Man robbed

DULUTH - A Duluth man was robbed at the intersection of Satellite Boulevard and Steve Reynolds Boulevard on Friday at 11 p.m. while he was riding his bike to the local Shell station.

The man said he was approached by two or three black males, one of which had a black semi-automatic gun.

The suspect with the gun put it to the victim's neck and demanded all his money.

The victim said he had no money and when the suspects found out he was telling the truth, they took the only thing he had on him, his cell phone.

Officer finds man asleep at wheel

LILBURN - A Connecticut man was arrested Saturday after falling asleep at the wheel with an open beer still in his hand, according to police reports.

Sean Alexander Nichols, 24, of Bridgeport, Conn., was passed out at the traffic light on Rockbridge Road at U.S. Highway 29 at 2:21 a.m. when an officer found him behind the wheel of a vehicle that was in drive with the motor running. A half full Heineken beer was in Nichols' right hand, the officer noted. The officer reached into the car, put it in park, turned off the engine and removed the beer from Nichols' hand.

He then woke Nichols and asked him to step out of the vehicle, but Nichols reportedly had difficulty standing up due to his level of intoxication. A check of his license revealed it was suspended, and Nichols breath test result was 0.21, almost three times the legal blood alcohol limit, the police report stated.

Inmate charged with assault

LAWRENCEVILLE - An inmate was charged with aggravated assault Sunday after he allegedly attacked another inmate with a key at Gwinnett County Detention Center in Lawrenceville.

James William Felder, 40, allegedly placed a key between his knuckles and made a fist. He then struck another inmate in the forehead during a recreation period, causing several lacerations. The inmate fell to the ground bleeding and had to be hospitalized. Felder was transferred to J-Pod, a maximum security area of the jail, according to police reports.

Man found asleep in I-85 HOV lane

LILBURN - An Atlanta man apparently confused the interstate for his own driveway Saturday when he fell asleep at the wheel.

Bruce Lee Parker III, 42, was parked in the HOV lane of Interstate 85 South at 3:45 a.m. with his car engine running when an officer pulled up. After the officer woke him, Parker mentioned he was home and asked why police were at his home. As Nichols spoke, the officer noted a strong odor of alcohol on his breath, according to police reports.

Parker allegedly admitted drinking three alcoholic beverages. He was charged with DUI, unlawful use of a license plate and unlawful stopping on a roadway.


Cousin helps cops catch wanted man

WINDER - A man pulled over for allegedly running a stop sign allegedly gave a false name to avoid arrest for the six warrants out against him.

Michael Thomas, 30, of Winder, reportedly ran a stop sign at Matthew School and Patrick Mill roads at 5:33 p.m. July 17 when he was pulled over.

Thomas appeared nervous, according to a police report, and gave officers a false name of a person with an expired driver's license. Thomas' cousin drove by, according to the report, and gave police Thomas' real name.

Thomas then fled the scene on foot, the report said. An officer and Thomas' cousin chased him, and Thomas was struck in the face, causing his nose to bleed, during the chase, the report said.

Thomas was apprehended and charged with felony obstruction, giving false information to a police officer and the six outstanding warrants.

Man points gun in road rage incident

BARROW COUNTY - A man was arrested after he allegedly pulled a gun during a road rage incident.

Brian Dorcey, 31, of Snellville, was driving down Ga. Highway 316 toward Gwinnett when a car passed his silver BMW, according to a police report.

The driver of the other car told police that he and Dorcey exchanged obscene gestures, then the BMW pulled up beside him. The driver of the other car smiled at Dorcey, the report said, and Dorcey pulled a gun out and pointed it at the man.

Dorcey was apprehended at Ga. Highways 316 and 29 at 4 p.m. July 15, following the incident. He said he had a gun under the front driver's seat of the BMW and did not have a permit. Dorcey was charged with reckless conduct and carrying a concealed weapon.

- From wire reports