A ladder that was laying in one of the northbound lanes of Interstate 85 caused an accident that ensnared six vehicles, sent people to the hospital and caused the interstate to be shut down for more than an hour Wednesday afternoon, according to Gwinnett police.
Georgia Insurance Commissioner John King's office announced on Thursday that it has uncovered a food poisoning fraud ring made up of at least 10 people, including two from Gwinnett, who allegedly tricked insurance companies into paying out thousands of dollars.
Police in Gwinnett County are looking for a man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend after dropping off diapers at her Snellville home.
Police said 32-year-old Voneric Hill shot two people, killing one, in a Duluth apartment complex on Thursday night. One victim was last reported to be hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.
Gwinnett County police are searching for a suspect who allegedly instructed a pregnant female passenger to run a woman over with their car at a Dacula Wendy's after a dispute over a soda refill.
Ronald Reuben Hayes, of Doraville, was shot Wednesday night by a the resident of a home he tried to break into and is currently at a local hospital being treated for his injuries.
The Gwinnett County Police Department Burglary Unit is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect who forced entry into Linda Tienda in unincorporated Norcross through the ceiling and attempted to break into gambling and gaming machines on March 14.
The Secretary of State's Office issued a warning about potential scams where individuals may try to solicit donations on behalf of charities that they claim are fighting the coronavirus.
Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway signed a memorandum of agreement with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Wednesday to continue with the controversial 287(g) program allowing undocumented residents who are arrested to be deported after announcing he would not seek re-election in January.
The wheels of justice and other parts of government began grinding to a halt in Gwinnett County on Friday as concerns grew about the spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19 and President Donald Trump declared a national state of emergency.
A spokesperson for the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office said there have been no reports of COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, at the county jail. But precautions to keep the virus out of the jail and from spreading among inmates and employees are being taken.
Jamya Ann Stokes, of Atlanta, was convicted of armed robbery, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony for a 2018 robbery at a Norcross hotel.
A robbery at a Lawrenceville gas station turned into a standoff with the SWAT team for several hours late Wednesday night, but 17-year-old Tavares Barnett was later captured in connection to the incident after fleeing from officers.
Police arrested a suspect at the scene of a homicide investigation in Statham. Police charged William Andrew Kinsey after find a trail of blood that led to his alleged girlfriend's body on Sunday.
Gwinnett County police said shortly after 11 p.m. on Feb. 8, two masked suspects held an employee of a Chevron gas station in Duluth at gunpoint, struck him in the back of his head and fled the scene with cigarettes and cash.
Terry Foster, 54, of Blairsville, pleaded guilty on Feb. 20 of violating the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act and was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine for lining deer carcasses with poison to bait coyotes..
Jonathan Raymond Rico was convicted of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during a felony for holding a Buford homeowner at gunpoint and challenging him to a fistfight in January 2019.
Gwinnett County police seek help identifying suspect captured on a personally-owned dash camera breaking into and stealing a purse from an SUV in the Duluth area on Feb. 16.
Generations of Looney Toons fans probably remember the swift-footed Mexican mouse character named Speedy Gonzalez, but police announced on Tuesday that they have charged a 35-year-old Buford man — also named Speedy Gonzalez — with forgery, identity theft and theft by deception.
Gwinnett County police responded to the scene of a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon that killed 34-year-old Zachary Stringer.
Johns Creek police confirmed that the city's mayor, Mike Bodker, was arrested and charged with simple battery following an alleged domestic dispute at his home over the weekend.
Deputies with the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office discovered the body of a female on the floor of a home in Statham on Sunday morning.
Police said 32-year-old Joe Perry shot 35-year-old Jesse Towler while trying to break up a physical altercation by firing a single shot from his handgun.
Gwinnett County police have a lead on a suspect who allegedly stole checks from the mailbox of a Suwanee home and forged his way to more than $3,000.
Timothy Wingfield was sentenced to 15 of 20 years in prison for conspiring to commit a robbery under the screen name "Gecci Lavinci" at a Norcross hotel in 2018.
Law enforcement in Newton and Gwinnett counties are investigating an apparent double murder allegedly committed by Arief McKenzie, of Covington, within an hour of each other Tuesday morning. He is being held at the Gwinnett County jail on felony murder and aggravated assault charges.
Nicholas Hernandez-Gonzalez, 36, of Duluth, was sentenced to 17 years, six months in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release and deportation for possessing with intent to distribute multiple kilograms of fentanyl and other opioids in 2019.
More charges have been filed against a 40-year-old Kennesaw man accused of exchanging sexual messages with a 15-year-old girl, as police claim he also took her alcohol at school, offered her $500 for sex and told her he wanted to impregnate her.
Shortly before 6 a.m. police said officers were called to investigate a homicide at 2652 Herrington Woods Court in unincorporated Lawrenceville.
Prosecutors will take another crack at getting a jury to convict Gwinnett County Superior Court Judge Kathryn Schrader on computer trespassing charges this spring, a spokesperson for the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia has confirmed.
ATLANTA -- Criminal justice advocates are pushing for Georgia to pass legislation this year aimed at restricting public access to certain criminal convictions when seeking jobs or housing.
Police believe they have linked suspects involved in the theft of approximately $1,500 worth of jewelry from a Sugarloaf Mills jewelry store to a separate burglary at Target.
Police are now searching for a third suspect, 19-year-old Jaime Manuel Jimenez, in connection to a deadly shooting that took place near a Duluth gas station on Feb. 5.
Gwinnett County Solicitor General Brian Whiteside said he still has hope a bill to legalize marijuana, which could lead to less gang activity, including gang-related deaths, will be introduced in the Georgia General Assembly before the end of the legislative session this year.
A Snellville man is now in custody at the DeKalb County Jail for the fatal shooting of 37-year-old Lavar Ellis, of Duluth, at a motel in Tucker Sunday night.
Gov. Brian Kemp announced a memorandum of understanding has been agreed to between the Georgia Department of Corrections and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to extend the state prison system's participation in the 287(g) program.
DeKalb stripper "Chrissy the Doll" — whose real name is Valencia D. Williams — pleaded guilty to social security fraud in federal court, U.S. Attorney BJay Pak's office announced.
Gwinnett County police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects captured on mall security cameras at Sugarloaf Mills breaking into and stealing from a jewelry kiosk on Feb. 15.
The Gwinnett County Police Department located a Snellville women tied to a wanted caretaker, Kishia Mitchell, Tuesday afternoon with Adult Protective Services, but continue to seek the public's help in locating a second missing woman.
A Mexican national with prior convictions for illegal re-entry into the United States and for transporting illegal aliens, and who injured an officer during his 2019 arrest, was sentenced to 52 months in prison for illegal re-entry and violation of supervised release, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia Charlie Peeler said in a news release.
Former Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Deputy Antione Riggins, 41, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking and making a false statement to cover up his drug crimes.
Gwinnett County police charged 17-year-old James Maurice Robertson Friday with felony murder and aggravated assault for the fatal shooting of De’Lano Plummer, who was found in the middle of the street in Snellville earlier this month.
Gwinnett County police are seeking the public’s help in locating 68-year-old Linda Williams, of Snellville, and 59-year-old Linda Kimble, of Monroe County, tied to a wanted caretaker.