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April 5, 2016

Criminial Investigations Division

PRESS RELEASE

Entering Auto Suspects Arrested

On the morning of Thursday March 31st, 2016 Douglas County Sheriff's Office Deputies responded to the Reynolds Road area after reports of several entering autos that had occurred in the area. While deputies were conducting their investigation, a victim gave deputies a statement that included a description of three suspects. The victim reported that they had followed the subjects back to a residence on Reynolds Road.

After obtaining this information, deputies went by this residence and observed a car backing out of the drive way. The vehicle was followed down to Stewart Mill Road where a traffic stop was conducted by deputies of the Traffic/Crime Suppression Unit. During the investigative stop it was discovered that a male occupant in the car lived at the residence on Reynolds Road.

The occupant of the vehicle was brought back to their residence from the traffic stop to meet with investigators from the Criminal Investigations Division that was in the area assisting the patrol division. While at the residence that was identified by the victim, deputies and investigators made contact with two more male subjects hiding in a location inside the residence.

During the investigation, it was determined that the individuals at the house were suspects in the thefts that had occurred. Investigators were able to obtain enough information to secure a search warrant for the property. During a search of the residence, stolen property was located that had been taken from several residences in the area. It was also discovered that the individuals had active warrants for Burglary out of Carroll County Georgia.

Investigators and deputies arrested Richard Whittington, David Thompson and Aaron Silvey and were taken to the Douglas County Jail on multiple theft related charges.

Lt. Glenn Daniel
Cell: 678-898-7381
Office: 770-920-4955
Twitter: @gdaniel159
gdaniel@sheriff.douglas.ga.us


April 5, 2016

Criminal Investigations Division

PRESS RELEASE

Armed Robbery and Home Invasion Suspect Arrested

On Monday March 28th, 2016 the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Sheriff's Emergency Response Team served a search and arrest warrants at a residence on Whetstone Way in Villa Rica, Georgia.

A male suspect Dequan Tykeam Holt was arrested for multiple charges including Armed Robbery and Home invasion from an incident that occurred on Wednesday March 2nd, 2016 in Fulton County, Georgia.

Sandy Springs Police Department detectives were able to obtain a search warrant through Douglas County for the residence of suspect Holt. Suspect Holt was located hiding inside a closet in the residence with a stolen AR style rifle and bullet proof ballistic vest.

Lt. Glenn Daniel
Cell: 678-898-7381
Office: 770-920-4955
Twitter: @gdaniel159
gdaniel@sheriff.douglas.ga.us


April 5, 2016

Criminal Investigations Division

PRESS RELEASE

Bomb Threat at Chapel Hill High School results in arrest of Student

On Wednesday March 30th, 2016 at approximately 1:00pm the Douglas County Sheriff's Office school resource officers at Chapel Hill High School were alerted by the school staff of a bomb threat that had been posted on a bathroom wall inside the school.

Acting on this threat the school was immediately evacuated as a precautionary measure with the assistance of the sheriff's office patrol units, and traffic division units. The Douglas County Fire Department also responded to the school, and assisted with the evacuation.

Lt. Billy Lashley with K-9 Milo and several other explosive detection K-9 units from surrounding agencies responded to the school and conducted a thorough search of the entire school facility. No explosives devices were found.

During the investigation, a suspect was developed who eventually confessed to writing the threat on the bathroom wall.

Brittney Nicole Boehne, a student at Chapel Hill High School was taken into custody and charged with Terroristic Threats (felony) and Disruption of Public Schools (misdemeanor).

Lt. Glenn Daniel
Cell: 678-898-7381
Office: 770-920-4955
Twitter: @gdaniel159
gdaniel@sheriff.douglas.ga.us


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