Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The incident occurred in a neighborhood off Oak Road in Lilburn.
Five people have been charged in connection to a car surfing accident in Lilburn that caused serious harm to two of them. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, those injured were Sara Wittenberg, 20, of Stone Mountain, and Kirstin Dame, 18, of Lilburn. Police found them lying face down at the intersection of Oak Road and Pale Oak Terrace in front of a black Honda Acura around 10:20 p.m. April 29. Both women were bleeding profusely and had bruises and scratches all over them. Dame had one large, deep cut on her body, and she was unable to speak due to swelling in her face. Wittenberg's face also was deeply scratched. Wittenberg told police that they were intoxicated while she, Dame and another friend were "ghost riding," or car …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The incident took place at 1:15 a.m. Sunday in unincorporated Snellville.
Police believe a man stabbed his girlfriend, then shot himself in the head after an apparent argument early Sunday morning in unincorporated Snellville. The woman, who was stabbed in the back, survived the attack, but the man died, according to a media alert emailed by Gwinnett Police Cpl. Michele Pihera. “The death of the male is being investigated as a suicide. The female is not a suspect in his death,” Pihera reported. The incident occurred after midnight Sunday morning, May 12, in the 3800 block of White Pine Road, near the intersection of Centerville Rosebud Road and Lenna Drive. According to the media alert, police arrived on scene at 1:15 a.m. after a man called to say he had stabbed his girlfriend and help was needed. When they …
Friday, May 10, 2013
A Lilburn man claims a driver in his neighborhood pointed a gun at him after he tried to talk to him about his speeding.
A man claimed to police that a driver in his neighborhod pointed a gun at him after he tried to talk to him about his speeding. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, the complainant, 43, told authorities that he always sees a man in a black Honda speeding up and down his street on Rolling River Drive in Lilburn. It's gotten so bad that the driver almost hits children playing in the road, he added. He tried to confront the other man, a 27-year-old who lives on the same street, when he was flying down the road one day last week. He told police that the driver acted less than civil and instead pulled out a black pistol, "cocked it back," and pointed it at him. The unarmed man surrendered with his hands up and walked back to his …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Multiple car break-ins were reported in the area on the same day last week.
At least three car break-ins were reported in Lilburn on the same day last week, according to Gwinnett Count Police reports. The victims in the entering autos say the crimes could have taken place any time between 6 p.m. last Sunday and 8:30 a.m. Monday. The cars were parked at the victims' homes within a mile of one another. In one of the incidents, a woman reported a $4,000 Gorham flatware set was taken from her vehicle. The vehicle had been parked in her driveway, located on the 1200 block of Stephens St. near Five Forks Trickum Road, and no forced entry was made. A couple of neighborhoods over on Guinevere Way near Miller Road, the window of a Parkview student's car was smashed in order to gain entry. The victim reported a wallet …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: Two Lilburn residents claim their roommate took some of their things, shattered the window to one of their cars and may have been involved in a gunshots they heard in the middle of the night.
Two men claim that their roommate who had been high on methamphetamines for days stole their possessions, broke into one of their cars, and was involved in a shooting that happened on their block. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, the incident occurred on the 400 block of Arcadia Place near Arcado Road in Lilburn earlier this month. One of the victims, 29, told police that the driver's side window of his 1989 BMW 325 had been shattered. A carton of cigarettes and a panel under his steering column had been taken, valuing at $60 total. An HD GoPro camera and a racing helmet were in the backseat, but they were not taken. The other victim, 22, said his bookbag, wallet and cell phone were stolen from inside the home. He fell …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: A bishop at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints said he noticed numerous screens missing last week.
A Lilburn church reported multiple window screens are missing from their congregation last week. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, a bishop at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints off Cole Drive told police that he noticed eight of their screens stolen when he went outside to wash off the cars with a hose pipe. He also found two of the windows unsecured, with one of them open by an inch. The church employees searched the rest of the building but couldn't find anything else missing. The bishops said he's worried that someone removed the screens to try to gain entry to steal items inside the church. Fingerprints were found and obtained by police, but the report does not list any suspect information or leads.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: Cash and miscellaneous items were taken from the drink shop.
Cash and miscellaneous items were reportedly taken in a burglary at Smoothie King in Lilburn recently. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, the owner of the 4747 Stone Mountain Highway store told police that he believes the incident occurred between 10 p.m. and 7:20 a.m. one day last week. The business' alarm box had been ripped off the wall, and the wires were cut. He also noticed items in the backroom had been thrown around. Police noted that holes were made in the wall between the drink shop and the vacant store next door. That suite had its rear door pried open, according to the report, but nothing was reported taken. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from Smoothie King, in addition to $300 worth of items. Inside the …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: Two residential burglaries in Lilburn reported within half a mile of one another on the same day.
Two residential burglaries in Lilburn were reported within half a mile of one another on the same day last week. According to the Gwinnett County Police reports, one of the incidents was believed to have occurred one late afternoon on the 1100 block of Spring Mill Drive. The homeowner told police that his 14-year-old daughter came home from Trickum Middle and left to go to Mountain Park Library nearby around 4:15 p.m. She arrived back at the house at 5:40 p.m. to find the door unlocked. Her dad told police that the door jammed and key lock area had been pried, and the wood was splintered. The man believes entry hadn't been made into the residence's home since no personal belongings were missing. Ihe other incident, which took place off the…
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
He told police that the Xanax pills they found in his pants were his brother's.
Police arrested a Lilburn man on drug charges last week after they found him in the middle of the road with his hands down his undone pants. According to the Gwinnett County Police report, authorities received a suspicious persons call about three men parked at a CVS on Highway 78 around 7 a.m. on a Sunday. The manager of the 4860 Stone Mountain Highway drug store said she was afraid to get out of her car. One of the men then left the parking lot and was walking toward Stone Drive, so police went there first. The officer found the man, later identified as Shawn Thomas Winn, 30, in the center median with his pants undone, and both his hands were stuck down the front of his pants. He explained to the officer that he was only fixing his …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Isaiah Jenkins was arrested at his home March 27, and is accused of tasing and robbing teens near the Lilburn high school.
A Berkmar High student has been arrested in connection with the tasing and robbing of teens near the school last December. Isaiah Jenkins, of Lawrenceville, was taken into custody March 27. According to Gwinnett County jail records, he remains in custody today (April 3), for a number of charges, including: The police report for the Dec. 18 incident indicates that Jenkins was part of a four-person robbing crew. According to the three victims, two of whom are teens from Snellville, the crew pulled up to them in an older model Ford Crown Victoria behind the school around 4 p.m. One of the men got out of the car and asked them if he could use their phone. One of the victim's girlfriends offered her phone, but when she handed it to him, he …