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Tyler Estep

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Five now charged in drug-motivated Duluth home invasion

Duluth police announced Tuesday that five men had been charged in the Aug. 6 home invasion that left 37-year-old Adam Schrier dead inside his home on Summercrest Lane.

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Warrants issued in Duluth murder; drugs, other suspects likely involved

Brian Joseph Brewner, 28, and Devon Antonio Jenkins, 21, are wanted in connection with fatal Aug. 6 home invasion on Duluth’s Summercrest Lane.

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Lilburn man charged after date rape drug found in toddler's system

Terrence Christopher Darling, 26, was arrested last week after a toxicology screen revealed traces of the drug GHB in his 2-year-old niece’s body.

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Charges filed in murder of Norcross taxi driver

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Monday that Adam Matthew Pfeifer, who has been in custody since last week, has been charged with the Aug. 16 murder of Norcross cab driver Afolabi Odifa.

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Norcross attorney, already charged in Fulton, indicted on local theft charges

A Gwinnett County grand jury has indicted attorney Jay Morrey on 19 counts of theft by taking and criminal attempt to commit a crime.

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Couple get combined 40 years in shootout with Duluth cops

Jonathan and Jessica MacMillan were each sentenced Friday in connection with a 2011 armed robbery, shootout and high-speed chase. Jonathan MacMillan was sentenced to 30 years in prison, with his wife facing a decade behind bars.

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Unidentified man tied to burglaries, arson fires at Lawrenceville apartment complex

Gwinnett County fire investigators believe the same man is responsible for string of incidents at the Century Sugarloaf Apartments.

Gwinnett man killed in Forsyth Co. scooter crash

Eric Scott Wolff, 42, of Lawrenceville, reportedly turned into the path of a pickup truck driving down Ga. Highway 20 near Cumming.

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Fugitive leads sheriff’s deputies on chase through Lawrenceville

James Kenneth Staples, 41, was wanted on various charges including theft by receiving stolen property and possession of methamphetamine.

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Testimony: Autistic child kept in closet, rarely fed

Lawrenceville mother Jade Jacobs, 35, denied bond during Thursday hearing in Gwinnett magistrate court.

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Lawrenceville woman accused of abusing autistic daughter due in court

Jade Marie Anne Jacobs, 35, is charged with child cruelty and false imprisonment. Her 15-year-old daughter weighed just 60 pounds when taken to an Atlanta hospital.

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Cops: Norcross man sold $10K worth of meth to undercover deputies

Twenty-seven-year-old Norcross resident Domingo Vargas was arrested Tuesday and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine.

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Testimony: Murder victim stabbed 33 times inside Lawrenceville home

Sixty-four-year-old Parviz Moledina was killed in the days leading up to Thanksgiving 2012. The trial for her accused killer, then-19-year-old Eric Lamont Bolling, began Tuesday.

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Photos released of suspect in attempted Lilburn bank robbery

Lilburn police believe light-skinned black male with a brown bandanna over his head demaned money Monday afternoon at the PNC Bank and 1014 Lawrenceville Highway.

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$2.2 million worth of opium seized in Auburn

More than 5,500 grams of the drug, described as the primary ingredient in heroin, was shipped from Laos and arrived earlier this month at a home on Oak Ridge Road in Auburn.

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Police investigating robbery at Lilburn bank | RAW VIDEO

Robbery occurred around 1 p.m. at PNC Bank located at 4014 Lawrenceville Highway.

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Unsealed testimony offers insight into bribery case against Kevin Kenerly, David Jenkins

For the 10 months following Dec. 3, 2009, a special grand jury met every other Friday to investigate land acquisitions by the Gwinnett County governtment. The testimony they heard is no longer shrouded in secrecy.

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Land acquisition, ethics policies changed following special grand jury investigating land deals

Charlotte Nash: “From my perspective we’re on trial every day.”

Gwinnett County Police Department to hold job fair

For more information or to apply prior to the Aug. 23 event, visit gwinnettpolicejobs.com.

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2 subjects no longer suspected of firing shots at Gwinnett officer

Shots were fired at a Gwinnett County police officer at about 10:25 p.m. Sunday near Norcross.

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DA: Dragon Con co-founder Ed Kramer did not violate probation on social media

District attorney had been investigating Kramer’s activity on Twitter, Google+

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Cops: Man who tried to remove officer’s weapon stopped by punches

Twenty-year-old Lawrenceville man originally accused of assaulting family members.

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Couple arrested, children deprived from deplorable Snellville home

Gregory and Jacqueline Tate were arrested Friday following a police inspection at their home on Pharrs Road.

