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WALB Albany
2 killed in accident on I-85 in Gwinnett CountyGwinnett County police say two people were killed in an accident Thursday after
2 killed in accident on I-85 in Gwinnett County
WALB Albany / Posted yesterday
Gwinnett County police say two people were killed in an accident Thursday afternoon on I-85 northbound, just south of Route 316. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation, all lanes on the interstate were initially blocked around 2:30... Read more
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ajc.com
2 killed in crash on I-85N in Gwinnettsaid. Only the HOT lane is open, the DOT said. The Georgia State Patrol is inv
2 killed in crash on I-85N in Gwinnett
ajc.com / Posted yesterday
said. Only the HOT lane is open, the DOT said. The Georgia State Patrol is investigating the crash, according to Gwinnett County police. The estimated clearance time is as late as 6 p.m., the DOT... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Buford man's death wasn't a suicide; wife charged— A woman has been charged in connection with her husband's death, which was in
Buford man's death wasn't a suicide; wife charged
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
— A woman has been charged in connection with her husband's death, which was initially reported as a suicide last year. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Michele Pihera said in a news release Wednesday that 35-year-old Liubov Volkova has been indicted... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Teen charged in online threat of Mall of Georgiaboy has been charged in connection with a threat made in an online gaming chat
Teen charged in online threat of Mall of Georgia
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
boy has been charged in connection with a threat made in an online gaming chat room to shoot up the Mall of Georgia. Gwinnett County police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera tells local news media Wednesday that the boy is charged with... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Teen arrested for chat room threats to Mall of Georgiahe gave a specific date and time for the shooting while posting in the game cha
Teen arrested for chat room threats to Mall of Georgia
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
he gave a specific date and time for the shooting while posting in the game chat. Despite the threats, officials with the Gwinnett County Police Department said they did not believe the mall was in any immediate danger. One day later, police made... Read more
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ajc.com
Teen charged in Mall of Georgia threatA 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an online threat involvin
Teen charged in Mall of Georgia threat
ajc.com / Posted 2 days ago
A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with an online threat involving the Mall of Georgia, Gwinnett County police said Wednesday. The boy is a Gwinnett resident, police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera said. His name and other identifying... Read more
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Forsyth County News
Wife charged in 2015 suicide now considered homicidecharged with murder in the death of her husband, Jordan Whitson, 38. She was bo
Wife charged in 2015 suicide now considered homicide
Forsyth County News / Posted 2 days ago
charged with murder in the death of her husband, Jordan Whitson, 38. She was booked Friday in to the Gwinnett County Jail. Gwinnett County Police responded around 1:30 a.m. Nov. 1, 2015, to the 2500 block of Hampton Park Drive in Buford, where... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Murder, not sucide. Wife arrestedlearned during this investigation will not be released at this time, however th
Murder, not sucide. Wife arrested
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
learned during this investigation will not be released at this time, however the detective does not believe the gunshot was self-inflicted," a spokesperson for the Gwinnett County Police Department told 11Alive News in a statement. (© 20... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Mall of Georgia not in any immediate dangerBUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett County police were investigating a threat made in a
Mall of Georgia not in any immediate danger
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — Gwinnett County police were investigating a threat made in an online gaming chat room to shoot up the Mall of Georgia but have since said the mall is not in any danger. Police say in a news release the threat was made Tuesday... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Shooting threat forces investigation at Mall of GeorgiaBUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police believe they have identified the person w
Shooting threat forces investigation at Mall of Georgia
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. -- Gwinnett County Police believe they have identified the person who threatened to shoot up the Mall of Georgia in an online gaming chat room. Watch live updates from police now. According to police, the threat specifically stated that... Read more
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ajc.com
Police ID person who made threat involving Mall of GeorgiaGwinnett County police said Tuesday that they have identified the person who ma
Police ID person who made threat involving Mall of Georgia
ajc.com / Posted 3 days ago
Gwinnett County police said Tuesday that they have identified the person who made an online threat involving the Mall of Georgia. Also, police spokesman Cpl. Michele Pihera said that “we do not believe the mall is in any immediate danger.” Earlier... Read more
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WALB Albany
Shooting threat against Mall of GA leads to increased police presenceGwinnett County Police said online threats against the Mall of Georgia prompted
Shooting threat against Mall of GA leads to increased police presence
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
Gwinnett County Police said online threats against the Mall of Georgia prompted them to respond and investigate. Police said there was no active shooter on the scene Tuesday afternoon, but that threats against the mall in Buford led to their... Read more
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Al.com
