Armed men rob Snellville restaurant

•SNELLVILLE - The New China Wok at 3335 Centerville Highway in Snellville was robbed Friday, police said.

According to a police report, two young, black men entered the store about 10 p.m. each armed with semiautomatic guns.

One of the men demanded an employee give him money from the register while the second pointed a gun at the other employees.

The men took about $700 from the register and $400 and a cell phone from employees.

Employees said they believe the incident was recorded on the store's video surveillance system.

Fake flowers stolen from day care

•LAWRENCEVILLE - A Lawrenceville man and woman were arrested Friday and charged with theft by taking after allegedly attempting to take flowers from outside a Lawrenceville business.

Sadija Beganovic, 27, and Hajo Mrsic, 22, both of 1845 Patterson Court attempted to remove artificial flowers about midnight from in front of Friendship Wheel Academy at 1593 Lawrenceville Highway, according to a police report.

The two told police they would pay for the flowers, but they were arrested.

The manager of the preschool said she had bolted the flowers to the front wall of the business earlier in the day.

Man steals ring from pawn shop

•SNELLVILLE - Police arrested a Decatur man Thursday after he allegedly attempted to steal a diamond ring from a Snellville pawn shop.

Kelvin B. Walker Jr. was charged with robbery by sudden snatching and theft by receiving after he was shown a 1.5 carat diamond ring and attempted to flee from the 3355 Stone Mountain Highway Pawn Mart, according to a police report.

Employees were able to stop the man before he fled in a white Honda Accord. Police said the vehicle, which was stolen, was impounded.

According to the report, Walker told police he needed the ring to sell to buy drugs.

Men charged with trafficking drugs

•BRASELTON - Braselton police arrested two Florida men Sunday and charged them with trafficking illegal drugs, no proof of insurance and window glazing violation.

Police officers initially pulled over Nava Artemio, 37, and Andres Antonio, 31, both of Zolfo Springs, Fla., for having darkly tinted car windows, police reports said. The officer discovered two tubes of white powder, one behind the glove compartment and one inside the dashboard, that tested positive as methamphetamine, according to police reports.

The men were lodged in the Jackson County jail. A Braselton police spokesman said they have no record as to the amount of reported methamphetamine discovered.

- From staff reports