Car wash worker charged with theft of services

LOGANVILLE - The manager of a car wash reported that a fellow employee offered free emissions tests and fuel injections to customers.

According to a police report, Timothy Paul Casson II of Loganville also replaced customers' oil filters with old ones during oil changes at the Carnett's Car Wash on Loganville Highway.

Casson, 36, admitted to the actions and said he planned to pay for the services himself but forgot to do so, police said.

Police arrested Casson on Oct. 20, charging him with theft of services.

The emissions tests and fuel injection services were reportedly worth about $90.

Store owner discovers thefts

GRAYSON - A business owner reported thefts at two stores adjacent to hers on Grayson Parkway on Wednesday.

The woman noticed the back door to Just Beat It had been forced open and two front windows shattered, according to a police report.

Nearly $10 was missing from the store's register.

The same business owner discovered a broken window and unlocked door at Custom Design Cakes. About $300 was taken from the business, the report said.

Restaurant robbed by man with pistol

LAWRENCEVILLE - An employee of the Jade Dragon restaurant on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road was robbed Tuesday by an armed man, a police report said.

The employee was approached by a man carrying a pistol and wearing a black sweatshirt with a hood covering his face.

The man demanded money and was carrying a bag that he had the employee put the cash inside.

He fled in a taxi with about $80.

Police: Man with meth arrested at

Gwinnett school

BUFORD - A Cleveland man was arrested outside Patrick Elementary School on Kilgore Road in Buford on Thursday after police found methamphetamine inside his vehicle.

David Matthew Edwards, 40, of 896 Campbell St., had two small bags of the drug inside a dash compartment of the 1996 Ford F-350 he was driving, according to an arrest warrant. The truck was stolen, police said.

Edwards was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a controlled substance on school property and theft by receiving.

Jorge Quintana, Gwinnett school district spokesman, said Edwards is not an employee of the school system. The warrant did not provide information detailing why Edwards was on school property.