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Inmate walks away from work detail in Gwinnett

A prison inmate walked away from work detail in Buford on Monday afternoon, Gwinnett County police said. 


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The inmate was with a work crew from the Georgia Department of Corrections. The corrections department has not provided the name or sentence details of the inmate as of 5 p.m. Monday.

The male inmate walked away from the work site at South Hill Street and New Street around 1:25 p.m. Multiple units participated in a search that lasted for about an hour and a half. The inmate was arrested shortly before 3 p.m., according to the police department. 


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Police have arrested a driver involved in a deadly crash on I-85 Wednesday morning. Irma Garcia-Cambero is facing three misdemeanor charges, including vehicular homicide. The crash killed her backseat passenger, Channel 2 Action News reported. The investigation shut down multiple lanes of I-85 N near Pleasant Hill Road.

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