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Pair of burglars caught red-handed in Athens storage building

Jason Robert Mills
Kenneth Edwin Gravitt

By Joe Johnson

Two burglars were caughtred-handed red handed inside a building that they broke into last week.

According to the Athens-Clarke Police Department, the owner of a storage building in the 6000 block of Jefferson Road called 911 at 10:44 a.m. Friday to report that he saw on security cameras that there were intruders inside his property.

Responding officers located inside the building 48-year-old Jason Robert Mills and 58-year-old Kenneth Edwin Gravitt, both of Athens, police said.

Officers found cut copper wire and cutting tools in the building, according to police Lt. Jody Thompson.

Both suspects were charged with second degree burglary and criminal trespass.

As of Monday afternoon, they were being detained without bail at the county jail.

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