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A few hundred parents attended a forum at New Mercies Church on Wednesday night where violent incidents in Gwinnett schools was the focus of a panel discussion.
Gwinnett County is on track to potentially meet or surpass the number of fentanyl-related deaths that were seen in the county last year, according to District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson.
Gwinnett County District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson is looking to expand two programs her office has created to help prevent young people from repeatedly finding themselves in the county's jail.
The expansion of the Gwinnett County State Court include a 7th judge, starting in 2023, is having a far-reaching impact across not only the county's courts, but also the offices that interact with the courts.
Gwinnett County District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson has previously said her office will prosecute abortions on a case-by-case basis under Georgia's heartbeat abortion ban law, but she is now offering more clarity on who her office will go after.
Gwinnett County prosecutors are expected to take something of a nuanced approach to handling abortion cases, deciding on an individual basis wether to pursue prosecution in a specific case, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Attorneys for the vaping stores, Bloom Smoke and Vape and Great Vape, filed a lawsuit in Fulton County Superior Court on March 10 to stop District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson's office from prosecuting people for selling either Delta-8 or Delta-10.
A Lawrenceville man has become the first drug dealer in Gwinnett to be convicted and sentenced on murder charges for selling drugs that caused someone that person to die from an overdose.
Gwinnett County District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson told a citizens budget review committee on Monday that her office wants to add prosecutors in 2022 to handle drug and gang cases as well as cases involving special victims such as children, female victims of sexual assault and the elderly.
Gwinnett County residents can meet with District Attorney Patsy Austin-Gatson on Friday night and find out what she is planning to do as the county's top prosecutor.