APD ARRESTS: Atlanta Police Department Zone 6 officers arrested 17-year-old Tyler Hardnett, 17-year-old Deon Chaney, and 18-year-old Aaron Jones for breaking into cars in East Atlanta.
On February 21, 2019 at around 1:10 a.m., Atlanta Police responded to a suspicious person call at 390 Stovall St. SE that turned out to be a theft from auto. Upon arrival, officers canvassed the parking area and found three men hiding in two stolen vehicles out of Gwinnett County. Further investigation revealed the group had damaged seven vehicles, entering at least five of those vehicles. Both Chaney and Hardnett have been arrested previously in DeKalb County, Chaney for Theft by Receiving and Hardnett for Criminal Trespassing and Theft by Taking. All three men were charged with Entering Auto and were taken to the Fulton County Jail. APD would like to remind everyone not to leave any valuables inside of vehicles and to report suspicious activity by calling 911. #WeCatchBadGuys