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Young Thug faces more charges after arrest

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- An Atlanta rapper faces additional charges after being arrested by U.S. Marshals on an outstanding warrant for making terroristic threats.

Jeffery Lamar Williams, who goes by Young Thug, was taken into custody at around 6 a.m. Wednesday in Sandy Springs.

Williams, 23, made the threats July 7 during an argument with a security official at Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody. The rapper threatened to shoot the victim in the face, according to a warrant filed in DeKalb County.

The warrant says Williams was asked to leave the mall. He made the threat while being escorted from the building.

Thursday, Sandy Springs Police announced it had obtained a search warrant for the house where Williams was arrested. After executing the warrant, multiple additional felony arrest warrants, including drug and weapons charges, were issued for the rapper.

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Dunwoody Police officers help baby

DUNWOODY, Ga. – Two Dunwoody Police officers are being applauded for going beyond the call of duty and caring for an infant.

After officers arrested the child's mother, she refused to give police the name of a family member who could pick up the baby girl.

The officers had to call DFCS. While they waited, maternal instincts kicked in and the two officers cared for the girl. They changed her diaper, fed her and entertained her for several hours.

The photo has received more than 1,300 likes since being posted on the department's Facebook page.

Driver killed after crashing car into house

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- One person died when a car crashed into a house in DeKalb County Friday morning.

It happened at around 5 a.m. in the 5400 block of Brooke Ridge Drive in Dunwoody.

Police confirmed the car's driver, an elderly man, was killed in the accident. Nobody inside the house was hurt.

The incident is under investigation.

Boy sends cookies, apology letter after calling 911

DUNWOODY, Ga. – A young boy sent cookies and an apology note to the Dunwoody Police Department after apparently prank calling 911.

The Dunwoody Police Department posted the apology from the boy, Sammy, on its Facebook page. It read:

"I am sorry. I called 911. I will not call again if it's not an emergency. Thank you for your help. Love Sammy."

The police response? "We forgive you Sammy!"

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DeKalb cases show child sex trafficking in the suburbs

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Two busts in two weeks are shedding new light on the problem of child sex trafficking in the suburbs.

In Brookhaven, James Clay Webb, 51, was arrested Monday and charged with human sex trafficking, interfering with child custody and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Brookhaven Police would not release details but said Webb's arrest stemmed from a complaint from Bartow County DFCS about the possible sexual exploitation of a juvenile..

In Dunwoody, a police sting on June 25 led to the rescue of a 16-year-old victim of child sex trafficking.

Dunwoody Police bust prostitution ring

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Two women were rescued and 12 people were arrested when Dunwoody Police busted a prostitution operation at an area hotel.

Police investigated after receiving several tips about prostitution within Dunwoody city limits. Dunwoody Police spokesman Tim Fecht said the department worked with the FBI to execute an undercover sting at the hotel, which was not named.

During the bust, police found a missing 16-year-old girl who was working as a prostitute. They also recovered a 26-year-old woman who had been placed into sexual servitude, according to Fecht.

Three people were arrested and charged with pimping; nine more were charged with prostitution.

Friday storms cause damage in Dunwoody


DUNWOODY, Ga. -- The latest round of storms to roll through the metro Atlanta area caused major damage for some homes in Dunwoody, Friday afternoon.

Extensive tree damage was reported in various parts of DeKalb County but Dunwoody seems to have taken the brunt of the storm with trees on homes, blocked roads, downed power lines and traffic signals out.

On Leisure lane a hug tree was uprooted onto a home but no one was hurt.

A surveillance camera also caught a tree falling on a home.

A Father and son said they were inside when the tree fell around 4 p.m.

Then the weather got even worse.