After more than two months following the disappearance of Derrick Ruff and Joshua Jackson, ACCPD reminds the public that we need their help to locate the missing men. ACCPD continues to investigate the case as a Missing Persons incident. Read on...
ACCPD investigators would like to speak to this individual who was in the area of the shopping center at 1740 Epps Bridge Rd. (Home Depot) when the stolen vehicle with the child inside was located. Read on...
Philmon Chambers, wanted for the December murder of Rodriguez Rucker, was located and arrested in Kileen, Texas on March 6, 2019. Rucker, 32 years old from Athens, was killed on Royal Court in east Athens at approximately 3:18 pm on December 14, 2018. Read on...
Information that we know at this time indicates the following: Shortly before 6:30 pm, officers were involved in an incident on West Lake Drive involving an individual who was believed to be armed with a weapon. Read on...
UPDATE – March 9, 2019 ACCPD Identifies Individual and Officers Involved in Shooting The individual shot in yesterday’s incident has been identified as 34-year old Thomas Wayne Swinford. His last known address was Grovetown, Georgia. Read on...
Over the last three months, investigators from multiple law enforcement agencies have worked tirelessly on the case of Joshua Jackson and Derrick Ruff, reported missing in December 2018. Read on...
ACCPD responded to an Aggravated Assault in progress and forced entry into an apartment to prevent injury to a female victim. The incident occurred at an apartment on International Drive at approximately 11:35 pm on March 24, 2019. Read on...
Marquavius Knox, 26-years-old of Athens, has been arrested and charged with the murder of Jamelle Brightwell. Read on...
Over the last three weeks, ACCPD officers and detectives have made significant arrests in several murder cases. Read on...
Athens-Clarke County citizens can now submit certain types of incident reports from any internet-enabled computer or mobile device through a new web-based reporting system. Read on...
Information that we know at this time indicates the following: At approximately 11:40 pm on Saturday, April 20, ACCPD responded to a Peeping Tom call at a residence on Hull Road. ACCPD arrived and spoke to the victim who identified a suspect. Read on...
ACCPD responded to a Shooting call this morning at approximately 7:17 am at 2165 South Milledge Avenue. While officers were en route, ACCPD received another call for an Armed Robbery near the same location. Read on...
The ACCPD conducted an investigation into a potentially inappropriate incident between a Clarke County School District high school teacher and a student. Based on that investigation, ACCPD obtained a Sexual Assault warrant for Kara Elizabeth Coalson (23) Read on...
A local gun club was burglarized early Sunday morning when suspects drove a stolen vehicle through the front door of the business. Read on...
This afternoon, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department learned that the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office obtained two felony warrants against ACCPD Officer Read on...
At a press conference this morning, ACCPD released body cam footage from the July 1st Officer Involved Shooting at 1005 Macon Highway. The officers involved in the incident are Read on...
Those celebrating July 4th with displays of fireworks should be safety conscious and aware of Athens-Clarke County Consumer Fireworks Regulations and applicable state laws. Here are several firework safety tips: Read on...
On June 26, 2019 at 11:15 pm, ACCPD officers responded to a Home Invasion at an apartment complex at 595 Macon Highway. Communications Officers provided officers a description of three suspects. After searching the area, Read on...
On September 12th at approximately 10:30 pm, ACCPD was investigating a domestic dispute in the 100 block of Baxter Drive. ACCPD attempted to stop an individual who was believed to be involved. Read more...
Recently, ACCPD obtained warrants for two counts Armed Robbery for Londell Nunn, Jr. for incidents that occurred earlier this month. Read on...
In light of recent health-claims related to vaping, ACCPD would like to warn citizens to use caution when purchasing vape cartridges as they may be tainted with THC and other chemicals. Read on...
Concerned citizens have led to the apprehension of two Entering Auto subjects over a couple of days. Read on...
At approximately 4:45 am on September 3rd, ACCPD was dispatched to a Burglary that occurred at a fast food restaurant at 999 Hawthorne Avenue. Upon arrival, ACCPD met with an employee Read on...
Earlier today, our School Resource Officer (SRO) at Clarke Central High School was made aware that a student on school grounds was in possession of a pistol. Read on...
On August 30, 2019, ACCPD obtained a warrant for one count of Misdemeanor Battery against Anthony Lonon, a Clarke County School District employee. The battery charge stems from an incident between Lonon and a student athlete after a football practice. Read on...
At a ceremony on September 5th, Carmen and Dean Dabney honored the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation with donations for their combined efforts in the case of UGA Read on...
Over the past three days, there have been three Pedestrian Accidents in Athens-Clarke County. Two pedestrians died and one is in a local hospital in serious condition. Read on...
After an ACCPD investigation, Oscar Zarco (29, Athens) was arrested for Battery, 2 counts of Cruelty to Children in the 3rd Degree, and Aggressive Driving. According to witnesses and our investigation, the incident stemmed from Zarco’s aggressive driving Read on...
At 9:15 am this morning, ACCPD responded to a possible shooting in the 600 block of College Avenue. As word of the shooting spread in the community, several schools and businesses in the area made the determination to place their facilities on Read on...
After an ACCPD investigation, Adam Conerly (31, Winterville) was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault and two counts of Criminal Damage to Property, 2nd Degree in an incident which took place on September 5, 2019. Read on...
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- ACCPD Citizen Online Reporting System
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