Man said he was dealing cards during poker night at a Dacula establishment.
- POLICE & FIRE
Tuesday, January 15
A Norcross man called Gwinnett County police after his iPhone 5 was reportedly stolen during a Jan. 6 poker game at Stars and Strikes in Dacula. The man told police he had placed his phone on the table while he was dealing cards. According to the report, the man looked away from the table and, when he looked back, his iPhone 5 was missing. Later that evening, the man received a call from a friend who advised that he had been called by a Lawrenceville man. The Lawrenceville man allegedly offered to sell the friend an iPhone 5 that the Lawrenceville man claimed to have found at Stars and Strikes. The Norcross man informed police that he believes the Lawrenceville man took the phone during the poker game. There are no other suspects. The case…
Oakwood, Ga. man arrested after tirade at Del Rio Mexican Restaurant in Dacula, Ga.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 13, 2012
An Oakwood Ga. man was apparently unable to discern when he should hold his cards versus when he should fold them. He also failed to realize when he should walk away as opposed to launching a verbal tirade against the poker dealer and others at a Dacula, Ga. restaurant. Gwinnett County Police were called to Del Rio Mexican Restaurant on Dec. 1 after Christopher Dean, 34, reportedly began acting in a “loud, boisterous and intoxicated” manner. The manager of the restaurant advised police that Dean became verbally abusive after losing a poker hand, calling the dealer a “[expletive deleted] chunky [expletive deleted]” and informed other guests that they were “old.” Dean allegedly also “got in the faces” of two other people and was verbally …