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Athens Woman Accused of Selling Stolen Artwork to Watkinsville Business

The following information was supplied by the Watkinsville, Ga. police department. An arrest does not mean a conviction.

Watkinsville Police arrested an Athens woman on Aug. 29 after an investigation into the sale of stolen artwork to a downtown business.

, 37, was charged with theft by deception resulting from a transaction on August 3 when artwork that had been reported stolen in Athens was sold to , according to Police Chief Lee O'Dillon's weekly news release.

Athens-Clarke County Police are also filing charges in connection with the theft, he said.

O'Dillon also recapped some of the other incidents that police responded to during the week ending on Sept. 2.

  • Monday, Aug. 27 at 3:47 p.m., a 2010 Dodge Caravan was bumped from behind by a 2002 Mazda Protégé on Experiment Station Road at North Main Street. Neither driver was injured.
  • At 10:22 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, a 2007 Nissan 350-Z struck the center concrete curbing and walkway at 191 VFW Drive causing considerable damage to the car. No one was injured. The 46-year-old driver from Bogart stated that he did not see the fixture as he was attempting to leave the parking lot.
  • At 4 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, police stopped a 2001 Infinity after observing it run off the edge of Whitehall Road near Camden Park Drive.  Katherine Suann Hoyle, 20, of Athens, failed sobriety tests and was charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane. 

Watkinsville police responded to a total of 31 calls within city limits between Aug.27 and Sept. 2. 

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