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ACCPD Gang Unit Seizes 6 Firearms from Convicted Felon

Weapons seized by ACCPD.
Weapons seized by ACCPD.

A search of an Athens apartment has led to the seizure of several weapons. Members of o the Athens-Clarke County Police Department Gang Unit served a search warrant at an apartment in Rolling Ridge Apartments.

During the search, officers seized six firearms from the home of 38-year-old Demetrius Lumpkin, of Athens. They include four handguns, a pistol grip AR rifle, and semi-automatic 12-gauge shotgun. Additionally, high-capacity magazines were also removed. Lumpkin was charged with reckless conduct, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and tampering with evidence.

The search warrant was related to a “Reckless Conduct” incident on May 12th involving a subject firing a weapon in the complex.

The ACCPD’s RealTime Crime Center provided video in this arrest.

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!