A Smyrna man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 7-year-old girl.
Police & Fire
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
"The total amount of the items that were confirmed to have been pawned is $3,060," according to the Smyrna Police Department.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a Cobb woman who allegedly stole more than $3,000 worth of electronics and other goods from a Smyrna home where she worked as a daytime caregiver. After the homeowner hired Sarah Ann Dinkel to take care of her children, "periodically items would come up missing," a Smyrna police officer wrote in a Cobb County criminal warrant. This went on from Oct. 1 until May 4, records show. The last straw came on May 4 when the homeowner could not find her Wii gaming system and the A/V cables on the back of her TV were in disarray, according to the warrant. The homeowner reported the theft, and provided a list of the other items that had gone missing since hiring Dinkel. The list included gaming systems and an iPad…
Monday, May 20, 2013
She said she was told not to tell anyone about the alleged sexual abuse.
A Smyrna man has been arrested in connection with the rape of a 7-year-old girl. Between Oct. 1 and March 13, investigators with the Smyrna Police Department said Jose Alberto Dealmonte raped the girl "more than one time inside her residence." During one incident, the girl told authorities that she tried to get away, but Dealmonte allegedly "grabbed her by the leg and pulled her back to him," according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. The girl said that Dealmonte told her not to tell anyone about the alleged sexual abuse. "Accused called it their 'secret,' " an officer wrote in the warrant. Dealmonte was arrested Thursday night on charges that include rape, child molestation and cruelty to children in the first degree, according to …
Friday, May 17, 2013
See tweets and photos from teams and attendees at the Relay For Life events happening in Cobb and Paulding counties.
Close to 4,000 people are set to gather in two counties to remember those who lost their battles to cancer, show support to those who survived it, and to raise money to fight the disease. Relay For Life of Cobb County will kick off at 7 p.m. at Jim Miller Park in Marietta. In the county next door, Relay for Life of Paulding County is being held at White Oak Park in Dallas, with the event’s opening ceremony set for 6:45 p.m. Related news: What is Relay For Life? We’ll be following the tweets from all of those involved in the two events, and you can follow along too. Check out the live Twitter stream attached to this article to follow the tweets from @PauldingRelay and @CobbRelay. We’ll also be following the tweets that you make from the …
The husband is wanted in connection with the alleged incident.
When Derrell Lamar King was prohibited from taking his 5-month-old daughter, tensions escalated Friday inside a Powder Springs home. According to a Cobb County criminal warrant, the Smyrna man went to his wife's home in the 2400 block of Chauncey Lane just after 7 p.m. May 10. When he attempted to take their daughter, his wife "did not allow a transfer of custody based on her husband's history of abuse," a Cobb police officer wrote in the warrant. King allegedly punched and kicked his wife, who was taken to a local hospital with multiple bruises to her arms. King faces a charge of battery, a misdemeanor offense.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
He allegedly covered up the scheme by paying for the bills with stolen credit and debit cards.
When customers at the Smyrna IHOP paid their bills with cash, one server allegedly pocketed the money. According to a Cobb County criminal warrant, Jerrett Leon Brown of Lawrenceville told Smyrna Police Department investigators that he found credit and debit cards in Norcross, but never reported them lost or stolen. Unbeknownst to the true cardholders, Brown allegedly used the pieces of plastic to pay for other customers' bills so he could keep their cash payments. "In addition, the accused was adding customers' purchases to loyalty cards which can be used for later purchases," the officer wrote in the warrant. "The accused was in possession of several loyalty card(s)." Besides swiping the cards to hide the alleged scheme at the Smyrna …
The GBI will run tests to see if they belong to the missing college student from Cobb County.
Human remains have been found near the home of Robert Kane Rolison, the 17-year-old Middle Georgia State College student who was arrested last week in connection with the death of a fellow student from Austell. The remains were found at a Hawkinsville site last week, and the GBI will run tests to see if they belong to Jmaal Malik Keyes, according to WMAZ-TV in Macon. Middle Georgia State College campus police arrested Rolison, a dual-enrolled high school and Middle Georgia State student, Thursday night. He faces a charge of murder. Keyes, a 19-year-old freshman from Austell, was reported missing more than two weeks ago after he visited his family in the Atlanta area. WSB-TV reported last week that Keyes' family had lost contact with him …
Harry Brown was last seen Monday evening on Windage Way. He was found about 2 a.m. Tuesday in good spirits.
Cobb authorities early this morning canceled a Mattie’s Call for a missing 69-year-old Marietta man who suffers from Alzheimer’s. Harry Brown, who was last seen at 1400 Windage Way about 6:30 p.m. Monday, was found about 2 a.m. Tuesday behind a residence "within a close proximity of where he went missing," said Officer Mike Bowman with the Cobb County Police Department. Though he "was in good spirits," Brown was taken to WellStar Cobb Hospital in Austell as a precaution, Bowman said. There were no signs of foul play. Cobb County Police late Monday night issued a Mattie’s Call for a missing 69-year-old man. According to police, Harry Brown of Marietta was last seen at 1400 Windage Way about 6:30 p.m. and was believed to have left on foot. …
Monday, May 13, 2013
About 10:54 a.m. today, the SunTrust Bank at 1755 Mars Hill Rd. was robbed, and a black woman drove away from the scene. Authorities pursued the woman all the way to Mt. Paran Road, where she wrecked her vehicle.
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; …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The free seminar will be held end of this month.
The Smyrna Police Department will host a seminar this month to educate citizens about gun safety. The free Gun Safety Seminar is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 30, and applications are being accepted online. Space is limited, and priority will be given to Smyrna citizens but all are welcome. The location of the event will be annouced at a later date. During the seminar, Smyrna officers will cover topics including: Click here to apply.