News Nearby: New Sneiderman Charges, Two Shot Repeatedly and Update on Fisherman Search

Here are headlines from around the region for Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.

New Charges in Andrea Sneiderman Murder Case 

A reworked series of indictments was issued on Tuesday afternoon in the murder trial of Andrea Sneiderman.

The new 16-count indictment drops language from the original document, according to the AJC, including allegations that Sneiderman and Hemy Neuman “conspired together to murder Rusty Sneiderman so that they could enjoy a life together, eliminate Neuman’s debt problems and fully benefit from the assets the Sneidermans had acquired as well as the proceeds of Rusty Sneiderman’s life insurance policies.” Read more on Dunwoody Patch.

Search for Tucker Fisherman in Recovery Mode 

It's been one week since George "Marty" Counts of Tucker went missing on Lake Lanier. DNR officials say they are in recovery mode as they look for his body.

"All things indicate that we are in recovery mode at this point, and that he is presumed deceased," said Melissa Cummings, DNR spokesperson. "The rangers that are still involved in the search want nothing more than to be able to locate him to assist the family." Read more on Tucker Patch

2 Shot Multiple Times in Drug Deal Gone Bad

Two men were arrested in connection to what police believe was a drug deal gone bad in Lawrenceville.

According to the Gwinnett County Docket Book and Lawrenceville Police reports, 22-year-old Roger Flint Ford, of Lawrenceville, and Leo Harvey were arrested in the incident, which resulted in two men being shot multiple times. Read more on Lawrenceville Patch.

Police: Bomb Threat Made in Duluth-Area Bank Robbery

Gwinnett County Police are looking for a man who is suspected of robbing a Chase Bank earlier this week after threatening that he had a bomb.

According to a press release, police spokesman Cpl. Jake Smith said the robbery was reported at the Chase Bank at 3780 Old Norcross Road in unincorporated Duluth around 1:15 p.m. Monday. Read more on Buford Patch.


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