Georgia mom charged after her son, 12, was spotted in the trunk of a moving car
Authorities in Georgia arrested and charged a 36-year-old woman after a viral video showed her 12-year-old son inside the trunk of a passenger vehicle that was being driven on the roadway. Per Atlanta News First, the suspect, identified as Diana Denise Shaffer, has since been charged with reckless conduct and a seat belt violation.
Men pretended to be officers when they tied up Gwinnett father, son and robbed them, police say
The suspects stole nearly $3,000 worth of sneakers and jewelry.
Teen sentenced to life in fatal 2020 shooting, Gwinnett County says
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A 19-year-old has been sentenced to life in prison for a murder during a robbery in 2020, according to the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office. Abraham Quintanar, 19, was convicted of shooting Marcus Gilead to death on Feb. 10, 2020. Quintanar and two...
Parents on edge after stabbing, gun found on campus at 2 Gwinnett schools
Two separate incidents led to two arrests and one student seriously injured in Gwinnett County this week.
Gwinnett County Police Apprehend Teen Suspects in Vehicle Theft Spree Following Tip-off
On February 28, around 3:30 a.m., Gwinnett Police officers from the South precinct responded to a report of suspicious activity in the vicinity of Drayton Manor Run in unincorporated Lawrenceville. The call came from a concerned citizen who observed two males allegedly attempting to break into vehicles and moving between houses in the area.
Cat with rabies attacks man in Gwinnett County, officials say
Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement officials, and the Gwinnett County Health Department, are warning residents to be careful and avoid animals showing unusual behavior after a cat tested positive for the rabies virus.
Coyote sightings reported in Gwinnett County, police warn
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Police in Gwinnett County are sending out a warning to residents. The Gwinnett County Police Department posted on social media that they have received reports of coyote sightings in the area. They are advising residents to be on alert, especially for the safety of pets while outdoors since “coyotes search for food and protection during breeding season, which runs from late February to early March.”
Former Georgia DA on the case to disqualify Fani Willis
Former District Attorney for DeKalb County J. Tom Morgan joins The Lead.
🚨 Multi-Lane Closure on I-85 North Near Beaver Ruin Rd. in Gwinnett County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Georgia. A significant traffic disruption has occurred on I-85 North at the Beaver Ruin Road junction (mile marker 102.1) in Gwinnett County due to a crash that has resulted in four lanes being blocked. Motorists can expect delays as they travel through the area and may want to consider alternate routes to reach their destinations. The estimated clearance time for the lanes to reopen is projected at 7:30 am. For current updates on the situation, travelers are advised to call 511. Further details on the incident can be monitored by following the provided link: https://t.co/IOmzwXIxNP. Commuters through the affected area should plan their route accordingly to avoid additional travel time. The hashtag references indicate this is pertinent to those affected by #GwinnettCounty #ATLTraffic in the #Lilburn region.
Johns Creek Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 80 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories
Johns Creek Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 80 Incidents and 3 Crime Stories. During the last week, Johns Creek experienced a total of 80 crime cases, with the most frequent type being 'Other' crimes, accounting for 19 cases. This category included various offenses such as city ordinance violations, reckless driving, and disorderly conduct. Arrests were the second most frequent, with 12 cases, followed closely by 'Hit & Run' incidents, which were reported 11 times. Theft was the fourth most common crime, with 9 cases, while 'Suspicious Situation' and 'Argument' each accounted for 8 and 7 cases respectively. 'Assault' also had 7 reported cases. Less frequent but still notable were 'Alarm' with 4 cases, 'Vandalism' with 2, and 'Burglary' with a single case. These figures highlight the need for continued vigilance and proactive measures to ensure the safety of the community.
Gwinnett city upgrades real-time crime center to catch criminals faster
The city’s state-of-the-art crime center features nearly 400 cameras across the city that let them see a crime scene before police arrive.
Restaurant Report Card: Touchdown Wings fails with 51; Gocha’s Breakfast Bar earns 100
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Health inspectors flagged Touchdown Wings in Decatur this week for critical health violations. The DeKalb County restaurant on South Hairston Road scored 51 points and a “U” for unsatisfactory. The report says chicken, beef, and shrimp at unsafe temperatures, dirty soda nozzles...
Taste the Tides: Duluth's Top 4 Seafood Dining Destinations
In this article, we explore four exceptional seafood restaurants in Duluth. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? We'd love to hear your experiences - don't hesitate to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Gwinnett K-9 dies after unexpected illness, department says
A Gwinnett County K-9 has died after a sudden illness.
Gwinnett police to host hiring event in Lawrenceville, offers relocation and hiring bonus
The Gwinnett County Police Department announced a new local hiring event coming near the end of March.
2nd suspect charged in Gwinnett home invasion disguised as police raid
A second suspect has been charged in a December home invasion in Gwinnett County in which three men wearing tactical gear forced their way into a father and son’s apartment and held them at gunpoint while robbing them, authorities said.
Unveiling Lawrenceville's Seafood Scene: 3 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we are exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Lawrenceville. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Gwinnett County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 25 Incidents and 17 Crime Stories
Gwinnett County Feb 29 Weekly Crime Report: 25 Incidents and 17 Crime Stories. During the last week, Gwinnett County reported a total of 25 crime cases that varied in severity and type. The most common crime was arrest with a total of 12 cases, accounting for nearly half of the total crimes. This was followed by theft, which had 6 reported cases. Other crimes such as burglary, assault, and others each had 2 cases, contributing to 8% of the overall crime rate respectively. The least reported crime was shooting, with only 1 case, making up 4% of the total crimes. This data indicates a concerning prevalence of arrests and thefts in the place. Although the number of cases for other crimes is relatively low, the presence of violent crimes such as assault and shooting is alarming and demands immediate attention from law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety of the residents.
Teen faces multiple charges after stabbing incident at Gwinnett County high school, officials say
Police say the teen is charged with disruption of school, aggravated assault, and weapons on school property.