Friday, April 26, 2013
Police say Larrie Elatrice Wilkerson, 61, died on impact after she hit a pole Tuesday in Lilburn. The car also caught on fire.
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Friday, April 26
Updated, 4:40 p.m. Local police have identified the driver who died in a fiery one-car accident that took place Tuesday (April 23) in Lilburn. The victim was Larrie Elatrice Wilkerson, 61, of Norcross, according to Lilburn Police. Wilkerson’s red 2000 Ford Explorer crashed into a pole at the intersection of Indian Trail Road and Lawrenceville Highway around 3:40 p.m. The gas tank ruptured and the car immediately caught on fire, according to the incident report. The Gwinnett County Medical Examiner’s Office believes Wilkerson died on impact and before the car became engulfed in flames. The cause of the accident has been determined as driver error, said Lilburn Police Chief Bruce Hedley. The accident report states that Wilkerson was …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The incident occurred around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 29 and Indian Trail Road in Lilburn.
One person is reported dead after a car crashed into a pole and became engulfed in flames in Lilburn. According to Lilburn Police Chief Bruce Hedley, mutliple witnesses observed the driver of a small, red-colored SUV traveling at a high rate of speed southbound on Lawrenceville Highway around 3:40 p.m. Tuesday (April 23). The driver crashed into a large metal mast arm pole in front of the Waffle House at the intersection of Highway 29 and Indian Trail Road. "After the crash, the car caught on fire, and the occupant was unable to exit the vehicle and perished in the fire," said Hedley. Police have not released any details on the driver. No other occupants were in the vehicle and no one else has been reported injured. Read the full story on …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Lilburn Police Department is hoping someone can help identify the suspect who shot a homeowner in his driveway Nov. 28.
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Wednesday, December 5, 2012
From Lilburn Patch The Lilburn Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a person of interest in an aggravated assault and armed robbery that occurred Nov. 28 on Greenleaf Drive in Lilburn. The victim, identified by police as Luis Salazar, was robbed at gunpoint in his driveway and was shot in his lower back at approximately 7 p.m. that Wednesday. The victim was able to give a description of the suspect and a sketch was made by a Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s forensic artist. "Anyone with information about this case or anyone that may recognize this suspect is urged to call the Lilburn Police Department at 770-638-2218," said Lilburn Police Capt. Ben Haynes. "We believe someone will be able to recognize the person …
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Read about how a man in Lilburn was attacked by a German shepherd and what Gwinnett County considers a vicious animal, rules for restraining your pets, and more.
On Nov. 14, approximately 7:35 a.m., Lilburn Police Department arrived at the 4400 block of Sheila Court on report of a vicious animal. A man met with police and stated that he had been attacked by a neighborhood dog. The victim said that he was walking through the neighborhood and decided to stop and talk to the dog's owner about new renovations to his home when the attack happened. According to the report, the victim was standing in the roadway with his hands in his pockets when a large, unrestrained German shepherd came from the back of his owners' home. The dog then bit the victim on the hand. The owner told a similar story, adding that he took the dog to the back yard and gathered napkins for his neighbor. When police got to the scene…
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Pamela Ann Strong made up a story about a kidnapping attempt because she was upset that parents weren't watching their child while shopping, Lilburn police said.
A woman fabricated a story about an attempted kidnapping of a child in a Lilburn store, police said, because she was angry that the child's parents weren't watching him while they were shopping. Lilburn police arrested Pamela Ann Strong on Sept. 17 and charged her with false report of a crime. Strong told police on Aug. 30 that she had seen a man try to kidnap a boy at Park Avenue Thrift Store. In trying to find the suspect, Lilburn police questioned her again on Sept. 14, and Strong admitted then that she had made up the story and that she never saw the suspect touch the child or attempt to grab him. "This is a serious offense," said Lilburn Police spokesman Capt. Ben Haynes. "The department spent several man hours trying to locate this …