ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Police arrested a wanted man July 30 after officers recognized him while he was walking in downtown Alpharetta.

An officer said he knew the man had previously been arrested for possession of meth and for shoplifting. He checked the man’s information and found he had an active warrant from Atlanta for shoplifting. 

Police stopped the man, identified as 35-year-old Scott Dobbs from Alpharetta, and arrested him without incident. 

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