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ACCPD Investigating a Stabbing

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is investigating an early morning stabbing. According to a release from the department, at 2:59 on March 18, 2024, officers responded to a report of a stabbing in the 100 block of Cardinal Creek Lane. They located a victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Police say the victim’s son stabbed him multiple times before leaving the scene in a vehicle.

The suspect, 20-year-old Caleb Allen, of Athens was located by authorities in Jackson County and returned to Clarke County. Allen was arrested and charged with Family Violence Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, obstructing a 911 call, and Theft by Taking.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!