• DeKalb detective accused of pointing weapon in McDonald's drive-thru


    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - A DeKalb County police detective is accused of pointing his service weapon at others in a McDonald’s drive-thru line.

    The alleged incident happened at 10:30 p.m. April 9 at a McDonald's on Old Atlanta Road. The sergeant, identified as Scott Biumi, a 48-year-old resident of Cumming, was arrested in Forsyth County.

    Forsyth County Sheriff’s Major Rick Doyle told Channel 2’s Jeff Dore that the detective became impatient with other men in the line, left his car and pointed his weapon. Doyle said the sergeant confronted the men using expletives. Forsyth County Sheriff's Duane Piper said Biumi lunged his head, gun and shoulders into a pickup truck to threaten the driver.  Doyle said the incident was captured on security cameras.

    Doyle said the sergeant was driving an unmarked police car and wearing plain clothes with a badge on his belt.

    Biumi's was booked into the Forsyth County Detention Center. His bond was set at $22,000 and was in the process of bonding out Wednesday afternoon.

    He has a court appearance set for May 23.


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