Around the Region: K-9 Drug Bust, $30k Dog Food Heist and Failed Armed Robbery

A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.

K-9 Cop Finds 5 Pounds of Pot - Douglasville Patch

Officer Mike McDonald, Douglasville Police Department, and K-9 partner Fino assisted in finding five pounds of marijuana on Tuesday and arresting two dope dealers, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Facebook page.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Department's K-9 Unit and the Douglasville Police Department made a traffic stop on I-20. Fino alerted to the vehicle and approximately five pounds of Marijuana was recovered from inside the vehicle resulting in the arrest of two drug dealers.

Read more on Douglasville Patch.


$30K in Dog Food Stolen out of Intown Healthy Hound's Warehouse - East Atlanta Patch

Atlanta police are investigating an overnight burglary at a warehouse that Grant Park's Intown Healthy Hound used to store its dog food inventory.

The break-in at the warehouse at 187 Milton Ave. in Chosewood Park, occurred sometime after 6 p.m. on Nov. 28, when it closed for the night.

The theft was discovered Thursday morning.

In all, the dog food bandits made off with 20,000 pounds of food with a retail value of $30,000.



Man Attempts Armed Robbery at Piccadilly Restaurant - Tucker Patch

A man attempted to rob the Piccadilly Restaurant in Tucker on Wednesday afternoon by pointing a gun at staff and demanding money.

But then he lost his nerve and ran away.

The incident happened when the man entered the restaurant on Crescent Centre Boulevard and threatened workers. He was met with resistance and fled, and remains at large.

"He got scared," manager Paul Escarra told Patch. "He was in and out real quick."

Visit Tucker Patch for additional details.


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