News Around the Region: Utility Workers Say Man Shot at Them, Fight at Dacula Establishment Ends in Gunfire and Man Suspected of Killing Ex-wife
Check out top stories from Patch sites across Georgia.
Man Arrested for Shooting at Utility Workers — Cumming Patch
A Gainesville man was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly shot at utility workers who were near the man's home attempting to restore power due to trees that had fallen on the power lines.
Donald Josh Deal, 62, of Holland Drive located off Brown's Bridge Road, is being held at the Hall County jail on two counts of aggravated assault, according to Sgt. Stephen Wilbanks.
Gun Fired, Large Fight Reported at Club — Dacula Patch
A Dec. 23 fight at the Trophy Club of Apalachee on Dacula Road ended in gunfire, but no arrests or reported injuries.
Gwinnett County Police were dispatched to the club at approximately 12:45 a.m. after a caller indicated a fight was under way. Officers were enroute to the club when dispatch advised that shots were being fired. Police arrived as multiple vehicles were trying to leave the scene.
East Cobb Man Wanted for Allegedly Killing Ex-Wife — East Cobb Patch
An East Cobb woman died Saturday after being attacked in her home, and Cobb Police have issued a murder warrant for her ex-husband.
Cobb Police Spokesman Officer Michael Bowman said Donna Nations Kristofak, 48, died after being taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital.
John Stephen Kristofak, 58, is wanted for murder and aggravated assault, and police say he should be considered armed and dangerous.