Man accused of posing as Alabama police officer in Georgiapawn shop, so the employee called Gwinnett police to report the incident, accor
Man accused of posing as Alabama police officer in Georgia
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
pawn shop, so the employee called Gwinnett police to report the incident, according to a Gwinnett County press release. A Gwinnett County police officer responded to the pawn shop the following day to investigate. While the officer was there,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with ownerhusband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with owner
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 4 days ago
husband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that Ms. Hayes will be charged eventually,” said Gwinnett County Police Department PIO Cpl. Michele Pihera. “Once the investigator gets into the reason while she crossed that... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with ownerhusband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that
Dog found after getting hit by car while walking with owner
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
husband said he never had a concern for his wife’s safety. "It is likely that Ms. Hayes will be charged eventually,” said Gwinnett County Police Department PIO Cpl. Michele Pihera. “Once the investigator gets into the reason while she crossed that... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man accused of beating father to death faces more chargesof killing his father with a crowbar in suburban Atlanta has been given additio
Man accused of beating father to death faces more charges
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 6 days ago
of killing his father with a crowbar in suburban Atlanta has been given additional charges for breaking an officer's nose. Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Michele Pihera tells the Times (http://bit.ly/28T89yC ) on Friday that 40-year-old Joseph Allen... Read more
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examiner.com
Woman's leg amputated after SUV jumps curb and struck her, her dog in Gwinnettlost control and so far no charges have been charged. They are also trying to f
Woman's leg amputated after SUV jumps curb and struck her, her dog in Gwinnett
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
lost control and so far no charges have been charged. They are also trying to find the victim’s dog, Allie, according to Gwinnett County police. "Everybody's been walking the neighborhood; my son Nick drove his 4-wheel drive down places looking... Read more
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ajc.com
Police seek suspects in good Samaritan shootingPoole, 24, allegedly shot 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth in the head, when Rushwo
Police seek suspects in good Samaritan shooting
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
Poole, 24, allegedly shot 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth in the head, when Rushworth tried to break up the fight. Gwinnett County police said they have identified the people responsible for shooting a good Samaritan after he tried to break... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Suspects named in Good Samaritan shootingCOUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have identified four suspects in the shooting of a m
Suspects named in Good Samaritan shooting
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 7 days ago
COUNTY, Ga. -- Authorities have identified four suspects in the shooting of a man who was trying to break up a fight. Gwinnett County Police said 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth was shot in the head outside the Tavern at Medlock early June 18.... Read more
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examiner.com
Georgia man charged with beating and killing his father with a crowbarOn June 22, 2016 officers from the North Precinct of Gwinnett County Police wer
Georgia man charged with beating and killing his father with a crowbar
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
On June 22, 2016 officers from the North Precinct of Gwinnett County Police were summon to 5605 Bridle Glen Drive, via 911 Center after a dispatcher hear yelling and someone requesting police, after which the phone went dead. It was later found that... Read more
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ajc.com
911 audio released in fatal crowbar beatingto tell police to “hurry.” “She’s very upset,” the man said in the audio relea
911 audio released in fatal crowbar beating
ajc.com / Posted 7 days ago
to tell police to “hurry.” “She’s very upset,” the man said in the audio released Friday. Joseph Allen Cook (Credit: Gwinnett County police) He told police the wife didn’t believe the son, Joseph Cook, used a weapon, alcohol or drugs in the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Georgia man, 40, 'beat his father to death with a crowbar'with a crowbar in their driveway before assaulting a police officer' Joseph Al
Georgia man, 40, 'beat his father to death with a crowbar'
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
with a crowbar in their driveway before assaulting a police officer' Joseph Allen Cook, 40, was arrested Wednesday by Gwinnett County police on murder and aggravated assault charges Police say he was arguing with his father, Larry Cook, 68,... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead manNORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of m
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead man
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 8 days ago
NORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of marijuana in Norcross. According to Gwinnett County Police, officers were called to the scene at Norcross Truck Storage, at 6275 Best Friend Road, around 11 a.m.... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man charged with fatally beating father with crowbarBUFORD, Ga. (AP) — A man is accused of killing his father with a crowbar in sub
Man charged with fatally beating father with crowbar
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. (AP) — A man is accused of killing his father with a crowbar in suburban Atlanta. Gwinnett County police tell media outlets that 40-year-old Joseph Allen Cook was arrested Wednesday on murder and aggravated assault charges. Police Cpl.... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Man accused of fatally beating father with crowbar, attacking officerbeating his father to death with a crowbar. The incident happened Wednesday ni
