Saturday, May 4, 2013
First reported as a kidnapping, Johns Creek police believe Aftab Aslam sent the text message claiming he was kidnapped.
Three law enforcement agencies have been searching for a 19-year-old Johns Creek man since last Saturday; now they are asking for help from the public in finding him. Aftab M. Aslam, who is 5 feet, 10 inches tall, 165 pounds and has medium-length black hair, was first reported as being kidnapped on April 27 at 10 a.m. Johns Creek Police responded to his Morton Crossing address, where officers were told he was missing from his home. "Aslam’s family reported that they had received a phone text stating that he had been kidnapped," a news release from the city said. Bringing the FBI and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) into the case, investigators found the phone used to send the text and discovered that Aslam had been the one to …
Monday, April 1, 2013
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Monday, April 1
Patient Ejected From Ambulance In I-575 Accident – Holly Springs Patch A patient and two medics riding in an AmeriMed Emergency Medical Services ambulance were injured in a roll-over accident early Sunday morning in Canton. According to a Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services press release, dispatchers received a call around 2 a.m. Sunday from the patient inside the ambulance notifying them of the accident, which occurred along Interstate 575 near Georgia Highway 140 at Exit 16. Visit Holly Springs Patch for more on this story. Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Marietta - Marietta Patch The Marietta Police Department Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.) is investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident. The accident…
Friday, January 11, 2013
The 16-year-old boy left his new home in the Webb Bridge Road area before dawn on Thursday.
The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is asking the public for help in locating a runaway juvenile who has only lived in the city for a few days. Jacquon Douglas, age 16, intentionally left his residence in Alpharetta on Jan. 10 at 3:40am and has not been heard from since. He is new to the City of Alpharetta and has lived in the Webb Bridge Road area for a few days. Alpharetta police are concerned for Douglas because he has taken actions designed to hinder the ability of detectives to locate him. He may be accompanied by an unknown male. Department of Public Safety spokesman George Gordon said police do not believe Douglas is in danger at this time. "If anyone has knowledge of the location of Jacquon Douglas, please contact Alpharetta…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Police confirm that missing 16-year-old found alive and physically well.
UPDATE: At midnight Sunday, the Johns Creek Police Department confirmed reports that Davis Hodge was found alive and safe. Davis Hodge, a 16-year-old Johns Creek High student who had been missing since Thursday morning, has been found alive, safe and in physically good condition, according to the Find Davis Hodge Facebook page that was created Sunday afternoon. "Davis has been located and is physically well. The police department at his location has been in contact with the Johns Creek PD and is arranging for his return," said a post at around 11:15 p.m. Sunday night. According to one poster who said he was in contact with the family, Hodge was found about five hours away from Atlanta. The news came after the community came together via …