MAN CLAIMS GIRLFRIEND'S EX-BOYFRIEND POINTED GUN AT HIM: A Murrayville, Ga. man said he was trying to help his girlfriend move her possessions out of her ex-boyfriend's Buford home when the boyfriend pulled a pistol on him. According to the Murrayville man, when he and his girlfriend arrived at the ex-boyfriend's residence on the evening of June 20, his girlfriend and the ex-boyfriend began arguing because the ex-boyfriend was upset the woman had brought her new boyfriend with her. The ex-boyfriend admitted he had a gun with him at the time and "did have the thought of pulling it," but refrained. Due to the fact the Murrayville man never expressed fear and was standing only a few feet from the ex-boyfriend when police arrived, the investigating officer did not believe there was cause for arrest. The officer noted all parties remained at the home and continued moving the woman's belongings.
CAR STOLEN AFTER OWNER LEAVES KEYS IN IGNITION: During the overnight hours of June 18, a thief or thieves stole a 1994 Honda Accord which had been left unlocked with the keys in the ignition parked outside a Dacula home. The owner said he left the keys in the ignition due to a problem with the ignition switch, but had not worried about doing so because he felt the area around his Robert Jesse Drive home was safe. The vehicle has an estimated value of $1,500.
WOMAN SAYS MONEY STOLEN WHILE SHE NAPPED: A Sugar Hill woman called Gwinnett County Police on June 18 after awakening from a nap at her Olivet Drive home and discovering $120 missing from her purse. The woman said she believes a friend of hers who had been at the house may have taken the money. The woman said she thinks that same friend may have stolen $35 from her during a previous incident. The officer explained how the woman could obtain a warrant against her friend if she chose to do so.
SUSPECT TRIES TO OPEN MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS USING STOLEN INFORMATION: A Florida man called GCPD on June 17 after learning someone was using his name, date of birth and Social Security number to open credit accounts at various stores in the Mall of Georgia area. The suspect reportedly also had a Florida driver's license and what appeared to be an American Express card with the Florida man's name. The suspect is known to have attempted to open accounts at Jared's, HH Gregg and Radio Shack. Police were able to obtain video surveillance of the suspect from Jared's and employees at the other locations provided a suspect description matching that of the suspect observed on video. The Florida man indicated he had contacted the credit bureaus to place a watch on his account. At the time of the report, the suspect was known to have successfully completed $74.18 in fraudulent purchases.
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