At least five homes on Watkinsville's west side were burglarized between 12:30 am and 6:30 am Saturday morning, April 30, 2016 in and around the Bishop's Vineyard subdivision, where Mayor Charles Ivie resides as well.
Among the victims of this crime spree were Kumquat Mae restaurant owner Tracey Stewart, who had a locked Apple computer removed from her automobile, and her neighbor was similarly robbed. "Someone came through my neighborhood last night & stole valuables from my car & my neighbors car. If anyone has any info, please message me." written on her Facebook page from the former Watkinsville, now Athens restaurant owner. "At this point it was 5 houses. So far 5 police reports filed. It occurred between 12:30 & 6:30 am."