Man wanted for shoplifting
LILBURN - A Wal-Mart employee was caught attempting to take two Sony PlayStation systems from the store on Rockbridge Road on Monday, a police report said.
A manager reportedly saw Marty Booker, 21, try to leave the store without paying for the items, and when he confronted Booker, Booker pushed the manager and fled with the merchandise.
According to the report, Gwinnett County Police have filed warrants for Booker's arrest.
The systems were worth more than $300.
Teen cited for shoplifting
LAWRENCEVILLE - A Target employee was caught altering prices in order to sell four CDs to a fellow employee Monday.
According to a police report, Cyril Emeka Nwarnjoku, 17, of Lawrenceville was seen by loss prevention marking the CDs down to 99 cents each and attempting to sell them to a former employee who had been fired earlier in the day.
The teen admitted to the act and was issued a citation for shoplifting and was escorted from the store.
The CDs were worth $57.
Drug pipes found while booking man into jail
WINDER - A man was reportedly caught with a marijuana pipe and a crack pipe while being booked into the Barrow County jail on separate charges, police reports said.
Auburn police on Sunday arrested Austin Bishop Trimble, 18, of Auburn on an outstanding warrant, according to police reports. According to that warrant, Trimble is accused of burglary and theft by taking from an incident in May, an official with magistrate court said.
While booking Trimble, jail officials reportedly discovered a marijuana pipe in his right shoe, according to police reports. The arresting officer then searched his patrol car and found a crack pipe on the floorboard where Trimble had been sitting, reports said.
Trimble was charged with additional charges of possession of drug-related objects and crossing of guard lines with drugs without consent of the warden.
Trimble remains in the Barrow County jail under $11,000 bond.
Two Carter Road burglaries reported
AUBURN - Two Carter Road homes were burglarized in less than one week, police reports state.
Several items were reported stolen from a Carter Road trailer while the resident was in the process of moving in.
The woman told Auburn police she had left several items in the trailer Saturday night. When she returned Sunday morning, she discovered a front window open and the back door unlocked.
She reported missing several CDs and DVDs, two televisions, one XBox, and some end tables.
On Thursday, another Carter Road resident reported missing a PlayStation 2 and its controllers, two DVDs and three video games. The residents told police they had been gone for 21⁄2 hours.
Police discovered the robber had entered through an unsecured front window.
There were no suspects in either crime.