An Osborne High School student was caught with a stun gun after he allegedly threatened a teacher.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Authorities pursued her southbound on Mars Hill Road to Macland Road; eastbound on Macland Road to Windy Hill Road; eastbound on Windy Hill Road to I-75; and southbound on I-75 to Mount Paran Road.
A Dallas woman has been arrested in connection with a robbery and high-speed chase that forced authorities this afternoon to temporarily shut down Interstate 75 in both directions. About 10:54 a.m. today, 39-year-old Ancely Faye Green walked into the Acworth SunTrust Bank at 1755 Mars Hill Rd., claimed in a note that she had a bomb and demanded money, said Officer Mike Bowman with the Cobb County Police Department. When she received an undisclosed amount of cash, she drove away from the bank in a black vehicle. Officers spotted her and tried to initiate a traffic stop. Green, however, "refused to pull over and attempted to elude officers for several miles," Bowman said. Authorities pursued her southbound on Mars Hill Road to Macland Road; …
Sunday, April 28, 2013
He was led to believe that his grandson had been arrested and the funds were for his bail.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Sandy Springs man accused of helping the applicant was arrested.
A 29-year-old Sandy Springs man allegedly changed the grade of someone who failed the state's driving test. The applicant received a 10 on the exam, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. But Danlami Olugbenga Sanya allegedly changed the score to a 90, wrote "Pass" by the score and gave the altered test to a Georgia Department of Driver Services employee at the Northeast Cobb satellite office on Canton Road. Sanya was arrested Friday on a charge of false statements or writings, conceal facts or fraudulent documents in matters of government. It is a felony offense. Sanya was released Saturday from the Cobb County Adult Detention Center on a $5,000 bond. Keep up with all the news you care about by subscribing to our free email …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Help keep your home and neighborhood safe from crime and fires with this helpful advice from the Cobb Police Department.
Precinct 3 of the Cobb Police Department recently sent out the following crime prevention and safety tips with the spring in mind: Winter is gone and spring is here. We recently set our clocks forward for daylight savings time allowing the days to be longer but we must remember that it is still dark in the morning which means we have to look out for the children going to school. Watch your speed and watch our children. CRIME With the warm weather come good things as well as bad. The good is we save on our utility bills because we can now open our windows to let fresh air in. The bad is criminals know those windows and doors are open. When leaving your residence remember to lock your doors and windows. When going to the gym or park, …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
"No physical arrests have made at this time," Officer Mike Bowman with the Cobb County Police Department said this evening. "Charges may be forthcoming pending the completion of the computer analysis."
The Cobb County Police Department today seized "numerous" computers as part of a multi-agency operation that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman called the "largest of its kind in Georgia." During a three-month investigation that began in January, the GBI and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force identified 98 suspects who distributed child porn over the Internet, GBI spokesman John Bankhead said this afternoon. Those were the targets of today's operation, known as Operation Guarding Innocence. As of 6:30 p.m., there have been 73 search warrants executed and 41 arrests made in connection with the operation, Bankhead said. Six of those search warrants were executed in Cobb, Officer Mike Bowman with the Cobb County Police…
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Cobb County Government is accepting applications for its police officer positions.
The Cobb County Police Department is seeking candidates for its police officer positions. Currently certified officers, as well as candidates with no previous law enforcement experience, are welcome to apply. Successful candidates will patrol the county and respond to calls for service, investigate crimes and render assistance to residents as necessary. Entry level tests will be administered from April through November. Applicants must submit an application on the first Monday of every month prior to the test. Click here to submit an online application. Keep up with all the news you care about by subscribing to our free email newsletter, liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Paul Lavalle Nally, 67, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at his Rydal residence on a charge of terroristic threats.
Officials with the Cobb County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday arrested a Bartow County man who authorities said threatened a Cobb County Superior Court judge. Paul Lavalle Nally, 67, was arrested at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at his Rydal home on a charge of terroristic threats, Nancy Bodiford, the spokeswoman for the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, said in a statement. According to Cobb Sheriff Neil Warren, the Cobb Sheriff’s Office began an investigation in early February 2013 after receiving a complaint alleging Nally sent an email to the Cartersville City Schools Board of Education, threatening Cobb County Superior Court Judge Adele Grubbs. Nally allegedly typed the following message: It's beginning to look as if we're going to have to make use …
Friday, March 22, 2013
He is accused of having sexual encounters with four female inmates at the Cobb County jail and other places for more than three years.
A Cobb County grand jury has indicted a former sheriff's deputy from Douglasville on charges of rape, sexual assault against persons in custody, violation of oath by public officer and other charges. In a warrant, Cobb authorities alleged that 51-year-old Alvin Blake Sutherland made physical contact with an unamed female inmate at the Cobb jail on Jan. 11. He was fired from his job and arrested Jan. 18. But Kim Isaza, the spokeswoman for Cobb District Attorney Vic Reynolds, said this afternoon that the indictment alleges that Sutherland had sexual encounters with not just one, but four female inmates. The incidents allegedly occurred at the Cobb County jail and other places between June 2009 and Jan. 11, 2013. Sutherland is charged with 21…
Thursday, March 21, 2013
They were among 32 metro area law enforcement officers who graduated from the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy.
Thirty-two officers graduated Friday from the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy, and 10 are from Cobb-area law enforcement agencies. Marietta Police Department Kennesaw Police Department Kennesaw State Police Department Cobb County Sheriff's Office The 10-week academy covered state laws, criminal procedures, firearms, emergency vehicle operations, defensive tactics, search and seizure, and other law enforcement related subjects. Kennesaw's Steketee finished at the top of the class and was elected class president. Marietta's Van Ness was given the Marksmanship Award for scoring the highest overall average on the firing range.