News from Patch sites in the area.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, January 23
Gwinnett County Police are investigating several car break-ins that occurred on January 12 at the Mall of Georgia in Buford. In one of the incidents, a Louisiana woman said she parked her car at the mall at approximately 5:20 p.m. When she returned just over an hour later, she discovered her MacBook Pro, iPod Touch, Nikon camera, iPad, jewelry and Nokia cell phone were missing. The woman said one of the back doors to the car was unlocked when she got to the vehicle. The total value of the stolen items was estimated to be $3,000. Also, a Winder man reported a gun stolen in a similar break-in. For more on this article, visit Buford Patch. Don’t miss any Suwanee news. Subscribe to Suwanee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and …
Unusual police stories from Gwinnett and Northeast Georgia.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, June 22, 2012
Updated 8:58 a.m. With a sleight-of-hand and some smooth talking, two women with Eastern European accents made off with $841 in cash from the Hamilton Mill Walmart near Dacula. While checking out, one woman twice took money out of till, then gave some of it back to the clerk, saying the bills were “very pretty and she wanted to look at them because money was boring looking where she came from.” The clerk didn’t suspect a thing. In Winder, a resident told a deputy with theBarrow County Sheriff's Office that she was attacked by three females after she and one of the females were “talking smack” on Facebook. The three females allegedly punched her, knocked her to the ground and kicked her in the head. The alleged attackers said the …