LAWRENCEVILLE - Police have tied a Meadowcreek High School student suspected of committing armed robbery with his football buddies to a residential burglary earlier this year.
After posting $50,000 bond on the armed robbery charges, Simon Terzian, 18, has again landed at the Gwinnett County Jail, this time without bond.
Police have charged Terzian, of Tucker, with breaking into a home on Galesburg Drive in Lawrenceville on Oct. 17, according to an arrest warrant. In this case, he faces a single count of burglary.
No other details about the alleged burglary were available Friday, a Gwinnett police spokesman said.
Terzian is also suspected of robbing a 33-year-old man at gunpoint Nov. 3 in an apartment complex parking lot near Norcross. Police say he was accompanied by three Meadowcreek football players - Sean Frezell, 18, Cory Huck and Atiim Henderson, both 17 - when he allegedly rolled the Hispanic male for $700 and a cell phone.
A Gwinnett Superior Court Judge granted the teens $50,000 bond each during a hearing earlier this month, after numerous family members and friends vouched for their good character and athletic potential. All four posted the money and were freed.
During that hearing, however, a Gwinnett police detective testified that several other Norcross-area crimes could be linked to the teens. They had allegedly targeted Hispanic males, who are known to carry cash, the detective said.
In the Nov. 3 robbery, police allege that Terzian held a handgun to the victim's face while Huck threatened to punch him and the other two lifted his wallet.
Before they were implicated in the robbery, all four teens were arrested at the same apartment complex, Orchard Park apartments, on loitering and prowling charges Nov. 8.
A first appearance hearing is scheduled Tuesday for Terzian, where the latest charges will be outlined.