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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 22.

* On Sept. 22, an Athens County sheriff’s deputy responded to the Marathon in Chauncey for a theft of a debit card complaint. The victim advised they had recently discovered through her bank that her card had been fraudulently charged multiple times at the Chauncey Marathon. The most recent charge was on Sept. 13.

* On Sept. 21, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to a possible burglary in progress on Mountain Bell Road in Coolville. A female stated she had left the residence on Sept. 21 at 12:45 p.m. and everything was fine with the house locked up but when she returned on the same date at about 3:30 p.m., she found her residence had been broken into. A written statement was collected and the female was informed to make a list of the property missing.

* On Sept. 21, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Second Street in The Plains for a report of a dispute. Upon arrival, deputies determined the dispute was a verbal dispute and there were no threats of violence or physical violence. The parties agreed to separate for the evening.

* On Sept. 21, Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was contacted by a member of Hopewell Health advising of a pink slip and a court order on a male residing in Millfield. The male was transported to O’Bleness Memorial Hospital without incident.

* On Sept. 21, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Pleasant Hill Road for a report of harassment. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the complainants stating that they have been harassed via telephone. This matter is under investigation.

* On Sept. 21, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was called to Baker Street in Coolville for an active dispute. Upon arrival, the parties had separated and the caller advised that the neighbors were standing in the road calling her husband names. There were no acts of violence or threats of violence. Units returned to patrol and no further action needed at this time.

* On Sept. 21, the Athens County Sheriff’s office received a trespassing complaint from a property owner in Buchtel. Deputies collected statements from the witnesses in regard to the event and Jessica Blake of Buchtel was charged with trespassing.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 23.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the Coonskin Convenience Store in Amesville for a private property crash report. Both involved drivers were on scene and compliant with The Ohio State Highway Patrol. They provided all information necessary for the report and were given the appropriate information to access the report.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to West Bentbrook Road in Athens for an active burglary alarm. Deputies arrived on scene and found the residence to be secure. A neighbor also responded to the scene and advised that he normally checks on the place when the owners are away. He also advised that things were secure.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Banjo Hill Road in Athens for a suspicious person call. The employees at McDonald Wood and Metal shop advised that a man stumbled into the facility injured and bleeding. They advised that the subject was highly paranoid and not making a lot of sense. They gathered that he had been in an automobile accident on Robinson Road. The man was taken without incident to O’Bleness Memorial Hospital for his injuries. Post 5 responded to the scene of the crash for processing and were advised to make contact with the driver at the hospital for further investigation.

* On Sept. 21, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to May Avenue, Chauncey, Ohio, in reference to a threat that was made. A female stated that she wanted no charges but a report on file that a male had threatened her. A written statement was collected and on file.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to South Canaanville Road for a report of trespassing. Sheriff’s deputies determined that no criminal action had occurred.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies took a report from a complainant stating that she was being harassed. The complainant stated that the incident occurred following a driving incident with another driver. The complaint requested a report be taken in case of further contact.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an area on Lang Road in Doanville for the sounds of gun shots. Patrol of the area was done and with negative results.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Jacksonville for a report of a dispute. Deputies spoke with all parties and none wish to pursue any charges. Parties were separated for the evening.

* On Sept. 22, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Perry Ridge Road in Nelsonville for a well being check on a female. No one was home, however, a relative approached from next door and informed he would contact the female. A short time later, the male relative informed the female was alright.

* On Sept. 22, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that did not have a working rear license plate light. The passenger was identified as Barry Graham. Graham had an active warrant out of Athens County and was placed under arrest. Graham was taken into custody and transported to the Regional Jail without incident.

* On Sept. 22, Christina Stump of Perry Ridge Road was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Perry County.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 21.

* On Sept. 18, an Athens County Sheriff’s Deputy took report of theft of musical instruments reported missing from the Fox Lake area in New Marshfield. Property was taken sometime in the past eight months.

* On Sept. 18, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a request for assistance from the Adult Parole Authority to transport a client they had arrested for a parole violation. Deputies transported Erik Hook to South East Ohio Regional Jail without further incident.

