FBI Violent Crimes Task Force/Atlanta PD Seeking Information for Home Invasion Suspect Julius Rawls
David J. LeValley, special agent in charge, FBI Atlanta Field Office, in conjunction with Erika Shields, chief of police, Atlanta P.D., requests the public’s assistance in locating a second individual wanted for a violent January, 2017 home invasion of a S.W. Atlanta residence.
On January 29, 2017, at approximately 7:35 a.m., it is alleged that Julius Rawls, age 30, of Atlanta, and Demonte Savalas Mitchell, armed with a handgun, made a forced entry into a private residence in the S.W. portion of Atlanta, Georgia with the intention to steal property at that location. It is further alleged that Mitchell confronted a juvenile occupant /resident inside and violently assaulted them, to include a sexual assault.
On March 21, 2017, Mitchell was taken into custody on multiple charges related to that home invasion by the FBI’s Atlanta Metro Major Offender (AMMO) Unit, Atlanta P.D. Fugitive Squad, and assistance by the Paulding County Sheriff’s Office.
The FBI’s AMMO Task Force now asks for the public’s assistance in locating co-defendant Rawls, described as being a black male, age 30, 6’2” in height, weighing 225 lbs., black hair, and brown eyes.
Rawls is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information regarding Rawls’ whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at tel. (404) 577-8477. There is a reward and callers can remain anonymous.
This case is being worked by the Atlanta Police Department and the FBI.
The public should be reminded that the above are merely allegations and that all persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.