During their February 28th Council Meeting, the City of Peachtree Corners recognized three Gwinnett County Police Department Officers.
City Manager Brian Johnson issued the following Proclamation.
A DECLARATION OF THE CITY OF PEACHTREE CORNERS, GEORGIA RECOGNIZING OFFICERS DILLON BURK, ALEKSANDAR PANAYOTOV, AND AMBER BROWN (not pictured)
WHEREAS, On Nov. 8, 2022 West Precinct officers were dispatched to a burglary at the SS Food Mart and Vape. A video was obtained showing four suspects smashing the front door.
WHEREAS, Detectives were contacted by Officer Burk, who recognized one of the suspects in the video as a juvenile he had previously arrested on a shoplifting call alongside an adult.
WHEREAS, On November 12, Officer Burk and Officer Panayotov performed a traffic stop on a car with plates that did not match the vehicle. The driver was the adult female previously arrested for shoplifting with the juvenile. There was a book bag in the car that the officers recalled seeing in the burglary video. The female was taken to headquarters and interviewed by Officer Burk and Officer Brown. During the interview, the suspect disclosed her involvement in the burglary, as well as the location of the stolen goods, which were at the juvenile’s home.
WHEREAS, A search warrant was obtained and stolen items were found. The female suspect was charged with burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT DECLARED by the Mayor and Council of the City of Peachtree Corners that these officers be recognized for their good police work, for without it, the suspects would have likely continued victimizing businesses in Peachtree Corners.
SO DECLARED on this the day of 28th day of February 2023.