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Teen arrested for Jan. attempted robbery

Teen arrested for Jan. attempted robbery

UPDATE: Police arrested an 18-year-old Acworth man in connection with this attempted robbery on Tuesday, Aug. 16.

Rodney Halimon Jr. was charged with attempted armed robbery and terroristic threats. He was booked into the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Officers from the Kennesaw Police Department are investigating an attempted bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

According to witnesses, a man walked into the BB&T at 2760 Cobb Parkway and handed the teller a note that said he had a gun and wanted money. After passing the note, the suspect allegedly turned around and left the bank without receiving any cash.

The suspect is a black male who appeared to be in his early to mid-twenties. He is about 5'6" or 5'7" tall and has a thin, unkempt beard.

3 men arrested for breaking into cars

3 men arrested for breaking into cars

DALLAS, Ga. -- Three young Dallas residents have been arrested in connection with numerous car break-ins in northern Paulding County.

Karac Fenimore Bennett and Clinton Bradley Gordon, both 21, and their 18-year-old friend Ryan Thomas Haines were all arrested July 21.

Detectives said they were responsible for more than 30 entering auto cases in the Bentwater community near Acworth. They are now trying to connect the trio to more than 100 similar crimes in both Paulding and Cobb.

"All the vehicles that were entered in Paulding were parked in driveways at night and unlocked," said Paulding County Sheriff Gary Gulledge. "Most of this stolen property could have been protected by either removing it from the vehicles or simply locking the car doors."

Items stolen in these crimes included GPS devices, cell phones, money, wallets, credit cards and guns. Some of the property, including the firearms, was recovered by police.

Pickpocketing suspect arrested

Pickpocketing suspect arrested

UPDATE: Investigators have arrested a Marietta man in connection with several recent cases of wallet theft at Cobb County grocery stores.

Ricky Waller, 31, has been charged with theft by taking and credit card fraud. He is being held in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

COBB CO., Ga. -- Cobb police are investigating a number of wallet thefts that have occurred in grocery stores throughout the county.

Investigators say the perpetrator takes wallets out of women's purses while they shop for groceries. He then uses the credit cards in the wallets to buy "high-end electronics" at other Cobb stores.

A surveillance camera at one store captured images of the suspect. Police say he is a black man, about 5'11" to 6'2" and 180 to 210 pounds.

Deputy arrested in domestic dispute

Deputy arrested in domestic dispute

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- An off-duty Bartow County Sheriff's Deputy was arrested over the weekend.

Jeffrey Todd Rogers, 41, was taken to jail Sunday night for his part in a domestic dispute, according to Sgt. Jonathan Rogers with the Bartow County Sheriff's Office.

Rogers has been charged with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and cruelty to children. He has been placed on administrative leave during the investigation into the incident.

Teen arrested for pot, firearm possession

Teen arrested for pot, firearm possession

ACWORTH, Ga. -- Investigators with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office have arrested an Acworth man after executing a search warrant at his home.

Officers say they uncovered 22 marijuana plants and three firearms at the house on Cedar Mill Crossing.

They arrested 18-year-old Arthur Arnold and charged him with reckless conduct, criminal trespass, manufacturing and possessing marijuana, and soliciting sodomy.

Arnold is being held without bond in the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. The search warrant was the result of a tip related to criminal activity against the suspect.

Teen hit by car in Acworth

Teen hit by car in Acworth

UPDATE: The driver of the car that struck an Acworth teenager was arrested Wednesday morning.

Dalton Mason, 19, has been charged with serious injury by vehicle, failure to stop at a stop sign, and failure to yield to a pedestrian.

He was arrested at his home in Acworth and is currently in the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center. Bond has been set at $920.

The victim, Negin Efani, remains in critical condition at Kennestone Hospital.

ACWORTH, Ga. -- A teenager was hit by a car in Acworth shortly before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Negin Efani, 19, received serious head injuries after being hit at the intersection of Highway 92 and Wabash Trail. She was taken to Kennestone Hospital.

The driver of the car, 19-year-old Dalton Mason of Acworth, was cited for striking a pedestrian in a crosswalk.

New police records system available to Cobb residents

New police records system available to Cobb residents

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- The Cobb County Police Department recently completed its transition to a new records management system.

Citizens now have the capability of going online and searching the database known as P2C (Police 2 Citizen), which allows them to search for crime data in unincorporated Cobb County.

The types of crime available to search include burglary, entering auto, theft, trespass/damage, along with data on fraud and robberies.

An additional feature of the system is the user's ability to retrieve his or her own vehicle crash report.

Since P2C is computer based, it makes operations more convenient, efficient and accurate.

Check out P2C here.