Traffic Accidents, One Involving a Deer, in Watkinsville

News from the Watkinsville Police Department.

At 8:41 Monday morning, December 9th, a 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 was bumped from behind by a 2004 Ford F-150 on Industrial Boulevard.  Neither driver was injured.  Carmine Costello, 43, of Arnoldsville, was charged with FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY.

As the rain continued on Monday, at 4:16pm, a 2007 Mercedes was struck from behind by a 1998 Nissan Sentra on Main Street, at Third Street, in downtown Watkinsville.  Neither driver was injured.  Both vehicles suffered minor damage.  A 16-year-old Oconee County resident was charged with FOLLOWING TOO CLOSELY.

At lunch-time Thursday December 12th, a 2004 Dodge Durango backed into a parked 2009 Jeep Patriot at the Oconee County DFCS office, 1400 Greensboro Highway.  No one was injured. Only minor damage was listed.

Thursday the 12th at 6 pm, a deer ran into the side of a 2000 Nissan Frontier on Experiment Station Road at Water Street.  The 75-year-old driver was not injured and the deer ran away.  The drivers side of the truck was badly damaged.

At 8pm Saturday, police were called to a Harden Hill Road address to an on-going domestic situation. One person was accusing another of violating a Temporary Protective Order. The alleged offender was no longer at the address when police arrived. Charges may be forthcoming.  

During the week ending Sunday December 15th, the Watkinsville Police Department responded to thirty-one (31) calls for assistance inside the City.










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