Man Killed, Suspect in Custody; Bank Robber Sought
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Man Killed Near the Mall of Georgia, Suspect in Custody - Buford Patch
Gwinnett County Police have made an arrest in connection with the Dec. 12 death of a Buford man.
Police responded to a report of gunshots at 1869 Appaloosa Lane, an apartment complex near the Mall of Georgia, at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday evening. When officers arrived, they found 19-year-old Trevon Watson of Buford dead at the scene. According to police, a small amount of marijuana was found near Watson. Read more about this story on Buford Patch.
Lasseter Arrives in Florida Prison - Duluth Patch
Duluth Patch has confirmed that former Gwinnett County Commissioner Shirley Lasseter, who was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Atlanta to serve 33 months in federal prison for bribery, reported as scheduled on Wednesday, Dec. 12, to her assigned facility in Marianna, FL. For more on this story, see Duluth Patch.
Roswell, Duluth Search for Bank Robber - Roswell Patch
An unknown individual is believed to be responsible for two bank robberies in Kroger grocery this year, including one in Roswell.
The individual first robbed the Suntrust Bank inside a Kroger in Roswell on January 17, 2012. The second robbery occurred in Duluth on December 8, 2012 at a Fifth Third Bank located inside a Kroger store. See Roswell Patch for more details.