Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Cobb authorities Tuesday night issued a Mattie’s Call for Odel Littleton.
Family members have found a missing 82-year-old man with dementia at a church in Lilburn. Odel Littleton of Powder Springs "is reported to be in good health and spirits," Officer Mike Bowman, a spokesman with the Cobb County Police Department, said this evening. Cobb authorities Tuesday night issued a Mattie’s Call for Littleton, who was last seen about noon Tuesday as he left his home in the 4000 block of Glenn Road in his white 2009 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck, Bowman said. He was headed to a Marietta Piccadilly to have lunch with friends. Related content
Odel Littleton was headed to a Marietta Piccadilly to have lunch with friends.
Cobb authorities Tuesday night issued a Mattie’s Call for a missing 82-year-old man with dementia. Odel Littleton was last seen by his wife about noon Tuesday as he was leaving their home in the 4000 block of Glenn Road, which is in Powder Springs, according to Officer Mike Bowman with the Cobb County Police Department. He was headed to a Marietta Piccadilly to have lunch with friends. Littleton was seen driving his silver 2009 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck with Georgia tag BVJ8212, Bowman said. Littleton, a 5-foot-11, 165-pound white male, was last seen wearing a plaid shirt and dark slacks. The Mattie’s Call for Littleton came nearly 24 hours after another one was issued for 69-year-old Harry Brown of Marietta, who had last been seen…
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. …
Monday, May 6, 2013
The theft is one of three in Cobb that may be connected.
Investigators with the Cobb County Police Department think a parolee from Norcross is involved in at least one of three thefts that may be connected. A warrant was issued Thursday for the arrest of Angel Carmona Ortiz, who Cobb police said "acted as a look-out" during a Feb. 19 theft in West Cobb while another suspect broke into the victim's SUV and stole $4,417. Ortiz was convicted of burglary in DeKalb County after a Sept. 9, 2003, incident and theft by shoplifting in Dawson County after a June 18, 2010, incident, according to Georgia Department of Corrections records. He was released from the Coffee Correctional Facility on Feb. 8, 2012. The string of Cobb thefts started Feb. 2, and they all had one common denominator: Someone was …
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The incident occurred April 12 at a Powder Springs residence.
Inside a home on Harmony Road last Friday morning, a 16-year-old girl was repeatedly punched in the face over a nearly three hour period. Keisha Mitchell, 36, of Powder Springs, allegedly threw the first punch at 2:45 a.m. April 12, according to a Cobb County criminal warrant. The last one was thrown about 5:30 a.m. The teen called her father during the incident, and he contacted the police. The father "stated he could hear accused yelling at the juvenile victim and then heard accused physically assault the juvenile victim while he was on the phone, on two occasions," the police officer wrote in the warrant. At one point, the father said, Mitchell allegedly told the teen, "I'm not done with you yet." When an officer with the Cobb County …
Friday, April 12, 2013
All of the victims had just visited Wells Fargo Bank locations.
Someone is breaking into the cars of people who have just left area Wells Fargo Bank locations, and the Cobb County Police Department needs your help finding the man who is seen in the area around the time of all three incidents. The thefts started Feb. 2. After a trip to the Barrett Parkway Wells Fargo, the first victim went to the Frey Road Waffle House. Around the same time, the suspect came inside and sat down at a booth. "When a waitress approached him, he stated that he was waiting for family members to arrive," said Sgt. Dana Pierce, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. "A short time later, the victim heard his car alarm go off and just as he was about to go check on it, the male suspect got up from the booth he was …
The single-vehicle accident occurred just after 7 p.m. Thursday.
A 20-year-old Powder Springs man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Thursday night on Villa Rica Road near West Sandtown Road. Preliminary information from investigators indicates that just after 7 p.m. Thursday, Russell Cordle of Powder Springs was driving a black 2000 Honda Civic eastbound on Villa Rica Road when the vehicle left the southern edge of the roadway and collided with the western end of a bridge guardrail, said Sgt. Dana Pierce, the spokesman for the Cobb County Police Department. Investigators aren't sure why the Civic left the roadway. "After striking the guardrail, the car came to an uncontrolled stop on the southern edge of the road," Pierce said in a news release. Cordle died at the scene. Anyone with information …
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Cobb County Police are seeking information regarding an early Sunday crash on Sandy Plains Road at Kinjac Drive.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, February 3
Two Marietta teens were killed early Sunday in a crash that occurred on Sandy Plains Road at Kinjac Drive in Marietta. According to a Cobb County Police Department news release, the crash happened about 3:21 a.m. Based on preliminary information from CCPD’s Selective Traffic Enforcement Program, the crash saw a silver 2001 Volvo S60 going northbound on Sandy Plains Road at a high rate of speed when the driver apparently lost control. The car crossed into the southbound lanes of Sandy Plains Road and struck a large brick sign at the intersection of Kinjac Drive. After striking the sign, the vehicle caught fire and both the driver and his occupant died as a result. Authorities identified the deceased as 19-year old Stephen Nolasco, who …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
No charges are expected to be filed in the wake of the crash, which occurred on South Cobb Drive near Walker Street late Tuesday.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, January 17
Cobb County Police on Thursday released the name of a man killed in a three-vehicle crash that occurred about 11 p.m. Tuesday on South Cobb Drive near Walker Street in Marietta. According to a CCPD news release, killed in the crash was 19-year-old David Munlyn of Marietta. He was driving a maroon 2009 Kia Spectra that authorities say caused the crash. Based on preliminary information, investigators say Munlyn’s Spectra was traveling east on South Cobb Drive near Walker Street at the same time a white 2010 Lexus RX350 and a blue 2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser were going west on South Cobb Drive. For reasons unknown, the Spectra entered the westbound lanes of South Cobb Drive and collided with the Lexus. Moments after the two vehicles came to an …
Friday, December 14, 2012
Cobb Police officials are seeking the public’s help as they investigate the incident at the Powder Springs Road business.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 14, 2012
The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a robbery reported Thursday evening at a West Cobb store. According to a CCPD news release, the incident occurred at T-Mobile, 1812 Powder Springs Road in Marietta, about 5:30 p.m. when a male entered the business and asked a female employee for a specific item. After the employee brought the item to the sales floor after retrieving it from the stockroom, the male grabbed the merchandise and left the store, getting into a vehicle driven by another male. The perpetrator was described as a black male in his late teens or early 20s, 6-feet-1-inches tall with a very thin build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweatpants, black over red athletic shoes and a dark-colored fur …