Teen Arrested for Kidnapping and Sexually Assaulting a Minor

Teen Arrested for Kidnapping and Sexually Assaulting a Minor

On July 8th, 2024, at approximately 4:54 AM, Athens-Clarke County Police responded to the 200
block of Highland Park Dr regarding a minor being kidnapped. During the investigation, officers
located the suspect vehicle on Westchester Drive after a series of hit-and-run accidents. The
minor was located and transported to a local hospital.

After a preliminary investigation, officers took custody of the suspect, Jehron Keys, 19,
Lawrenceville, GA. Keys was charged with Kidnapping, Child Molestation, Statutory Rape,
Reckless Driving, three counts of Hit and Run, Failure to Maintain Lane, and Unsafe Tires.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to
contact Detective Shapland at dara.shapland@accgov.com or 762-400-7198.

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