Man accused of fatally beating father with crowbar, attacking officer
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
beating his father to death with a crowbar. The incident happened Wednesday night at 5605 Bridle Glen Drive. According to Gwinnett County Police,m 68-year-old Larry Cook called 911 around 6:19 p.m. The dispatcher heard yelling and someone... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Snellville pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in accidentSNELLVILLE - Gwinnett County Police warned drivers to stay away from an interse
Snellville pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in accident
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 8 days ago
SNELLVILLE - Gwinnett County Police warned drivers to stay away from an intersection in Snellville after a SUV hit a pedestrian. The intersection of Bethany Church Rd. and Brannan Road was shut down Thursday morning as police conducted their... Read more
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WALB Albany
Motorcyclist faces life-threatening injuries following wreckGwinnett County Police said a motorcyclist is in the hospital with life-threate
Motorcyclist faces life-threatening injuries following wreck
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
Gwinnett County Police said a motorcyclist is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after his motorcycle collided with a car just before 11 a.m. on Thursday. Police said they the motorcycle driver was transported to Grady Medical Center... Read more
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ajc.com
Car hits, critically injures pedestrianGwinnett County police are investigating an accident that left a pedestrian wit
Car hits, critically injures pedestrian
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
Gwinnett County police are investigating an accident that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries Thursday morning. Police received a call of a pedestrian hit at Bethany Church and Brannen roads at 9:46 a.m., Gwinnett police spokeswoman... Read more
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WALB Albany
Man kills father with crowbar, attacks female officerto have witnessed the attack. Dispatchers could hear yelling and requests for p
Man kills father with crowbar, attacks female officer
WALB Albany / Posted 8 days ago
to have witnessed the attack. Dispatchers could hear yelling and requests for police before the line was disconnected. Gwinnett County police told CBS46 after beating his father to death, 40 year-old Joseph Allen Cook went inside his home and... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Police: Man died while unloading $12 million in marijuanawhile unloading $12 million worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police s
Police: Man died while unloading $12 million in marijuana
Bluffton Today / Posted 8 days ago
while unloading $12 million worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police said Wednesday no foul play was suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call of a man slumped over near a white van... Read more
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FOX 8 WGHP
Man dies while unloading $12 million worth of marijuana from vanNORCROSS, Ga. — Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of ma
Man dies while unloading $12 million worth of marijuana from van
FOX 8 WGHP / Posted 8 days ago
NORCROSS, Ga. — Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of marijuana in Georgia. According to Gwinnett County Police, officers were called to the scene at Norcross Truck Storage, at around 11 a.m. Monday. According to WXIA, a man... Read more
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ajc.com
Son kills father with crowbar in drivewayout what started the fight. “The victim and the suspect got into some sort of
Son kills father with crowbar in driveway
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
out what started the fight. “The victim and the suspect got into some sort of argument,” said Cpl. Michele Pihera of the Gwinnett County Police Department. Gwinnett County police say that argument escalated into a deadly attack on Bridle Glen... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Buford man beats father to death wtih crowbarBUFORD, Ga. – Gwinnett County Police have arrested a Buford man. He’s accused o
Buford man beats father to death wtih crowbar
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. – Gwinnett County Police have arrested a Buford man. He’s accused of beating his father to death with a crowbar in the driveway of their home Wednesday evening. Officers at from the North Precinct responded to a domestic dispute in the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead manNORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of m
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead man
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 9 days ago
NORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of marijuana in Norcross. According to Gwinnett County Police, officers were called to the scene at 6275 Best Friend Road around 11 a.m. Monday. A man was found slumped over... Read more
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Herald Sun
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuanaunloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlant
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuana
Herald Sun / Posted 9 days ago
unloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police say no foul play is suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call about a man slumped over near a van... Read more
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News.com.au
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuanaunloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlant
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuana
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
unloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police say no foul play is suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call about a man slumped over near a van... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Domestic homicide under investigation in BufordBUFORD, Ga. -- A "domestic-related" homicide is under investigation in Buford.
