More of the strange stuff police officers around North Georgia were up against recently.
- POLICE & FIRE
Wednesday, February 27
Click on the links below for more information on each story > Can you start the car we’re stealing? A Snellville man, who was cleaning out his deceased father’s home in unincorporated Stone Mountain, was robbed and carjacked by armed men in the driveway. But the car wouldn't start without help from the victim, so the men made him get it running before they drove away. With the help of a witness, DeKalb County Police apprehended the suspects a short time later. Related Content: > ‘Dumb thing,’ for sure: A convicted felon who served 13 years in jail for armed robbery found himself back behind bars after he accidentally shot himself in the leg. The man, from Buford, admitted to police that he had done a “dumb thing” after a pistol he had …
Here's what police officers around Northeast Georgia were up against recently.
Click on the links below for more info on each story > Take the beer, not my noodles: A man was caught outside the Walmart on Rockbridge Road in unincorporated Stone Mountain after trying to shoplift some beer and a 12-count pack of ramen noodles. When a Gwinnett County police officer saw the items in the man’s locked vehicle in the parking lot, he gave the officer his keys and said, "Go ahead and give the beer back then." What about the noodles? Related Content: > That’s a lot of chicken wings: Two men were arrested recently for trying to steal $65,000 worth of frozen chicken wings. They intended to load 10 pallets worth of chicken into a rental truck. Did they have a big Super Bowl party planned? > Nicotine fit: A burglar had one thing …