Crime Time Blog 

A blog that shines the spotlight of justice on metro Atlanta's criminal suspects.

Atlanta police seek alleged armed robber

  • 9:15 pm Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 by Michelle E. Shaw

Atlanta police need the public’s help identifying a man they say robbed a pedestrian Aug. 18 at  gunpoint.

The victim told police he was walking in the 300 block of Cherokee Avenue that evening when he was approached by two men in a car and another who was on foot. The man who was not in the vehicle stole the victim’s wallet after threatening to shoot.

The victim was not harmed and was able to leave the scene.

A sketch of one of the suspects has been released by Atlanta police. Anyone who recognizes the man in the picture should call 911 or Crime [More]

Police seek man in July armed robbery

  • 8:22 pm Thursday, August 7th, 2014 by Michelle E. Shaw

By Daniel Wilco

Atlanta police released a video Thursday of a July robbery of a service station in the 3400 block of Northside Parkway.

Around 10 a.m. on July 28, the cashier of the station was counting money from the register and planned to take it to the bank, according to an incident report. Another worker was manning the other register. In the video, a black male, described as between 6 feet and 6-2 and weighing around 180 to 200 pounds, went behind the counter and pointed a black hand gun at the two. He demanded they get on the ground while [More]

Police release video of carjacking suspect, hope for ID

  • 8:18 pm Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by Taylor West

Atlanta police are looking for a two people who reportedly stole a vehicle at gunpoint at Centennial Olympic Apartments on Monday evening. Authorities released surveillance video of one of the suspects Thursday.

A woman had just arrived at the apartment complex Monday when she was forced at gunpoint to give the suspects all of her things, including her car keys, according to the incident report. The two reportedly drove away in her car, and she and a witness called the police.

The gray Subaru Imprezza has since been recovered and the two people driving the car — Randal Cofield, 21, and a minor — were arrested, police said, but they [More]

Man robs Wells Fargo in Smyrna

  • 5:58 pm Thursday, July 10th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

By Daniel Wilco

Smyrna police responded to an armed robbery at the Wells Fargo in the 3200 block of South Cobb Drive around 2:30 Thursday afternoon.

The suspect, an 18-to-24-year-old black male about 5-foot-6, entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note, authorities said. The teller then gave the man an undisclosed amount of money and he left in a silver vehicle, according to police.

The man was wearing a baggy, gray Louisiana State University T-shirt, blue jeans and a light-colored baseball hat.

Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to contact Smyrna police at 678-631-5167 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.

Atlanta bank robbed by three armed suspects

  • 2:25 pm Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 by Taylor West

A bank robbery at an Atlanta Wells Fargo Bank Tuesday morning is being investigated by law enforcement officials.

The takeover style robbery took place around 10:15 a.m. at the 3000 block of Peachtree Road location, according to the Atlanta FBI field office. Three armed suspects reportedly announced the robbery while forcing customers to the ground and vaulting a teller.

The three made off with an undisclosed amount of money in an unidentified vehicle.

Each is described as male, wearing all black clothing, the FBI said. Two were said to be wearing latex gloves — one also had a black backpack and one also had a [More]

Police looking for 2 suspects in 4th Ward robbery

  • 10:32 pm Monday, June 23rd, 2014 by Michelle E. Shaw

Atlanta police have released sketches of a man and woman who allegedly robbed two pedestrians near the 400 block of Decatur Street in the Old Fourth Ward.

On June 15, around 4:30 a.m., two people were standing outside talking when they were approached by a man and a woman, who were both armed. After robbing the pedestrians of their personal belongings, the two fled in an early 2000s gold or silver sedan.

The woman is described as being in her 30s, about 5-foot-10, with a thin build, red bangs and facial piercings. The man, who was wearing a red shirt, is thought [More]

Atlanta police looking for CVS robber

  • 5:13 pm Sunday, May 18th, 2014 by Angel K. Brooks

Atlanta police are searching for the man who robbed a CVS on Saturday and got away with about $2,500.

The incident happened at the pharmacy at 3788 Roswell Road.

A man with a black handgun forced a cashier and a manager to go to the office where the money and safes were located, police said. The manager was ordered to open both safes and put the money into a gray coupon bag with CVS written on it, according to the incident report. Another employee walked in on the robbery and was ordered to sit on the floor with the cashier while the [More]