* On Sept. 18, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies took report of a garage that was entered on Garfield Street in New Marshfield and two house windows were taken. Windows measured 60 by 28. Forced entry was gained into the garage.

* On Sept. 18, the Athens County Sheriff’s office responded to a complaint in Trimble Township in reference to a business trying to reprocess a building. Deputies spoke with the individuals involved and ascertained the complaint to be civil in nature.

* On Sept. 18, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was called to Old State Route 56, New Marshfield, for a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was located and deputies observed a book in the back window on how to make methamphetamine and some possible components of manufacturing methamphetamine. Deputies contacted a detective from MCU and turned the investigation over to MCU.

* On Sept. 18, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Ohio 682 in The Plains for an intoxicated female. The caller followed her to her house and deputies made contact with her to check on her well being. The female stated that she was fine and going to bed.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to an apartment on Columbus Road for a reported assault with injuries in which the suspect fled the scene.

* On Sept. 19, at 3:14 a.m., an Athens County Sheriff’s Deputy was flagged down by a male subject and advised that he needed assistance because his girlfriend was tearing apart the house. Contact was made with the female at the residence and she advised she had been assaulted by the male. As this incident occurred in the Village of Buchtel, Chief Sharp was on duty and responded to the scene. Athens County EMS was requested as the involved female complained of injuries to her right eye corner-bridge of nose area. The female did make a written statement regarding this incident to Chief Sharp. Units attempted to locate male subject and arrest him, but he had left the scene.

* On Sept. 19, at 9:03 a.m., Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Ohio 682 in Athens Township in reference to a complaint of a prowler. Units patrolled the area but had negative contact with anyone fitting the description.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Millfield Road in Millfield for an active dispute. Deputies arrived on scene and determined the dispute to be a civil issue between family members. The complainant requested that the involved family members be served with a no-trespass order to keep them away from the residence. Deputies served the two involved females with no-trespass orders.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Main Street in Jacksonville for an elderly male having suicidal thoughts. A blue slip was completed and Athens County EMS arrived and transported the male to O’Bleness Memorial Hospital.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies issued a trespass complaint to a female after being told to leave a Second Street address in Buchtel several times. The female stated she was there to get property from her ex-boyfriend who was allegedly at this residence. No further action at this time.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to Possum Hollow Road in Athens in reference to a damaged mailbox. Upon arrival, contact was made with a male victim who stated that on Sept. 18, 2015 at about 4:30 p.m., his mailbox was fine but then on Sept. 19, 2015 at 7:30 a.m., it had been destroyed. It appeared that the pole to the mailbox had been cut down with a chain saw and the mailbox bent up by a boot there were mud smear marks on the mailbox. Contact was made with a neighbor who stated that he saw nothing. Until further leads can be obtained this incident is closed.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was called to Connett Road in The Plains for an intoxicated male. The caller stated that Kenny Barnhart was at her residence and was stumbling around. Sheriff’s deputy was made contact with Barnhart who was not under the influence and advised he was just waiting on a friend. No further action needed at this time.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was called to Perry Ridge Road in Nelsonville for a theft report. The caller advised that she had six bags of aluminum cans and a radiator from a 2005 Pontiac stolen from her property. This case will be closed pending further investigatory information.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff”s deputy was called to Franklin Avenue in Butchel for an incident report. The caller stated a female was passed out and wouldn’t wake up. Upon arrival, deputy attempted to wake up the the female and she was not responding. ACMS arrived on scene and the female woke up and refused to be transported to OMH. No further action needed at this time.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were called to Taylor Ridge Road in Glouster for an active fight. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with four male subjects that were all stating that there was a disagreement but it was handled and taken care of. Deputies returned to patrol. No further action needed at this time.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies was dispatched to Brimstone Road in Coolville on a suspicious vehicle which would be a white van with a female and male inside. This vehicle parked in the driveway of the person calling in and the caller stated that the vehicle has West Virginia Plates. While en route, Sheriff’s Deputy spotted the vehicle and identified the occupants, a female from Reedsville, Ohio and a male from Washington, W.Va. When asked what they were doing, the female stated that she was trying to find her brother’s deer stand. No further action was taken as no illegal activity had happened other than parking in someone driveway.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Connett Road in The Plains for a dispute between neighbors. Upon arrival, deputies determined that no criminal action had occurred and the parties agreed to separate for the evening.

