News Nearby: Decatur Director's Doritos Ad Airs on Super Bowl

Here are headlines from around the region for Monday, Feb. 4, 2013.

Decatur Director's Doritos Ad Airs on Super Bowl

Ben Callner made it to the Super Bowl.

Callner, who works with PoGo Pictures in Decatur, directed  “Goat 4 Sale,” one of two Doritos commercials aired Sunday night during the Super Bowl. Read more on Decatur-Avondale Estates.

Wheeler Band Booster Charged With Theft 

For the second time in three years, an officer in a Wheeler High School booster club has been charged with stealing substantial amounts of money from a student extracurricular organization.

The Marietta Daily Journal reported Saturday that Dawn Brown Martin, vice president of Bingo activities for the Wheeler Wildcat Pride marching band, is accused of taking more than $40,000 in band funds from January to October of 2012. Read more on East Cobb.

Cash, Gaming Systems Stolen From Lilburn Pub

Cash and thousands of dollars worth of gaming systems were reported stolen in a burglary at Bailen's Pub in Lilburn.

According to the Gwinnett County Police report, the bar, which is located at 865 Indian Trail Road, was broken into by someone smashing the front door. Read more on Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch.

Sex Trafficking Arrests Made 

The DeKalb County Police Department’s Internet Crimes Against Children (I.C.A.C.) unit has announced the arrests of two men resulting from an investigation into the trafficking of juveniles for sexual servitude. 

A statement from DeKalb Police Headquarters in Tucker, issued by spokesperson Mekka Parish, said Kamau Benjamin, 28, and Anthony Means, 22, were apprehended on Wednesday, Jan. 30 when officers executed a search warrant at 3214 Valley Bluff Drive in Doraville. Both men are charged with Trafficking Persons for Sexual Servitude, Rape, Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Distribute and False Imprisonment. Read more on Tucker Patch.


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