Colossal $44 Million Meth Bust Made In Metro Atlanta

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — A huge methamphetamine bust — 933 pounds to be exact — was made in metro Atlanta, Gwinnett County police said. Investigators said the confiscated methamphetamine has an estimated street value of $44,641,000, making it one of the largest methamphetamine confiscations in the United States.Channel 2 Action News reporter Kerry Kavanaugh was […]

DOT Workers Find Possible Dynamite Under Bridge

ATLANTA — A suspicious package found underneath an overpass may be a stick of dynamite, Atlanta police said. The package was discovered by a group of Dept. of Transportation workers while inspecting a bridge near the intersection of Hollywood Road and Hightower Avenue in northwest Atlanta. A representative for Atlanta-Fire Rescue said the package had […]

Woman Accused Of Stealing From Gwinnett School

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — The former bookkeeper of a Gwinnett County high school is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a local school fund. Channel 2 Action News Reporter Manuel Bojorquez obtained a copy of the criminal arrest warrant against Mary Annette Ham of Lawrenceville on Monday. An investigator with Gwinnett Schools Police wrote […]

Gwinnett Drug Bust ‘One Of The Biggest’

GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Gwinnett County police and representatives from the Drug Enforcement Administration swarmed a suspected drug house in Norcross. Authorities also called in the hazmat team to clean up.The rain happened at a home on Newbuy Road near Beaver Run Road.Channel 2 Action News reporter Kerry Kavanaugh was there as hazmat crews hauled […]

Attorney Admits Stealing $340K From Law Firm

ATLANTA — An attorney was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges he embezzled more than $340,000 from his law firm. Steven Zagoria, 59, was also sentenced Monday to five years of supervised release and ordered to pay $318,000 in restitution to the victims of his crimes. Prosecutors say Zagoria […]

Masked Robbers Shoot, Kill Man In Virginia Highland

ATLANTA — A community is on edge after a terrifying robbery turned deadly in Virginia Highland. Police said three men with their faces covered walked up to a couple in the parking lot of the Virginia Highland Apartments with guns drawn on Monday night. Soon after, witnesses said they heard gunfire. “We heard three gunshots, […]

3 Men Break Into Home, Assault Woman

ATLANTA — Atlanta police said officers are talking to three men who may have forced their way into a southeast Atlanta home and sexually assaulted a woman. Paramedics brought the woman to the hospital. Because she is the victim of a sexual assault, Channel 2 Action News chose not to identify the hospital or the […]

Homeowner Arrested After Shots Fired At House

ATLANTA — Atlanta police said a homeowner was taken to jail early Monday morning after someone shot his house at least 10 times. Police said someone opened fire on a house on Pelham Street in northwest Atlanta just before 1:30 a.m. Officials said at least 10 bullets hit the house.The man inside the home was […]

Shots Fired On I-285 After Road Rage Crash

ATLANTA — Atlanta police say two drivers were arrested after a road rage incident led to shots being fired on Interstate 285 Monday morning. Officer K.Y. Jones of the Atlanta Police Department said there was an accident on I-285 southbound near the exit ramp to Highway 166 just after 8:30 a.m.Channel 2 Action News reporter […]

Man Charged After Foster Child Dies

McDONOUGH, Ga. — Police say they have charged a Henry County man in the death of a toddler who was living with him as a foster child. Police on Monday arrested Joseph Charles Todd Dunn and charged him with felony murder and first-degree cruelty to children. Police say Dunn brought the 20-month-old Russell Chapman to […]