Thursday, January 3, 2013
Buford man said another man pointed a gun at him during a confrontation at a Dacula QuikTrip.
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Thursday, January 3
A 54-year-old Buford man claims a pistol-bearing older man assaulted him during a Christmas Eve confrontation at a Dacula QuikTrip. The Buford man told police he won a prize in a scratch-off lottery game at the Hamilton Mill Parkway QuikTrip and walked up to the counter to inform the clerk. He then reportedly heard another customer ask the clerk to speak louder because of the “yapping.” According to the police report, the Buford man took offense and replied, “Dogs yap, I’m a grown man.” At that point, the other customer allegedly told the Buford man to shut up. The Buford man responded by telling the man to perform a physically impossible sexual act and walked outside. The Buford man was still standing outside the QuikTrip when the other …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Diesel for autos and trucks will soon be available.
Motorists will soon be able to purchase diesel at the QuikTrip located at 1750 Winder Highway. QuikTrip representative Mike Thornbrugh said the store is adding diesel service for both autos and trucks. A new $25,000 canopy is part of the addition, Thornbrugh added. Construction is currently underway for the diesel service area, which will be located between the QuikTrip store and the Winder Highway Waffle House. The diesel service area is expected to be completed by the end of July.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Suspect shouted profanity, racial slurs in parking lot.
A Lawrenceville man was arrested on Feb. 5 after creating a disturbance at the QuikTrip on Hamilton Mill Parkway in Dacula. According to the police report, the suspect, Robert Stafford Jr. of 205 Omega Street in Lawrenceville, was a passenger in a vehicle when he began arguing with the driver and another passenger. The driver told police he felt threatened by Stafford and pulled over to call 911. While the officer was speaking with the driver, Stafford began yelling profanities and using pejorative terms for females and African Americans. The officer, noting that other QuikTrip customers could hear what was being said, instructed Stafford to calm down and stop cursing. Stafford, who the officer described as having a “strong odor of an …
Friday, December 31, 2010
Victim left car running while he went inside store to make a purchase.
A Buford man got a drink, but lost his vehicle during a Dec. 26 visit to the Hamilton Mill QuikTrip. According to the Gwinnett County Police Department report, the 24-year-old victim said he left the engine running on his black 2008 Chevrolet Silverado while he went inside the QuikTrip to purchase a "refreshing beverage." When he returned, his vehicle was gone. According to the victim, a witness told him that a white male with a Rebel flag tattoo got in the vehicle and drove away. The victim was unable to provide police with any further information about the suspect or the witness. The case is listed as active.