Athens Police Blotter: Port-a-potties set on fire and more | City News


Port-a-pots set on fire

On October 11, Athens-Clarke County Police responded to an arson attack on Oneta Street, according to an ACCPD report.

The officer said in the report that upon arrival, he observed a large amount of melted blue plastic on the floor. The agent was then informed that someone had set the site’s port-a-pot on fire.

The ACCCPD reported that the port-a-pot was owned by Roll Off Systems in Statham, a company specializing in garbage removal, recycling and portable toilets, who were notified of the damage.

The estimated damage of the port-a-pot is estimated at $ 800. According to the report, an additional $ 1,000 damage was caused to agricultural materials used on the property. The investigation was entrusted to fire investigators.

Dead squirrels left on the porch

On October 13, ACCPD responded to a call from a woman in Athens about a damaged window and two dead squirrels on her porch, according to an ACCPD report.

The woman said she briefly left her residence, and when she returned, a window was smashed and there were two dead squirrels on the porch, with a broken brick resting on one of them. The report also stated that the light on his porch had been broken.

The officer observed that the victim’s neighbor also had a broken porch light and the brick appeared to have been taken from the neighbor’s house.

The victim had a doorbell camera in her home, but she did not capture any video of the suspect, according to the report.

Dump trucks in the rutted driveway

On October 13 at around 8:15 p.m., ACCPD received a call from a man in Athens who said he heard noise coming from the front of his house, went to investigate and was blinded by the headlights of a car. , according to an ACCPD report.

The man had observed an unidentifiable woman hitting the dump trucks parked in his driveway with a hammer. Both trucks were owned by his neighbor, who shared them with a business partner. The neighbour’s personal car was also damaged, according to the report.

The passenger’s windshield and window on both trucks were smashed and the neighbor’s personal car had scratches on both sides, the report said.

The neighbor’s business partner told police his ex-girlfriend, who had previously threatened him, was likely responsible for the damage, according to the report.

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