Media Releases

  1. Shooting at Rocksprings Court

    At 2:03pm, ACCPD responded to a Shooting call in the 100 block of Rocksprings Court. When officers arrived, they located a female victim (38 YOA) inside her residence who had been struck by gunfire. Read on...
  2. Madison County Deputy Arrested (& UPDATES)

    Earlier this morning, ACCPD arrested 32-year-old Winford “Trey” Terrell Adams, III, a Madison County (Georgia) Deputy Sherriff. Adams was charged with Murder stemming from a domestic incident that occurred on November 10th. Read on...
  3. Social Media Threat Leads to Juvenile Complaint

    On November 7th, detectives submitted and obtained a juvenile complaint for a Clarke County School District (CCSD) middle school student. The complaint stems from an October 30th school threat made via social media. Read on...
  4. ACCPD Searching for Burglary Suspect (& UPDATES)

    ACCPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Bryson Hamilton, a 21-year-old AthensClarke County resident. After extensive investigation by our detectives, evidence has connected Hamilton to at least 23 Burglaries, Read on...
  5. Officer Involved Shooting – Royale Rd. (& UPDATES)

    Shortly after 8:00 pm officers were dispatched to the 150 block of Royale Rd., in reference to investigating a noise complaint call between two neighbors. Officers were informed that one neighbor had threatened to shoot the other neighbor. Read on...
  6. Suspect Wanted for Questioning (& UPDATES)

    ACCPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying this robbery suspect from an incident in the downtown area earlier this morning, October 26, 2019. I Read on...
  7. A Spooky Good Time with the ACCPD this Saturday

    This Saturday, October 26th, ACCPD’s East Precinct Training Room will be transformed into a Haunted House. Read on...
  8. Officer Involved Shooting – Chalfont Drive (& UPDATES)

    Shortly after 10 am today, officers responded to a suspicious person call on the 100 block of Chalfont Drive. Dispatchers advised officers that the subject may be armed with a knife. Read on...
  9. UPDATE: October 14, 2019 – ACCPD Releases Sketch of Pope Street Suspect

    The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the suspect portrayed in a sketch released today. According to detectives, the suspect possibly has tattoos on his neck and forehead. Read on...
  10. Armed Robbery on Pope Street

    Just after noon today, ACCPD responded to an Armed Robbery call in the 300 block of S. Pope Street near Waddell Street. At the scene, officers spoke with a 21-year-old male who stated he was robbed by a black male with a weapon. Read on...
  11. Joint Press Release: ACCPD Issues Juvenile Complaint for CCSD Student

    On October 9, 2019, a Clarke County School District (CCSD) student became distressed during class and made a verbal threat that referenced a weapon. Read on...
  12. Officer Involved Shooting – 190 Baxter Drive

    Shortly after 5:00 pm, ACCPD responded to a domestic violence call at 190 Baxter Drive. Upon arrival, our officer encountered a 28-year-old male who was involved in a domestic violence incident. Read on...
  13. Entering Auto Arrests

    At approximately 1:30 am on September 30th, officers responded to an Entering Auto that took place in the 200 block of Morning Drive. Read on...
  14. ACCPD Warns Public of Homemade Vaping Cartridges

    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...
  15. Two Entering Auto Subjects Apprehended

    Concerned citizens have led to the apprehension of two Entering Auto subjects over a couple of days. Read on...
  16. Suspect Shoots Himself near Baxter Street

    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...
  17. Warrants Issued for Londell Nunn, Jr. for Armed Robberies

    Recently, ACCPD obtained warrants for two counts Armed Robbery for Londell Nunn, Jr. for incidents that occurred earlier this month. Read on...
  18. ACCPD Warns Public of Homemade Vaping Cartridges

    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...
  19. Two Entering Auto Subjects Apprehended

    Concerned citizens have led to the apprehension of two Entering Auto subjects over a couple of days. Read on...
  20. Burglary at Hawthorne Avenue Restaurant

    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...
  21. Lay Coach Arrested for Misdemeanor Battery

    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...
  22. Gun Confiscated at Clarke Central High School

    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...
  23. Family Honors ACCPD, GBI, and PARMC

    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...
  24. Three Pedestrian Accidents – ACCPD Reminds Pedestrians to Use Caution

    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...
  25. UPDATE: Response to Shooting Incident in 600 Block of College Avenue

    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...
  26. Response to Shooting Incident in 600 Block of College Avenue

    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...
  27. Conerly Arrested for Shooting on Spring Valley Road

    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...
  28. 9-1-1 Call Leads to Burglary Arrest

    On September 9th at approximately 12:40 pm, ACCPD responded to a call from a resident in the 100 block of Biscayne Drive who witnessed two male suspects running down Cavalier Road, one carrying a rifle. As our Communications Officers continued to speak Read on...
  29. Concerned Citizens Aid ACCPD in Entering Auto Arrests

    In the early morning hours of August 23, 2019, concerned residents reported multiple Entering Auto incidents which led to arrests. In the first incident, at approximately 12:48 am, ACCPD responded to Read on...
  30. No Validity to Weapon Rumor at Hilsman Middle School

    Earlier this morning, ACCPD was notified by the Clarke County School District (CCSD) of a weapon threat that occurred at Hilsman Middle School. CCSD received information that an unidentified student had a weapon on school grounds on August 21, 2019. Read on...
  31. Governor’s Office of Highway Safety Awards Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic (H.E.A.T) Grant

    The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is pleased to announce that in October of 2018 it was awarded a grant of $54,414.61 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). Read on...
  32. ACCPD Arrests Cooper for Carriage Court Homicide

    During the evening hours of July 24th, ACCPD investigators took Kiresa Cooper into custody for the murder of Auriel Callaway. Cooper, a 27-year-old ACC resident, was arrested in Cobb County and transported to the Athens-Clarke County Jail where she was Read on...
  33. ACCPD Promotes Three to Deputy Chief

    ACCPD Chief of Police Cleveland Spruill recently announced that Jeff Clark, Mike Hunsinger, and Jerry Saulters have been promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief. All three have extensive experience in law enforcement. Read on...
  34. ACCPD Arrests Three for Counterfeit Currency

    On July 9, officers responded to a Forgery incident at 1143 King Avenue. Employees of a food truck at the location indicated that a white female had passed multiple counterfeit $20 bills during the day. Read on...
  35. ACCPD Arrests Home Invasion Suspects

    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...
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