Stone Mountain man found dead in Social Circle
The body of a Stone Mountain man was found March 29 in Social Circle when firefighters were called to put out a brush fire near I-20.
A motorist called 911 to report the fire at 11:44 p.m.
An autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Medical Examiner’s office March 31 revealed Akili Jabari Stewart, 36, of Stone Mountain, died of gunshot wounds.
The crime is being investigated by the Social Circle Police Department, GBI Athens Regional Office, and the state Fire Marshal’s Office.
The state fire marshal has issued a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the crime.
Anyone with information regarding the incident can contact the GBI at 1‐(800) 597‐TIPS (8477) or the GBI Athens Office at (706) 552‐2309.
Dunwoody Police looking for Brook Run Park vandals
The Dunwoody Police Department is looking for the persons who vandalized the community garden at Brook Run Park.
According to police, the “hoodlums” pulled down fencing, overturned plant beds and trampled hundreds of dollars’ worth of flowers and vegetables.
The vandals also destroyed bird houses, killing the bluebird eggs inside, according to police.
Anyone with information can call the Dunwoody Police Department at (678) 382-6919. Anonymous tips can be submitted online at www.dunwoodypolice.com or via the Tipsoft text message program at www.crimereports.com.