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Recent Crime News
14 hrs ago | via MainStreetNews.com
The Commerce police arrested a 37-year-old B. Wilson Road man on charges of raping and exploiting a 66-year-old dementia victim. Andrew George Levigne Jr., 1368 B. Wilson Road was arrested after the victim confided to family members about the assault. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 19 | via MainStreetNews.com
Officers of the Commerce Police Department made two arrests last week relating to the distribution of methamphetamine and another three arrests for possession of methamphetamine. Details were scant, but police made three arrests last week after raiding a residence at 56 Green Street after receiving a tip that meth was being manufactured at the site. Comment?
Thursday Nov 6 | via WDUN-AM Gainesville
A Jackson County jury has cleared a former employee of a Commerce Alzheimer's care center on charges that she abused a patient at the facility. The Athens Banner-Herald reported that 42-year-old Deanna Leigh Kitchens was acquitted on charges that she illegally restrained a patient when she allegedly tied the 84-year-old to a bed with sheets. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 5 | via Athens Banner-Herald
A Jackson County jury on Tuesday needed just 18 minutes to acquit a former employee of an Athens-area Alzheimer's care facility on charges she illegally restrained an elderly patient. Deanna Leigh Kitchens, 42, was one of 18 people indicted earlier this year on a range of charges after allegations surfaced that there was widespread abuse and neglect of patients at Alzheimer's Care of Commerce. Comment?
Monday Oct 27 | via Athens Banner-Herald
A Habersham County woman was released Saturday from the Jackson County Jail after posting a $30,000 bond on a charge of exploiting the elderly. She was arrested on the charge on Thursday. Comment?
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