Friday, February 17, 2012
Two armed men this week sexually assaulted a woman and stole jewelry after kicking their way into a house in unincorporated Lilburn, reports said.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, February 17, 2012
Two armed men kicked their way into the house of a jeweler Monday night, sexually assaulted one of the women in the house and made away with about $100,000 in jewelry and watches, the Gwinnett Daily Post reported. The house is in unincorporated Lilburn, according to the police incident report, which included an extensive list of the jewelry taken. Investigators believe the family, who are Indian, was targeted because they own a jewelry store near the Highway 124 corridor close to Snellville, according to the newspaper. The suspects are black males, both about 5 feet 11 inches tall. One weighs about 180 pounds, the other around 185 pounds, according to the police report. The men were wearing ski masks, according to the Gwinnett Daily Post…
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Health providers, law enforcement and Walton EMC have teamed up to help open the new center in Snellville.
Eastside Medical Center announced today a new partnership between local police and health care professionals that will mean more services for victims of sexual assault in Gwinnett County The collaborative effort includes: Eastside Medical Center in Snellville, the Snellville Police Department, the Lawrenceville Police Department, Walton EMC and Covenant Counseling of Snellville. Thanks to the their work the new sexual assault center, located in the Women’s Center of Eastside Medical Center, will provide victims a private and safe environment for medical and forensic treatment. “Eastside Medical Center is providing a convenient, safe location to serve sexual assault victims," said Snellville Police Chief Roy Whitehead. "Kim Ryan, CEO of …
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Heriberto Lopez, a social studies teacher, was detained on Feb. 28.
A Meadowcreek High School social studies teacher was arrested for allegedly sexual assaulting a student who goes to the school, according to officials. Heriberto Lopez of 2530 Lockemeade Way was admitted to the Gwinnett County Detention Center on. Feb. 28 at 3:30 p.m., according to records. Lopez has been a teacher at Meadowcreek High School since Aug. 2008, according Jorge Quintana, spokesperson for Gwinnett County Schools. He was released on a $2400 bond, according to the Detention Center docket. Because the incident happened off campus, Gwinnett County Police are handling the investigation. Human resources within the school is also investigating, according to Quintana. Though Lopez is still an employee of the school, he is currently…