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School police reports

School police looking for projector thief

HOSCHTON - Gwinnett County school police are doing a fingerprint analysis to determine who stole a projector this summer from a computer lab at Mill Creek High School.

The projector, valued at $3,299, was taken between May 24 and Sept. 11, according to a police report. It has not been recovered but it will be replaced, a school district spokesman said.

Grayson's tennis court damaged by fire

LOGANVILLE - A tennis net and two plastic barrels were set on fire last month at Grayson High School, damaging the tennis court, according to a Gwinnett school police report.

The net will be replaced, and the tennis court surface will be repaired once the school gets an estimate on the cost of the damage, a school district spokesman said.

No arrests have been made.

Man drops machete in bushes near Meadowcreek

NORCROSS - A man running from a school resource officer on Sept. 11 dropped a machete in some shrubs near Meadowcreek High School, a school police report states.

The officer was investigating a report of a group of suspicious people standing in front of the school. The principal reported someone may have come to the school to start a fight, but no altercation took place.

Of the 12 people standing in front of the school after classes had been dismissed, nine were students, a school district spokesman said.

It is unknown if the man who dropped the machete was affiliated with the group standing near the school.

Student threatens to stab administrator, teacher

LAWRENCEVILLE - A Sweetwater Middle School student who brought knives to a bus stop on Sept. 11 later said he was going to stab an administrator and his teacher, according to a police report.

The student did not bring the weapons to school, the report said. He did not have the means to carry out the threat, and the students and school officials were not in immediate danger, a school district spokesman said.

School officials responded immediately to the threats and are working closely with the child's parent to resolve the issue, the spokesman said.

No criminal charges were filed, but the student faces disciplinary action.

Candy stolen in Richards Middle trailer break-in

LAWRENCEVILLE - A bag of candy valued at $10 was stolen from a trailer at Richards Middle School earlier this month.

A teacher said she forgot to lock one of the trailer doors before leaving for the weekend, a school police report states. Someone entered the trailer between Sept. 7 and 10, took the candy and poured white-out on the teacher's desk.

No arrests have been made.