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Police looking for suspect involved in Norcross shooting

Police looking for suspect involved in Norcross shooting

NORCROSS --  A suspect is sought in the shooting at at Norcross nightclub over the weekend.

The man shot in the chest outside a Norcross night club over the weekend is expected to recover, as police try to gather information about a possible suspect.

Woman charged in boyfriend's stabbing death

Woman charged in boyfriend's stabbing death

NORCROSS, Ga. -- A Norcross woman has been charged with murder and aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death.

At approximately 3:50 a.m. on Sunday, May 22, Gwinnett County police were dispatched to a house on Beechwood Avenue in Doraville where they found the victim, who was still alive at the time.

The man was identified as 32-year-old Tyress Shebre Malcome of Norcross. He told officers that he got into an argument with his girlfriend at a house in Norcross and she stabbed him with a knife from the home's kitchen.

After the stabbing, a friend allegedly drove Malcome to the address in Doraville.

Malcome was taken to Atlanta Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Investigators subsequently arrested Tiquonda Ranell Campbell, 30, of Norcross and charged her with Malcome's death.

The investigation into this case is ongoing.

Feds crack down on prescription drug trafficking

Feds crack down on prescription drug trafficking

ATLANTA -- A federal grand jury in Atlanta has charged a total of 13 defendants from two states with illegally trafficking in oxycodone and other prescription drugs.

The two cases arise out of intensified efforts to address Georgia's growing problem with prescription drug abuse.

"Prescription drug abuse is our nation's fastest-growing segment of illegal drug use, causing significantly more overdose deaths than cocaine, methamphetamine and heroin combined," said United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates.

In the first incident, 11 Georgia residents were charged with conspiring to forge oxycodone prescriptions and sell the illegally obtained tablets.

2 Suspects Arrested in Norcross Rooftop Burglaries Case

2 Suspects Arrested in Norcross Rooftop Burglaries Case

Norcross, GA--  In a story we brought you last week about a string of Norcross burglaries which assailants entered various businesses by entering their roofs, 2 suspects have been apprehended. After news stories that we and other organizations did showing the video stills of the assailants, detectives soon received information and tips.

The common method of entry was through a rooftop air conditioning unit, or through rooftop cooking vents.  Between January 26, 2011 and February 22, 2011, five similar burglaries occurred along the Jimmy Carter Blvd. corridor.  Surveillance footage of each incident showed the two suspects wearing the same distinct clothing.

Gwinnett Officers say there is a "Rash of Norcross Rooftop Burglaries"

Gwinnett Officers say there is a "Rash of Norcross Rooftop Burglaries"

Gwinnett County, GA--  (GwinnettCounty PD, Press Release)  

Uniform officers with the Gwinnett County Police Department were conducting an area check at Jimmy Carter Blvd and Britt Rd. This is an area of unincorporated Norcross in Gwinnett County.

As the officers were checking the area they observed a suspicious vehicle near a business at that intersection. The officers began checking the area on foot and observed three subjects run from them from behind a dumpster. These individuals quickly disappeared in a nearby wood line. The officers searched the area thoroughly and didn’t find the individuals. It is believed that the officers intercepted these individuals before they could commit a burglary to the business.

Officers and burglary investigators believe these individuals are the same individuals for several commercial burglaries in the area. These individuals are gaining entry through the roofs of the businesses. Once inside the businesses, they take cash from the registers and or vending machines from inside the businesses and they leave through one of the perimeter doors.

Crime Continues Double-Digit Decreases Throughout Greater Gwinnett Place

Crime Continues Double-Digit Decreases Throughout Greater Gwinnett Place

(DULUTH)—New statistical data released by Gwinnett County Police shows significant decreases in crime throughout greater Gwinnett Place.

The compiled data covers reported incidents occurring from 2007 through 2010 with an overall 33% decrease.

Police Need Help identifying Lilburn Walmart Credit Card Fraud Suspect

Police Need Help identifying Lilburn Walmart Credit Card Fraud Suspect

Lilburn, GA--  The Lilburn Police Department is currently investigating two separate instances where an unknown suspect has made purchases at our local Walmart located at 4004 Lawrenceville Highway.  The suspect has utilized a credit card with a re-encoded number that matches that of our victim’s card who lives in St. Louis. 

Police have asked residents to take a look at the high quality still photograph of the suspect as he is exiting our Walmart.  If you have any tips concerning this case please contact Detective Jeff Kinney with the Lilburn Police Department by calling 770-638-2182.