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Sunday November 8, 2020 02:59 pm EST
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Friday October 9, 2020 04:58 pm EDT
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Monday September 28, 2020 10:04 am EDT
News Brief included in the September 2020 Blotter | more...

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Monday September 28, 2020 10:02 am EDT
News Brief included in the September 2020 Blotter | more...

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Monday September 28, 2020 10:00 am EDT
News Brief included in the September 2020 Blotter | more...

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Monday September 28, 2020 09:56 am EDT
News Brief included in the September 2020 Blotter | more...

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Monday September 28, 2020 09:42 am EDT
Police Blotter September, 2020 | more...

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Sunday September 27, 2020 09:53 pm EDT
Police Blotter Story - Henry County Police "over it" | more...

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Friday September 4, 2020 11:45 am EDT
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Wednesday August 5, 2020 05:08 pm EDT
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Tuesday June 30, 2020 11:57 am EDT
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Friday May 1, 2020 12:05 am EDT
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Friday April 10, 2020 04:05 pm EDT
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Monday March 2, 2020 01:18 pm EST
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Tuesday February 4, 2020 02:03 pm EST
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Wednesday January 1, 2020 10:33 am EST
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Tuesday December 3, 2019 05:19 pm EST
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Monday November 4, 2019 02:04 pm EST
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Monday September 30, 2019 12:49 pm EDT
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Thursday September 5, 2019 10:43 am EDT
Sleeping it off in a bed of carrots | more...

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Thursday August 1, 2019 04:47 pm EDT
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Friday July 5, 2019 10:14 am EDT
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Friday May 3, 2019 12:11 pm EDT
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Tuesday January 1, 2019 05:30 pm EST
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Tuesday December 12, 2017 03:50 pm EST
His Audi was left unlocked and running | more...

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Monday December 4, 2017 06:45 pm EST
Is there nothing sacred about making pals in chat rooms anymore? | more...

Police Blotter

Thursday November 30, 2017 07:04 pm EST
Plus, an allegedly boozy bartender charged with a DUI | more...

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Monday November 20, 2017 05:14 pm EST
Plus, 'No, officer; I was just urinating in public!' | more...

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Thursday November 16, 2017 05:56 pm EST
Plus, 'If you're not going to be with me, you can't be with no one else.' | more...

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Monday November 13, 2017 06:08 pm EST
And please unload your guns before using the bathroom | more...

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Friday November 10, 2017 05:41 pm EST
Plus, landscaping gone wrong | more...

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Monday November 6, 2017 08:31 pm EST
Plus, welcome to the neighborhood. We've got roaches. | more...

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Friday November 3, 2017 06:33 pm EDT
The Atlanta apparel arsonist strikes | more...

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Friday November 3, 2017 05:40 pm EDT
Uh, that's my brother's license | more...

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Thursday November 2, 2017 06:46 pm EDT
That's a lotta booze | more...

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Thursday November 2, 2017 05:02 pm EDT
Sir, why is there vomit on the floor of the driver seat? | more...

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Wednesday November 1, 2017 06:04 pm EDT
A brazen, yet polite couple gets scooped up by the fuzz | more...

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Wednesday November 1, 2017 04:51 pm EDT
'It sounded like he knew what he was talking about' | more...

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Tuesday October 31, 2017 04:54 pm EDT
'She knew he wasn't with his girlfriend at the time, so she wanted to see him' | more...

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Tuesday October 31, 2017 04:35 pm EDT
Yet another revival of CL's infamous police blotter | more...

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Tuesday July 11, 2017 09:04 pm EDT
Bizarre crimes from Atlanta police reports | more...

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Tuesday June 6, 2017 02:19 pm EDT
Bizarre crimes from Atlanta police reports | more...

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Thursday March 9, 2017 01:40 pm EST
Atlanta's infamous crime column returns to Creative Loafing | more...

Police Blotter

Thursday July 14, 2016 04:00 am EDT
A roundup of most bizarre crimes from the past year | more...

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Thursday July 7, 2016 04:00 am EDT
A 33-year-old man wearing a corset and stockings strolled into a Midtown grocery store, selected a single red apple, and then stood in line to pay for his fruit. Another customer reportedly asked the man to cover up. Outraged, the man unleashed some choice words and was asked to leave the store. The man said he would calm down. His calm reprieve didn't last long, though. Suddenly, the man... | more...

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Thursday June 30, 2016 04:00 am EDT

A 24-year-old man and his friend requested an Uber driver pick them up at a gay club in Midtown to take them home. During the ride, the 24-year-old jokingly told the Uber driver he was really cute. According to the police report, the driver told the man to "shut the fuck up," and alledgedly pulled out a gun and aimed it at the 24-year-old.

The 24-year-old remained quiet for the rest of the...

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Thursday June 23, 2016 04:00 am EDT
A 21-year-old female clerk recently had a rough day at a Little Five Points boutique. A woman with one leg reportedly barged into the boutique and got in the clerk's face. At one point, the one-legged woman left the boutique and started yelling at the clerk through the store window. The woman eventually stormed back into the boutique and knocked accessories off the counter and reportedly... | more...

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Thursday June 9, 2016 04:00 am EDT
A pork chop purchase went awry on Ponce de Leon Avenue. A man reeking of booze walked into a grocery store with only one item on his list: pork chops. According to the store manager, the man yelled at a female cashier because she was did not bag his pork chops properly, and then the man bagged the chops himself. The manager asked the man to calm down, and offered to help him with the pork... | more...

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Thursday June 2, 2016 04:00 am EDT
Cops received a call about a masked man dressed in all black, who was reportedly scaring people on the Beltline in Old Fourth Ward. The masked man had a pumpkin tattoo on his left upper arm and was riding a skateboard. A cop found the masked man sitting on top of an underpass on Willoughby Way. "Once he saw us, I told him to come down," the cop noted. "He then got up and ran." The masked man,... | more...

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Thursday May 26, 2016 04:00 am EDT

Outside a West End shopping mall, a cop saw a black car stopped with a twitchy male driver inside "The driver had a very hostile demeanor toward me," the cop noted. "I asked him why he was so agitated. He advised that he felt that he was being harassed and that he didn't do anything wrong."

The driver, a 34-year-old man from Douglasville, admitted to consuming alcoholic beverages before...

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