Tuesday, May 24, 2011
A victim recognized her distinctive wheels for sale online, leading to arrests of suspects and charges.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
A woman reported her car had been stripped down at an address in unincorporated Lawrenceville on May 12. Four days later, she called Gwinnett County Police to say she found the distinctive wheels from her 1999 Honda Civic on Craigslist. Detectives were able to link that post to 20-year-old Jimmy Tu. On May 17th, detectives determined Tu, along with two of his friends--19-year-old Trevius Rogers and his cousin Tristan Rogers, 20--were allegedly the ones who stole and stripped the woman's car. Detectives found pieces of the stolen Honda at Tu's Lawrenceville apartment. Police say the Rogers cousins were arrested earlier that day for allegedly breaking into cars. Investigators later learned that Tu was also reportedly with the Rogers but left…
Thursday, April 14, 2011
Gwinnett Police have arrested Desiree Jones, of Snellville, in the string of armored car robberies that took place throughout the county.
Gwinnett County detectives have charged a sixth person in the string of armored car and ATM robberies that took place throughout the county and metro Atlanta. Desiree Jones, 26, of Grand Manor Trail in Snellville, has been arrested and charged with two felony counts of conspiracy to commit armed robbery. Jones and Stacey Lamont Dooley, who is from Snellville and one of original suspects arrested, have a child together, police said in a statement. In addition to charges in the armored car robberies, Jones was also charged in another case with insurance fraud, a felony, and false report of a crime, a misdeamenor. While police conducted a search warrant in the armored car case, they located a stolen vehicle in Jones’ garage. The vehicle, …
Thursday, April 7, 2011
An officer shot a man near Singleton Road and Jimmy Carter Boulevard.
Gwinnett County Police Officers were patrolling an area of unincorporated Norcross last night when they saw three suspicious males, according to a report. One of the men pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officer, resulting in an officer shooting him in the head. He later died as a result of his injuries. Cpl. Jake Smith of the Gwinnett Police Department said the three officers patrolling the area were part of the Gangs Unit and that the area, near the corner of Singleton Road and Jimmy Carter Boulevard, is a hotbed for gang activity. At around 9 p.m., the officers saw three men they described as suspicious walking down the center lane of Singleton Road. “The guys were milling around in the middle of the street in the dark,” said Smith…