Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Alpharetta police have ended their investigations into the unrelated incidents.
Alpharetta investigators have concluded that a motorist found dead in his car and a man whose body was found near the Big Creek Greenway both were the victims of self-inflicted gunshot wounds. Police closed their investigations into the unrelated incidents today, said George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. Alpharetta police responded to a call by a Georgia Department of Transporation HERO driver on Dec. 12. The HERO unit operator found a man inside a car on GA 400 northbound just north of Kimball Bridge Road. The man in the car was dead. Three days later, Alpharetta police responded to a section of the greenway trial system south of Kimball Bridge Road, where a partially decomposed body of a man was found …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
A cleaning crew arriving at the empty rental unit made the discovery inside the freezer.
Alpharetta detectives were called to a Webb Bridge Road townhome complex Friday to investigate the discovery of a fetus found in a vacant unit. A cleaning crew arrived at the empty Wedgewood unit and discovered the fully developed fetus inside a shoebox in the unit's freezer, said George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. They reported it to Alpharetta police. Agents from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have joined local detectives and are processing the scene, Gordon said.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
No details are available, but reportedly a suspect wanted in connection with the aggravated assault of his wife has taken his own life.
UPDATE, Thursday, Aug. 2, 11:20 a.m.: Police have cancelled a lookout for Samuel Smith III, who apparently took his own life. No details are available at this time. Alpharetta police are searching for a suspect they consider armed and dangerous after they responded to the scene this morning of an aggravated assault in progress. On Aug. 1at 7:35 a.m., Alpharetta police were dispatched to the Alpharetta address, according to George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. Officers found the victim, who was visibly upset and shaking. She said she had just left her apartment to go to work. As she was leaving, a man she identified as her husband, wearing a mask, jumped from behind bushes and ordered her at gunpoint to …