Update on Exxon Robbed by Loyal Customer

A regular customer was accused of pulling out a handgun and robbing a local convenience store. The incident happened at an Exxon gas station in Lawrenceville on November 3. Officers arrived in the early morning. When they met with the Exxon employee and reviewed the surveillance footage, the employee said that he thought the suspect… READ MORE

Rash of Vehicle Break-Ins at Fire Stations

On Sunday, January 8, 2017, during the overnight hours, a rash of vehicle break-ins occurred at four separate fire stations and one county government building. Unknown individual(s) appear to be targeting the vehicles of on-duty personnel at area fire stations. Break-ins occurred overnight at Fire Station #5 (Old Norcross Road/Duluth) Fire Station #23 (Steve Reynolds… READ MORE

Six Suspects Use Car as Battering Ram in Pawn Shop Robbery

The Gwinnett County Police Department is looking for six suspects who committed a burglary. The alarm company for the business called the GCPD Communications Center on December 12. When the first responding officer arrived, he noticed that the side of the business had been smashed out. There was an abandoned black pickup truck in the… READ MORE

Voluntary Confession Ends with Hours of Negotiation and SWAT Officers

Gwinnett County Police officers were dispatched shortly after midnight on Thursday after a call came in to 911 from a man claiming he had a confession to make. Obafemi Temitope Jaji, 29 from Duluth, called 911 and told a dispatcher he had robbed a gas station convenience store and wanted to talk with a negotiator… READ MORE

Local Marriott Held Up at Gunpoint

On August 13, the Courtyard by Marriott 6235 McDonough Drive in unincorporated Norcross was robbed. The two suspects are still at large. One of the suspects pointed a silver semiautomatic handgun at the front desk clerk and demanded money while the other suspect approached two customers in the lobby.  The clerk opened two drawers, and… READ MORE

Man Masquerading as a Homeless Man Robs Hotel

Recently a man claiming to be homeless robbed a local Comfort Inn and Suites (5200 Peachtree Industrial Boulevard, Norcross).  The call came into the 911 Center shortly before 10:30pm.  Upon their arrived, officers spoke with the manager of the hotel, a front desk clerk, and a hotel guest. According to the manager a man had… READ MORE