* On Sept. 20, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies, while on patrol in The Plains, were approached by an individual who stated that he had found a case containing CD’s in his bushes at his residence. Deputies placed in lost and found at the sheriff’s office.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies met with a complainant from Coolville who stated that she was assaulted the night before. The complainant requested that a report be taken as well as photos of her injuries. At this time, the victim is not wishing to pursue charges.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took report from a male who came to file a theft report from a residence on Oak Street in The Plains. He stated that he let his friend borrow two air conditioner units and an electric weed eater. He stated that his friend moved out and when she went back to retrieve her property, her roommate had moved out and took the property with her. The friend did not know where her old roommate had moved to or how to contact her. This case will be closed pending further investigatory information.

* On Sept. 20, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies spoke with a complainant via telephone about an issue he was having with a hotel. The complainant stated that he was not happy with the hotel and stated that they would not refund his money. Deputies advised that there was no criminal act and that this matter would need to be handled in a civil court.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s Deputy was called to Ohio 682, Athens, for an attempted burglary report. Contact was made with the homeowner who advised that when they returned home, they saw that the back door was standing open. The homeowner went back outside and saw a male standing in the back yard. The suspect took off running in the direction off the woods located behind the house. The homeowner advised that nothing was taken and that there were no signs of forced entry. Units patrolled the area but were unable to locate the suspect. This case will be closed pending further investigatory information.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy transported Trenton Roseberry from the Meigs and Athens County Line to Regional Jail as he had an arrest warrant for failure to appear on a charge of driving while intoxicated. No further action was taken

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lake Drive in Trimble for report of suspicious activity. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that he saw flashlights around his neighbors home and that he believed that they were not there at the moment. Deputies went to the residence and determined that it was a family friend that had been shining the flashlight.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was called to Mill Street in Chauncey for a report of an assault. The complainant stated that while he was at the Marathon in Chauncey that a male came up to him and started yelling at him and threatened to “kick his butt.” He stated that the male never assaulted him but just threatened to do so. This case is still under further investigation.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Highfield Drive, Millfield, Ohio, for a third party complaint of a possible dispute. The caller advised they could hear yelling coming from the residence. Upon arriving on scene, contact was made with the homeowner as well as the involved party. They advised that there was no dispute, and there were no threats of violence or physical violence. There were individuals sleeping in a vehicle but only because the female was not welcome inside the home; however, the home owner advised they could sleep in the driveway. No further action taken.

* On Sept. 19, at 11:25 p.m., Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to The Cool Spot in regards to an activated On Star emergency call. While en route to that location, several calls were made to the business without making contact. Finally contact with store employee was made, and it was determined that there was nothing going on at the location and a response from deputies was not needed. Additionally, On Star representatives call back and advised this was an erroneous call for service and could be cancelled. At that time, units stopped emergency response and returned to patrol. No further action taken.

* On Sept. 19, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Stagecoach Road in Athens where the caller advised they were hiding in their bedroom, and believed somebody was in their home. Upon arriving on scene, it was determined as a false alarm as contact was made with all involved parties and everybody was okay. No further action taken.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took report from a resident of Lemaster Road in Athens stating $400 stolen from his wallet. There is a possible suspect and case remains open.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy located a vehicle that was reported on private property on Perry Ridge. The vehicle was in right of way on Perry Ridge and was not found to be a road hazard. No criminal activity found.

* On Sept. 19, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took report from a resident of Radford Road reporting $600 in cash stolen from the glove box of his vehicle. It appears the vehicle may have been unlocked since there were no signs of forced entry. There are persons of interest in this case and the case remain opens.

* On Sept. 20, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took report from a male of Radford Road reporting his vehicle had been entered and a Buck Knife was stolen. Entry was made through a rear side window that had been covered with plastic. There are persons of interest in this case and remains open.

