Monroe police search for missing woman, 71

The City of Monroe Police Department is searching for a missing disabled 71-year-old woman and needs your help.

A Mattie’s Call alert sent out on Wednesday identified the woman as Dorothy Mae Lawrence.

The Monroe Police Department was not immediately available for comment Wednesday. Information on when and where Lawrence was last seen was not released in the Mattie’s Call.

Lawrence is black with long black hair, weighs around 185 pounds and is about 5 feet one inch tall, the Mattie’s Call alert says. She has brown eyes.

However, the Mattie’s Call mentions that Lawrence drives a four-door 1992 maroon Corolla Toyota with the Georgia tag 609RTR.

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Forsyth drive-by bank robbery suspect arrested

Stephen C. Plunkett

Stephen C. Plunkett

Forsyth County sheriff’s deputies Tuesday night arrested a man they say robbed a bank from his car.

Stephen C. Plunkett, 39, was charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault, Forsyth County sheriff’s Deputy Doug Rainwater said.

Authorities say the Dallas, Texas, man drove up to the drive-in Chase Bank branch at 1710 Burford Hwy. on April 9 and threatened to use an explosive device.

He handed a note to the teller claiming to have placed the explosive device somewhere on the branch property and demanding cash, authorities said.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s bomb disposal unit located the device and determined that it was not in fact explosive.

Plunkett was taken into custody Tuesday evening around 10:45 p.m. on Ga. 400, Rainwater said.

He also was wanted in Texas for probation violation, Rainwater said.

Plunkett is being held in the Forsyth County Detention Center, and the investigation is ongoing.

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Lockdown lifted at Kennesaw Mountain High School

Kennesaw Mountain High School was on lockdown for a brief period Friday afternoon.

“Police asked us to place the school on lockdown while they pursue burglary suspects in the neighborhood near the school,” Cobb County School District spokesman Jay Dillon told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The lockdown was lifted just after 1:30 p.m. Friday, he said.

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Fulton man, 50, reported missing

A 50-year-old Fulton County man has been reported missing.

Gregory Young

Gregory Young

Gregory Young, who has schizophrenia, reportedly disappeared Wednesday from the Oasis of Love assisted living facility on Sundridge Trail, Fulton police said.

He is described as 6-foot-2 and 195 pounds. When last seen, he was wearing a plaid short-sleeve shirt and blue jean shorts.

Anyone with information on Young’s location should contact the Fulton County Police Department at 404-613-9176.

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Paulding County man, 72, reported missing has been located

Paulding County authorities say a 72-year-old man has been located and is safe.

Frankie Morris Christian was reported missing and authorities issued a Mattie’s Call early Thursday morning.

The call was closed, and Paulding authorities said Christian had been found safe mid-morning.

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Mattie’s Call canceled for Atlanta woman, 58

A Mattie’s Call was canceled Wednesday for a 58-year-old Atlanta woman reported missing by her family.

Margaret Hanson had last been seen around 6:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Stanton Road in southwest Atlanta, police said, and a Mattie’s Call was issued.

The alert was canceled just after 8 p.m.

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Missing Clayton girl, 14, found safe

Iyounna Holloway

Iyounna Holloway

A 14-year-old Clayton County girl who disappeared Tuesday has been found.

“Ms. Iyounna Holloway has been located and is in good health,” Clayton County police Officer Gary Syblis said Thursday afternoon.

She was last seen at a home on Dunivin Drive in Jonesboro around 4:30 p.m. She was reported missing by her mother later that evening.

Holloway is currently under a doctor’s care for bipolar disorder, oppositional defiant disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, police said.

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Missing Dunwoody man, 89, reunited with family

Emanuel Dan Isaacs

Emanuel Dan Isaacs

An 89-year-old man with dementia has been reunited with his family, Dunwoody police said Thursday morning.

A Mattie’s Call was issued Wednesday afternoon for Emanuel Dan Isaacs, who was last seen at 10 a.m. leaving the 5100 block of Holland Court in a white 2007 Cadillac DTS with Georgia tag DP4TEN, authorities said. Authorities thought he might be traveling toward the Athens area.

While police did not specify when and where Isaacs was found, they said he “was in good health.”

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Forsyth deputies look for man who robbed bank from his car

Forsyth County deputies say a man who robbed a Chase Bank was driving the car pictured above.

Forsyth County deputies say a man who robbed a Chase Bank was driving the car pictured above.

Forsyth County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man they said robbed a Chase Bank branch from his car Wednesday.

Deputies said the robbery happened in the bank’s drive-thru, and a man driving a black, four-door 2012 or 2013 Hyundai Genesis received an undisclosed amount of cash after passing the teller a note. The note, deputies said, indicated there was an explosive device on the premises.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Bomb Disposal Unit responded to the scene, located the device, detonated it and determined it was not an explosive device, according to a news release.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the sheriff’s criminal investigation section at 678-886-2800, ext. 3880. If you are calling after hours, call the dispatch center at 770-781-3087.

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Missing Loganville man found safe

Vincent Laurie Greaves

Vincent Laurie Greaves

A 79-year-old Loganville man who walked away from a retirement home Tuesday evening was found safe Wednesday, according to Channel 2 Action News.

A Mattie’s Call was issued Tuesday night for Vincent Laurie Greaves, who was last seen about 6:45 p.m. at Southern Plantation in Loganville.

According to Channel 2, Greaves was found hiding at an unspecified location.

No other details were immediately available.

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