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Athens Armed Robbery Suspect Taken into Custody in Watkinsville

Athens Clarke County Police teamed up with Oconee County Sheriff's deputies and Watkinsville Police to capture Ray Lee McDaniel at a Woodside Place residence Tuesday afternoon.

The man Athens Clarke-County Police believe is responsible for robbing at knifepoint a clerk at the Golden Pantry on West Broad Street Saturday night for $232 was apprehended Tuesday afternoon in Oconee County.

According to a post on the Oconee County Sheriff's Office's Facebook Page, 26-year-old Ray Lee McDaniel was taken into custody at a home on Woodside Place around 2:30 p.m.

Deputies and officers from Watkinsville Police Department and Athens Clarke-County Police Department reportedly worked together to make the arrest.

McDaniel was booked into the Clarke County Jail at shortly after 5 p.m.

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Charles Welch December 12, 2012 at 02:31 PM
Glad to see this guy arrested. It's never enough however for the victim's family when the criminal has been arrested, there's always an anger that rages over that. I just hope people who shoot, kill, steal, etc. understand there's no gain when taking things that aren't yours.

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