Update: Suspect identified in auto break-in and credit card theft, GCPD seek help in locating her

Update: 0207/19:

The suspect in the alleged auto break-in and credit card theft from last month has been identified as Amber Lynn Dunlap (27) of Lehigh Acres, Florida.  The lead detective was able to identify her and has taken out six felony warrants for her arrest.  She is charged with Entering Auto, Financial Transaction Card Theft (2 counts), and Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony (3 counts).  She is also wanted by Covington Police Department and Athens-Clarke County Police Department. Her exact whereabouts are unknown at this time.  If anyone knows her whereabouts they are encouraged to call 9-1-1.

Initial Story

(Lawrenceville, Georgia) Gwinnett Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect connected to a vehicle break-in and subsequent credit card fraud.

Gwinnett County Police Department reports that the alleged vehicle break-in occurred on Jan. 20, 2019 at Collin’s Hill Park. The victim’s purse and wallet were stolen and shortly afterward the victim’s stolen credit cards were used at the Kroger on Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road in the Suwanee area. The suspect first makes a small purchase for just over $10 to test the card and then followed up with an attempt to purchase gift cards in excess of $1000. The suspect is seen leaving the parking lot in a white sedan, possibly a late model Toyota Corolla.  This same vehicle was also parked near the victim’s vehicle while it was parked at Collins Hill Park.


The suspect is described as a white female, possibly in her 30’s, approximately 5’4” – 5’6”, 180-200 pounds, and black hair, last seen wearing a black Adidas hoodie with a white Adidas logo on the front, black Adidas track pants with white stripes on the sides, and black shoes.

If anyone has any information to share in this case, they are asked to contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300.  To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit https://www.atlantapolicefoundation.org/programs/crime-stoppers/.  Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number: 19-006224



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