Tag Archives: Robbery

Reward for Info on Murder/Robbery Case in Gwinnett

The family of a man murdered in Gwinnett County is offering a reward for information in the case.

Gwinnett County Police Department said in an email that 35-year-old Antonio Macklin was shot and killed during a robbery on May 20, 2014.

His family, along with Crime Stoppers, is now offering $4,500 for information that leads to an arrest or indictment in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gwinnett County Police Department.

They reported that witnesses said two or three men wearing dark camouflage entered Macklin’s home in unincorporated Snellville the night of the murder, and fled the scene before officers arrived.

Christmas Day Armed Robbery in Alto

In Alto, police officers and personnel, tracking dogs and a helicopter were in search of a robbery suspect south of the city.

Sgt. Carissa McFaddin of the Banks County Sheriff’s Office said deputies were called to a reported armed robbery around 6 PM on Christmas.

Sgt. McFaddin said that, “Deputies were advised by two victims that they had driven to a pre-arranged location in order to purchase horse saddles from a male subject. When meeting with the male subject, the victims were given directions to a separate location which ended in the area of North County Line Road.”

McFaddin said the victims went on to tell deputies that while they were out of their vehicle the man pointed a gun at them and demanded money.

McFaddin said, “after taking $100 from the victims, the male subject fled on foot.”

According to the police office, Banks County deputies are actively searching for the suspect. He has been described as a white male wearing a black and white checkered hoodie, a white ball cap, and dark pants.

Habersham County Sheriff’s Office K9, Hall County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol Aviation Unit are assisting in the search. If you have any information, please contact police.



14 year old killed in Robbery

Dec. 20, 2012 – Gwinnett County Police said a 14-year-old boy is dead after being shot during an apparent robbery inside his home.


Police department spokesman Jake Smith said the victim’s relative found the boy’s body around 2:40PM Wednesday.

Yesterday evening authorities identified the teen as Paul Sampleton.


Sampleton was a student at Grayson High School and the school had only a half day yesterday, releasing early for the hoildays.


Smith says police found evidence of a robbery, but there was no evidence of forced entry to the home.


Yesterday evening the Gwinnett Police were preparing a search warrant for the house.

Additional details are not immediately available.


Help Identify Queen City Package Robber

Queen City Package of Gainesville was robbed at gunpoint in November.

A subject entered the business on November 23rd at 5:30 PM and robbed them at gunpoint, then left the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

Investigators are now requesting the assistance from you in identifying the individual.

The subject possibly fled in a blue newer model compact car.

If you have any information reguarding this incident you are asked to call the Gainesville Police Departments Criminal Investigations Division (770) 534- 5254.

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Help Identify Suntrust Bank Robbers

Dec. 13, 2012 – Special Agent in Charge, Mark Giuliano, of FBI Atlanta, along with Gainesville Police Chief Brian Kelly, ask for your assistance in identifying and locating the individuals responsible for Tuesday’s armed robbery of the SunTrust Bank on Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville.


At approximately 4:45 P.M. Tuesday two white men entered the Bank and announced a robbery.


One of the robbers was carrying an assault rifle and the other robber was observed carrying a white bag.


The robber with the rifle demanded money while telling the victims that he recently might have had a home foreclosure.


Both robbers were observed jumping over the teller counter and after obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, both robbers departed the bank.


The robbers are described as being white males in their mid twenties to early thirties, medium build, medium height.


They are to be considered armed and dangerous!


Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers Atlanta at (404) 577-8477.


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Sun Trust in Gainesville Robbed

Gainesville police department is searching for two white men suspected of robbing the Sun Trust Bank on Thompson Bridge Road.

Cpl. Joe Britte, spokesman for the Gainesville Police Department said, the men had an assault rifle.

Both suspects are in their late 40s and weigh around 200 pounds.

Britte said the suspects ran from the scene and officers and police dogs responded to the scene after the 4:57  PM call.

No one was injured in the incident.

Anyone with information please call the police tip line at 770-533-5873.

Armed Robbery at Queen City Package

Gainesville – The Gainesville Police are still investigating an armed robbery that happened this weekend.

Coporal Joe Britte of the Gainesville Police Department reported that Queens City Package store was robbed at gun point by what he described as “a hispanic or white male, approximately 5′ 6″, with a brown jacket and a navy blue bandana.”

Though the man got away, Britte said “He left out in an older model blue Honda, direction undetermined at this time. No one was injured, everybody is fine.”

The male suspect had a pistol at the liquor store and left with an undetermined amount of cash.