Around the Region: Jewelry Store Burglary, Arnold Schwarzeneggar Filming and Motorcycle Helmet Assault

A look at top Patch stories from around Georgia.

– Snellville Patch

According to Snellville Police, three males broke into Barron's Fine Jewelry at 1850 Scenic Highway.

The suspects broke eight display cases and made off with an undisclosed amount of jewelry. According to Channel 2 Action News, the suspects used a manhole cover to smash the glass of the business.

This is the second time Barron's Jeweler has been targeted in a little over a month. 

Snellville Patch has more on this story.


Arnold Schwarzenegger in Town This Week – Tucker Patch

Arnold Schwarzenegger is in Tucker this week to film scenes for a new movie called "Breacher," as recently reported on Tucker Patch.

"Breacher" is about rogue DEA agents who rob a drug cartel's safe house and then find themselves being picked off one by one because of that robbery. It is sometimes also referred to as "Ten," like on the project's IMDb page, because it's inspired by "Ten Little Indians" by Agatha Christie.

Read more on Tucker Patch.


Deputies Say Man Hurled Motorcycle Helmet at Co-worker – Barrow Patch

A Winder man has been charged with two counts of battery after throwing a motorcycle helmet and striking a co-worker in the head, according to a Barrow County Sheriff's Office incident report. 

The altercation, which occurred at a business on Pickle Simon Road in Winder, reportedly stemmed from an argument over the suspect missing work. The victim told deputies he was sitting at his desk when the man entered his office. The victim said that as the suspect threw the motorcycle helmet, he turned his head and was struck. The two then reportedly began fighting and the suspect punched the victim in the left ear before they were separated by two other employees.



Home Invaders Flee After Woman Yells at Them - Dacula Patch

A Dacula woman frightened away two home invaders by yelling at them after they broke down her door during an Oct. 16 burglary in the Old Dacula Bluffs subdivision.

According to the Gwinnett County Police report, the woman was sitting in her kitchen eating breakfast when she heard a knock at her front door. The woman, who was still in her pajamas, decided she was not going to answer the door. The woman told police the person at her door then began ringing her doorbell repeatedly. At that point, the woman walked into another room of the home so she could look outside and see who was at the front door.

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