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

Investigator Dennis and Investigator Lam with the McDonough Police Department, delivered Halloween costumes to Haven House for the Trick or Treat on the Square yesterday. We hope all of the children have a great time, even if it's rainy!

On September 4, 2018, at approximately 4:58 p.m., at Regions Bank, 120 Keys Ferry Street, within the city limits of McDonough, Georgia, an unknown suspect used the victim’s lost ATM card to deposit a fraudulent check in to his account and then made an immediate withdrawal against the account. The above pictured male in a dark colored Lexus is a person of interest in this case. Anyone with information on the identification of the male is asked to call or Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department at 470-878-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS

The subject pictured is a person of interest in the theft of a cell phone at the McDonough Wal-Mart. The male was driving an older model red Chevrolet Tahoe, possibly displaying a handicap tag. If anyone knows the identity of the suspect pictured above, please contact Detective T.F. Spangenberg at 678-782-6322 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, members of the McDonough Police Department will be wearing the Breast Cancer ribbon on their uniform shirts. The ribbon will be worn all month in an effort to bring awareness to Breast Cancer.

The older model white Jeep Grand Cherokee pictured in the surveillance photos was involved in two Entering Auto’s which occurred at the Comfort Inn and Suites located at 64 Hwy 81 W, McDonough, GA. The suspect vehicle was occupied by a Heavy set black male who was wearing a white tank top shirt and dark in color pants. Anyone with information on this suspect vehicle or suspect please contact Detective J. Cooper.

On or about September 27, 2018, at approximately 1030 hrs, at Hamilton Bank, 114 John Frank Ward Blvd, an ATM skimming device was located on the stand alone ATM. The pictured male in a newer model black Toyota 4Runner is a person of interest in this case. Anyone with information on the identification of the male is asked to call or Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department at 470-878-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS

Antwon Johnson has returned home safely.

Antwon Johnson (age 15) ran away from his McDonough home. Antwon is approximately 5’6 tall and weighs 120lbs. He was last seen wearing a b lack long sleeve shirt, black jeans, and black shoes. Antwon is also known to carry a skateboard with him. Anyone with information on Antwon’s whereabouts please contact Detective J. Cooper at 470-878-1087 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

A suspect who was an occupant in a newer model Chrysler 300 with blacked out rims, tinted windows and a possible sunroof stole a 2001 gold Ford F-250 (GA tag # RKD0923) at the McDonough Walmart. If you see a Chrysler 300 matching this description please call the police non-emergency number at 770-957-1217 or Detective Smallwood with the McDonough Police Department at 678-782-6309.

These two individuals are persons of interest in the theft of money from a tip jar at the Great American Cookie located at 96 South Point Blvd, McDonough, GA. The suspects fled the location in a sliver or gray 4-door vehicle believed to be a Nissan. If anyone knows the identity of the suspects, please contact Detective T.F. Spangenberg at phone 678-782-6322 tspangenberg@mcdonoughga.org

This female is a person of interest in a Mail Theft and Credit Card Fraud Case. On or about August 20, 2018, the victim had a credit card stolen out of his mail box. The card was then used at multiple locations around the Metro Atlanta area. She is believed to be driving a white 2 door passenger vehicle. Anyone with information on the identification of the female is asked to call or Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department, 470-878-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

This suspect Hijacked a Motor Vehicle at the BP service station located at 194 Keys Ferry Street, McDonough, GA. The victim’s vehicle has been recovered. If you recognize this subject, please contact Detective L. Smallwood with the City of McDonough Police Department at 678-782-6309 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

NEW APP FOR REPORTING SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY Gov. Nathan Deal announced on April 25, 2018, the launch of “See Something, Send Something,” a smartphone app that directs citizen concerns to local law enforcement. “See Something, Send Something” operates nationwide, allowing citizens to report suspicious activity and join in the fight against terrorism and criminal activity. Link: https://dps.georgia.gov/press-releases/2018-04-25/deal-announces-launch-see-something-send-something-digital-reporting-app

Jatashia Octavien has returned home safely.

This female is a person of interest in an Identity Fraud investigation that was perpetrated at the Kroger in McDonough. Anyone with information on the identity of the female is asked to call Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department, 470-878-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS

On September 8, 2018, the subject pictured is a person of interest in a Financial Transaction Card Fraud at Kroger located at 301 Jonesboro Road. The stolen credit card was taken in an Entering Auto at the Heritage Park. If you recognize this subject, please contact Detective L. Smallwood with the city of McDonough Police Department.

Please welcome Officer Leana Owens to the McDonough Police Department! Officer Owens was sworn in by Chief Dorsey and is now training with the Uniform Patrol Division. Welcome Officer Owens and Congratulations!

**UPDATE** This female is a person of interest in an Entering Auto and Identity Fraud case. On August 30, 2018, at Heritage Park in McDonough, purses were stolen in an entering auto. The victim’s debit cards were used to make purchases in Jonesboro, GA. On August 31, 2018, this female is believed to have attempted to cash a check using the victim’s identification and checking information. The suspect was driving a newer model black in color Tahoe with tinted windows. Anyone with information on the identification of the female asked to call or Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department, 470-878-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.

This female is a person of interest in an Entering Auto and Identity Fraud case. On August 30, 2018, at Heritage Park in McDonough, purses were stolen in an Entering Auto. The victim’s debit cards were used to make purchases in Jonesboro, GA. On August 31, 2018, this female is believed to have attempted to cash a check using the victim’s identification and checking information. The suspect was driving a newer model black in color Tahoe with tinted windows. Anyone with information on the identification of the female is asked to call or Detective Fellows with the McDonough Police Department, 470-878-1092 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS

The male subject pictured in the surveillance images used a stolen credit card taken from an Entering Auto at multiple locations in McDonough. The female (also pictured) accompanied the male at each location the card was used. If you recognize either suspect, you are being asked to contact Detective L. Smallwood with the City of McDonough Police Department.

Armani Mowatt has returned home safely.

Jatashia Octavien (age 17) ran away on August 27, 2018. She may be in the Fulton Industrial Blvd area of Atlanta. The picture showing her wearing the headband and purple tee shirt was taken on the day the subject fled. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of Jatashia please contact Detective T.F. Spangenberg or Crime Stopper at 404-577-TIPS.

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