NEWS NEARBY: Peachtree Corners Body ID'd; Fatality on GA 400
Check out these Patch headlines from communities not far from Johns Creek.
Alpharetta Police: Carjack Suspect Beat Teen with Handgun - Alpharetta-Milton Patch
Chilling details have come out about a crime spree that started in Forsyth County before heading to Alpharetta and then Duluth, involving armed robbery, auto theft, carjacking and terroristic threats.
A Gainesville man remains in Forsyth County Jail on charges stemming from the incident. See Alpharetta-Milton Patch for more on this story.
Friday Morning Traffic Fatality Victim ID'd - Sandy Springs Patch
Twenty two-year-old Carlyn Emily Royball of Alpharetta died in the traffic fatality this morning on Ga. 400.
11 Allive News is reporting that B 98.5FM cohost Kelly Stevens was injured in that accident. He was hit by Royball who was driving northbound in the southbound lane at about 3:30 a.m., said Police Capt. Steve Rose. Stevens' car overturned.
Ga. 400 has reopened. This story first appeared on Sandy Springs Patch.
Police ID Dead Man Found in Technology Park - Peachtree Corners Patch
It's been 10 days since the body of a white male was found behind an office building on Technology Parkway and today Gwinnett County Police has released the man's identity.
The Homicide Unit has positively identified the man found on Monday, Aug. 13 as Ronald Corona, 39, from Pennsylvania, said Cpl. Edwin Ritter, spokesman for the Gwinnett County Police Department. Ritter said Corona had been temporarily living in the Gwinnett area since November 2011. See Peachtree Corners Patch for more on this story.
Andrea Sneiderman Posts Bond, Out Of Jail - Dunwoody Patch
Andrea Sneiderman posted bond Thursday morning and has been released from DeKalb County jail.
Sneiderman also was ordered to surrender her passport and her children's passports, as well as wear an electronic ankle bracelet. She was also instructed to live with her parents until her trial. See Dunwoody Patch for more on this story.
Search for Lake Lanier Drowning Victim Scaled Back - Cumming Patch
As of today (Aug. 23) the search for 44-year-old Jeffrey Nause, who is presumed drowned after apparently jumping into the water from a boat in the vicinity of Lake Lanier Islands on Aug. 18, has been scaled back, according to authorities.
Hall County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have reduced resources devoted to the search operation for Nause, a press release stated from the HCSO. See Cumming Patch for more details on this story.
'America's Most Wanted' to Air Gwinnett Cold Case - Duluth Patch
Who killed Eva "Kay" Wenal? Gwinnett County Police detectives have been trying to figure that out since she was murdered in 2008. And now they hope to get leads from a national television show.
"America's Most Wanted" will feature this cold case on their show Friday, Aug. 24, at 9 p.m. on Lifetime. It will air during an episode called “The Bold, The Bad and The Brazen.” For more on this story visit Duluth Patch.