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The latest on local crime and public safety.
UGA Student Found Dead By Roommates in Athens Apartment

UGA Student Found Dead By Roommates in Athens Apartment

No signs of foul play in death of George Yangz Hi Kuei, 22.
UGA Police: 11 Fraternity Members Charged with Hazing

UGA Police: 11 Fraternity Members Charged with Hazing

Police chief: "Pledges were being struck by fists.”
News Nearby: 4 Relatives, 2 Wills and Squabbling Over Deceased Man's Belongings

News Nearby: 4 Relatives, 2 Wills and Squabbling Over Deceased Man's Belongings

Deputy caught in civil dispute tells family members to leave possessions alone until a judge sorts it out.
Police: Man Had 'Intent of Killing Himself' in 3-Story Fall at Mall of Ga.

Police: Man Had 'Intent of Killing Himself' in 3-Story Fall at Mall of Ga.

The man, 43, fell from the Regal Cinemas balcony into the food-court area.
How Many Drinks? DUI Suspect: 'I Stopped Counting'

How Many Drinks? DUI Suspect: 'I Stopped Counting'

Other unusual police news: Store owner fires gun near shoplifters, gets arrested; Trying to punch cops is frowned upon; Man who stole from granny also flashed kids.
Temporary Restraining Order Issued for William Wilson Heaton

Temporary Restraining Order Issued for William Wilson Heaton

Heaton is accused of hitting a teenager with his truck and then driving away.
Damaged Cars, Stolen Trailer in Watkinsville

Damaged Cars, Stolen Trailer in Watkinsville

The information in this story comes from the Watkinsville Police Department. An arrest doesn't mean a conviction.
Watkinsville Police Handle Three Traffic Accidents

Watkinsville Police Handle Three Traffic Accidents

The information in this story comes from the Watkinsville Police Department.
Three People Rambling Around Rambling Rills Arrested

Three People Rambling Around Rambling Rills Arrested

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. An arrest isn't the same as a conviction.
Adult Woman Slaps Her Mother, Gets Arrested

Adult Woman Slaps Her Mother, Gets Arrested

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. An arrest isn't the same as a conviction.
Man Hides Slippers in His Pants, Get Apprehended Trying to Leave Walmart

Man Hides Slippers in His Pants, Get Apprehended Trying to Leave Walmart

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. An arrest isn't the same thing as a conviction.
Threat From Watkinsville Man Prompts Sunday Lockdown at Athens Regional

Threat From Watkinsville Man Prompts Sunday Lockdown at Athens Regional

The lockdown lasted about 10 minutes.
Theft and Forgery Among Watkinsville's Crimes

Theft and Forgery Among Watkinsville's Crimes

The information in this story comes from the Watkinsville Police Department. An arrest isn't the same thing as a conviction.
Authorities: Stealing T-Shirt Lands Two in Jail for Shoplifting

Authorities: Stealing T-Shirt Lands Two in Jail for Shoplifting

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. An arrest isn't a conviction.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Bearded Winder Man Arrested in Shaving Cream Shoplifting Incident

Bearded Winder Man Arrested in Shaving Cream Shoplifting Incident

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. An arrest isn't the same thing as a conviction.
Failure to Yield Right of Way Leads to Collision for Watkinsville Woman

Failure to Yield Right of Way Leads to Collision for Watkinsville Woman

The information in this story comes from the ACC Police Department. An arrest isn't the same as a conviction.
Adult Son Arrested for Assault in Incident Involving His Parents

Adult Son Arrested for Assault in Incident Involving His Parents

The information in this story comes from the Oconee County Sheriff's office. An arrest isn't the same thing as a conviction.
Woman Returns to Her Home but Not Her Television

Woman Returns to Her Home but Not Her Television

The woman found jewelry was missing as well.
Watkinsville Police: Wrecks on Main Street

Watkinsville Police: Wrecks on Main Street

The information in this story comes from the Watkinsville Police Department. An arrest isn't the same as a conviction.