Tuesday, August 31, 2010
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Gwinnett Daily Post
LAWRENCEVILLE -- A search warrant served by Gwinnett County School Police turned up a pair of stolen computers and some marijuana Monday, but not the TVs pilfered from a local elementary school they were looking for.
A series of burglaries has occurred at Lawrenceville's Kanoheda Elementary -- in the Berkmar cluster -- since this spring, schools spokesman Jorge Quintana said. Surveillance systems led school police to the nearby Herrington Woods Court home of 21-year-old Denny Eldon King on Monday, hoping to find the two TV monitors they say were stolen from the school.
According to their report, what they found instead was two stolen computer systems, initially believed to belong to the school system. They were later determined not to, Quintana said.
King is being held without bond in Gwinnett County Jail on burglary charges.
Police also arrested 17-year-old Tahjie Yisiian Harris during the search, charging him with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute after they say they found four grams of pot in individual baggies.
The investigation into the televisions and "some perishable items" stolen from Kanoheda Elementary is ongoing, Quintana said.
"A series of three burglaries began at the school during spring break in April and continued during the summer until the end of June," he said.