A resident of Thornwell Drive in Oconee County, Ga. is concerned teenagers may be using her property as a short cut.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, January 11
An Oconee County woman told Sheriff's deputies this week she had evidence that someone had been on her property without her permission. The woman says she found a partially eaten muffin and crumbs on the back of her patio on Thornwell Drive around 3 p.m. on Jan. 7. She also said there have been multiple incidents in the past of persons walking through the woods on her property. Her property is adjacent to the Hickory Hills subdivision, and the woman suspects teenagers often use it as a short cut. Deputies stepped up patrols in the area.
The Oconee County, Ga., deputy and suspect struggled near a CSX railroad track. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
When an Oconee County Sheriff's deputy used a Taser to subdue a trespassing suspect Sunday, he became entangled in the wires and was shocked in the process. According to an incident report, Sgt. James Hale was dispatched to 2330 Atlanta Highway around 11 a.m. to investigate a report of a man trespassing on the CSX Railroad. As he was arriving, Hale said in the report, he saw a man pick something off the side of the railroad and throw it at a CSX vehicle on the other side. On scene the man "was yelling about how CSX disrespected his family and that he was on private property," and the deputy told him the property belonged to CSX and that the man was trespassing, according to the report. After the man ignored Hale's commands to leave the …