Thursday, November 29, 2012
A car going the wrong way hit another head-on, police say.
From Suwanee Patch Updated 9:12 a.m. November 29 A major Suwanee thoroughfare was closed for several hours Wednesday evening, Nov. 28, after a two-car, head-on collision killed two adults, according to Suwanee Police and media reports. A Mercedes and a Pontiac were involved in the accident at McGinnis Ferry Road and Scales Road, which is near Peachtree Industrial Boulevard and also near the edge of Old Town Suwanee. Police said that the Pontiac apparently crossed the center line of McGinnis Ferry at a break in the median. Names of the victims have not been released, pending the notifications of families. Traffic was backed up in the area, and was re-routed on other streets in the area. -- Follow Suwanee Patch for more information on this …
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Police are investigating the fatality; no charges have been filed.
Suwanee Police are investigating a fatal shooting from last week in which a man said he "accidentally shot his wife in the head" in their Riverview Run Lane home. According to police records, a man identified as Steven Thomas told police dispatch about the incident; officers responded on Oct. 10 about 3 a.m. The deceased woman is identified as Charissa Thomas; officers found her lying face up at the top of the staircase, with a gun positioned between her legs and a cell phone next to her body. There was a "large amount of blood" on her head, face and body, the incident report said. No charges have been filed as of Tuesday (Oct. 15), and the incident remains under investigation, according to police spokesperson Capt. Clyde Byers. Steven …
Saturday, February 4, 2012
The firing of the arresting Suwanee officer means the Gwinnett solicitor does not have enough evidence to proceed with the case.
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Saturday, February 4, 2012
A Gwinnett prosecutor has decided to drop the driving under the influence charge against Gwinnett Chamber VP Nick Masino, due to lack of evidence. The case came apart because of the dismissal of the arresting Suwanee police officer. Masino, a Suwanee resident and former mayor of Suwanee, was arrested last August on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road after his vehicle was observed swerving between lanes. Initially, an off-duty officer spotted Masino's vehicle swerving on I-85, and phoned Suwanee police. Masino did not finish a field sobriety test and subsequently was booked into the Gwinnett Detention Center. He also was charged with texting while driving and improper lane change. Those charges also have been dismissed. Masino told the arresting …