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Serial Forsyth, metro-Atlanta fire station vehicle burglars arrested
Lawrenceville residents caught in Cobb for 161 car break-ins
fire station thefts
Elisha Ross and Ayana Forest. - photo by For the Dawson County News
Two Lawrenceville residents have been arrested in connection with more than 160 break-ins at fire stations across metro-Atlanta, including at least one in Forsyth County, Cobb County Police Department officials announced July 31. On July 27, Elisha Ross, 25, and Ayana Forest, 22, were charged with entering auto, violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) and burglary – all felonies – among other charges, after the Cobb County Police Department, the Smyrna Police Department and the FBI determined “more than 161 vehicles were entered by the two suspects at more than 44 locations” since January, according to a news release. The pair has allegedly stolen more than 40 firearms since the beginning of the year, including three from Forsyth County Fire Station No. 10, which is located at 3680 Old Atlanta Road in south Forsyth.