Falcons RB Arrested for DUI; Lap Dances Force Bar to Close

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Falcons RB Turner Arrested for DUI in Gwinnett - Suwanee Patch

Atlanta Falcons starting running back Michael Turner, a Suwanee resident, was arrested early Tuesday (Sept. 18) on charges of DUI and speeding in Gwinnett, records show.

According to the Gwinnett Sheriff's Office, Turner, of a Chattooga Terrace address in Suwanee, was booked into the Gwinnett Detention Center shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday. He was released on bond ($2,006 for DUI, $173 for speeding) shortly after 7 a.m. For more on this story see Suwanee Patch.

Lap Dances, Other Violations Cause Gipson's Bar and Grill to Close - Douglasville Patch

Gipson's Bar and Grill permanently closed at 5 p.m. Monday in anticipation of the City of Douglasville revoking the restaurant's alcohol retail sales license.

Chief Assistant City Attorney Suzan Littlefield addressed the City Council during Monday's meeting, stating that if a public hearing had been held, the City would have presented evidence that Gipson's offered lap dances for customers without an adult entertainment license. For more on this story see Douglasville Patch.

South Forsyth Man Arrested in Stolen Eagle Sculpture Case
- Cumming Patch

A 29-year-old south Forsyth County man was arrested Monday in connection with the theft of the eagle bronze sculpture taken from the Big Creek Greenway three weeks ago.

Pedro Castro Garcia was apprehended by authorities around noon today [Monday] at his residence and charged with theft by receiving stolen property, according to investigators with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"forsyth-county-sheriffs-office"} -->.


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