ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports July 2:
• On June 29, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Main Street in Jacksonville for a burglary report. The caller stated that someone made entry into their house and garage overnight. The suspect took TVs, cash, guns, and other assorted household tools and effects. The caller believed the suspect may have been spooked or caught by a passerby due to items left behind. Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area or with possible information pertaining to this case is asked to please contact Deputy Wright at the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.
• On June 29, a complainant advised she was contacted by an individual that she had a no contact order against out of Fairfield County. The complainant advised her probation officer wanted her to file a report with her local law enforcement agency. A report was filed, and the complainant was referred back to Fairfield County for a contempt of court complaint.
• On June 29, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a burglary report from the Village of Trimble in reference to their storage facilities being broken into and weed eaters stolen. This case is under investigation. If anyone has any information in regard to theft of the Village of Trimble, please contact the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.
• On June 29, the Athens County Engineers Office reported 4 orange barrels with flashing lights were taken from the road slip on CR 42 Fossil Rock Road. If anyone has any information on this theft, please contact Deputy Burba at the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.
• On June 29, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a SR 681 residence on a report of a theft of a lawn tractor and trailer. A report was taken.
• On June 29, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate Jamie Parsons at a residence on Oakdale Road in Glouster. Parsons, having two child support warrants for his arrest, was located and transported to SEORJ without incident.
• On June 29, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office arrested Clifford Alvis regarding warrants for his arrest. He was transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail without incident.
• On June 29, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a domestic violence incident. The victim advised that her boyfriend shoved her into several bathroom appliances, punched her on her left eye, and tried to strangle her causing her to almost lose consciousness. The next day, deputies were given a possible location of where the suspect might be. Deputies located the suspect, but he fled the scene on foot into the woods. Units were able to locate the suspect, Michael Moyer Jr. hiding in a camper down the road. Deputies arrested Moyer for domestic violence and transported him to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
• On June 30, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gun Club Road for a domestic assault. The caller stated she had been assaulted by her adult brother and sister. The caller requested to be transported by EMS to O’Bleness Hospital for a medical evaluation. The incident is under further investigation pending contact with the other involved parties.
• On June 30, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report of three gas cans being taken from the bed of a truck parked at a business in The Plains. The complainant did not notice the cans were taken until the following day. A report was completed at this time.
• On June 30, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a Thompson Ridge Road residence on a complaint of threats and harassment. A report was taken.
• On June 30, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was called to Nelsonville Avenue for a female acting strangely in her home. Contact was made with Courtney Dunfee, who was found to have a nationwide warrant for improper handling of a firearm. In her possession at the time deputies made contact with her were items of drug paraphernalia which have been sent for chemical confirmation. Dunfee was arrested and transported to SEORJ on her warrant with other charges to follow pending lab results.
• On July 1, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office dispatched to Main Street in Millfield for a report of an active dispute. While responding, deputies were advised that witnesses saw a man with a knife, while arguing with a female. Deputies arrived on scene and made contact with a male, and later detained him for investigative purposes. Deputies observed a laceration to the female’s hand, and also injuries to her shin. The female told deputies the male held a knife to her neck, and in an attempt to remove the knife, she cut her hand. The female advised that the male threw the knife once hearing sirens in the distance. Deputies searched the area and located the described knife which was later seized as evidence. The male, Tyler R. Howard, 31, of The Plains, was arrested for felonious assault and tampering with evidence and transported to SEORJ.