UPDATE: Mulberry bill signed; ‘Diaper dumping’; Deceased shoplifter ID’d; Workplace dispute ends in arrest, immigration ‘hold’

*The shoplifting suspect who died at a hospital shortly after he was arrested by Cumming Police Sunday has been identified as Robert Cornelious Powell, 32, Brooklyn, New York.  The GBI released his named and says an autopsy will be conducted in hopes of determining the cause of death. EARLIER STORY: GBI investigating death of shoplifting suspect 97.5 Glory FM | North Georgia’s Family Radio Station (wgtjradio.com)

*Two workers recently got into a dispute at an Oakwood restaurant and one of them ended up in jail on charges growing out of the incident and, in addition, was placed on “hold” for immigration authorities. Restaurant management was able to provide information on the suspect from his employee file, according to Oakwood Police. Using that data, officers say they determined the possible location of the suspect, and he was arrested. In addition, the investigation uncovered evidence that he had used a fake ID to get his job with the restaurant and that he was wanted as a federal “deported felon.”



Be on the lookout for unknown subjects illegal dumping at the intersection and area of Valentine Industrial Pkwy and Stockton Farm Rd. in Pendergrass, Ga. Subjects are disposing bags of adult diapers. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated by calling the Tip Line at 706-367-3784.”

*Gov. Kemp Tuesday signed the bill that will allow a referendum on the creation of a new city, Mulberry, near the Hall-Gwinnett County line. Gwinnett residents living in the affected area could vote on the question as early as May 21, when the General Election primaries are held.