The Calhoun Police Department’s Emergency Service Unit was called in late Sunday night, Feb. 14, to execute a search warrant on a private residence in the city of Calhoun. Police were notified by the Sandy Springs Police Department in regards to Jesus Alvarez De La Rosa, a murder suspect.
Police said that De La Rosa was hiding out in Calhoun.
De La Rosa and other individuals committed an armed home invasion at a 789 Hammond Drive address, which resulted in the shooting deaths of two individuals. He is charged with murder.
“I would like to thank all the agencies who offered support during this arrest. Gordon County Sheriffs Office, Sandy Springs PD, Georgia State Patrol, Gordon County Fire Dept., Advent EMS and E911.” said Calhoun Police Chief Tony Pyle.