Friday, January 4, 2013
The husband of Jeannine Malone will be sentenced on drug trafficking charges in August. The father of 14-year-old Dakota Blaze Dyer intends to speak at the sentencing in Louisiana.
Federal prosecutors view Dakota Blaze Dyer as a victim in its drug trafficking case against Thomas Malone Jr. and nine other defendants. Fourteen-year-old Dakota, who lived in Breman, Ga. shot himself and died in March 2012 after prosecutors say he took a synthetic drug known on the street as “Mr. Miyagi.” His father, Lance Dyer, intends to speak at Malone’s sentencing in August. The sentencing date was rescheduled from Jan. 17. “It’s not like a victory to me,” said Dyer. “There is nothing that will ever help you heal from the death of your child.” Malone, of Roswell, is the husband of former Sandy Springs solicitor Jeannine Malone. She was let go from her position, Wednesday, when city officials learned of her husband’s legal problems…
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The U.S. Attorney announced a two-year investigation by the FBI and local police resulted in arrests of men with ties to the Outlaw Motorcycle Club in Georgia.
An Alpharetta man is one of 23 defendants, most with ties to the Outlaw Motorcycle Club in Georgia and its affiliated clubs, who have been charged with federal drug and gun offenses arising from a undercover investigation conducted by the FBI. Local law enforcement officers – including the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office – cooperated with FBI agents in the investigation arrested 21 of these defendants today, Aug. 16. They executed seven search warrants at the Outlaw Motorcycle Club clubhouse on Cascade Road in Southwest Georgia, the Hoodlums Motorcycle Club headquarters on South Waterworks Road in Buford and the residences of several defendants. Six indictments charging 20 defendants and one criminal complaint charging three defendants …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The drugs had a street value of over $5.5 million.
The Roswell Police Department helped arrest a couple last weekend for drug trafficking hundreds of pounds of methamphetamines. According to a press release from the department, Roswell and Alpharetta officers assisted Drug Enforcement Administration agents in arresting Jose Carbajal-Pineda and Ana Consuelo Flores, Saturday, Aug. 4, at a home on Rappahannock Drive in Alpharetta, on the Roswell border off Mansell Road. Law enforcement found with 220 pounds of crystal methamphetamines with a street value of more than $5.5 million in the home. Carbajal-Pineda and Flores have been charged with trafficking meth.
Monday, August 6, 2012
The federal indictment named 14 individuals in a conspiracy to traffic cocaine and mariuana and launder drug money
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Monday, August 6, 2012
Fourteen defendants – including an Alpharetta resident – have been indicted for drug trafficking and money laundering crimes after a multi-agency investigation, U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates, and the David G. Wilhelm Organized Crime Drug Enforcement (OCDETF) Strike Force announced in a news release today. A federal grand jury returned two indictments charging the 14 defendants on July 25. The indictments were unsealed on Aug. 1, in conjunction with a sweep aimed at arresting those charged. Today U.S. Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman conducted a detention hearing for one group of defendants, and ordered that each defendant be detained. The news release stated that according to Yates, the charges, and other information presented in …
Friday, June 15, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Alpharetta police need help locating three suspects in a bizarre crime in which they say a suspect falsely claimed he was shot in an Alpharetta park. A suspect claimed he was shot in a local park in an iPad deal gone bad on June 4, according to George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. He called his brother, who took him to North Fulton Hospital to treat the gunshot wound to his leg. But the two men and a woman who had been picked up on the ride to the hospital refused to let police search the vehicle. Police impounded the car, but they had to let the trio go because until they were able to get a search warrant for the car, they had no evidence of a crime committed by them. The search made detectives certain …