Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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. …
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 seized "numerous" computers Wednesday 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 …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Andrew Lichtenstadter had not been seen since 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Andrew Lichtenstadter, the 22-year-old man who was the focus of a Mattie's Call search after he wandered away from a Smyrna group home, has been found safe, according to 11Alive News. Sgt. Dana Pierce with the Cobb County Police Department was not immediately available for comment. This isn't the first time that Lichtenstadter disappeared, according to Dunwoody Patch. In May 2012, he walked out of a Perimeter-area restaurant after he became upset during a family dinner. The family left him on his own while he cooled off. When they went outside to look for him, he was gone. He was found the next day near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Dunwoody Police said at the time that they didn't know how he had traveled to the …
Tuesday, April 9, 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. Applicants must meet the following requirements: Pay and benefits include: How to apply: 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.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The woman entered the roadway for unknown reasons.
A 79-year-old Smyrna woman was struck and killed Monday night as she tried to cross Cumberland Parkway, just east of South Cobb Drive. The accident occurred just before 9 p.m. Monday when Angie C. Scroggins entered the roadway for unknown reasons, said Officer Mike Bowman, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. "Preliminary information from investigators indicates that the driver of a gray 2011 Dodge Charger was traveling eastbound on Cumberland Parkway behind an unrelated pickup truck in the left lane," he said. "The unrelated pickup truck had to slow abruptly to avoid striking the pedestrian." When that happened, the driver of the Dodge, who did not see the pedestrian, slowed and changed lanes to the right to avoid …
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 recently graduated from the North Central Georgia Law Enforcement Academy, and 10 are from Cobb-area law enforcement agencies. Cobb County Sheriff's Office Kennesaw Police Department Kennesaw State Police Department Marietta Police Department 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. Other graduates were Lance W. Kinsey and Kayla M. Silvers of the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office; Megan…
Monday, March 11, 2013
The Cobb County Police Department needs the public's help.
The Cobb County Police Department is looking for the suspect in a Friday night armed robbery at Georgia Auto Pawn near Smyrna. At approximately 6 p.m., a heavyset man walked into the business at 2000 South Cobb Dr., flashed a silver and black revolver and demanded money from the cash register, said Officer Mike Bowman, spokesman for the police department. The suspect fled the business in an unknown direction after taking an unknown amount of cash. The suspect, described as a 6-foot-2 black man, was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, gloves and a ski mask. If you have any information about the armed robbery, call 770-499-3945.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
It happened just after 11 p.m. Monday.
For the third time in as many weeks, authorities are investigating an armed robbery at a Cobb-area Waffle House. The latest incident occurred just after 11 p.m. Monday night at the Waffle House at 4458 Atlanta Rd., said Officer Mike Bowman, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. Two men with silver handguns demanded money from the cash register, then fled the area on foot in an unknown direction after they received an undisclosed amount of money, he said. Both of the black male suspects are 6-feet with thin builds. One is dark skinned and was last seen wearing a black zip up hoodie, white T-shirt, black pants with silver belt buckle and black shoes. A checkered black and white bandana covered his face. The other suspect has …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
He fled the Atlanta Road Kroger with an unknown amount of money.
The Cobb County Police Department is looking for the man who entered the Kroger at 4715 Atlanta Rd. just after 9:30 p.m. Monday, produced a handgun and demanded money from the manager. The man, who was last seen wearing baggy, dark-colored jeans and a tan, hooded jacket, fled the store with an unknown amount of money, said Officer Michael Bowman, the department's spokesman. He described the suspect as a black man with a bald head and a medium complexion who appears to be about 40 years old. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 770-499-3945.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The department's social media account began last week.
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Tuesday, January 29
The Cobb Police Department now has a Twitter account. The real-time social media account began on Wednesday, Jan. 23, and includes an update on an accident on Interstate 285. Users can also sign up by texting "Follow CobbPolice1" to 40404. Cobb PD created a Facebook page last year.