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DateTimeAlert TypeDescription
02-14-2021 1:06 AM Crime Alert Crime Alert - Armed Robbery:

CRIME ALERT

Crime Alerts are posted in an effort to make the GGC Community aware of any situation that poses a potential threat to the safety and well-being of those who live, work, study and visit the campus. By keeping you aware of crimes occurring in your community the Campus Police hope to encourage you to become actively involved in crime prevention. Personal safety practices and knowledge are your best defense against crime. This alert has been approved by Chief Terrance Schneider, of the Campus Police and is intended to promote safety on campus and comply, in part, with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1990.

REPORTED OFFENSE – ARMED ROBBERY

On February 14, 2021, at approximately 1:06 AM. Campus police made contact with a Gwinnett County Police Officer near the Tennis facility on Collins Hill Road. The Tennis facility is approximately Northwest of the soccer fields.

 

The County Officer, stated that a possible armed robbery had occurred at 1352 Collins Hill Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043. The last known direction of travel of the suspects was North on Collins Hill Road towards Russell Road. The vehicle was described to be a Dark-colored pickup truck. Possibly black or maroon in color. The vehicle was believed to be occupied by a male and female subject.

 

The description of the female subject was not given. This was due to other Gwinnett County Police Officers intercepting the vehicle at Riverside Parkway. The County officers apprehended the female subject. The male subject was not present at that time. Campus police assisted by conducting area checks at the Tennis facility, and the surrounding subdivisions. Tennis facility was secure, and the surrounding subdivisions were clear at that time.

 

Gwinnett County Police Officers are still on the lookout for the male subject.

 

MALE SUSPECT DESCRIPTION: The male subject was described as a light-skinned black male wearing a dark-colored t-shirt. The male subject was bald as well.

 

CRIME PREVENTION TIPS: 1. Try always to find a friend to accompany you outside late at night. Even when planning to be gone just a short time. 2. Be mindful of your surroundings and place a safe distance between you and potential hiding places. 3. Report any and all suspicious people and incidents to the police immediately.

For more information on campus crime and safety, contact:  Phone: 678.407.5333
TTY for the Deaf: 678.985.3144   Email: cllorens@ggc.edu

01-28-2021 11:58 AM Crime Alert All clear: All clear. Resume normal operations.
01-28-2021 11:29 AM Crime Alert All Clear: All Clear. Resume normal operations.  Police will continue increased patrols on campus.
01-28-2021 11:09 AM Crime Alert GGC HARD LOCKDOWN MSG2:

Shooting nearby campus at Sugar Mill Apartments. Suspect is described as a black male in a white t-shirt and dirty sweatpants. Gwinnett County is tracking. Possibly armed and dangerous.

01-28-2021 10:41 AM Crime Alert GGC HARD LOCKDOWN MSG1: Violent threat on GGC campus.  Find safe area, LOCK and BARRICADE doors.  If near a building ENTER.  Police responding. Updates to follow. Employees report your status to your supervisor.
01-28-2021 10:40 AM Crime Alert GGC SOFT LOCKDOWN MSG1: Active Threat Near Campus. Find safe area or remain in building.
11-09-2019 4:00 PM Crime Alert Update on Campus Incident, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019:

On Saturday, November 9, 2019, at approximately 11:30 a.m., a person reported an armed robbery in the Building A parking lot during an exchange of items. GGC Police, City of Lawrenceville Police and Gwinnett County Police all immediately responded to the incident.

As the situation unfolded, a shot was fired into the victim’s vehicle by the suspect who then fled on foot. There were no injuries. Police have a description of the suspect and this is an ongoing investigation by GGC Police. At this time, it is believed that the parties involved were not affiliated with GGC.

At 12:35 p.m., an all-clear was sent to campus. The safety of our campus community is of utmost importance. Please expect additional police presence for the remainder of the day.

11-09-2019 12:39 PM Crime Alert GGC SOFT LOCKDOWN MSG2: All clear. Resume normal operations. Increased police presence will remain on campus.
11-09-2019 11:59 AM Crime Alert Armed Robbery - A Building Parking Lot - Soft Lockdown: GGC SOFT LOCK DOWN. Armed Robbery A Building Parking Lot. Find safe area or remain in building.
09-07-2018 3:00 PM Crime Alert Clery Act Safety Alert – Off Campus Aggravated Assault:

Incident Date: September 5, 2018

Incident Location: 875 Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road (Home Depot) Lawrenceville, Georgia. 30043 

Incident Description: On September 5, 2018, Georgia Gwinnett College was notified of a violent crime that occurred at the Home Depot on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road.  Loss prevention employees and bystanders were threatened with a handgun twice during the incident. Suspect 1 assaulted a bystander in the head with the handgun, loaded the stolen merchandise into the Suspect Vehicle and was driven from the scene by Suspect 2.

Description of Suspects
Suspect 1: B/M, 20 to 29 YOA, approx. 5’06” tall and 130 lbs. Short BLK hair and short facial hair Last seen wearing a torn white t-shirt, BLK jeans, WHI sneakers, and thick-rimmed BLK glasses Armed with Black handgun 
Suspect 2: B/M, all black clothing (driver of suspect vehicle) Suspect Vehicle: RED Kia Soul with a Georgia license plate beginning with the letters “RP” 

Status of Investigation: This incident is being investigated by the Gwinnett County Police Department. Report any information regarding this and other criminal incidents to Gwinnett County Police 770.513.5700 or Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404.577.TIPS (8477).

See Something, Say Something: Report any information regarding this crime and other criminal incidents to the Georgia Gwinnett College Police Department by calling 678.407.5333 or by emailing Report a Crime In addition, you can help the GGC community fight crime. Don’t look the other way or ignore suspicious activity. If you see something that prompts concern, say something and notify Campus Police immediately. 

Additional Information for the Georgia Gwinnett College Community
Immediately report suspicious activity to the Campus Police by calling 678.407.5333. Program the campus police number into your cell phone. 

Safety escorts are available through the Georgia Gwinnett College Police Department by calling 678.407.5333. 

Download the LiveSafe safety app LiveSafe for quick access to the Georgia Gwinnett College Police Department and other safety resources. 

Clery Act Requirements
Federal law, the Clery Act, requires colleges and universities to report certain crime statistics as well as to make timely notifications about crimes that pose a threat to the community. The purpose of this alert is to help make you aware of crime so that you are able to take appropriate precautions. For more information, please visit GGC Office of Public Safety.

09-05-2018 3:25 PM Crime Alert GGC SOFT LOCKDOWN MSG3:

Soft lockdown lifted. GGC Public Safety swept and cleared all buildings and parking lots. Resume normal class schedule.

09-05-2018 3:08 PM Crime Alert GGC SOFT LOCKDOWN MSG2: No movement of classes.  Remain in your current location.  If you are in your vehicle, leave campus.
09-05-2018 2:58 PM Crime Alert GGC SOFT LOCKDOWN MSG1: Violent threat near GGC campus. Find safe area or remain in building.