Police hunt suspected gang members in series of celebrity home invasions

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — Sandy Springs police located three more suspected gang members late last week who they believe are linked to a series of home invasions in metro Atlanta.

“We’ve got 20 of the 24 we’re looking for and we’re not going to stop until we get those other four into custody,” the sergeant said. Matthew McGinnis with Sandy Springs Police said.

Police say a grand jury has indicted Jeremy “J-Rock” Caldwell, Jalen Huff and Terryion Anderson after they were found and arrested last week in Miami.

“They would go on social media and watch people posting, especially celebrities or influential high-end residences to post that they were out of town, and then they would go inside those residences and commit burglaries. , if people were home, they would do a home invasion,” McGinnis said.

sergeant. Mcginnis said one of the men apprehended by police in South Florida was Jeremy Caldwell, the leader of the gang.

“It’s huge. You take out the ringleader and it weakens the rest of the gang a lot, and we managed to do that,” McGinnis said.

Sandy Springs police have arrested dozens of suspected gang members during their year-long investigation. Each member is considered armed and dangerous.

“We had an individual who was shot because he was home for one of these people and when they came in he was shot in the abdomen, luckily he is recovering,” said McGinnis.

The most recent suspects arrested in Miami will be extradited to metro Atlanta in the coming days.

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