Thursday, April 4, 2013
The man is suspected in two recent incidents, including one where he cashed in stolen lottery tickets in the Decatur area.
Lilburn Police believe that two recent burglaries are the work of one suspect, and they are looking for the public's help in identifying the culprit. The first incident occurred Feb. 15 at the Shell Gas Station along Lawrenceville Highway in Lilburn. According to a Lilburn Police Department press release, an unknown suspect tried to smash the front glass door to break into the business. In the second incident, on March 14, police said there was a burglary at the Texaco Gas Station located at 4785 Lawrenceville Highway. Numerous scratch-off lottery tickets were stolen, officials said. Investigators later discovered that the suspect captured in surveillance video in Lilburn was likely the same person caught on video cashing in stolen lottery…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
According to reports, Walton County residents, spooked by Friday's shooting of a burglar by a Loganville mother, are looking to arm themselves.
This article originated on Loganville-Grayson Patch The gun business has been booming in Walton County ever since a mother shot a burglar on Jan. 4 when he broke into her home with a crowbar. According to a story on CBS Atlanta, the Trading Place Pawn in Monroe, a store that specializes in gun sales and boasts an indoor gun range, has seen a spike in business. Law enforcement officers also report fielding calls from concerned residents in the neighborhoods surrounding the Henderson Ridge subdivision where the home invasion occurred. The 37-year-old woman, who has declined to be interviewed, shot 37-year-old Paul Slater after he found her and her children hiding in a closet. Slater remains in a Gwinnett County hospital, reportedly on a …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
People's holidays are getting spoiled all over Northeast Georgia.
Who takes a holiday decoration right from a neighborhood's welcome sign? The Grinch. Who breaks into a church and steals all the stuff you need to make and spread music? The Grinch. Who slithers into a gym locker room and makes off with people's wallets and iPhones while they're exercising? The Grinch. Who busts into a house, ransacks it, and runs out with a shotgun? The Grinch. (And hopefully not worse.) Who leers around a home with bad intentions, but gets noticed by an alert occupant? The Grinch. Who takes stuff without asking -- and then brings it back without being asked? The Grinch. And, who, in the end, releases his inhibitions and runs into the streets to celebrate with the masses? The Grinch. It's a magical time of year.
Friday, October 26, 2012
Suspected burglar captured on video at another convenience store cashing in lottery tickets.
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The incident occurred off Beaver Ruin Road in the city of Norcross early one Tuesday.
Police say burglars broke into a Norcross Chevron gas station but were only able to get away with stealing rolls of quarters. According to the Norcross Police report, the incident occurred around 3:37 a.m. Oct. 9 at the 2394 Beaver Ruin Rd. business. Officers found the rear door of the business pried open, and holes in the fences of the neighboring businesses, including a daycare center. A police dog followed the scent of the suspects through these holes but then lost the the trail when it hit the Robinwood Apartments complex. After the manager arrived, he told police that the cash registers had been pulled out and the box that contained all the change is gone. The only cash missing were rolls of quarters. To read the full article, check …
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Inside the Police Reports: Gwinnett police only charged the driver with theft by receiving.
A woman was arrested for theft by receiving in the Norcross area after police found her in a car parked outside a residential burglary with stolen items from the home. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, an officer responded to the incident, as reported by a neighbor, on the 1500 block of Silver Lake Drive near Singleton Road on a Wednesday night this month. The complainant said two men emerged from the back of the home with many items and got inside a white passenger car. The suspects then fled toward Singleton Road, according to the caller, but the car returned. The officer saw an occupied white Toyota Camry that had its lights off near the burglarized home. He spoke with the driver, a 28-year-old Gwinnett woman, who was …