Couple turns on Good Samaritan
•LILBURN - A truck belonging to a good Samaritan was rammed Friday after he tried to help a woman being attacked by her boyfriend.
The victim was driving south on Killian Hill Road when he saw a man punch a woman at least three times while standing in a residential driveway, according to a police report. The victim stopped his truck and honked at the couple, then pulled into a day care parking lot nearby.
As the victim was re-entering Killian Hill Road, the male suspect and his female companion got into a black Dodge pickup truck and rammed into the victim's vehicle. The suspect then backed up and rammed it a second time, a police report stated.
The Dodge broke down upon the second impact, so the couple got out and ran away. The suspect is described as a young, skinny white man with brown hair, about 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Marijuana found at FedEx plant
•NORCROSS - FedEx workers discovered on a package containing marijuana while processing mail last week at their location at 6170 Brook Hollow Parkway.
The box fell off a processing line and busted apart shortly after noon on Sept. 11. Inside was an unknown quantity of marijuana, a police report stated. The delivery address was for a Cancer Society on Montreal Road in Tucker, however investigators learned it was a private residence. The marijuana was confiscated along with another box destined for the same address.
DeKalb police were notified to follow up with investigating the house in Tucker.
Molotov cocktails used to start fires
•LILBURN - Firefighters discovered two improvised explosive devices last week after responding to a fire at a house in the 1000 block of Nashlee Court.
Two glass bottles were in an area where two small fires had occurred, scorching an area of vinyl siding and burning some pine straw. Near the bottles were remains of a burned cloth that was probably used to ignite flammable liquid in the bottles, such as a Molotov cocktail, a police report stated.
The owner said he had no idea who was responsible for the vandalism.
- From staff reports