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Recent Crime News
Monday Feb 23 | via Patch.com
The suspect in a recent armed robbery of a Cobb County Waffle House franchise was shot and killed by law enforcement as they attempted to serve a warrant for his arrest. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, sheriff's deputies from Cobb and Paulding counties were joined by U.S. Marshals on Monday afternoon at the Powder Springs home of Michael Wayne Smashey, 37. A warrant for Smashey's arrest obtained by the AJC stated that he was behind the armed robbery of the Waffle House on Mars Hill Road on Jan. 30, which netted the suspect around $300. Comment?
Monday Feb 23 | via MDJonline.com
The Cobb Sheriff's Office was involved in a shooting Monday while serving a warrant that resulted in the death of the suspect, Michael Wayne Smashey, 37. The shooting took place at about 3:50 p.m. at 4817 West McEachern Woods Drive in Powder Springs near Lost Mountain and Bullard roads and involved members of the Cobb and Paulding county sheriffs' ... (more) Comment?
Sunday Feb 8 | via MyFoxAtlanta
Cobb County Police are investigating after a woman was killed during an armed robbery on Veterans Memorial Highway in Mableton Saturday. Officials say witnesses describe one suspect as a black or Hispanic male, 5'05"- 5'07" tall and approximately 150 pounds. Comment?
Sunday Feb 1 | via WALB-TV Albany
Investigators have seized several firearms as evidence while investigating the slaying of a Cobb County couple found dead in south Georgia. WXIA-TV reports the Georgia Bureau of Investigation obtained a warrant to search the McRae home where Ronnie Adrian "Jay" Towns lived with his parents. Comment?
Jan 30, 2015 | via Patch.com
An ex-con who tried to avoid a police roadblock in northeastern Cobb County last March will return to prison for his transgressions, the Cobb County District Attorney's Office announced this week. Lietice Antwon Williams, 34, of Cartersville, pleaded guilty to possession of cocaine and fleeing or eluding police on Monday and was sentenced as a recidivist to five years in prison without parole and a further eight years on probation, said the DA's Office. Comment?
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