Three apartments burglarized
NORCROSS - Three apartments in the Wesley Paces Apartment complex were burglarized Thursday, according to police reports.
The intruder entered during the daylight hours by pushing in the apartments' front doors.
One resident found nothing missing. Two others lost a handheld computer and some jewelry.
Manager scares away robber
DULUTH - A restaurant manager chased away a man armed with a handgun Wednesday.
The manager was doing paperwork about midnight when he heard someone enter the dining room of the KFC at 4776 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. When he checked the dining room, the intruder, a light-skinned black man, hit him in the head with a wooden stool, according to police reports.
The manager told police officers that the robber held a gun on him and demanded money. The manager could see the man was frightened, he told police, so he threw things at him, including the wooden stool.
The robber jumped over the counter and ran away.
Man robs Arby's of $450
STONE MOUNTAIN - A man took $450 from Arby's Restaurant at 5245 Stone Mountain Highway about 10 p.m. Thursday after holding a handgun to an employee's head.
The suspect is described as a black man with a heavy accent, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing about 165 pounds, age 22 to 25 and wearing a ski mask.
Man, unhappy with prostitute, calls 911
BUFORD - A man called Gwinnett police after being disappointed by a prostitute's performance, police reports state. That call landed him in jail on charges of pandering and false report of a crime.
Police responded to a call Saturday from Olmedo Hernandez Eusebio, 56, of Buford, saying he had been hit in the head and robbed, according to police reports. When police arrived, he admitted he had been neither hit nor robbed, reports state.
Eusebio told police he had made a deal with a prostitute, but didn't want to pay her because he was dissatisfied, according to police reports. He finally gave her $20, he said, but felt like he had been robbed, so he called 911, according to the report.
Homeless man given citation
NORCROSS - A homeless man was cited for soliciting on Interstate 85 at the Jimmy Carter Boulevard exit.
John Robert Rose was seen holding a sign saying, "Homeless, hungry, anything you can give would help. God bless," police reports state.
Rose was cited after police had given him two verbal warnings in three weeks, reports state.