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Alert Athens resident possibly thwarts burglary, helps police make two arrests

Alert Athens resident possibly thwarts burglary, helps police make two arrests An eastside resident may have thwarted a burglary on Sunday when she called 911 to report suspicious activity, Athens-Clarke County police said. The call resulted in two arrests, which followed a car chase and a traffic accident, according to a police … Full News […]

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Students clash with riot police outside Athens University

Tensions rose outside the Athens University’s law faculty on Thursday after a group of about 40 students trying to enter the premises clashed with riot police forces. This followed a decision by rector Theodoros Sfortsakis to close the university for five… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens-Clarke police to receive $250000 DUI enforcement grant

Athens-Clarke police to receive 0000 DUI enforcement grant The Governor's Office of Highway Safety recently announced that the Athens-Clarke County Police Department will be receiving a $ 250,000 grant to combat drunken driving. The police force is one of 17 law enforcement agencies in Georgia that will be … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Greek-Albanian police operation leads to nine drug arrests

A joint operation by Greek and Albanian authorities has led to the arrest of nine men – four in Greece and five in the neighboring Balkan country – suspected of trafficking drugs on a large scale. Border police on surveillance in Florina, northern Greece … … Full News here – Latest News

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Police link Athens home invasions, one involving torture and the other an

Police link Athens home invasions, one involving torture and the other an … They bound her 28-year old boyfriend naked inside the home with tape before they beat and burned him with a clothes iron while demanding money, according to Athens-Clarke County police. “(The victim) had several large burns on his back which appeared … Full […]

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11/1/2014: Front Page: Police evict offices of rebel monks

Six people, including one monk, were briefly detained in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, yesterday during a police operation to evict an office owned by the renegade Esphigmenou Monastery. Police blocked off the area to prevent supporters from… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Police apprehend possible suspect in murder of woman found burned in Athens

Police apprehend possible suspect in murder of woman found burned in Athens … Friday authorities took into custody a man believed to be connected to the murder of a 24-year-old woman whose burned body was found this week in an east Athens quarry. Rodricus Deuntae Ward, a former boyfriend of the victim, was arrested after … […]

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Athens police charge teen with lying about downtown assault and robbery

Athens police charge teen with lying about downtown assault and robbery An Athens teen who reported he was beaten by a robber armed with a miniature Louisville Slugger bat in downtown Athens on Monday was charged Wednesday with making a false report of a crime, according to an Athens-Clarke police report. Stephen … Full News here […]

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10/13/2014: Front Page: Police nets 27 migrants found hiding in truck

Authorities have arrested 27 undocumented immigrants who were found hidden inside the back of a truck at the port of Igoumenitsa, in northwestern Greece. Police also arrested the 42-year-old driver on charges of people smuggling. The nationality of the… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Thessaloniki police bust bootleg liquor racket

Two men were arrested in the northern port city of Thessaloniki over the weekend on charges of running a contraband alcohol racket. Investigators said that a company owned by one of the two suspects, aged 49, and which officially traded in detergents, had… … Full News here – Latest News

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Athens man calls police after argument over Gurley suspension

Athens man calls police after argument over Gurley suspension A 26-year-old Athens man who engaged in an argument about running back Todd Gurley and the University of Georgia Bulldogs on Thursday called Athens-Clarke police after he accidentally broke his cell phone. The man and his 37-year-old companion … Full News here – Read more on Online […]

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Athens police offer tips to avoid area phone scams

Athens police offer tips to avoid area phone scams The Athens-Clarke County Police Department released an advisory this week to warn citizens of scams recently reported in the area. Police have received reports that an unknown person has been calling citizens and identifying themselves as a deputy with … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Athens police determine woman not shoplifting when newborn dropped on head

Athens police determine woman not shoplifting when newborn dropped on head A woman was not trying to steal on Wednesday when she dropped her newborn son on his head while grocery shopping at a store, Athens-Clarke County police said. A review of video surveillance images confirmed what the Madison County woman said, … Full News here […]

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Greek Police identifies Chechen rebel wanted for police murders in Russia

The Greek Police (ELAS) said on Tuesday that a man who was arrested along with another 45 migrants trying to enter the country illegally from Turkey is wanted in Russia in connection with the murder of five police officers. The 34-year-old man, identified… … Full News here – Latest News

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10/6/2014: Front Page: Police seek terrorist connections, arms caches

Counterterrorismpolice officers continued an investigation over the weekend into the connections of 31-year-old Antonis Stambopoulos, who has been linked to jailed Revolutionary Struggle leader Nikos Maziotis. Officers released a new photograph of… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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