DeKalb County Jail

File photo of a fence at a prison. (Photo by FRANK PERRY/AFP/GettyImages)

DeKalb County Jail Doing Away With Face-To-Face Visitation

Atlanta-(WAOK) The DeKalb County jail has come up with a new system for inmates to have outside communication with their families and friends. The jail will be using video visitation versus face-to-face. All visitors will […]

WAOK-AM–01/20/2014

A Georgia man was arrested and charged with the theft of about 5 cents worth of electricity after plugging his electric car into an exterior outlet at his son’s school while the 11-year-old was at tennis practice. (Photo by Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images)

Electric Car Owner Arrested For Stealing 5 Cents Worth Of Power

A Georgia man briefly plugged his electric car into an exterior outlet at his son’s school while the 11-year old was at tennis practice – he would soon be arrested and charged with the theft of about 5 cents worth of electricity.

12/04/2013

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Lawyer: Bond For Gucci Mane Set At $75,000

ATLANTA (AP) — A lawyer for Gucci Mane says a judge has set a $75,000 bond for the rapper, who’s accused of hitting a fan in the head with a champagne bottle at an Atlanta […]

04/11/2013

(Credit: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)

Rapper And Reality Star, Lil Scrappy Arrested For Probation Violation

ATLANTA (WAOK)—“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” reality star and rapper Lil Scrappy was taken to jail on Monday for accusations of violating his probation. According to the Dekalb County jail website, Lil Scrappy, whose real […]

10/02/2012

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DeKalb County Jail Put On Lockdown, Woman Arrested

DECATUR – (WAOK/AJC)  –  Police say a woman is in custody after she told DeKalb County Jail authorities she had a bomb in her car.  Investigators say the woman  drove to the inmate entrance of the […]

WAOK-AM–08/30/2012

Photo from Kent D. Johnson AJC.com

Andrea Sneiderman Released From Jail

The widow charged in her husband’s slaying outside a suburban Atlanta preschool remains jailed two days after a judge allowed her release if she can post a $500,000 bond.

08/23/2012

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