Police make arrests in cross border crime spree

- Police said they have taken down those responsible for a couple of major crime sprees across multiple jurisdictions.

Those crimes include carjackings and robberies in East Atlanta, East Lake, and DeKalb County.

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Atlanta and DeKalb County police said they teamed up to share information which ultimately led to multiple arrests of several young adults and juveniles.

In the East Lake area of Atlanta, police were focusing on a series of carjackings which happened late last month. One of the victims had come to Clarque Garrison’s home when the car was taken.

Garrison said he is now glad to hear of several arrests in the slew of carjackings.

"So the fact that they were working together really played itself out perfectly and we're pretty happy as a community that it's happening that way," said Klarque Garrison.

Atlanta Police Department Zone Six Commander Major Timothy Peek said criminals do not work within boundaries.

"They're out there committing crimes they very well may not know where the city and the county lines are," said Major Peek.

He said that is why the two departments were comparing notes on the carjackings around East Lake and robberies around East Atlanta.

"It's very important for us as a law enforcement agency to partner with our surrounding jurisdictions," said Major Peek.

In East Atlanta, Rachel Chamber and her roommate, Christian Schwoyer, were forced to ground at gunpoint.

"I asked what a lot it was like what, no, why, you don't have to do this you know," said Schwoyer.

Police said four armed robberies occurred in late March. Cash, laptops, cell phones, and more were taken at gunpoint in late March around east Atlanta.

FOX 5 News obtained mugshots of three adults arrested: Daquan Cosby, Richard Davis Jr. and Shenkca Timmons. Several juveniles were also apprehended.

Rachel Chambers said she forgives the masked men who robbed her and her roommate.

"I absolutely do forgive them and it was a huge inconvenience but not anything on the level of what people are capable of," said Chambers.

Police said some of the vehicles and stolen items were recovered and fortunately no one was seriously injured in the couple of crime sprees.

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