Athens, GA Crime & Safety

Suspect in Athens assault is arrested

University of Georgia police said they have arrested a man accused of assaulting a woman near a campus parking deck two days ago. Police said an officer found a woman unconscious on the sidewalk near Fulton Street and the North Campus Parking Deck around 2:30 a.m. Saturday. EMS was called to treat her.
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Porterdale man, Social Circle man among 7 arrested during GBI investigation into child pornography

DECATUR - A total of seven people were arrested, including a Porterdale man and a man from Social Circle, and one molestation victim was identified by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), during a coordinated effort between the GBI’s Child Exploitation and Computer Crimes (CEACC) Unit, and the GBI’s Special Enforcement Team (SET).
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Madison Police Department reports

On Sept. 16, Jaquavius Tyjuan Partee, 23, Monroe, was arrested and charged with theft by taking. According to reports, an officer was called to Walmart to escort an employee from the property. Reports state that management at Walmart alleged that Partee removed $100 from a cash drawer. Partee was also trespassed from the business.
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Tara Baker – the lasting legacy of a UGA law student

To those pursuing degrees in law at the University of Georgia, the name Tara Baker is likely a familiar one. However, the importance of Baker’s name and memory is important not just to law students, but to each and every person who sets foot on the UGA campus or in the city of Athens.
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Athens police blotter: Teenager drunkenly attacks father and more

A seventeen year old chased and attacked her father around a parking lot on Baxter St. around 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 11, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department report. The father admitted to giving the daughter alcohol earlier in the night. The two, who were in town for the...
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Athens commissioner arrested on DUI charge Saturday

Athens-Clarke County District 1 Commissioner Patrick Davenport was arrested on a DUI charge early Saturday morning, according to a report from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. A police officer found Davenport in his car on College Station Road with both driver’s side tires popped. Davenport “had a hard time standing...
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Athens-Clarke commissioner Patrick Davenport arrested early Saturday

Athens-Clarke County District 1 Commissioner Patrick Davenport was arrested early Saturday morning for driving under the influence, according to jail records. Police officers received a call about a drunk driver just after midnight on Saturday, according to Athens-Clarke County police spokesperson Lt. Shaun Barnett. The caller reported that a black...

Police blotter includes DUI charge for A-CC Commissioner

There is a DUI charge for Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Patrick Davenport, who was arrested over the weekend by Athens-Clarke County Police after a traffic stop on College Station Road. Davenport, who represents District 1 on Athens-Clarke County Commission, was booked into the Athens-Clarke County jail and later released on bond.

University of Georgia police search for sexual assault and robbery suspect

ATHENS, Ga. - University of Georgia police are searching for a suspect connected to the sexual assault and robbery of a woman. According to a UGA spokesperson, the incident happened on Saturday morning just after 2:30 a.m. A campus police officer patrolling the area found an unconscious female lying on...
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UGA police arrest Athens man suspected in attack of woman on campus

University of Georgia police detectives arrested a man Monday they said attacked and beat a woman unconscious early Saturday outside a parking garage on campus. Police identified the suspect as Tritavious Malik Harris, 24, of West Broad Street, Athens. Harris is charged with robbery, aggravated battery, kidnapping, battery, sexual battery...
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The search for Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito's fiancé, resumes today in the Carlton Reserve. Here's why it's been so hard to find him

Police in Florida resumed their search Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who has been missing for almost a week. Laundrie's disappearance comes after he and Petito embarked on a cross-country trip in June, only for him to return alone in September. The search for Petito has made national headlines with daily developments, and Laundrie's disappearance has only added to the confusion.
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24-year-old man arrested after alleged sexual assault near UGA campus

UPDATE (CBS46) -- Police have arrested 24-year-old Tritavious Malik Harris on Monday. Harris now faces a slew of charges including: kidnapping, sexual battery, battery, simple assault, criminal trespass, robbery, and aggravated battery. Initial story below. ____________________________________________________________. ATHENS, Ga. (CBS46) -- University of Georgia students are on high alert as campus...

14-year-old shot and killed Monday in Greensboro, police say

Sep. 21—GREENSBORO — A 14-year-old shot Monday has died, becoming the latest homicide victim in the city this year, police said early Tuesday. Officers responded about 5:50 p.m. Monday to a report of a shooting at East Florida Street and Randolph Avenue where they found Basil Haizeis Wilson injured, police said in a news release. The teen later died, police said about 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Commissioner Patrick Davenport Arrested for DUI

Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Patrick Davenport was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Saturday morning. Records show that Davenport was booked into the Clarke County Jail at 1:47 a.m. on Saturday and released on his own recognizance about five hours later. According to Classic City News, the arrest...
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Woman assaulted on UGA campus, suspect arrested, police say

ATHENS, Ga. — University of Georgia police have arrested a man they say physically assaulted a woman, took her phone, and groped her. Around 2:30 a.m. on Sept. 18, police spotted the woman lying on the sidewalk near Fulton Street and the North Campus parking deck. Police said she appeared to be unconscious.
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UPDATE: University of Georgia Police arrest man for Sept. 18 attack

UPDATE (CBS46) — A man has been arrested for the Sept. 18 attack on a woman near University of Georgia. The University of Georgia Police Department arrested Tritavious Malik Harris and are charging him with robbery, aggravated battery, kidnapping, sexual battery, battery, simple assault, and criminal trespass in connection. The...