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Local radio personality charged with child molestation

Ulises Rayas, a personality on Hispanic radio station La Raza 102.3/100.1, was arrested Sunday.

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Lawrenceville mother, stepfather accused of abusing, starving autistic girl

Jade Marie Anne Jacobs was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with child cruelty and false imprisonment. Her 15-year-old autistic daughter reportedly weighed 60 pounds.

Law enforcement phone scam alive and well in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office received Sunday four new reports of phone scam in which callers represent themselves as members of law enforcement and demand payment.

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2 months later, suspects remain on lam in fatal rap rivalry-fueled shooting

Cory Marzette has been named as a suspect in the June 11 shooting death of Paris Brown at a Duluth-area hotel.

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American Legion leader thanks businesses for helping homeless vet

A Duluth restaurant and hotel recently provided free services to a homeless Air Force veteran.

Warrants issued for suspect in shooting outside apartment complex

Isaiah Amos, 20, of Lawrenceville, has been charged in connection with the August 1 shooting outside the Gwinnett Square Apartments.

Afternoon storms cause damage across Gwinnett

Trees and wires reported down following Friday storms.

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More than half of sheriff’s office’s most wanted suspects now detained

Since launching a partnership with the Daily Post and a local TV station, 25 of the 48 people on the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office’s most wanted list have been arrested.

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Victim ID'd in fatal Duluth home invasion

Duluth police said 37-year-old Adam Schrier was shot and killed inside his home on Summercrest Lane Wednesday morning.

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Any slip-up during probation could mean prison time for Kevin Kenerly

Former Gwinnett County Commissioner Kevin Kenerly was sentenced under first offender status.

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Man killed, woman and child shot in Duluth home invasion | VIDEO

Police believe robbery was the motive for the early Wednesday morning home invasion

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Kevin Kenerly pleads no contest, gets no prison time | VIDEO

Kenerly, a four-term county commissioner, was arrested in October 2010 following a year-long investigation into questionable county land purchases

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Gwinnett native in Liberia: ‘The conversation is all about Ebola’

Collins Hill High School graduate Archel Bernard has lived in Liberia, one of the epicenters for Africa’s Ebola outbreak, for the last four years.

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'Excessive speed' likely cause in crash threatening lives of 2 Gwinnett teens

Driver and passenger in Saturday morning crash identified as 17-year-old Raheem Brown of Buford and 16-year-old Ramiah Hall of Grayson, respectively.

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Kevin Kenerly bribery case may be resolved Tuesday

District attorney says hearing for ex-commissioner “may result in the resolution of the case.”

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Two teens critically injured in single-car crash

Two teenagers were in critical condition following a car crash early Saturday morning.

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Pro cycling event draws crowds to downtown Duluth | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Saturday brought Georgia Cup cycling to downtown Duluth, and with it came crowds, food trucks and live music.

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Thousands celebrate Sugar Hill’s 75th anniversary | PHOTOS

Thousands of people turned out for Sugar Hill’s 75th anniversary celebration Saturday, an all-day event that included a 5K, a parade, carnival rides, food trucks and live music.

Two shot outside Gwinnett apartment complex

Officer reported shots coming from the Gwinnett Square Apartments.

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‘John Doe’ heart attack victim dies, still no ID

Middle-aged man found suffering from cardiac arrest along Duluth-area road Tuesday passed away Friday.

Two shot outside Gwinnett apartment complex

Officer reported shots coming from the Gwinnett Square Apartments.

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Testimony: Murder suspect was ‘frustrated’ when he beat, shook girlfriend’s child

Cody Lorenzo Williams has been charged in the July 21 death of his girlfriend’s 16-month-old son.

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‘John Doe’ heart attack victim dies, still unidentified

Middle-aged man found suffering from cardiac arrest along Duluth-area road Tuesday passed away Friday.

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Alleged cop impersonator now charged in 7 pharmacy robberies

Matthew David Buddin, 34, was indicted Wendesday on charges including seven counts of armed robbery.

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Unlicensed driver charged in crash that killed 7-year-old son

Juan Carlos Valezquez-Dominguez, 33, charged with second-degree vehicular homicide following Wednesday afternoon crash on Interstate 85.

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As it celebrates 75 years, Sugar Hill looks forward | PHOTOS

The city of Sugar Hill was chartered in 1939. Seventy-five years later, it’s hoping to revive a long-dormant downtown.

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Cold case murder suspect now in Gwinnett County jail

Gerson Salmeron-Diaz has been charged with the 2008 murder of a Sugar Hill woman.