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Suspects nabbed in multiple Cobb robberies

Suspects nabbed in multiple Cobb robberies

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Cobb County police have arrested two men in connection with at least two fast food restaurant robberies and a home break-in.

Rodney B. Lofton, 21, of Marietta and Deontae Conway, 18, of Dallas are believed to be the men behind a Burger King robbery in Marietta on Aug. 12 and a Zaxby's robbery in Mableton on Aug.

Police seek suspects in Zaxby's robbery

Police seek suspects in Zaxby's robbery

MABLETON, Ga. -- Cobb County police are looking for a man accused of robbing a fast food restaurant in Mableton.

The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Zaxby's at 5090 Floyd Road.

Investigators said a Zaxby's employee responded to a knock on the back door of the restaurant, where a suspect entered and demanded money.

After receiving cash from the employee, the suspect ran out of the restaurant and toward Patterns Drive. Police believe he was dropped off and picked up by a large light-colored SUV.

The employee, who was not hurt, described the suspect as a black man armed with a gun. He wore a black shirt and pants, and carried a blue and orange backpack during the robbery. His face was also covered with a black T-shirt.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Cobb police at 770-499-3945.

Pickpocketing suspect arrested

Pickpocketing suspect arrested

UPDATE: Investigators have arrested a Marietta man in connection with several recent cases of wallet theft at Cobb County grocery stores.

Ricky Waller, 31, has been charged with theft by taking and credit card fraud. He is being held in the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

COBB CO., Ga. -- Cobb police are investigating a number of wallet thefts that have occurred in grocery stores throughout the county.

Investigators say the perpetrator takes wallets out of women's purses while they shop for groceries. He then uses the credit cards in the wallets to buy "high-end electronics" at other Cobb stores.

A surveillance camera at one store captured images of the suspect. Police say he is a black man, about 5'11" to 6'2" and 180 to 210 pounds.

Police investigate Wells Fargo robbery

Police investigate Wells Fargo robbery

MABLETON, Ga. -- Cobb County police are investigating an armed robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank on Floyd Road in Mableton.

According to investigators, the suspect robbed the bank around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. The unidentified man handed the teller a demand note, which indicated that he wanted money and he had a gun.

After receiving cash from the teller's drawer, the suspect ran from the bank. He never produced the alleged gun.

The suspect is described as a black man in his mid to late teens. He was wearing a dark T-shirt and a yellow SpongeBob SquarePants hat during the robbery.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Cobb investigators at 770-499-3945.

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AUSTELL: Suspect in 2 deaths arrested

AUSTELL: Suspect in 2 deaths arrested

AUSTELL, Ga. -- Cobb County police have arrested a suspect in the deaths of two people found late Tuesday in a home on Clay Road.

Charles Robbie Giddeons Jr., 26, was arrested without incident in Columbia County last night. He was with his wife and children when he was found.

Public information officer Michael Bowman said police found the two bodies after first being called to one location, where they received information about suspicious activity at the Clay Road address in Austell.

Inside the house, officers found two men dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Giddeons has been processed through the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. He has been charged with two counts of murder.

Anyone who has information that can help police identify the two victims in this case is asked to call Cobb police at 770-499-3945.

New police records system available to Cobb residents

New police records system available to Cobb residents

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- The Cobb County Police Department recently completed its transition to a new records management system.

Citizens now have the capability of going online and searching the database known as P2C (Police 2 Citizen), which allows them to search for crime data in unincorporated Cobb County.

The types of crime available to search include burglary, entering auto, theft, trespass/damage, along with data on fraud and robberies.

An additional feature of the system is the user's ability to retrieve his or her own vehicle crash report.

Since P2C is computer based, it makes operations more convenient, efficient and accurate.

Check out P2C here.