Tuesday, May 7, 2013
About 131.2 pounds of the drugs were found at a Lawrenceville home, according to the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office.
On May 1, local law enforcement agencies responded to a home on James Road in Lawrenceville after receiving a tip that drugs were being stored there. When Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Homeland Security Investigations agents arrived, they found two containers filled with what they believed to be methamphetamine. The Gwinnett Metro Task Force also found the drug in liquid form at the home. In all, approximately 131.2 pounds of methamphetamine was seized from the home. The drugs have an estimated street value of $2,099,200. One suspect was arrested on the scene and another was arrested the next day. Jesus Eduardo Cansino-Gonzalez, who is listed as living at the Lawrenceville house, was charged with trafficking in …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: Multiple students at Berkmar Middle say they saw the man while they were going home on the bus one afternoon.
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Friday, May 3
Multiple students at Berkmar Middle told police that they saw a man exposing himself in his car while they were going home one afternoon. According to the Lilburn Police report, the school resource officer received an email from the school that on Monday, April 23, students on three school buses saw the man either masturbating or holding his penis while they were at the intersection of Lawrenceville Highway and Pleasant Hill Road. The police received two witness statements from students, and many other students told police the same story. One student even said he heard his friend scream, so he looked outside and saw the man in the car next to them. One of the bus drivers told police that she noticed several students looking at the vehicle …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Larrie Elatrice Wilkerson, 61, of Norcross died in a fatal one-car accident Tuesday off Indian Trail Road and Lawrenceville Highway.
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Friday, April 26
Updated, 4:40 p.m. Local police have identified the driver who died in a fiery one-car accident that took place Tuesday (April 23) in Lilburn. The victim was Larrie Elatrice Wilkerson, 61, of Norcross, according to Lilburn Police. Wilkerson’s red 2000 Ford Explorer crashed into a pole at the intersection of Indian Trail Road and Lawrenceville Highway around 3:40 p.m. The gas tank ruptured and the car immediately caught on fire, according to the incident report. The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner’s Office believes Wilkerson died on impact and before the car became engulfed in flames. The cause of the accident has been determined as driver error, said Lilburn Police Chief Bruce Hedley. The accident report states that Wilkerson was …
An employee at a health care center in Lilburn said she has no idea who's been making the calls to her.
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Friday, April 26
A Lilburn woman says an unknown collection agency that had repeatedly harassed her over the phone for money has escalated into inquiries about prostitution. According to the Lilburn Police report, the 28-year-old told police that she had received several calls from the same number with a Pennsylvania area code. She answered the phone in the beginning, and the caller advised her that the reason for his call was to "collect an outstanding debt," says the report. When she asked them for more information, they refused to give it to her, so she hung up and stopped answering his calls. When she didn't pick up the phone, though, he started calling her place of work, which is a health care center in Lilburn. The unknown caller then started …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The incident occurred around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 29 and Indian Trail Road.
Update, Wednesday, 4:43 p.m.: From Lilburn Police Chief Bruce Hedley: "We are still in the process of determining the cause associated with this collision. The investigative report will be available once it has been completed and approved for distribution. Also, we are still in the process of notifying the deceased next of kin so few details will be released at this time." --- Update, Tuesday, 6:45 p.m.: The traffic lights are out and it's mostly Lawrenceville Highway going west, back toward Lilburn. Indian Trail Road is backed up. ---- Update, Tuesday, 6:40 p.m.: Patch is at the scene and reports that the vehicle has now been removed. The utility company is there and workers are cleaning up debris. ---- Update, Tuesday, 5:50 p.m.: …
A second suspect also was arrested in the incident.
Police arrested two men recently in connection to a Lilburn home invasion that took place at the house of one of the suspects. Gwinnett County jail records indicate that 20-year-old Kyle Scott Burke and Matthew Willoughby, 26, were charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. Willoughby, who lives in Clarkston, also was arrested on a burglary charge, and Burke actually lives at the residence where the robbery took place. The Lilburn Police Department report states that the incident occurred around 10:15 p.m. on a recent Sunday off the 400 block of Lilburn School Road. One of the homeowners called authorities to report that four armed men came in, beat him multiple times and robbed him of $1,500. They left in his grandparents' Mercury…
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: An office found the words "ERIC N----" carved on the wall.
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Thursday, April 18
A police officer discovered that someone had damaged the stage at Lilburn Park earlier this month with graffiti. According to the Lilburn Police report, the officer was checking the area around 3:15 a.m. on a recent Saturday. He noticed the words "ERIC N----" (expletive deleted) carved into the right outside wall of the main stage. The officer took photos of the damage and an area check was done, but no one subjects were found. Inside the Police Reports runs regularly every week. The information is based solely on police incident reports provided on request. See also:
Monday, April 8, 2013
Inside the Police Reports: As he drove off, the driver struck the man with his Jeep's side mirror and antenna.
A driver traveling in Lilburn and Stone Mountain showed some road rage to a tree removal crew by driving erratically, giving them the middle finger, and then hitting a worker with his car. According to the Lilburn Police report, the crew was traveling behind a black Jeep Wrangler on Highway 78 near the Hugh Howell Road exit on a recent Friday around 9:15 a.m. One of the employees, a 39-year-old from Douglasville, told authorities that the driver of the Wrangler showed them his middle finger. He then suddenly slammed on his brakes, causing the workers' truck to drive off the road. The crew eventually got back on the road and drove to Kenneth Drive and Angie Way in Lilburn to fulfill a tree removal appointment. After they started working, …
Monday, March 25, 2013
A physical altercation started when a woman called her stepmother a sex worker and therefore did not have permission to hold her child.
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Monday, March 25
A physical altercation in Lilburn started between family members when a woman told her stepmother she could not hold her baby because she was a prostitute. According to the Lilburn Police report, the stepmother told authorities that the incident started in her home at The Villas Apartments off Stoneview Trail one evening earlier this month. Her husband and stepdaughter arrived, and she had a 1-year-old in her arms. The stepmother asked her if she could hold the child, but the baby's mom said no. The older woman argued that she lets her hold her kids all the time, but the stepdaughter said that's only because the children come to her and want to play, and she never inititates the contact. The younger woman continued to say that the …
Friday, March 22, 2013
Some people apparently went by the victim's house early one morning and threw two "bottle bombs" in her front yard, with one of them exploding.
Police believe homemade bombs were found in a Lilburn woman's yard earlier this month. According to the Lilburn Police report, an officer reported to a home off the 200 block of Newport Road near Killian Hill Road last week in response to suspicious activity. The resident told authorities that she was notified by her neighbor that some people had thrown homemade bombs in her front yard. One of them exploded, too, the report says. The Lilburn officer saw two plastic Gatorade bottles in the resident's yard. One was intact and contained pieces of charred, rolled-up aluminum foil, and the other had burst open and was lying next to other foil pieces. "Both bottles appeared to have been 'bottle bombs,'" says the report. The materials found …