•DACULA - Several students' vehicles were damaged Friday during football practice at Dacula High School at 123 Broad Street.
Eight students reported that their cars were scratched with a sharp object some time between 9 a.m. and 12:50 p.m., according to a police report. The officer noted there has been an ongoing dispute at the school involving the parking situation, however there were no suspects listed on the report.
Man loses eye
when hit by chair
•NORCROSS - A Norcross man was badly injured Friday when someone threw a chair at him during a bar fight.
The man was sitting at a table in Impacto Billiards at 4624 Jimmy Carter Blvd. at about 2:20 a.m. when the chair struck him, according to a police report. The suspect who threw it is described only as a Hispanic man, about 5 feet 11 inches tall and 220 pounds.
Following the attack, the victim started throwing up blood and began to lose consciousness. When asked by an officer what day it was, he replied "79." The man lost his left eye due to the injury after he was hospitalized.
Several patrons who were standing around the bar were questioned, but none said they saw what happened.
•GRAYSON - A 19-year-old college student was carjacked Friday night while driving on Bennett Road.
At about 10:15 p.m., the victim slowed to a stop at the intersection of Bennett Road and Hillside Drive behind a red, four-door car. A young black man in dark clothing got out of the back seat of the red car and walked back to the victim's 1997 Honda Accord, according to a police report.
The suspect opened the victim's car door, pointed a gun at his neck and ordered him to get out. Two accomplices then joined the gunman, ordering him to take the victim's money. The gunman stole the student's wallet and got into the victim's car. The other two men ran back to the red car and drove away toward Snellville.
•DULUTH - A 29-year-old man was arrested Friday after allegedly forcing a woman to have sex with him as repayment for sneaking her across the border of Mexico illegally.
Police went to an apartment on Selman Drive at about 1 a.m. to investigate a neighbor's complaint of a woman yelling for help. Yefrin Yanin Maldonado opened the door wearing only a pair of pants and told officers he and his wife were "just talking," according to a police report.
A woman was lying on the bed crying. When questioned by police, she said Maldonado had paid for both of them to be taken across the border. Since then, the woman said she had been having trouble getting a job to reimburse him.
The woman said for about the past two months Maldonado had been forcing her to have sex with him as repayment, often beating her into submission. Maldonado was charged with battery.
- From staff reports