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Help Find Suspect from Wells Fargo Robbery on Cascade Rd.

Help Find Suspect from Wells Fargo Robbery on Cascade Rd.

Atlanta, GA--  Atlanta Police Department just released photos of the suspect from a Wells Fargo bank robbery this morning (12/7).  They would like our readers to contact CRIMESTOPPERS ATLANTA with any information or tips that may qualify you for a reward.  The phone number is 404-577-TIPS(8477)

Wells Fargo is located at 2280 Cascade Road.

APD Canvas the Beckwith Street area today for clues into 2 unsolved Homicides

APD Canvas the Beckwith Street area today for clues into 2 unsolved Homicides

Atlanta, GA--  (Submitted by Kim Jones, APD)  In reference to the two recent homicides that occurred at 297 Griffin St & 984 Beckwith, the Atlanta Police Homicide Unit, along with Red Dog, Gangs Task Force & Zone One personnel will conduct a tactical canvas of the area on, December 3, 2010. 

Lt. Paul Guerrucci will lead this canvas. 

There will be a debriefing at Atlanta Police Headquarters on the 4th floor, Red Dog Office at 5:00 pm prior to the canvas. 

At this time, there are no updates on either one of the homicides; however, should we have updates prior to the canvas media outlets will be advised. 

5 Shootings in the last 2 Months. Vine City Residents Hold an Emergency Meeting

Atlanta, GA--  Vine City residents are encouraged to attend an Emergency meeting being held tonight at New Jerusalem Baptist Church to express their outrage and to offer solutions that they may have for the recent uptick in violent crime in their neighborhood.

Greater Vine City Opportunities and the English Avenue community is angry at the lack of response and are hoping for answers from the APD Major Crimes Unit and Zone Commander in charge of that area. All parties will be in attendance and hopefully there will be solutions that can help this historic community which sits at the footsteps of downtown Atlanta and the AUC.

In the last 2 months there have been bodies dumped in the area, along with the infamous egging incident in which a teen was killed on Halloween night for a prank, according to Jonathan Harris of the Greater Vine City Opportunity Inc.

The meeting is located at 383 Paines Ave NW, 30314

Crime Stoppers Atlanta and Atlanta Public Schools to Launch Campus Crime Stoppers

Atlanta, GA--  Atlanta Public Schools, in partnership with Crime Stoppers Atlanta, will launch a new crime fighting program aimed at getting high school students and their parents involved in the crime prevention effort.

The new program encourages students, parents, school-based faculty and staff to proactively report crimes and criminal activity to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta organization through the group’s Web site, by text message or by telephone.  Tipsters have the option of remaining anonymous, and cash rewards are provided to those whose information leads to an arrest and indictment.

Campus Crime Stoppers will be launched at a news conference at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at Douglass High School, 225 H.E.

Early Morning Downtown ATM Theft Leads to Chase and Crash in SW Atlanta

Atlanta, GA--  Around 5 a.m. this morning three men stole an ATM from from a downtown business at Ivan Allen Boulevard and West Peachtree Street, according to police.

As the suspects loaded up a black suburban with the ATM, they were spotted by police and a chase began with ATM in tow.  Police say that the 3 men led them on a high speed chase throughout downtown and into a SW Atlanta neighborhood where a Georgia State Patrol trooper used a pit maneuver to stop them and forced them to crash into a fence on Hendrix Street. 

All 3 were arrested and the ATM was recovered in the back of the SUV. No injuries were reported.