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Georgia prison-based drug ring busted

...Over the course of the investigation CNT agents with partner agencies executed search warrants in Chatham, Effingham, Henry, DeKalb and Newton counties and seized about $100,000 worth of crystal meth, nearly $24,000 in cash, 38 firearms and a car...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-23/georgia-prison-drug-ri
DeKalb County agrees to policy changes to protect rights of people who can't pay court fines

ATLANTA - DeKalb County agreed to policy changes meant to protect the rights of people who...debts, Choudhury said when the suit was filed. The ACLU singled out DeKalb County because it has collected more revenue than any other municipality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-03-19/dekalb-county-agrees-p
Monday's high school results

...Girls LacrosseGREENBRIER 14,SOUTHWEST DEKALB 10Goals: Greenbrier?Samantha Fuller...Rebecca Forry, Caroline Allen. Southwest Dekalb?C. Kelly 4, D. Alexander 3, S. Cherry...Kirstin Shaffer (8 saves); Southwest Dekalb?T. Beard (4 saves), A. Draper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2015-04-20/mondays-high-school-r
1 dead, 3 wounded in DeKalb shootings

...person has been killed in a shooting that wounded three others in DeKalb County, just outside Atlanta. Police say the gunfire happened...investigating the possibility that a robbery led to the gunfire. DeKalb County police Lt. Antonio Catlin said investigators were trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-29/1-dead-3-wounded-dekalb-shoo
DeKalb police rescue 2 girls after tip about prostitution

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - DeKalb County police say three people were arrested after officers got a tip two girls were being held and forced into prostitution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-27/dekalb-police-rescue-2
DeKalb official pleads to bribery

ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say a former member of DeKalb County's zoning board has pleaded guilty to bribery. Authorities said in a statement that 42-year-old Jeremy Clark of Lithonia...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-20/dekalb-officials-pleads-brib
American Civil Liberaties Union lawsuit accuses DeKalb County of targeting the poor with court fine collection practices

...Union on behalf of Kevin Thompson, a DeKalb County man who was jailed after he was...she said. "What's happening in DeKalb County is a top-down, debt collection...Choudhury said. The ACLU singled out DeKalb County because it has collected more revenue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/amercian-civil-liberit
Handcuffed DeKalb inmate shoots cop

DECATUR, Ga. - A DeKalb County police detective is recovering after a hand-cuffed...Thursday, on the steps leading to the building where DeKalb County Magistrate Court is held, DeKalb County Public Safety Director Cedric Alexander said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-03/handcuffed-dekalb-inmate-sho
Ex-DeKalb official faces charges

DECATUR, Ga. - A former DeKalb County commissioner used a charge card...Boyer's office in a scheme to defraud DeKalb County, one of the state's largest...named in the complaint. As a result, DeKalb County mailed about 35 checks totaling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-26/ex-dekalb-official-faces-cha
Augusta deputy administrator picks named

...Rhinehart, the deputy chief operating officer for infrastructure in DeKalb County from 2009 to 2013, and Chester Brazzell, director of...staff."Steve Cassell did a heck of a job," Smith said.DeKalb public works director for seven years prior to his role as deputy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-25/augusta-deputy-administr