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Athens Sheriff

Athens Sheriff

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Nov. 12:

* On Nov. 9, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Nelsonville business that reported fraudulent charges on one of the fuel cards. It was reported the card had been used at the Guysville Marathon on Oct. 10 at which time the user of the card noticed the door on the gas pump was slightly opened. So far, the card has had three unauthorized uses in El Paso, Texas, and one at a “Loves” gas station at an unknown location.

* On Nov. 9, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report from a female who reported that her husband’s debit card had fraudulent charges on it after having used it at the Guysville Marathon. The bank was working to correct the situation. Information was obtained on the specifics of the charges against their account for further investigation.

* On Nov. 9, the Perry County Sheriff’s Office arrested Luciana Decicco, 27, on two active Athens County warrants. The Athens County Sheriff’s Office met at the county line and Decicco was transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail without incident.

* On Nov. 9, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Salem Road and arrested Della Burch, 36. Burch had one nationwide warrant and two statewide warrants for her arrest out of Athens County. Burch was transported to SEORJ.

* On Nov. 9, the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested Austin Schultz, 26, in Morgan County for warrants out of Athens County. The Athens County Sheriff’s Office met with a trooper at the county line and transported Schultz to SEORJ without issue.

* On Nov. 9, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office located Tyler Kiser, 25, one of Athens County’s most wanted, at his residence on Red Dog Road. He was taken into custody without issue and transported to SEORJ without issue.

* On Nov. 11, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to O’Bleness Hospital for a reported assault. The victim advised that he was driving on State Route 691 when a vehicle began to follow close behind him. The vehicle continued to follow him and at some point, passed him and stopped in the roadway. At that point two males that could not be identified assaulted the victim. This case is under investigation.

* On Nov. 11, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office was advised of an active fight on South Plains Road. When deputies arrived on scene, the individuals involved had fled the scene. The witness to the incident said two males and a female were involved in the fight and one of the males had left the scene. Deputies located the male and female walking on South Street. The male was advised that he had a warrant for his arrest, he then attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended a short distance later. The male was sent to O’Bleness Hospital for treatment from the injuries he sustained from the fight. This case is under investigation.

* On Nov. 11, the Athens County Sheriff’s office took a report of a protection order violation on State Route 7. The complainant advised that the suspect resides in Meigs County and has been calling her through Facebook, calling the house phone, and has also been messaging other family members through Facebook Messenger regarding the protected parties. Photographs of the messages and the caller ID from house phone were taken. This case is under investigation.

* On Nov. 11, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report regarding a female wishing to file a report in reference to a protection order violation. She advised that she has an active protection order against her husband, and he called her multiple times on this date. This matter is under investigation.

* On Nov. 11, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Grass Run Road in reference to an intoxicated person trespassing at a residence, attempting to start a fight with one individual, and ultimately biting the homeowner. Due to the bizarre details of this call, police said, the suspect was transported to OMH for a mental health evaluation to ensure excessive alcohol was the only substance involved. Multiple criminal charges are being filed against suspect as a result of this incident. No further action taken.

* On Nov. 11, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Monroe Avenue and took a report of a stolen license plate from a vehicle in Chauncey. The tag has been entered into the LEADS data base as stolen. The case is under investigation.

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