Friday, January 25, 2013
A woman walking on a trail last Friday at the State Botanical Garden managed to escape her assailant and to give GBI officials a description of the man.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, January 25
If anyone recognizes this individual, believes they may know who he is or has any information about this incident, they are urged to contact the UGA Police Department at 706/542-0090 immediately. See also:
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Oconee County Sheriff's Office assisted Athens-Clarke County Police in the search.
The Oconee County Sheriff's Office assisted Athens Clarke County Police Wednesday afternoon in the hunt for a suspect originally thought to have been involved in a home invasion in the Bogart area. Police later clarified, according to the Athens Banner-Herald, that a man had kicked in a door to a residence on Luke Road off of Fowler Mill Road, realized someone was home, and ran. Hilda Sorrow, ACCPD public information assistant, said a resident of the home had been sleeping around 1:10 p.m. when he heard a noise. The resident awoke to find a man standing in the hallway, so he grabbed a handgun and pointed it at the intruder, Sorrow said. Upon seeing the victim and the gun, the man fled. There was no physical contact between the burglar and …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Authorities Friday evening combed the area of of the State Botanical Garden on South Milledge Avenue.
K-9 search teams from Oconee County Friday assisted University of Georgia Police in the hunt for an attempted rape suspect in Athens near the State Botanical Garden of Georgia. A man armed with a knife threatened to rape a woman as she walked on one of the trails but she was able to break free and seek help, the Athens Banner-Herald reported. The woman called UGA Police around 4:20 p.m. to report the incident, according to the newspaper. Shortly before 7 p.m., the Oconee County Sheriff's Office sent out a Nixle alert advising that K-9s were deployed and patrol deputies were assisting with the search. Athens-Clarke County Police were also involved, the Athens Banner-Herald reported. Authorities gave the following description of the …