionally, Miller allegedly "entered nine automobiles in the Kennestone …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
An Osborne High School student was caught with a stun gun after he allegedly threatened a teacher.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The department wants the public's assistance.
The Marietta Police Department is looking for old photos of police cars, and the agency is hoping the public can help them. "As we dig through the hallowed keepsakes of our own past," said Officer David Baldwin, the spokesman for the Marietta Police Department, "we realize that some of the best documentations of our history lie in the books and pictures that are preserved in the albums of our citizens." In addition to building a gallery of historic pictures at the department, the department hopes to recreate and restore an authentic antique police car "for all generations to see," he said. If you'd like to help with the Marietta Police Department's history preservation efforts, contact Baldwin at 770-794-5370 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
A 14-year-old boy was flown to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston.
A 46-year-old Hiram woman was killed and her 14-year-old son was injured Wednesday in a three-vehicle accident in Cobb. About 12:53 p.m. Wednesday, Delores Sibert of Hiram was driving eastbound on Dallas Highway when she attempted to make a left turn into the Village Green Shopping Center parking lot, said Sgt. Dana Pierce, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. As Sibert attempted to pull into the lot, she turned into the path of a silver 2005 Nissan Titan pickup truck that was westbound on Dallas Highway. The truck struck the passenger side of Sibert's green 1995 Toyota Avalon, Pierce said. "The impact caused the car to spin and collide with a gray 2004 Toyota Sequoia SUV which was waiting at the traffic signal to turn onto…
The Child ID Kits contain inkless fingerprinting capabilities, a DNA swab, a place for a current photo and an area to include information about your child.
The Marietta Police Department has invested in a program to help protect children. On Saturday, May 18, 2013 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Marietta Police Officers will be on hand in the lobby of the Marietta Police Department to hand out free Child ID Kits. The officers will assist parents on how to complete the kits and will fingerprint their children if desired. The Child ID Kits contain inkless fingerprinting capabilities, a DNA swab, a place for a current photo and an area to include information about your child. Completed kits will stay with the families and not the police department. This is important because if a family moves or goes on vacation and they become separated from their children, they will have these completed kits …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Cobb authorities Tuesday night issued a Mattie’s Call for Odel Littleton.
A missing 82-year-old man who never made it to a lunch gathering at a Marietta Piccadilly has been found at a Lilburn church. Odel Littleton of Powder Springs "is reported to be in good health and spirits," Officer Mike Bowman, a spokesman with the Cobb County Police Department, said this evening. Family members located Littleton, who suffers from dementia, Bowman said. Cobb authorities Tuesday night issued a Mattie’s Call for Littleton, who was last seen about noon Tuesday as he left his home in the 4000 block of Glenn Road in his white 2009 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, Bowman said. Related content