Lack of insurance parks Lithonia cop cars
By COREY DADE
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on: 04/28/05
The people of Lithonia compare their quaint hamlet in southeast DeKalb County with television's Mayberry. But at least Barney Fife had his own squad car.
The Lithonia Police Department can't drive its vehicles because the city didn't pay the automobile insurance. The three patrol cars haven't moved from outside City Hall all week.
For now, police fight crime by car pool. (READ MORE)