Six total arrests made in Athens home invasion

Arion Shunte Smith

By Joe Johnson

Three more people were arrested Tuesday in connection with a home-invasion robbery last month at a southside apartment complex.

The Monday arrests were in addition to three arrests made near the scene of the June 26 robbery at Windsor Place apartments off Macon Highway, Athens-Clarke County police said.

The incident occurred at about 11 p.m. when the intruders, one of whom wielded a kitchen knife, forced their way into the victims’ home, according to police,

The suspects stole electronics, shotguns, knives and a cell phone, according to records, police said.


Mahogany Marie Hill

“Communications Officers provided officers a description of three suspects,” Athens-Clarke County police Public Information Officer Geof Gillamd said. “After searching the area, two adult suspects and one juvenile were arrested.”

One of the suspects reportedly was armed with a knife that he used to threaten the victims, from whom electronics, shotguns, knives and a cell phone were stolen.


Kendall Ramon Young

The adult suspects were identified as Kendall Devarious Josey, 29, of Spring Valley Road, Donte Tate, 18, of Highland Park Drive and a 15-year-old boy whose name was not released.


Kendall Devarious Josey

Each suspect was charged with first-degree home invasion, armed robbery and aggravated assault.


Donte Omar Tate

The adults were being held without bail at the Clarke County Jail, and the juvenile was transported to the Gainesville Regional Youth Detention Center, police said.

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