Following Too Closely Leads to Citation and Other Incidents in Athens, Ga.

The information in this story comes from the ACC Police Department. An arrest doesn't mean a conviction.

A man who lives on Smokey Rd, driving a 1992 Honda Accord, was north bound on Danielsville Road. Near the Mission Drive intersection, he had stopped to make a left turn into a private driveway. His vehicle was struck in the rear by a 1996 Honda Accord driven by Shawntae Renae Johnson of Cole Manor Drive. The driver of the Honda was transported to Athens Regional Medical Center. Johnson was cited for following too closely. This accident occurred around 12 noon February 21.

A man from Lillian Drive reported that he was jumped by two men as he walked along Jefferson Rd on Feb. 22 around 8pm. The man said he was walking home from ARMC when a black male and Hispanic male jumped him. The Lillian Drive man believes the suspects were looking for money. The man told police nothing was taken from him.  He seemed intoxicated and did not provide any further information.

A man told police his Massey Lane home was entered on Feb. 22 between 9am and 12:30pm He said that items were moved around but nothing was reported to be missing. Two suspects were listed in the report.

A man told police that someone attempted to enter his Oak Hill Drive residence by kicking on the door around 1:05am on February 22. He yelled at them and they left. He did not see anyone. He did hear a car start up and then saw through the blinds headlights turn on and a vehicle leave the area. He was unable to give a description.

A Massey Lane residence was burglarized between 10:50pm and 11:05pm on February 21. Nothing is known missing.

A woman reported that her Highland Park Drive residence was burglarized between 7:50am and 3:45pm on February 21. TVs valued at $1,320 were stolen. A witness saw a white Toyota Camry at the residence around 10:30am.

The headline for this story was changed to accurately reflect events.


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