Rape suspectThe Atlanta Police are searching for the man who raped a woman at gunpoint behind a church on Memorial Drive. According to the report, the victim was walking north on East Lake Boulevard SE when a red vehicle approached. The vehicle stopped behind her and a male driver asked for her phone number. She ignored the male and continued to walk south towards Glenwood Avenue SE. The male turned the vehicle around and drove in the southbound lane following the victim for a short distance. The suspect exited the vehicle holding a black handgun and pointed it at the victim ordering her to get into the vehicle. The victim got into the passenger seat of the vehicle then the suspect drove a short distance away before ordering the victim out of the vehicle. The suspect made the victim walk behind a church on Memorial Drive SE then sexually assaulted the victim and left the location in his vehicle. If you recognize the suspect in the sketch at left, contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at (404) 577-8477, online crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting CSA and the tip to CRIMES (274637). Persons do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for the reward of up to $2,000.

image007Atlanta Police are searching for a man who robbed the Fidelity Bank at 260 Peachtree St. NW on Aug. 3 just after 1:30 p.m. The male suspect, pictured at right, entered the Fidelity Bank at 260 Peachtree Street NW in the City of Atlanta and reached over the counter and stole cash from bank teller’s work station. The suspect then fled the bank on foot in a south down Peachtree Street.

Christopher Clemmons, the former finance director at Atlanta Latin Academy, has been extradited from Colorado back to Atlanta by the Atlanta Police Department Fugitive Team. In August 2015 an investigation was launched by the APD revolving around the conversion of school funds for personal use by Clemmons. An initial estimate of loss exceeded $600,000. During the investigation it was revealed that Clemmons stole funds by using the schools credit card on personal dinners, non-work related travel expenses, ATM withdrawals and personal entertainment at local nightclubs.  On April 16, the FBI Fugitive Task Force in Colorado located and arrested Clemmons in Denver.

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.