Arrest Reports

Athens Police Department has arrested a man believed to be the culprit behind the burglary of a local church.

According to Police Chief Floyd Johnson, 22-year-old Eric Frehley Chambers of Huntsville was arrested Wednesday. Johnson said Athens Seventh-Day Adventist Church, located at 1207 E. Pryor St., reported a burglary April 12.


“After an investigation, Chambers was developed as a suspect by Sergeant Jonathan Caldwell,” Johnson said. “Chambers was booked at the police department and transferred to the county jail.”

Chambers has been charged with third-degree burglary. Records show he was released on a $2,500 bond Thursday.

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