Brookhaven, GA, June 20, 2016 – The Post Reports – Brookhaven Police Department (BPD) has arrested and charged 22-year-old Antonio M. Williams of Lithonia, with Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, Loitering, and No License. BPD Officer T. Adams is credited with locating a stolen vehicle in the area of Childers Road and Buckhead Valley Lane and apprehending Antonio M. Williams who was in possession of that vehicle.
“In the early hours of Saturday, June 18, 2016, Officer T. Adams was on patrol in the Pine Hills subdivision due to recent criminal activity,” says BPD in a release. “He observed a white Subaru and another vehicle in the middle of the roadway. When Officer T. Adams approached the vehicles to investigate, they sped away.”
According to BPD, a check on the license plate of the white Subaru revealed that the vehicle was reported stolen out of the city of Atlanta. “Officer T. Adams quickly caught up to the vehicle and requested backup, the suspect was arrested without any incidents,” says BPD.
Williams was in possession of items typically used in the commission of crimes, Police say. Brookhaven Police Detectives are working on connecting Williams to other recent criminal activity in the area. He is currently being held at the Dekalb County Jail.