Saturday, March 9, 2013
On March 8, Lilburn Police Department released a report of a recent robbery and abduction at a local Walgreens pharmacy.
Lilburn Police Department is now releasing information on the report of an armed robbery and kidnapping that happened at a Walgreens store. According to the report, the incidents happened on Feb. 23 at the Walgreens pharmacy, located at 4235 Lawrenceville Highway in Lilburn. Police released the report on March 8. The report indicates that no arrests were made at the time of the crime, and that no injuries were reported. According to the report, the incident began about 9:50 p.m. when a victim was allegedly robbed at the Walgreens while returning four movies to the Redbox unit located outside the store. The victim told police that someone approached him from behind, and then asked him if there were any good movies to watch. The victim told…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Griselda Cibrian, 14, was abducted in Glennville and last seen in a black 2003 Chevrolet Silverado headed west on Interstate 16.
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Update: Girl Found in Norcross The Glennville Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have issued a Levi's Call for a young girl who was abducted at 3 p.m. Sunday. Griselda Cibrian is 14 years old, 5-foot-7 and weighs 187 lbs. She has long black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a pink shirt with the words "green tea" on it, and blue jean pants. Her abductor is believed to be a 24-year-old Hispanic man named Danny, who is 5-foot-7 and weighs 160 lbs. He was last seen wearing a brown jacket, a red shirt, blue jeans, a brown cowboy hat and cowboy boots. Danny was last seen driving a black 2003 Chevrolet Silverado, with Georgia license plate PDH6391. The truck was last seen traveling west on Interstate 16 toward…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Pamela Ann Strong made up a story about a kidnapping attempt because she was upset that parents weren't watching their child while shopping, police said.
A woman fabricated a story about an attempted kidnapping of a child in a Lilburn store, police said, because she was angry that the child's parents weren't watching him while they were shopping. Lilburn police arrested Pamela Ann Strong on Sept. 17 and charged her with false report of a crime. Strong told police on Aug. 30 that she had seen a man try to kidnap a boy at Park Avenue Thrift Store. In trying to find the suspect, Lilburn police questioned her again on Sept. 14, and Strong admitted then that she had made up the story and that she never saw the suspect touch the child or attempt to grab him. "This is a serious offense," said Lilburn Police spokesman Capt. Ben Haynes. "The department spent several man hours trying to locate this…
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Ricky Knight is sought after a May 3 incident at the Retreat at Arc Way Apartments.
The Gwinnett County Police Department is seeking help in finding a man who is suspected of several offenses, including aggravated assault and kidnapping. Ricky Knight, 33, is wanted in connection with an incident earlier this month at the Retreat at Arc Way Apartments, located at 4000 Northridge Way on the Lilburn and Norcross border near Beaver Ruin. Police said in a media release that Knight is being charged with aggravated assault, kidnapping, third-degree cruelty to children, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to the release, Gwinnett officers met with a victim on May 3 after responding to an assault call at the apartment complex …
Sunday, October 16, 2011
The young woman, who was held captive for nine months in Utah, tells kids they can protect themselves from predators.
When a man entered Elizabeth Smart’s bedroom and held a knife to her throat, she said she thought she had two options: scream and put her entire family in danger or go with the man. “Had I been educated, I would’ve known there are more than two options,” she said in front of a sold-out crowd at Greater Atlanta Christian Schools in Norcross on Friday. She was speaking there to advocate child empowerment, specifically for the program radKIDS, which teaches children to escape from people who are doing bad things to them—through force, if necessary. The poised and petite now-college senior said if she had known that she could act against the man, she would have saved herself from nine months of sexual abuse and terror. “I just didn’t know that…