Kidnapping June 29, 2017
Dad and teen son choke and shoot kidnapper FIVE times
A kidnapper who forced a father and his son to a Dekalb, Georgia, bank at gunpoint is dead after the victims took matters into their own hands. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Roy Farrell, 39, and his son, 16, were confronted by a man at The Oaks at Stonecrest Apartment Homes off of Evans Mill Road on …
Sex Offenders May 26, 2017
Police: Pervert lures woman to Atlanta with fake promise of modeling career, holds her captive for days
An Alberta, Canada, woman thought she was landing a lucrative model gig when she flew into Atlanta earlier this month, after a man posing as a professional photographer promised her money for a photo shoot. Huff Post Canada reports that the victim, only described as a female between 18 to 25 years old, met Fred Russell …
Family Crime May 19, 2017
‘You’re going to die tonight’: Video released shows final moments before adoptive dad allegedly killed son
-Kentae Williams, 10, was laid to rest on Thursday.
-The child’s adoptive father, Leon Williams Sr., is accused of beating him and drowning him in the bathtub.
-Witnesses heard the child’s father threaten him on the day he was killed.
-A shocking video captured Kentae’s last moments before his death.
-Kentae died in an apartment in Decatur, Georgia.
-Godmother: “I want justice for Kentae.”
-The father is behind bars, charged with Kentae’s murder.
-Three child protection services workers were fired after the boy’s death.
-Kentae was taken away from his mother at age 3 by Family and Children Services (DFACS).
-His mother unsuccessfully for years to bring him back home and get him out of “the system.”
Murder May 6, 2017
Man arrested for Belize double murder was ‘BEST FRIENDS’ with one of the victims
One of the persons of interest detained for the murder of an Atlanta marine veteran and a Canadian woman in Belize is said to be one of the victim’s best friends. Toronto Sun reports that John Deshaies, 54, is one of the two suspects detained in connection with the deaths of Drew DeVoursney, 36, and Francesca Matus, …
Drug Crime May 1, 2017
Mystery surrounds death of popular model and her friend after bodies found in apartment
Two women were found dead in an Atlanta-area apartment on Thursday night in what appears on surface to be a drug overdose. Police are currently investigating the deaths to determine exactly what happened. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that popular model, Summer Moss, and her friend, Kathleen Green, were found dead in a Buckhead apartment off …
Missing April 19, 2017
AMBER Alert CANCELED: Georgia girl found safe
Update A Georgia girl missing since April 17 was found safe on Wednesday. The AMBER Alert has been canceled. Original Story An AMBER is still in effect for a Georgia girl who disappeared from Atlanta on Saturday, with a man whose not a family member. Arasley Jimenez-Vasquez, 12, was likely taken by a family friend, 32-year-old Armando …
Violent Crime April 17, 2017
Atlanta mom and toddler son strangled to death for no apparent reason
An Atlanta-area mom and her 2-year-old are dead after a man strangled them to death on Sunday, and police are trying to figure out why it happened. Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Natalie Nation, 30, was renting a room in a Gwinnett County home of off Tybee Drive. Her toddler son lived with her. The homeowner’s son, Brandon …
Juveniles April 12, 2017
Teen accidentally shoots himself to death while on Instagram Live
A 13-year-old Georgia boy is dead after accidentally shooting himself while filming on Instagram Live on Monday. Authorities are now investigating how a young boy got his hands on a gun. NBC 11 Alive reports that Shaniqua Stephens watched her teen son, Malachi Hemphill, take out the trash and make his way back to his bedroom on Monday …
Animal Crimes March 12, 2017
Atlanta-area animal shelters mistakenly kills wrong dogs, and more than once, despite court orders
There is a rise in wrongful dog deaths in Atlanta area animal shelters. They come as animal control officers are under increased pressure to keep dangerous dogs off neighborhood streets. Among loose dog reports, one attacked children at an Atlanta school bus stop, killing a six-hear old by. The dog’s owner faces felony involuntary manslaughter …
Sex Offenders March 7, 2017
Help police find this man before he strikes again!
Atlanta police are looking for a man who raped and brutally beat a woman on February 23, and with a newly-created sketch, they’re asking the public for assistance before he strikes again. WSB-TV reports that the suspect attacked an unsuspecting female at around 9 p.m., off of Washington Avenue, where he dragged her into the …