A man police believe is connected to the Ghost Face Gangsters was arrested in a racially motivated stabbing, police told the Athens-Banner Herald.
Emory Mason Dean, 25, was released Jan. 17 on parole from Ware State Prison in Waycross, the newspaper reported.
He was immediately arrested on charges of aggravated assault related to the beating and stabbing of a 28-year-old Athens man in September 2016.
The victim, who was black and living with a white woman on Sir Scott Road, told police the attack possibly was in retaliation for him being accused of stealing money from the woman.
Dean has served five prison terms since 2011 for convictions in Clarke, Oconee and Greene counties on burglary, firearms and drug charges, according to the Georgia Department of Corrections.
Dean was being held without bail Tuesday at the Clarke County Jail.
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