Dacula Home Burglarized, Owner Suspects Juveniles Responsible

Wii, Xbox consoles taken, jewelry left behind.

A Dacula man returned home from visiting his family to discover his Beckenham Walk Drive residence had been burglarized.

The thief or thieves took an Xbox 360, 12 Xbox 360 games, two wireless Xbox controllers, a Nintendo Wii, four Nintendo Wii controllers, 40 Wii games and an iPod Touch. A Mountain View backpack embroidered with the name “Zachary” was emptied of its contents and also taken along with a Notre Dame pillowcase.

The homeowner said someone went through two jewelry boxes in the master bedroom, but no jewelry appeared to be missing.

There were no signs of forced entry.

According to the police report, the homeowner believes neighborhood juveniles may be responsible. The man said he used to allow a group of juveniles to play basketball in his driveway until he realized the juveniles were taking water bottles from the garage. The man said he has not allowed the juveniles to play basketball at his house since.

The case is listed as active.

Other recent Dacula area incidents investigated by the Gwinnett Police Department include:

March 28

  • Motor vehicle theft in the 2700 block of Fairway Knoll Court.

March 29

  • Marijuana possession near the intersection of I-85 and Hamilton Mill Road.

April 1

  • Identity fraud in the 1900 block of Gravel Springs Road.
  • Marijuana possession near the intersection of Auburn Road and Fort Daniels Drive.
  • Identity theft in the 2300 block of Masters Road.
  • First degree forgery in the 2500 block of Kelman Place.

April 3

  • Burglary in the 400 block of Beckenham Walk Drive.
  • Theft by taking in the 1600 block of Ewing Chapel Road.

April 4

  • Motor vehicle theft in the 1700 block of Winder Highway.


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