Monday, May 13, 2013
Officers also used a Taser on Rodney Pike, who had warrants out of Forsyth County. An officer was injured, but will be OK.
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Monday, May 13
Gwinnett Police have identified the person who was shot dead Monday (May 13) in Buford in an officer-involved shooting as Rodney Pike, 38, of Buford. According to a police news release, Pike had warrants out of Forsyth County. The incident arose when police responded to a "wanted person located" call at 5307 Pass Court address in Buford about 3:39 p.m. Monday, police said. The caller also advised that Pike was a drug user and would run from police. According to the Gwinnett Police news release: Several officers arrived on scene at 3:58 PM. Upon sight of the officers, Pike fled on foot and entered a parked vehicle a short distance away. Pike refused to comply with the officers' verbal commands to stop. Officers attempted to use a Taser …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Strange stuff police officers around North Georgia were up against recently
Click on the links below for the rest of each story. > Trickery played on cashier: A cashier in training at a Buford-area Golden Corral handed over $400 to a tall man in a Yankees cap who “kept asking her for change.” According to the police report, the man distracted the cashier as he picked up and put down bills, and continued asking for more change. The cashier told police the man said he wanted smaller bills because he was going to play poker. He was out of the restaurant before anybody knew what happened. > Look, no undershorts: A Lithonia panhandler told female customers at a convenience store that he needed some cash. His pitch? "Look, I have no underwear on," he told them, according to Creative Loafing. He was arrested and charged …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Gwinnett police responded to 39 incidents in Peachtree Corners that occurred during a 22-day period including five home burglaries, three auto break-ins and two DUI arrests.
The following is a listing of reported Gwinnett Police activity March 19 - April 10 for the city of Peachtree Corners. (Note: This listing is based on reports from www.crimereports.com. for ZIP code 30092 only.) March 19: Identity fraud was reported on the 3700 block of Arnsdale Drive at 12:01 a.m. March 23: A report of a stolen vehicle tag was reported on the 4000 block of Wetherburn Way at 12:01 a.m. March 26: A shoplifter was arrested on the 6000 block of Peachtree Parkway at 5:43 p.m. March 26: Aggravated assault was reported on the 5100 block of Peachtree Parkway at 2:30 p.m. March 26: Two cases of Assault and battery were reported on the 5200 block of Mainstream Circle at 6 a.m. March 28: An auto break in was reported on the 3200 …
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Weird Police News: More of the strange stuff police officers around North Georgia were up against recently
Click on the links below for the rest of each story. > She knew it was stolen, but … A woman who was driving a car reported stolen told Gwinnett Police this when asked if she knew it was stolen. "Yes, well no. I was told they were not going to report it,” she said, according to the police report. The woman, from Walhalla, S.C., told police the car had been rented by her boyfriend and, while she knew it had to be returned, she thought she had more time. After further questioning, she admitted the Walhalla Police Department had alerted her that the car had been reported stolen. "[The woman] kept saying that she needed to return the vehicle and that is why she was driving it,” the reporting officer wrote. > They cleaned house: An Athens man …
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Gwinnett Police responded to 12 crimes in that occurred in Peachtree Corners within an eight-day period including six auto break-ins.
The following is a listing of reported Gwinnett Police activity Mar 5 - 13, 2013 for the city of Peachtree Corners. (Note: This listing is based on reports from www.crimereports.com. for ZIP code 30092 only.) Mar. 5: A theft was reported on the 3500 block of Post Oak Trail at 12:01 a.m. Mar. 6: An auto break-in was reported on the 400 block of Technology Parkway at 6 p.m. Mar. 8: A theft was reported on the 400 block of Technology Parkway at 11 p.m. Mar. 8: An auto break-in was reported on the 1900 block of Park Lake Lane at 4 p.m. Mar. 9: Police made a DUI arrest at the intersection of Appletree Way and Peachtree Corners Circle at 2:50 a.m. Mar. 9: A Disorderly Conduct report was made on the 100 block of Montrose Parkway at 12:34 a.m. Mar…
Monday, March 4, 2013
The South Carolina man is arraigned in federal court in Atlanta. He also faces firearms charges.
