Airbnb guests trashed, burglarized DeKalb house, police say

Police are trying to track down the Airbnb guests who DeKalb County homeowners said stole from their house and left it a wreck. 

The homeowners told police they booked their house to four guests for three nights, identifying one guest as 23-year-old Brian Williams of Fayetteville.  

On the morning of the last day, they said the guests stole two flat screen televisions, a vacuum cleaner, light fixtures and several other household items.  

 

The homeowners said the guests caused property damage and used a rock to shatter a glass pane in the back door of the house. Trash was strewn throughout the property when the guests left, they said. A police report said there was drug-related paraphernalia around the house.

A surveillance camera outside the house captured the guests carrying the TVs out of the house.

Police are hoping the video will lead to an arrest.

In other news:

The store is just a couple of blocks away from a CVS where a man was killed in a robbery earlier this month.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.