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Police arrest former director of Athens-Limestone County Habitat for Humanity

Police arrest former director of Athens-Limestone County Habitat for Humanity ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Monday, Athens Police arrested the former director of Athens-Limestone County Habitat for Humanity. Greg Miller was arrested following an investigation that took several months, regarding suspicion of embezzlement. WHNT News … Full News here – Read more on whnt.com

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Athens police urge motorists to safely travel in school safety zones

Athens police urge motorists to safely travel in school safety zones The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is enlisting the help of all citizens to keep the community's school children and crossing guards safe. The department notes that Athens is the fifth largest city in Georgia, with a multitude of vehicles on … Full News here […]

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9/8/2014: Front Page: Court adds to pressure on police, army wages

The government could soon come under further pressure to restore the wages of members of the emergency services and armed forces as a panel of judges at the Council of State is looking into the coalition’s failure to abide by a court ruling last year… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Police dog sniffs out 100 kilos of heroin in truck at Igoumenitsa

Coast guard officers seized just over 100 kilos of heroin at the northwestern port of Igoumenitsa on Saturday. Authorities said the drug was hidden in special compartments in the truck, which was being used to transport livestock. The vehicle was searched… … Full News here – Latest News

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Court adds to pressure on police, army wages

The government could soon come under further pressure to restore the wages of members of the emergency services and armed forces as a panel of judges at the Council of State is looking into the coalition’s failure to abide by a court ruling last year orde… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens-Clarke police officer shot while responding to domestic dispute

Athens-Clarke police officer shot while responding to domestic dispute An Athens-Clarke County police officer was shot Sunday when responding to a domestic dispute. Senior Police Officer Michael Ward was treated for a single gunshot wound at St. Mary's Hospital and released. Capt. Charles Newson called the injury a … Full News here – Read more on […]

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8/28/2014: Front Page: Maziotis was preparing bomb, police say

Nikos Maziotis, the leader of the Revolutionary Struggle urban guerrilla group who was arrested earlier this year, was planning another bomb attack when officers seized him after shots were fired in the busy Monastiraki area of Athens, police sources… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Prolific swindler netted by Thessaloniki police

A 44-year-old fugitive believed to have defrauded at least 22 elderly Thessaloniki residents out of more than 67,000 euros has been arrested, police in the northern port said on Wednesday. According to police, the suspect has 25 convictions against him, c… … Full News here – Latest News

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Armed felon flees from Athens police after running red light

Armed felon flees from Athens police after running red light Joe Greg Rucker, 50, of Rustwood Drive, was arrested Thursday night after an officer chased him for a traffic violation. He was later found to be a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, Athens-Clarke County police said. An officer was stopped for … Full […]

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Police seek three gunmen behind Distomo robbery, hostage found safe

Police were seeking the perpetrators of a daring bank robbery in Distomo, Viotia, on Friday afternoon during which they took an employee hostage in their getaway car but released him before continuing their escape by boat from the Corinthian Gulf. The rob… … Full News here – Latest News

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8/12/2014: Front Page: Police net ring of violent robbers

A ring of violent robbers believed to be behind 12 armed raids on OPAP betting shops, cell phone retailers and courier firms across Attica has been broken, police sources said yesterday, noting that five suspected members have been arrested. The gang… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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8/11/2014: Front Page: Police arrest 16 migrants

Police in the western port city of Patra have arrested 16 migrants trying to board a ferry to Italy with fake travel documents. A 42-year-old bus driver was also arrested on charges of human smuggling, and was also found to be carrying an unspecified… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Police crackdown on street crime leads to 16 arrested in Athens

An ongoing police operation dubbed “Theseus,” aimed at cracking down on street crime in central Athens, led to 16 arrests being made on Saturday. Police said 10 suspects were arrested on charges of illegal street trade, two on drugs-related charges, two f… … Full News here – Latest News

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Police detail firebombed in central Athens

A police detail stationed in the central Athens neighborhood of Exarchia came under a hail of Motolov cocktails early on Saturday, authorities said. A police announcement said that none of the officers were injured the attack with the homemade firebombs, … … Full News here – Latest News

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Police arrest 16 migrants trying to reach Italy with fake travel papers

Police in the western port city of Patra have arrested 16 migrants trying to board a ferry to Italy with fake travel documents. A 42-year-old bus driver was also arrested on charges of human smuggling, and was also found to be carrying an unspecified amou… … Full News here – Latest News

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