In his weekly news release, Watkinsville Police Chief Lee O'Dillon noted the following incidents:
- At 7:23 Thursday morning, Nov. 1, a large deer ran into the path of a westbound 2008 Nissan Altima on Experiment Station Road near VFW Drive. The 37 year old driver was not injured but the car suffered considerable damage. No other vehicles were involved.
- In other news, Friday, Nov. 2, at 2:58 p.m. a 2005 Toyota Prius was hit from behind by a 1990 Ford F-150 on Main Street at Third Street in downtown. A line of heavy traffic had stopped suddenly and the driver of the pick-up was distracted at the time. Neither driver was injured. A 56-year-old Watkinsville man was charged with following too closely.
Watkinsville police responded to a total of 27 calls within city limits between Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2012.
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