gwinnett county

Woman runs, trips on saggy pants during police chase 

Woman runs, trips on saggy pants during police chase 

A suspect fled from police during a recent chase in Norcross, but she was thwarted by an unlikely pair: her pants....
Cops worked to release jailed father for kidney donation to son

Cops worked to release jailed father for kidney donation to son

Two weeks after a Gwinnett County man was told his recent arrest would push back his kidney donation......
Police pilot felt ‘strong wind gust’ before helicopter crash, report says

Police pilot felt ‘strong wind gust’ before helicopter crash, report says

The Gwinnett County police officer who was piloting a helicopter last month felt a “stron......
Woman shot multiple times after firing at officer; 7 detained 

Woman shot multiple times after firing at officer; 7 detained 

A woman was shot multiple times early Thursday after firing at a Gwinnett County SWAT officer, polic......
Pizza worker shot after closing Gwinnett restaurant

Pizza worker shot after closing Gwinnett restaurant

The general manager of a Gwinnett County pizza restaurant was shot Monday night as he walked to his......
Gwinnett man suspected in wife’s death arrested in Alabama

Gwinnett man suspected in wife’s death arrested in Alabama

A man was arrested in Alabama just hours after police found his wife’s body in a Gwinnett Coun......
Georgia man suspected of wife's stabbing death captured hours later in Birmingham

Georgia man suspected of wife's stabbing death captured hours later in Birmingham

The city's West Precinct officers took 34-year-old Saul Maisonet-Polanco into custody in the 1700 block of 20th Street in Ensley....
Call from another county leads Gwinnett police to woman’s body

Call from another county leads Gwinnett police to woman’s body

A woman’s body was found early Saturday in a Gwinnett County apartment, and police are investi......
Gwinnett County teacher under fire for Nazi student assignment

Gwinnett County teacher under fire for Nazi student assignment

School district say the assignment was "not appropriate"...
Cops: Man used smartphone to demand cash from banks 

Cops: Man used smartphone to demand cash from banks 

A couple of recent incidents in Gwinnett County have put a new twist on the traditional bank robbery note - the use of a smartphone....
Hotel guest refuses to leave, prompts 12-hour SWAT standoff, cops say 

Hotel guest refuses to leave, prompts 12-hour SWAT standoff, cops say 

The Araamda Inn in Gwinnett County was evacuated after the guest allegedly barricaded himself inside his room....
Cops: Car used by dad charged with murder is found

Cops: Car used by dad charged with murder is found

The vehicle that is thought to have been used by a man accused of killing his 3-month-old daughter h......
GBI: Georgia Tech student called 911 before shooting

GBI: Georgia Tech student called 911 before shooting

The GBI releases details about the death of Georgia Tech student who was gunned down by campus police over the weekend...
Father of slain Georgia Tech student: ‘Why did you have to shoot?’

Father of slain Georgia Tech student: ‘Why did you have to shoot?’

The family of a Georgia Tech student killed during a confrontation with campus police speaks to the media....
Dad wanted after baby’s death in Gwinnett

Dad wanted after baby’s death in Gwinnett

An urgent search is underway for a man accused of killing his 3-month-old daughter, Gwinnett police......
Good Samaritans help injured Gwinnett man get to hospital during storm

Good Samaritans help injured Gwinnett man get to hospital during storm

It started with dinner for a Gwinnett County family....
Gwinnett students buy Texas football team pregame meals after Harvey

Gwinnett students buy Texas football team pregame meals after Harvey

Students, parents and teachers at the North Metro Academy of the Performing Arts have raised more than $300 to pay for pregame meals for football players....
WATCH: Woman dragged into street, hit by truck while resisting robber

WATCH: Woman dragged into street, hit by truck while resisting robber

A woman was dragged down a Gwinnett County hotel driveway by a pickup truck and run over while resis......
Burglars shot grandfather in chest while  grandson hid in room, cops say 

Burglars shot grandfather in chest while grandson hid in room, cops say 

James Ruark was checking on his grandson when he was shot in the chest by burglars, Gwinnett County police said....
Attorney for Gwinnett hit-and-run, chase suspect: ‘There was something going in his head’

Attorney for Gwinnett hit-and-run, chase suspect: ‘There was something going in his head’

Joshua Jones was "speaking fast" during his arrest. Jones is accused of multiple car thefts and hit-and-runs....
'Intoxicated’ Gwinnett woman admits setting bed fire, officials said

'Intoxicated’ Gwinnett woman admits setting bed fire, officials said

An "intoxicated" Eunok Yu was found lying in the middle of the street after she allegedly set her bed on fire, Gwinnett officials said....
Gwinnett school releases wrong girl to DFCS after name mix-up

Gwinnett school releases wrong girl to DFCS after name mix-up

A 7-year-old Gwinnett County girl was mistakenly pulled out of class Tuesday afternoon and driven to......
Ex-boyfriend on the run after woman’s stabbing death

Ex-boyfriend on the run after woman’s stabbing death

A man wanted in connection with the stabbing death of his ex-girlfriend “may be actively tryin......
Handcuffed man steals   police cruiser, other vehicles before crashing after chase

Handcuffed man steals police cruiser, other vehicles before crashing after chase

An hour-long ordeal culminated with the arrest of a handcuffed hit-and-run suspect accused of steali......
Gwinnett man gets 21 months in Craigslist car scheme

Gwinnett man gets 21 months in Craigslist car scheme

A Norcross man was sentenced to 21 months in prison for being part of a scheme that involved adverti......