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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Missing man found safe after leaving Emory Johns Creek Hospital

Abraham Gilbert

Abraham Gilbert

Police say they have found a man reported missing after being discharged from Emory Johns Creek Hospital.

Abraham Gilbert, who was reported missing Sunday, was found safe in Atlanta, said Doug Nurse, the spokesman for the city of Johns Creek.

Gilbert rented a gray 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan with Florida tag AFKU87 from the Dollar Rent A Car at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, but the car had not been returned by Tuesday, Nurse said.

Gilbert has been diagnosed with a medical condition and attempted suicide in the past, Nurse said.

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Mattie’s Call canceled after missing 24-year-old man found

Theodore Leonard Roberson

Theodore Leonard Roberson

A Mattie’s Call was issued Sunday morning for a 24-year-old man who was reported missing by his sister was canceled early Monday when the man was found, Clayton County police said.

Theodore Leonard Roberson reportedly has been diagnosed as schizophrenic and bipolar and was not taking his medication, authorities said.

Police have not released information on when and how Roberson was found.

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Missing man returns home; Mattie’s Call canceled

Craig Strickman-Levitas

Craig Strickman-Levitas

A Mattie’s Call has been canceled for a 52-year-old man who had not been seen since 11 a.m. Thursday.

Craig Strickman-Levitas, who was reportedly diagnosed as bipolar, returned home about 3 a.m. Friday, Atlanta police officer Kim Jones said in an emailed statement.

Though he wasn’t injured, family members took him to Peachford Hospital at the request of psychologists, she said.

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22-year-old Atlanta man missing

Atlanta police are looking for 22-year-old Cavarris Reams, who hasn’t been seen since March 8.

He was reported missing by his family after he was last seen on West Avenue in Atlanta, police said.

Reams is described as 5-foot-11 and approximately 180 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information on Reams should call 911 or the Atlanta Police Adult Missing Persons Unit at 404-546-4235.Cavarris ReamsCavarris Reams2

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FBI scours nation for alleged child predator

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The FBI is searching for John Doe 28, suspected of sexual exploitation of a child.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is searching nationwide for a man suspected of sexually exploiting a child, and the agency’s Atlanta office needs your help.

The man is known only as “John Doe 28,” Stephen Emmett, spokesman for the FBI Atlanta office, said Wednesday in a press release. The FBI is sharing photos and informational posters of the subject, which can be found online, with the public.

In November 2012, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children first learned of video footage of John Doe 28 engaging in “sexually explicit activities with a child,” Emmett said.

The video, he said, showed John Doe 28 and victim in “a residence with what appears to be a blue sofa chair and a picture hanging on the wall.” In the footage, John Doe 28 wore wire-framed glasses and a burgundy T-shirt with a shark logo on the left side. He appeared to be a Caucasian male, possibly in his 30s or …

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Missing Henry County teen found safe

A 15-year-old Henry County teen who had been missing since Friday has been found safe, according to police.
Deandrea Pierce was reported missing after she was last seen leaving Dutchtown High School with an unknown person in a black Mercedes Friday afternoon.
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Brief lockdown at Norcross Elementary

Norcross Elementary School in Gwinnett County was locked down briefly while “police activity” was going on near the school.

Just before 12:30 p.m., police were chasing a man fleeing a traffic stop, Channel 2 Action News reported.

By 1 p.m., the lockdown had been lifted.

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Man missing from personal care home found

A Mattie’s Call was canceled Thursday morning after a 54-year-old man missing from a personal care home in Monroe County was found.

Willie James Thomas had last been seen Sunday morning around 10:45 as he checked himself out of Whispering Pines Personal Care Home on U.S. 41 in Macon, authorities said. When he left the care facility, he was believed to be walking to church, but he never arrived.

Authorities reported Thursday that Thomas had been found.

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