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Badge and Bar: Man accused of dragging woman by hair, kicking a car

A Dacula man allegedly dragged a woman by her hair, kicked another man’s car and threatened to kill him at a Lanier Islands Parkway strip mall, according to authorities.

Authorities were called May 29 to the 4700 block of Lanier Islands Parkway.

“(The man) dragged a female by her hair resulting in visible marks to her knees and elbows,” Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware wrote in a news release.

The 35-year-old man also allegedly damaged another man’s car and threatened to kill him, Ware said.

“It is unknown at this time what led to the assault and if (the man) and the two victims were previously acquainted,” Ware said.

The 35-year-old man was charged with battery, terroristic threats and criminal damage to property.

The case is still under investigation.

Man accused of pointing gun at woman, hiding it in child’s bedroom

A Murrayville man allegedly pointed a gun at a woman and hid it in a child’s bedroom when deputies came to the residence, according to authorities.

Hall County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Scott Ware said the man allegedly “pointed a loaded firearm at the victim in this case” during an argument May 25 in the 6300 block of Henry Smith Road.

“When deputies responded, (the man) ran inside the residence and hid the gun under a blanket, unsecured in a child’s bedroom,” Ware said.

No one was hurt.

Authorities charged the 31-year-old man with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, aggravated assault under the Family Violence Act, reckless conduct, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, misdemeanor obstruction and two counts of first-degree child cruelty.

He was booked in to the Hall County Jail, where he remains without bond on certain charges.

Burglar breaks in to burger joint, takes cash

A burglar broke in to Double D Burger this week on Jesse Jewell Parkway and stole cash, police said.

The burglary happened sometime between 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, and 3:30 a.m. Thursday, May 30. Police took the report Thursday.

“Forced entry was made at the rear entrance doors. Less than $400 in currency was stolen,” Cpl. Jessica Van wrote in an email.

Van did not have any information on suspects.

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