Domestic homicide under investigation in Buford
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
BUFORD, Ga. -- A "domestic-related" homicide is under investigation in Buford. According to Gwinnett County Police, officer were at the scene at 5615 Bridle Glen Drive Wednesday night. A suspect was in custody, police said. Stay with 11Alive.com... Read more
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Perth Now
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuanaunloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlant
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuana
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
unloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police say no foul play is suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call about a man slumped over near a van... Read more
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Adelaide Now
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuanaunloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlant
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuana
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
unloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police say no foul play is suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call about a man slumped over near a van... Read more
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The Courier Mail
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuanaunloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlant
US man dies unloading $US12m of marijuana
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
unloading $US12 million ($A15.99 million) worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police say no foul play is suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call about a man slumped over near a van... Read more
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ABC News
Man Died While Unloading $12 Million in Marijuanawhile unloading $12 million worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police s
Man Died While Unloading $12 Million in Marijuana
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
while unloading $12 million worth of marijuana in suburban Atlanta and police said Wednesday no foul play was suspected. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call of a man slumped over near a white van... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead manNORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of m
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead man
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
NORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of marijuana in Norcross. According to Gwinnett County Police, officers were called to the scene at 6275 Best Friend Road around 11 a.m. Monday. A man was found slumped over... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man died while unloading several hundred pounds of marijuana— A man appears to have died of natural causes while unloading marijuana from a
Man died while unloading several hundred pounds of marijuana
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
— A man appears to have died of natural causes while unloading marijuana from a van, Atlanta area police said Wednesday. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers Monday responded to a call of a man slumped over near a white van... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Police: Man died while unloading $12 million in marijuanaAtlanta area police say a man appears to have died of natural causes while unlo
Police: Man died while unloading $12 million in marijuana
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
Atlanta area police say a man appears to have died of natural causes while unloading marijuana from a van. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call of a man slumped near a van and a tractor... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Georgia man died while unloading $12 million in marijuana— A man appears to have died of natural causes while unloading marijuana from a
Georgia man died while unloading $12 million in marijuana
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
— A man appears to have died of natural causes while unloading marijuana from a van, Atlanta area police said Wednesday. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call of a man slumped over near a white van... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Man died while unloading $12 million in marijuanaGa. (AP) — Atlanta area police say a man appears to have died of natural causes
Man died while unloading $12 million in marijuana
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
Ga. (AP) — Atlanta area police say a man appears to have died of natural causes while unloading marijuana from a van. Gwinnett County police said in a statement that officers on Monday responded to a call of a man slumped near a van and a... Read more
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ajc.com
Dead man leads Gwinnett police to $12 million marijuana stashA dead man led Gwinnett County police to $12 million worth of marijuana on Mond
Dead man leads Gwinnett police to $12 million marijuana stash
ajc.com / Posted 9 days ago
A dead man led Gwinnett County police to $12 million worth of marijuana on Monday. Gwinnett County police spokeswoman Cpl. Michele Pihera said officers went to a storage yard near Norcross around 11 a.m., after a 911 caller reported finding "a man... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead manNORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of m
$12 million of marijuana found next to dead man
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
NORCROSS, Ga. -- Police say a man was found dead next to $12 million worth of marijuana in Norcross. According to Gwinnett County Police, officers were called to the scene at 6275 Best Friend Road around 11 a.m. Monday. A man was found slumped over... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Suwanee shooting victims remain in critical conditionThe victims involved in a shooting in unincorporated Suwanee Monday afternoon r
Suwanee shooting victims remain in critical condition
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
The victims involved in a shooting in unincorporated Suwanee Monday afternoon remain in critical condition. According to Gwinnett County Police, the incident occurred just before 2 p.m. on 2090 Pendleton Place. Authorities arrived at the scene... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Good Samaritan shot outside Gwinnett County restaurantgood Samaritan has been shot and critically injured after he tried to break up
Good Samaritan shot outside Gwinnett County restaurant
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 9 days ago
good Samaritan has been shot and critically injured after he tried to break up a fight outside an Atlanta-area restaurant. Gwinnett County police Cpl. Deon Washington told media outlets Tuesday that 45-year-old Thomas Rushworth is in critical... Read more
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