Fatality Following Series of Hit and Runs; Murder Suspect Arrested

Here are the latest headlines from around the region.

Series of Hit and Runs Results in Fatality at Highway 78 and Walton Court
- Snellville Patch

Snellville and Gwinnett County Police responded to a devastating scene late Wednesday night, Jan. 23, after an alleged drunk driver caused a total of 15 accidents stretching from Memorial Drive in DeKalb to Walton Court just outside of Snellville city limits.

According to Gwinnett Police Cpl. Jake Smith, the driver ended his rampage when he crashed into John Boy's restaurant on Highway 78. The five-vehicle crash, on Walton, resulted in a fatality. Read the full story on Snellville Patch.

Suspect in Lawrenceville CVS Murder Arrested
- Lawrenceville Patch

After a nearly nine-month search, Gwinnett County Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of a man at a CVS in unincorporated Lawrenceville.

Jamad Wallace, 21 of Stone Mountain, was arrested Wednesday in Dekalb County and taken to the Gwinnett County Detention Center. Visit Lawrenceville Patch for more on this story.

Update: Suspect Identified in Midtown carjacking of Popular R&B Singer - Midtown Patch

An arrest has been made in the Tuesday night Midtown carjacking of a Bentley belonging to Robert  “Bobby” Wilson, better known as R&B singer Bobby Valentino or Bobby V.

Atlanta police say a second suspect has not been located as of early Wednesday afternoon during the crime that occurred in a parking lot adjacent to the Hot Beats Recording Studio at 1200 Spring Street just north of 14th Street. See Midtown Patch for all the details.


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