* On Sept. 20, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took report from a male of North Plains Road in The Plains reporting that between Sept. 16 and Sept. 20, someone took concrete tools from the back of his vehicle parked at the address without permission. At this time with no witnesses or physical evidence, this matter is closed pending further investigatory information.

* On Sept. 20, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was advised of a potential active burglary across the street on Imperial Street in Doanville, after a subject was seen crawling through a doggie door to gain access in a foreclosed residence. Upon scene, Lieutenant Aaron Maynard and Lieutenant John Morris found a realtor from Century 21 showing the residence. It was stated that a key would not allow access into the residence so a member of the purchasing family went through the doggie door to gain access. No further investigation warranted.

* On Sept. 20, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Trimble for a report of theft. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that he was to meet an individual to purchase a gaming system. Upon meeting with the individual, the individual took the money and did not give the game system. This incident is under investigation.

* On Sept. 20, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Taylor Ridge Road in Glouster for report of property damage. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that a vehicle had driven off the roadway and into his trees and bushes. This incident is under investigation.

* On Sept. 20, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy was called to Warner Road, Guysville for an intrusion alarm. There were no signs of forced entry and the residence was secure. The homeowner arrived on scene and the home was secured. Units returned to patrol. No further action needed.

* On Sept. 20, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy responded to Coolville in reference to a well being check. Deputies responded to the address given by the complainant and found it vacant. Call unfounded.

* On Sept. 20, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Trimble Township in regards to a complaint about an individual brandishing a weapon and making threats. Made contact with victim, however, he refused to cooperate and declined making any type of statement regarding incident. No further action taken, returned to patrol.

* On Sept. 20, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Trimble Township regarding a complaint of threats being made. Took statement from complainant regarding the incident. No further action taken, returned to patrol.

* On Sept. 20, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took report from a female advising that her and her ex-husband were involved in a dispute and when she left she forgot to take her prescription medication. She advised that he was refusing to return them and was calling her repeatedly. She requested that her medication be returned and for him to stop calling her. Contact was made with him at his residence, the medication was recovered and he was advised to no longer contact his ex-wife. The medication was returned to the female. Case closed.

* On Sept. 21, the Athens County Sheriff’s office received a complaint from a Buchtel resident in reference to a set of license plates being taken. The complainant advised that they had signed the title of a car over to another individual and that person took the vehicle with the license plates still on it. This case has been transferred to Buchtel Police Department.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 9:

* On Sept. 8, an Athens County sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to the Dollar General in The Plains in reference to a man calling in saying as he was parking in the handicap parking space, a man approached him and shoved him. The male gave a description of the vehicle and the man. Patrol of the area was done with negative contact. No further action was taken.

* On Sept. 8, an Athens County sheriff’s deputy responded to Terrace Drive for a report of a pony wandering at large. Units made contact with the pony and it was returned to its rightful owner. There is no need for further action on this case.

* On Sept. 8, Athens County sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported domestic dispute on River Road in Guysville. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that her husband struck her in the face. Deputies did see visible, physical injuries. The suspect had fled prior to the deputies arrival. This matter is an ongoing investigation.

* On Sept. 8, an Athens County sheriff’s deputy was called to Deputy’s Pizza in The Plains for a report of theft from a motor vehicle. A male reported he left his black Dodge Neon parked behind the store for 20 minutes, unlocked, and when he had returned he found his aftermarket radio had been removed from the vehicle. The male believes it was an Imperial brand radio that had a CD player and no auxiliary port. With no suspects, there is no need for further action on this case at this time pending further information.

* On Sept. 9, Athens County sheriff’s deputies went to Lexington Avenue in Chauncey in an attempt to locate Lydia Rodgers in reference to active warrants out of Athens County. Upon arriving on scene, contact was made and Rodgers was placed under arrest pursuant to the warrants. She was transported to the regional jail without incident.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 10:

* On Sept. 9, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to N. Clinton St. in The Plains for a theft report. The victim advised that her bicycle was stolen from the front yard sometime during the early morning hours. She advised the bicycle was there at 11 p.m. the night before and realized it was stolen around 7 a.m. Deputies patrolled the surrounding area with negative contact. Based on the circumstances, this case was closed pending any further investigative information that may aid this case.

