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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Quick-Thinking Bank Employees Locked Themselves in Safe as Robber Waited

Quick-Thinking Bank Employees Locked Themselves in Safe as Robber Waited

It was several minutes before he realized he wasn’t getting any money from the Lilburn bank.
Cabbie Found Slumped Over Behind Wheel; Shot in Back of Head

Cabbie Found Slumped Over Behind Wheel; Shot in Back of Head

GBI and Norcross PD are investigating late-night shooting death near Gwinnett apartment complex
Watch Out: Here's How Phone Scammers Target Your Money

Watch Out: Here's How Phone Scammers Target Your Money

The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office says don’t believe callers who say you need to pay fine to avoid arrest.
Gwinnett Police Look for Public's Help to ID Suspect Who Shot at Officer

Gwinnett Police Look for Public's Help to ID Suspect Who Shot at Officer

The incident occurred Sunday near Norcross.
Jobs: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Gwinnett Cop?

Jobs: Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Gwinnett Cop?

The GCPD has a job fair scheduled Aug. 23.
Emergency Managers Seek Public Input on Hazard Mitigation Plan

Emergency Managers Seek Public Input on Hazard Mitigation Plan

The next meeting is scheduled Thursday at the Emergency Operation Center.
Radio Personality Arrested on Sex, Child Molestation Charges

Radio Personality Arrested on Sex, Child Molestation Charges

Ulises Rayas is being held in the Gwinnett County jail without bond.
Sketches Released of Suspects in Gwinnett Home Invasion, Homicide

Sketches Released of Suspects in Gwinnett Home Invasion, Homicide

Adam Schrier, 37, was killed in his Duluth home Wednesday, Aug. 6.
Reports of Jury Duty Phone Scam Increase in Gwinnett

Reports of Jury Duty Phone Scam Increase in Gwinnett

Sheriff’s office warns scammers can be convincing, but law enforcement agencies would never collect fines over phone.
Weird Police News: Accomplice Left Behind, Burning Gasoline, Craigslist Scammer

Weird Police News: Accomplice Left Behind, Burning Gasoline, Craigslist Scammer

Also: Sore loser robs card players; 174 pounds of pot; AC units swiped from roof.
Passenger Shoots at Gwinnett Officer During Attempted Traffic Stop

Passenger Shoots at Gwinnett Officer During Attempted Traffic Stop

Multiple shots were fired in the area of Dawson Boulevard and Graves Road near Norcross.
Lightning Sparks House Fires in Gwinnett County

Lightning Sparks House Fires in Gwinnett County

Another round of damaging storms roared through the county Saturday night.
Ringing Doorbell Alerts Sleeping Couple in Gwinnett Fire

Ringing Doorbell Alerts Sleeping Couple in Gwinnett Fire

They escaped unharmed from the early morning fire on Calvin Drive in Duluth
Police: Gwinnett Man Identified in Cherokee County Car Crash

Police: Gwinnett Man Identified in Cherokee County Car Crash

Duluth resident Matthew F. Goulbourne, 23, was behind the wheel of a Honda Accord when it caught fire and crashed in Cherokee County.
Afternoon Storms Kept Gwinnett Firefighters Busy

Afternoon Storms Kept Gwinnett Firefighters Busy

Trees, wires knocked down; lightning caused fire.
Cold-Case Team Studies Murders of Russell and Shirley Dermond

Cold-Case Team Studies Murders of Russell and Shirley Dermond

“It just eats at you that somebody could do this and possibly get away with it,” says the slain couple’s son.
Police: Ga. Man Used Craigslist to Sell Cars He Didn't Own

Police: Ga. Man Used Craigslist to Sell Cars He Didn't Own

He convinced victims to pay a deposit for cars for sale at Honda Mall of Georgia, then made off with the money.
'John Doe' Patient was Retired Gwinnett County Schools Employee

'John Doe' Patient was Retired Gwinnett County Schools Employee

Police ID man who died in a Duluth hospital last week as John Philip Rogers.
Home Invasion: Man Shot Dead, 2 Others Wounded in Gwinnett

Home Invasion: Man Shot Dead, 2 Others Wounded in Gwinnett

Police believe robbery was the motive.
Kenerly Pleads No Contest; Won't See Prison Time

Kenerly Pleads No Contest; Won't See Prison Time

Former Gwinnett Commissioner Kevin Kenerly had been accused of accepting $1 million in bribes.