McDonough Police Department

  • Agency: McDonough Police Department
  • Address: 50 Lawrenceville Street, McDonough, 30253 GA
  • Chief: Preston Dorsey (Chief of Police)

McDonough Police Department is located at 50 Lawrenceville Street, McDonough, 30253 GA. The Chief of Police of the department is Preston Dorsey. The McDonough Police Department phone number is 770-957-1218.

McDonough Police Department News

On October 22, and October 27, 2017, the subject pictured with long dreads, in the two vehicles, used a cloned debit card to make two purchases from the JP Marathon gas station located at 2130 Hwy 20 W, McDonough, Georgia. The subject is believed to work in the Westridge Parkway Industrial Park area. Anyone with information about the incident or identification of the suspect is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department. 470-878-1092

An employee at Domino’s, located at 705 Hwy 42 South, McDonough, Georgia, was robbed at gun point by a young black male having a light complexion, approximately 5’10”-6’00”, slim build, and having a “northern accent.” The suspect wore a mask to conceal his identity. He ran from the location on foot following the robbery. Anyone identifying the suspect please contact Detective Smallwood

We would like to wish everyone a Safe and Happy Halloween!!

The driver of the white Cadillac Escalade pictured in the photos broke in the victim’s vehicle while it was parked at the rear to the Holiday Inn Express located at 1315 Hwy 20 West, McDonough, Ga. The suspect stole a number of items from the car. Anyone with information on the suspect or incident, please contact Detective T.F. Spangenberg.

The suspect pictured in the surveillance photos entered the Liberty Station Gas located at 756 Hwy 155 South, McDonough, GA, robbed the clerk at gunpoint. The suspect then fled the location in the gold in color Chevrolet Trailblazer (pictured). Anyone with information on the identity of the above suspect please contact Detective Cooper.

This suspect burglarized Karmic Tattoos located at 589 Jonesboro Rd, McDonough, GA. The suspect shattered the glass door to gain entry. The same suspect is believed to be responsible for burglarizing three (3) other businesses in the same shopping plaza on the same night. Anyone identifying the suspect or having knowledge of the incident(s) is asked to contact Detective Spangenberg.

This suspect stole a cell phone at Mr. Fixit located at 120 S. Point Blvd, McDonough, Georgia. The suspect was seen by employees leaving the location in a silver late model Nissan Maxima or Altima. Anyone that may be famillar with the suspect or can identify him, please conatct Detective L. Smallwood at 678-782-6309.

The above pictured subject used a stolen debit card to purchase a money order at the Publix, 595 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, Ga. Anyone with information about the incident or identification of the suspect is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department. 470-878-1092

The suspect made fraudulent purchases at the McDonough Toys R Us and Academy Sports. Anyone with information about the incident or identification of the suspect is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department. 470-878-1092

The suspect in the surveillance pictures burglarized Dr. Wash Carwash located at 430 Hwy 81 East, McDonough, GA. Anyone identifying the suspect please contact Detective Smallwood.

A white male suspect (shown in the surveillance footage) burglarized the B/P gas station located at 194 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA. The suspect was driving a gray or sliver extended cab Chevy S-10 or Silverado. Anybody knowing the identity of the suspect please notified Detective T. F. Spangenberg at 678-782-6322 or tspangenberg@mcdonoughga.org

These suspects ran out on their tab at the McDonough IHOP without paying. The suspect on the left (bottom photo) was seen leaving the location in a dark in color Subaru Mid-size SUV with an out of state license plate. Anyone identifying these individuals please contact Detective Smallwood.

The suspect pictured in the surveillance images committed a Theft of Services at Lush Nail Bar located at 128 South Point Boulevard McDonough, Henry County, GA. Anyone identifying the suspect please contact Detective D. Lam with the City of McDonough Police Department.

On September 21, 2017 at 4:50 PM, the male in the surveillance photograph used multiple cloned credit cards at the McDonough Walmart, 135 South Willow Ln, McDonough, Ga 30253. Anyone with information on the identity of subject is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department 470-878-1092.

Lt. Mike Hogeland cleaning the road to get it reopened after a traffic accident.

While on patrol a group of neighborhood children asked Officer Brandon Paull if they could look at all of his "cool police stuff." Officer Paull stopped and took the time to show them all of his police equipment. The kids loved their interactions with the officer!!

This individual is suspected of the theft of mislaid property at Wal-Mart located at 135 South Willow Lane, McDonough, GA. The suspect left the location in the SUV pictured that appears to be a black Toyota Highlander or Rav-4 late 2000’s model. Anyone identifying the suspect please contact Detective Smallwood.

On August 23, 2017, this female used cloned credit cards to purchase multiple gift cards from several businesses in McDonough, Locust Grove, and Forsyth. Anyone with information on the identity of subject is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department. 470-878-1092

UPDATE: On September 2, 2017, at approximately 7:03 a.m. a black male suspect wearing a camo boonie hat, white mask over his face, black tee shirt, and black pants, armed with a black in color revolver entered the Taco Bell restaurant, 1025 Hwy 20 West, within the city limits of McDonough, GA. He is approximately 20 years of age, 5’08” tall, and 150lbs. The suspect threatened to shoot the female employees and pistol whipped one before the manager opened the safe. The suspect fled the location in a newer model 4 door passenger car, possibly a Nissan Altima (unknown tag number). Anyone with information on the identity of subject is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department. 470-878-1092

The female pictured in the surveillance photo physically assaulted an employee at Pollo Tropical located at 1404 Hwy 20 West, McDonough, GA. The female suspect then left the location with an unknown male (also pictured) in a white Chrysler 300. Anyone identifying these individuals please contact Detective Cooper.

A 2017 Kia Sorento, gray in color bearing Georgia temporary tag 36199350, was stolen from Sons of Kia located at 100 Sons Drive, McDonough, GA. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of this vehicle, please contact Detective Smallwood.

The McDonough Police Department is hiring certified and non-certified Police Officers. If you would like to join the team of elite officers please print an application online at: http://www.mcdonoughga.org/home/showdocument?id=1586 Return your application to 50 Lawrenceville Street, McDonough, GA 30253 (*Please make sure your application is notarized and complete) Benefits include: • Starting Salary of $38,089.49 with increases for POST Intermediate, Advanced, Supervisory, Management Certifications, College Degrees, as well as Columbus State University’s Command College and PMP programs. • GMA Pension Plan paid in full by the City (Vested after five (5) years) • Cigna Insurance • $25,000.00 life insurance policy free to employee • Short Term and Long Term Disability Free to employee • Optional 457 (b) Retirement Fund and 457 IRA • Take home car for Officers within ten (10) mile radius of Henry County Lines

Message from McDonough City Hall:

The individuals pictured in the surveillance images are suspected of committing numerous Entering Autos at Heritage Park located at 101 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, GA. Anyone identifying these individuals please contact Detective D. Lam with the City of McDonough Police Department.

Hurricane Harvey & Irma: For those Henry County residents wanting to donate to the hurricane relief efforts there are two drop off locations; 1. Legacy Ford in McDonough located at 413 Industrial Blvd, and 2. The Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton. Their doors open at 8:00 AM. Please contact either facility for further information, if needed.