A South Carolina man who was arrested in Gwinnett County on firearms charges also is charged with threatening the life of President Obama on Facebook. Patrick Randell McIntosh, 28, of Charleston, S.C., was arraigned in federal court Wednesday (February 27) in Atlanta for making "violent and disturbing threats online and via email, including a threat to the life of the President of the United States," according to a statement. According to federal authorities in Atlanta, McIntosh was indicted in January for illegally possessing three firearms and a large amount of ammunition while under indictment for a felony offense, and for threatening the president. He had been released on state bond after being indicted in South Carolina for felony …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Police responded to 11 crimes in that occurred in Peachtree Corners within a 12-day period.
The following is a listing of reported Gwinnett Police activity Jan. 29 - Feb. 6, 2013 for the city of Peachtree Corners. (Note: This listing is based on reports from www.crimereports.com. for ZIP code 30092 only.) Jan. 25: Home burglary (non-forced) was reported on the 5700 block of Broxton Circle at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 25: A possible theft (or misplaced property) was reported on the 6200 block of Overlook Road at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 29: A theft of property was reported on the 3100 block of Medlock Bridge Road at 11:30 p.m. Jan. 29: A theft of services was reported on the 3300 block of Holcomb Bridge Road at 10 p.m. Jan. 29: An aggravated assault with a gun was reported on the 500 block of Montrose Parkway at 5 p.m. Feb. 1: A home burglary (forced …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Here's what police officers around Northeast Georgia were up against recently.
Click on the links below for more of the story > Satan apprehended: An Athens-area man told police “someone on the Internet” told him to steal snacks from a Kroger store. But the suspect had some good news, according to the police report: He “caught Satan and had him in a bottle in his book bag.” > ‘Lowlife’ called out in ad: An Oconee County parent, wanting the return of his son’s dirt bike, took out an interesting ad in the Oconee Leader. He offered a $2,000 reward for “the return of this 2008 KTM dirt bike and for the conviction of the lazy, sorry, selfish, lowlife, inconsiderate poor soul or souls who took his bike." > Woman bites man: A Tucker-area woman suspected of injecting the drug oxycodone argued with her husband while he drove…
Friday, December 14, 2012
In response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings in Newtown, CT, Gwinnett County Police announced Friday they will be stepping up patrols at schools in Peachtree Corners and throughout the county.
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Friday, December 14, 2012
On Friday afternoon, Gwinnett County Police Department Cpl. Edwin Ritter released the following statement in response to the tragic school shooting in Newtown, CT: "In light of the horrific mass shooting at the elementary school in Connecticut, the Gwinnett County Police Department will be conducting increased police patrols in and around the schools within Gwinnett County. These increased patrols will a joint effort with the Gwinnett County School Police and Uniformed Officers with the Gwinnett County Police Department. Officers will be assigned to every school within Gwinnett County Police Jurisdiction and these patrols will last for the next several days. The Gwinnett County Police Department takes the safety and welfare of all of the …
Monday, September 17, 2012
A review of recent police activity in the city.
The following is a listing of reported Gwinnett Police activity Aug. 19 - Sept. 12 for the city of Peachtree Corners. (Note: This listing is based on reports from www.crimereports.com. for ZIP code 30092 only.) The location of nine crimes listed below are shown on the map to the right. Aug. 19: Theft by taking was reported on the 400 block of Technology Parkway at 2:00 a.m. Aug. 28: An assault/simply batter was reported on the 3700 block of Engineering Drive at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1: Drug violation/Amphetamine sale was reported on the 3600 block of Bridge Mill court at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 2: Aggrevated assault was reported on the 1600 block of Park Lake Lane at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10: Drug violation/Marijuana possesion was reported on the 1000 …