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Cobb police investigate entering auto cases

Cobb police investigate entering auto cases

ACWORTH, Ga. -- The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a series of car break-ins in Acworth.

On Sunday, Apr. 10, two women and a man reported that items had been stolen from their cars while they were visiting Kenworth Park (3900 South Main Street).

All three of the victims drove Chevrolet SUVs with tinted windows. Missing items included purses, driver's licenses, credit cards, checkbooks, birth certificates, Social Security cards and cash.

On Tuesday, Apr.

Share Your Vision with Atlanta Leaders April 19 - May 5

Share Your Vision with Atlanta Leaders April 19 - May 5

The City of Atlanta Office of Planning is preparing to launch Round 3 of community meetings for the 2011 Comphrehensive Development Plan (CDP).  Share your thoughts, your insight, your vision for Atlanta's future and your neighborhood. 

Atlanta non-profits, civic and community groups, neighborhood associations, citizens and businesses are invited to attend the various community meetings planned in locations throughout the city. 

All meetings are from 6:30 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

Can't attend?  You can also email your comments to us at cdp2011comments@atlantaga.gov.

Posey Chadwick Grier is still missing after more than 11 days

Posey Chadwick Grier is still missing after more than 11 days

East Point, GA--  After more than 11 days, family members of Posey Grier, known as Chad have reached out to me to again post this story about him being missing.  He has 2 daughters, a 3 year old and a 14 year old who have begun to ask questions on his whereabouts and are getting worried.  His mother has supplied us with a photo, but up until now this is the only phot we have of him.

UPDATE: 11Alive reporters have looked into this case and the East Point Police Department does not suspect foul play.  According to Sgt. Cliff Chandler, Grier was last seen leaving the hotel intoxicated and the police fear that he ran off the road on his motorcycle and has yet to be found.  If anyone has any information please contact the East Point Police

New lead in Pastor's murder

New lead in Pastor's murder

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Police homicide detectives may have the lead they have been looking for that helps them solve the murder of a Baptist Minister. Associate Pastor Derek Moses was shot and killed at his private business on March 26th.

Police are looking for help to identify a person they want to talk to about the murder. They have pictures of a man who was making a purchase at a convenience store off of Sylvan Road. Case Investigator Summer Benton would not disclose how police were led to the store. "He's not a suspect at this time, he's just a person of interest, so we just need to talk to him and hopefully information that he can give us can lead us to a suspect," she said.

CSI - SW ATL: Associate Pastor at SW ATL Church Found Monday Fatally Shot at Cascade Road Office

CSI - SW ATL: Associate Pastor at SW ATL Church Found Monday Fatally Shot at Cascade Road Office

Atlanta - "What's Happenin' in SWAT (SW ATL)..." Did you know... According to Atlanta police, 56-year-old Derek Moses, associate pastor of Providence Missionary Baptist Church in Southwest Atlanta, who also worked as an accountant, was found shot to death at his accounting home office on Cascade Road on Monday.

A co-worker discovered Moses' body shortly before 10 a.m. on Monday at the home office of Moses & Co. Accounting, located at 2009 Cascade Rd. SW, said Atlanta Police spokeswoman Kim Jones.  When the co-worker arrived, they discovered he had multiple gunshot wounds to the head, Atlanta police investigators said.

Moses' blue BMW was missing from the location, but was later found on Montreat Avenue SW, Officer Jones said.

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Fire Fighters Make Unusual Find in a South Fulton County Home

Fire Fighters Make Unusual Find in a South Fulton County Home

Atlanta, GA-- (AP) Fulton County fire officials say firefighters sent to douse an overnight blaze found dozens of suspected marijuana plants growing in the basement of a College Park home.

Fulton fire Battalion Chief Markus Jones says firefighters were sent to the house in south Fulton County early Monday. Jones says there was no one home when the firefighters arrived. He says the signs of a marijuana-growing operation included special lighting.

There are reports that roughly 50 plants were found, some as tall as 3-4 feet.  (Copyright 2011 The Associated Press)

$1.2 Million of Cocaine Seized in I-20 Drug Bust

$1.2 Million of Cocaine Seized in I-20 Drug Bust

WARRENTON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are calling the seizure of 11 kilos of cocaine - estimated to be worth $1.2 million - the largest drug bust in Warren County's history.

Sheriff's officials say the drugs were found after a traffic stop on Interstate 20 late Wednesday.

Warren County Deputy Sammy Purvis says at least one person has been arrested and charged - 28-year-old Cleveland Hall of College Park, Ga. Purvis said Hall is charged with trafficking in cocaine and obstruction of a law enforcement officer. He was jailed in Thomson, and a bond hearing is set for Friday.

Authorities say he was stopped on I-20 for an equipment violation. The 2003 Audi was taken to a sheriff's office, where authorities say they discovered a hidden compartment between the back seat and trunk.