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Gwinnett DA’s No. 2 Reappointed to Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 07/03/2024) – John Melvin, the Chief Assistant District Attorney for the Gwinnett County District Attorney’s Office, was reappointed to a second ...

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Career Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Fentanyl Overdose

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 07/02/2024) – A man connected to two Fentanyl overdose fatalities will spend 40 years in prison for selling pills containing the substance to a ...

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Guilty Verdict Reached Fatal Drug Robbery Gone Wrong

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 06/17/2024) – The third member of a drug robbing crew was sentenced to life in prison Friday for his part in the murder of a dealer they targeted in ...

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Guilty Verdict Reached in Murder, Kidnapping of Norcross Teen

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 06/13/2024) – A Gwinnett County jury on Wednesday found a former Doraville Police officer guilty of killing a 16-year-old girl and dumping her body in the ...

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7 Charged with Racketeering for Breaking into 492 Cars

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 06/06/2024) - A band of thieves face charges in connection with 492 car break-ins across Gwinnett County as part of a large conspiracy. The seven men are also accused of shooting ...

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Life Sentence Handed to Man Who Raped, Stabbed Gwinnett Teen

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 05/24/2024) – A Flowery Branch man was sentenced to life today for raping a teenage girl and stabbing her 86 times in Gwinnett County.

Zachary Iona, 22, pled ...

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Guilty Verdict in Revenge Shooting Murder

(Update 06/06/2024) - Neil Patrick Frasdilla, who was convicted of murder and other charges in the shooting death of Darius Dugger, was sentenced to life in prison without the ...

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Two Men Convicted in Home Invasion Murder

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 05/23/2024) – Two men face life in prison for roles in a deadly 2020 Norcross home invasion.

A Gwinnett County jury found ...

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Gang Member Found Guilty of Murder in Counterfeit Robbery Scheme

(Lawrenceville, Ga., 05/20/2024) – A Lilburn man with a history of gang-related crime dating back to his youth was given a life prison sentence for murder in a robbery-gone-wrong.

Jordan ...

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