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Man Leaves Window Cracked, Thief Seizes Opportunity

A man who told police he left his window open “just a little” ends up a crime victim.

Cracking a window may help fight the heat, but it is not much use in fighting crime.

A Dacula man locked his truck doors, but left his window cracked “just a little” while he visited  on June 29. When he returned to his vehicle, he discovered his Kenwood radio was missing. According to the police report, the dashboard had been taken apart and several pieces were missing.

The stolen radio was valued at $300 and the cost to repair the damage was estimated to be $150.

The case is listed as active.

Other recent incidents investigated by the Gwinnett County Police Department include: 

June 22

  • Simple battery in the 400 block of Harbins Road.

June 25

  • Simple battery in the 1000 block of Leighs Brook Way.

June 27

  • Theft by taking in the 3900 block of Bonnett Creek Lane.

June 28

  • Battery in the 1700 block of Brooks Pointe Court.
  • Possession of marijuana in the 2600 block of Golden Avenue.
  • DUI arrest near the intersection of Campbell Gate Road and Campbell Ives Drive.
  • Identity fraud in the 2000 block of Blackberry Lane.
  • Financial transaction card fraud in the 2600 block of Braselton Highway.
  • Theft by taking in the 1200 block of Auburn Road.

June 30

  • Entering auto in the 2900 block of Ashton Pointe Circle.

July 2

  • Identity fraud in the 2800 block of Williams Farm Drive.

July 3

  • Criminal damage in the 3300 block of Brooksong Way.

July 4

  • Disorderly conduct in the 2000 block of Huntington Hill Trace.

For questions about this blotter, email dacula@patch.com. Click for Dacula Patch's crime reporting policies.

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