Around the Region: Doctor Shopper Charged, Shooting Suspect Identified and Commercial Burglar Caught

A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.

– Douglasville Patch

The Special Investigations Division of the  arrested Stacy McCalvin, 38, for fraudulently obtaining controlled substances, according to the Sheriff's Facebook page.

McCalvin is accused of visiting several different doctors in the Metro Atlanta area and obtaining a wide variety of prescription narcotics. Each of the Doctors offices involved were unaware that McCalvin was seeing other medical professionals and receiving the same type of prescription narcotics. Over an extended period of time, McCalvin obtained approximately 26 different types of prescriptions in a fraudulent manner and had the prescriptions filled at local pharmacies. She was taken into Custody on May 3. 


– South Cobb Patch

Cobb police have identified the man who was , 6850 Mableton Parkway, as 41-year-old Ricardo Reese of Atlanta.

Police have charged 18-year-old Darius Dionne Oliver of Atlanta with his death. Oliver is currently being held in Cobb County jail without bond on charges of murder, aggravated assault, burglary and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.


– Norcross Patch

Gwinnett County Police have arrested a man who allegedly sold stolen commercial batteries, copper wire, brass sieves, and a laptop from Norcross and the surrounding areas since March.

Nathaniel Houston, 29, was arrested April 30 and charged with three counts of burglary, one count of entering an automobile, and one count of theft by deception, according to a press release by Gwinntt County spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith.

A preliminary investigation revealed that Houston received more than $21,000 from selling metal to recyclers since August 2011. He may be facing additional charges from other jurisdictions. Houston is currently in custody at the Gwinnett County Detention Center without bond.


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