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DeKalb Cop Involved In Local Nightclub Altercation

The incident occurred on Dec. 23, as Patch rounds up some recent crime reports in the 30341 zip code.


An off-duty DeKalb police officer was involved in an altercation at a local nightclub in late December, in which he claimed he was knocked to the ground by an unruly guest.

The incident occurred at the La Rumba Club on Buford Highway at 2:20 am on Dec. 23. The officer states in the police report that he was working an approved part-time job at the location when club security escorted an unruly guest out of the establishment. He then saw the man strike another male outside the club, and ordered him to stop.

According to the police report, the suspect, Edwin Boyzo, pushed the officer into a nearby car, causing him to trip over the curb. Other off-duty DeKalb officers then intervened. Boyzo was charged with simple assault and battery of a police officer and resisting arrest.

Here is a roundup of other recent crimes reported to CrimeMapping.com by the DeKalb County Police Department in the 30341 zip code:

Burglary
2700 block Shallowford Road
12/13/12, 9:00 pm

Vehicle Break-in
2500 block Cosmos Drive
12/19/12, 1:00 pm

Vehicle Break-in
4100 block Buford Highway
12/21/12, 5:30 pm

Vandalism
3000 block Revere Court
12/24/12, 5:00 pm

Vehicle Break-in
3300 block N. Embry Circle
12/26/12, 11:30 pm

Motor Vehicle Theft
2000 block Oak Shadow Drive
12/26/12, 9:00 pm

Vehicle Break-in
2900 block Bellaire Circle
12/27/12, 10:30 pm

Possession of Marijuana/Intent To Distribute
2200 block Plaster Road
12/27/12, 11:20 pm

Simple Assault/Battery
2200 block Plaster Road
12/27/12, 8:00 pm

Larceny
3300 block Buckeye Road
12/27/12, 2:00 pm

Vehicle Break-in
3600 block Clairmont Road
12/28/12, 4:00 pm

Possession of Heroin
5300 block Peachtree Industrial Blvd.
12/29/12, 3:00 pm

Possession of Marijuana
3500 block Clairmont Road
12/29/12, 1:55 am

Vehicle Break-in
2600 block Cosmos Ct.
12/29/12, 7:00 pm

Larceny
5700 block Buford Highway
12/29/12, 1:05 pm

Vehicle Break-in
4300 block Buford Highway
12/30/12, 12:00 am

Simple Battery
2600 block Chamblee Tucker Road
12/30/12, 9:20 pm

Burglary
3300 block Aztec Road
12/30/12, 8:50 pm

Battery
2500 block Pilgrim Way
12/30/12, 7:00 pm

Assault
2500 block Shallowford Road
12/30/12, 1:30 pm

Vandalism
3500 block Clairmont Road
12/29/12, 9:15 pm

Vehicle Break-in
2300 block Sherbrooke Road
12/30/12, 1:00 am

Vandalism
3300 block Buckeye Road
12/31/12, 12:00 am

Motor Vehicle Theft
2500 block Pilgrim Way
12/31/12, 10 pm

Theft by Taking
4000 block Buford Highway
1/1/13, 7:49 pm

Tim Darnell (Editor) January 04, 2013 at 05:24 PM
The nightclub where this incident occurred is not inside the city limits of Chamblee, as was earlier reported, but in unincorporated DeKalb. We apologies for the error.
T A January 05, 2013 at 08:06 PM
Love the sensational headline...I guess to make dekalb officers look bad? Dekalb officers stop nightclub altercation...would have been more appropriate.

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