Suspected Rifle Thief Caught Inside Gun Store

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Lawrenceville Police arrested a man wanted for stealing rifles from a Gwinnett County gun shop, when the man returned to the scene of the crime.Channel 2’s Manuel Bojorquez had just arrived at the store as officers took Ja-mil Harrison in custody. Police say Harrison is the man seen in surveillance video from […]

Accused Felon Escaped Hospital

ATLANTA — Officials with the Atlanta Police Department said they recaptured an accused felon Wednesday who escaped from Grady Memorial Hospital on Monday. Authorities said Jerry Griffith, 40, was arrested Friday when officers responded to a shoplifting call at a Chevron gas station on Pryor Street. Police said Griffith fought with officers and attempted to […]

News Story Vandals Spray Paint Police Cars

WOODSTOCK, Ga. — Woodstock police detectives said they are investigating the weekend spray-painting of two police cars and several businesses.Police said the police cars, belonging to the Cobb County Police Department and the Roswell Police Department, were parked in a residential neighborhood off of Highway 92 near Weatherstone Drive on Saturday night when the vandalism […]

2 Juveniles Accused Of Burning Down School Building

KENNESAW, Ga. — Police said two juveniles are in custody after officials said they set fire to a portable classroom.The fire broke out at Lost Mountain Middle School in Kennesaw over the weekend.The classroom was burned to the ground. Police said the juveniles also broke more than a dozen windows at the school.Teachers used the […]

Sheriff: Deputy shot suspect in self-defense

A Forsyth County sheriff’s deputy shot a burglary suspect because the suspect had pulled a shotgun and was “turning in a manner to point the weapon at the deputy,”  Sheriff Ted Paxton told the AJC on Friday. The deputy fired three times, and 38-year-old Hollis Dean Garmon was hit twice, Paxton said. Garmon was in […]

Man busted after dog finds $1.5M worth of cocaine in storage

An Atlanta man used a storage unit near Buford to hide 15 kilos of cocaine worth nearly $1.5 million, authorities told the Gainesville Times. Robert Perez-Mendoza, 32, was arrested and charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, according to the newspaper. He’s being held in the Hall County Jail. An […]

Commissioner Kenerly indicted by Gwinnett grand jury

A Gwinnett County grand jury on Wednesday indicted the county’s longest-serving commissioner, Kevin Kenerly, on charges of bribery and failure to disclose a financial interest in two properties the county rezoned. If convicted of all counts, Kenerly faces up to 22 years in prison. The indictment says that Kenerly “directly or indirectly” accepted or agreed […]

Robbers Storm Buckhead CVS; Steal Drugs

ATLANTA — Atlanta police said two men who stormed a Buckhead CVS Pharmacy had one thing in mind — stealing prescription drugs.The CVS Pharmacy across from Piedmont Hospital — at the corner of Peachtree Street and Brighton Road — was robbed of drugs Thursday morning. Police said two men, who had bandanas covering their faces, […]

Man Found Dead In Kudzu Patch

CONYERS, Ga. — Conyers police are searching for people suspected of being involved in a fight with a man whose dead body was later discovered in a kudzu patch. Police Chief Gene Wilson identified one suspect as 36-year-old Sylvester Leon Henderson. The incident began just after midnight Tuesday when Conyers police responded to a report […]

4 Deaths Prompt Graco Stroller Recall

Baby Gear Maker Has Received Reports Of Infant Strangulations WASHINGTON — Baby gear maker Graco is recalling about 2 million strollers after receiving reports that four infants died in the strollers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission, which announced the recall Wednesday, said the four infants became trapped inside the strollers and were strangled. The deaths […]