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A local Walmart manager will remain on suspension until an investigation is complete into the accusation that he “upskirted” a customer. Twenty-three year-old Walmart manager, Jonathan Perez, was arrested (when?) and is accused of recording video under a customer’s skirt with a cellular phone at the Epps Bridge Road location in Athens.  Perez was arrested and…

Police consider PepperBalls as alternative to lethal force

WATKINSVILLE — It’s not always clear about how law enforcement officers discern when force is necessary and what type of force is appropriate. With events like Ferguson, Missouri, North Charleston, South Carolina and now Baltimore — where 25-year-old Freddie Gray died after a police officer tackled him, some people continue to question the legal force police…