Thursday, February 7, 2013
A female victim was returning to her car Jan. 18, 2013, from shopping at the Toys “R” Us on Cobb Parkway when she was approached by two men.
Cobb Police have arrested and charged a second man in connection with a carjacking last month. A female victim was returning to her car Jan. 18, 2013, from shopping at the Toys “R” Us on Cobb Parkway when she was approached by two men. The perpetrators robbed her of her purse and car keys and then fled from the area in an unknown direction in the victim’s white 2012 BMW X5 Detectives have arrested and charged 19-year-old Derek C. Turner of Atlanta with armed robbery, hijacking of a motor vehicle and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was taken into custody today and is being held at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. Detectives also arrested and charged 21-year-old Ladarius Quintez Gibbs of Atlanta with …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
An employee of the Little River Marina in Cherokee County died after being crushed by a forklift in a workplace accident; an arrest has been made in the Midtown carjacking of a Bentley belonging to Bobby Valentino.
Thursday, January 24
An employee of the Little River Marina in Cherokee County died Wednesday after being crushed by a forklift in a workplace accident. The victim was indentified as Josh Roberts, 21, of Woodstock, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Read more at Canton-Sixes Patch. An arrest has been made in the Tuesday night Midtown carjacking of a Bentley belonging to Robert “Bobby” Wilson, better known as R&B singer Bobby Valentino or Bobby V. Atlanta police say a second suspect has not been located as of early Wednesday afternoon during the crime that occurred in a parking lot adjacent to the Hot Beats Recording Studio at 1200 Spring Street just north of 14th Street. Read more at Midtown Patch. A man jailed on assault and obscene language charges in …
Friday, June 17, 2011
A 34-year-old Marietta man faces robbery, assault and child cruelty charges for carjacking incident at a local Target last week.
Working with Florida law enforcement, Marietta Police this week filed charges in last week’s carjacking case after a suspect was captured during part of a prostitution sting near Tampa. Marietta detectives have charged Sly Deon Sampson, 34, of Marietta with the assault and robbery that occurred on June 10 at the Target shopping center at 2201 Cobb Parkway South. Sampson is currently in custody in Hillsborough County, Fla., on a fugitive from justice warrant awaiting extradition to Marietta. He faces felony charges of aggravated assault, robbery, false imprisonment and theft by taking motor vehicle, as well as a misdemeanor charge of cruelty to child in the third degree. According to police, the suspect assaulted and robbed a woman as she …