The Chamblee Police Dept is sponsoring Georgia Teens Ride with P.R.I.D.E.
Georgia Teens Ride With P.R.I.D.E. (Parents Reducing Injuries and Driver Error) is a free, award‐winning two‐hour course designed to help parents and their new (or soon to be) teen drivers, ages 15‐18, learn what they need to do during the 40 hours of supervised practice driving time required by Georgia law. This program addresses driver attitude, knowledge and behavior of both the parent and new teen driver.
Feb. 27 at the Chamblee Rec Center at 6 pm. To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent Crimes in Chamblee
- Scam alert: A resident of Gainsborough reported a suspicious male in her back yard. The male told her that he works for a tree service company and wanted to take down several of her trees. He then asked her to give him a pen and paper so he can make a note saying that if he removed her neighbors trees, he would not be responsible for damage done to her property. Contact Chamblee 911 immediately if you are approached by a suspicious person trying to entice you out of your house and using this cover.
- 1/31/13 - Burglary. 2300 block of John Glenn Drive, late afternoon. Entry was made through an unlocked bay door and almost $4,000 worth of electronics and construction equipment taken.
- 1/31/13 - Burglary. 1800 block of Dyer Circle, afternoon. No visible sign of entry but the victim said he left his side door unlocked. His 42-inch flat screen, X‐Box, and games were stolen.
- 2/1/13 - Criminal Trespass, Disorderly Conduct, 3300 block of Hood Avenue. Officers were dispatched to the area in reference to a problem unknown call. Upon their arrival they made contact with the victim who stated that he was told by his boss that his friend and the victim (who both worked together) were fired and not to be compensated for their last week’s compensation of pay. When the victim called his co‐worker to tell him the co‐worker came to the victim's apartment and kicked in the front door demanding money. When the suspect was later arrested, he stated “Yes, I kicked down that door and I’d do it again because I was just fighting for what is mine!”
- 2/1/13 - Robbery by Snatch, 4700 block of Buford Highway, 10:45 pm. Victim was visiting the apartments when a male wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark jeans approached from behind and snatched her purse. The suspect fled on foot.
- 2/3/13 - Aggravated Assault, Burk Terrace, 3:30 am. Officers responded to a fight call and found a male laying on the ground with a visible stab wound to his left side. Officers gave medical assistance until EMS arrived and the victim was taken to the hospital. Witnesses stated the victim and suspects were drinking in the Golden Saloon/Restaurant. After closing time, three males were seen in the parking lot arguing. The primary suspect is described as a short Hispanic male wearing a white tee shirt and blue jeans. A second suspect is described as a taller Hispanic male also wearing a white tee shirt and blue jeans. The two left in a white work van with distinct markings on its side.
- 2/3/13 - Burglary, North Hill Parkway, overnight. Victims came home to find a flat screen, I‐Phone, and laptop laying on the ground, all with broken screens. On one of the screens someone wrote in black marker what they thought of the victim. No items were reported missing.
- 2/5/13 - Criminal Trespass, Felony Possession of Marijuana, 4100 block of N. Shallowford Road. Police were in the area when a possible burglary in progress was dispatched. The lookout was on three males and we located the suspects as they left the complainants property. The victim watched the suspects as he thought they were “casing” his house, knocking on his front door two times and leaving once they observed someone was home. One of the suspects carried a computer case that contained a sealed plastic bag with almost a half pound of marijuana inside.
- 2/5/13 - Armed Robbery, 5300 block of Peachtree Road, 4:00 pm. Victim stated while walking home from the MARTA station when she felt a nudge in her back. She turned to see a large handgun pointing at her midsection. The suspect went into her right pocket which contained over $600. She had just cashed a check near the Little 5 Marta station and was surprised that the suspect knew right where to go for the money. The suspect is believed to be a black male, wearing all black clothing, skull mask, and hooded sweatshirt.