Police in Dunwoody are searching for Jose Hernandez Pearson, who they believe is responsible for eight car break-ins in January and February.
Photo: Dunwoody Police
Photo: Dunwoody Police

Dunwoody police searching for suspect in vehicle break-ins

The Dunwoody Police Department is searching for a man they believe has broken into several cars this year.

Police say that Jose Hernandez Pearson forcibly broke into eight cars throughout the DeKalb County city between Jan. 16 and Feb. 13.

Police added that Pearson, 37, has an “extensive history” of theft, obstruction of law enforcement, fleeing, drug possession, firearm possession and aggravated assault.

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Police did not say why they think Pearson is a suspect for the break-ins.

According to online court records, Pearson was charged with entering an automobile, possession of marijuana and obstruction of a police officer in Cobb County in 2014.

Pearson is described as being about 5-foot-8 and 200 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who knows where Pearson is can contact Detective Waldron with Dunwoody police at 678-382-6911.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted on the police department’s website.

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Police say the man said he was at the home for a job.

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