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Traffic stop leads to $85,000 drug bust

Traffic stop leads to $85,000 drug bust

MILTON, Ga. -- Officers with the Milton Police Department arrested a Norcross man after he tried to carjack two motorists and had seven pounds of marijuana and $85,000 in his car -- all while his six-year-old son was with him.

On Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 10:21 p.m., Monroe Le-beau III, 28, was stopped for speeding on Deerfield Parkway at Fawnvista Lane.

Officers allegedly noted that Le-beau's 2007 Dodge Charger smelled of marijuana. When asked to step out of the car, Le-beau refused, citing his son as the reason.

Eventually, Le-beau left the car, but while being questioned, he began running toward the Morris Lake subdivision, leaving his child behind.

Police eventually found the suspect hiding in the back of a gold Toyota Avalon, which he had allegedly carjacked from a 40-year-old Alpharetta man.

Le-beau began to run again, this time toward Fasherstone Drive.

'Geek' Bank Robber: Arrested!

'Geek' Bank Robber: Arrested!

ROSWELL, GA -- The Roswell Police Department is announcing an arrest in the Monday, Feb. 14 bank robbery at the Fifth Third Bank inside the Kroger on Crossville Road.

On Friday, Feb. 25, Roswell detectives received several leads in this case, tying the suspect to another bank robbery in Alpharetta.

As a result, police obtained an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Adam Christopher Meacham.

With help from the Dunwoody Police Department, Meacham was arrested without incident at Perimeter Mall (4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Dunwoody, 30346) on Saturday, Feb.

Alpharetta DPS Makes Arrest, Recovers Stolen Items

Alpharetta DPS Makes Arrest, Recovers Stolen Items

ALPHARETTA, GA -- The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety announces the recent arrest of Ronnie Wallace, 20, of Decatur.

On Tuesday, Dec. 21 at approximately 4:00 p.m., an Alpharetta police officer observed a suspicious Buick leaving the parking lot of a local hotel. A traffic stop was conducted on the vehicle for having defective equipment. Wallace was driving the vehicle.

The officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Wallace informed the officer that the marijuana was in the car's center console.

Wallace was placed under arrest.

Armed Robbery at Panera Bread

MILTON, GA -- City of Milton detectives are currently investigating the Thursday, Nov. 4 robbery of a Panera Bread (5304 Windward Parkway, Milton, 30004) in which no one was hurt.

Barry T. Lawrence, 18, of Forest Park is in custody in connection with the crime. He is currently being held in the Fulton County Jail on two counts of armed robbery by force and six counts of aggravated assault with a firearm.

His expected first appearance in front of a judge is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Fulton County Jail.

Officers arrived at the scene of the crime at 11:10 p.m.

Forsyth County Police Need Your Help

CUMMING, GA -- Officers with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office would like to speak with two men in connection with a recent theft at a business in Cumming.

The theft occurred on Sunday, Oct. 3, when the suspects entered a perimeter fence of American BOA, Inc. (1420 Redi Road, Cumming, 30040) and made off with approximately $50,000 worth of scrap metal. They allegedly carried the metal through the woods to a waiting vehicle.

Anyone knowing the identity of these men is asked to call Investigator Jason Soles with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office at 770-781-3081. Anonymous calls made be made to Crime Stoppers at 770-888-7308.

Alpharetta Police Need Your Help

ALPHARETTA, GA -- The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety is asking the public for assistance in locating a wanted suspect.

Jackson Douglas Sneed, 29, is wanted for numerous offenses of 1st and 2nd degree felony forgery.

Sneed recently sold dozens of counterfeit concert tickets to events at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta. He also sells counterfeit tickets under the name "Mary Sneed" in person-to-person transactions or on social network sites. The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety has active arrest warrants for Sneed.

Sneed is described as a white male, about six feet tall and 150 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.

The Alpharetta DPS recommends that citizens purchase tickets through reputable retailers or known associates to prevent becoming crime victims.

Johns Creek Police Need Your Help

JOHNS CREEK, GA -- Have you seen this woman? Police in Roswell and Johns Creek say that she is wanted in connection with an entering auto case and credit card fraud.

On Sept. 23, a victim reported that her wallet had been stolen. She did not know where it had been taken from. Shortly after, her credit cards were used at the Target store located at 2625 Peachtree Parkway, Johns Creek.

Police believe this is the same woman who committed a recent burglary in Roswell. In that case, stolen credit cards were used at the Target store at 2650 Holcomb Bridge Road, Alpharetta, and at Wal-Mart stores in Fayetteville and Riverdale.

The suspect is a white female. Police believe that she had a male accomplice in the Roswell incident.

If you have any information in these cases, contact Inv. M.L. Stokes with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department (678-513-5878) or Det. D.