Friday, February 24, 2012
Former NFL cornerback Glenn Sharpe is accused in the Feb. 20 murder of Christopher Galloway.
The DeKalb Sheriff’s Fugitive Squad arrested former NFL Cornerback Glenn Sharpe Thursday for the February 20, 2012 murder of Christopher Galloway. The sheriff's office said Sharpe, 28, is accused of shooting Galloway three times during an altercation at 4571 Russwood Avenue in unincorporated Stone Mountain. Sharpe was arrested at his home in Lawrenceville without incident and is being housed in the DeKalb County Jail, the sheriff's office said. Check back with Patch for updates. Like Patch on Facebook; follow us on Twitter. Editor's Note: The Sheriff's office had provided the incorrect date of the alleged incident. This story has been updated from its original version to include the correct date, which the Sheriff's office later provided.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
A DeKalb County State Judge sentences James Miles to five years; he's to serve two of them in the work release program.
The DeKalb Solicitor-General's office said Thursday that James Miles of Loganville pled guilty to vehicular homicide, reckless driving, following too closely, failure to maintain lane, and improper lane change that led to an accident on U.S. 78 (Stone Mountain Freeway) in 2009 in which three people died and six were injured. DeKalb State Court Judge Johnny Panos sentenced Miles to five years, two of which he is to serve in the work release program, the Solicitor-General's officer said. Miles also must perform 240 hours of community service, attend three victim impact panels, and a defensive driving course. His license is to be suspended for five years as a condition of his probated sentence, the court ordered. Witnesses told police that …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Incident happened Monday morning on Old Tucker Road.
Gwinnett County police officers were involved in a shooting at 1085 Old Tucker Rd. on Monday morning in unincorporated Stone Mountain. Christopher Kenney, who GCPD's Cpl. Jake Smith said was "somebody that we've been looking for for a while," and who had been previously arrested, was shot and killed during the incident. No officers were hurt in the incident, which occurred at about 10 a.m. Monday. Check back with Patch later for more details.