* On Sept. 9, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy took a report of criminal mischief was filed in a attempt to enter the Quickie Lube on North Plains Road and its pop machine located outside. The matter is under investigation.

* On Sept. 9, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Carter Road in Glouster for a report of theft from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that sometime the previous evening someone had unlocked her vehicle and stolen beverages from it. This matter is under investigation.

* On Sept. 9, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office took report from a male stating that another male from Williamsport, Ohio, had been calling, sending messages by Facebook and contacting social service agencies making rude and derogatory comments about him and his room mate. The male caller did not advise any direct threats of violence but did report several slanderous and defaming statements. I recommended that he seek a civil protection order or look into a civil lawsuit but advised him that none of the reported statements were criminal in nature. He advised that he understood and would contact the court tomorrow.

* On Sept. 9, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Estates Drive in Athens for a well being check. Deputies attempted to make contact with the owner of the residence but had negative contact.

* On Sept. 10, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Luhrig Road Athens, Ohio, to assist Athens County EMS with a possible drug overdose. Upon arriving on scene, the paramedics were providing medical treatment and transported the male to O’Bleness Hospital. No further action taken.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 11:

* On Sept. 10, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Luhrig Road in Athens to assist Athens County EMS with a possible drug overdose. Upon arriving on scene, the paramedics were providing medical treatment and later transported the male to O’Bleness Hospital. No further action taken.

* On Sept. 11, Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Troy Township in regard to a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, it was determined there had been no physical violence or threats of such. A male party agreed to go to a friend’s residence for the remainder of the evening so parties would be separated. No further action taken.

* On Sept. 11, an Athens County Sheriff’s deputy assisted a motorist along Ohio 7 near the roadside rest area. Said motorist was out of fuel and requested a wrecker be contacted. A wrecker service was contacted and dispatched to the area.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 3.

* On Sept. 2, Athens County sheriff’s deputies responded to Main Street in Millfield on a reported verbal domestic dispute. No violence or threats of violence had occurred and parties were separated for the night. No further action was taken.

* On Sept. 2, Athens County sheriff’s deputies responded to Circle Drive in New Marshfield for a property dispute and harassment complaint. The complainant advised that he was threatened with physical violence when both parties got upset about the way the civil dispute was being handled. After speaking to all involved parties, no charges were pursued due to inconsistent statements about the events of the incident. Parties were advised to not have contact unless dealing with the civil issue in court.

* On Sept. 2, Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a call from the Ohio University Credit Union to report a fraudulent deposit at the ATM inside The Plains Valero. Copies obtained from OUCU were of the driver’s license of the account holder, the envelope and the account activity. The account activity showed that at 12:02 p.m., just one hour after activating the ATM card, an envelope deposited reported to contain a check for $200. One minute later, at 12:03 p.m., a withdrawal was done for $200 from the same ATM. The male subject was brought into the Athens County Sheriff’s Office where he was asked about the transaction. He advised at first that he thought he put the check into the envelope but must have forgotten to do so. When pressured about the current whereabouts of the check, he was unable to provide an answer. Ultimately, the male conceded that he had written himself a check out of an account he had opened at a bank in Nelsonville which has a negative balance. He further stated that he thought his SSI check would have already cleared keeping the $200 withdrawal from over drafting his account and sending up a red flag. Samuel Sharp was transported to Southeast Ohio Regional Jail by Lt. Kline without incident.

* On Sept. 2, Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a call to report that a male had been assaulted by another male on Beech Road in The Plains. This matter remains under investigation.

* On Sept. 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit was requested by the Ohio State Highway Patrol in reference for a K9 sniff of a vehicle they had stopped on U.S.-33E. Upon arrival, Deputy Kulchar made contact with the Ohio State Police and after obtaining information about the stop a K9 Ijo was deployed for a free air sniff of the exterior of the vehicle and indicated. As the occupants were removed from the vehicle, a female subject was attempting to conceal a syringe in her shirt. A search of the vehicle was conducted, and items found were of the bottom of a pop can cut up with burn marks and heroin residue on it, other syringes and drug paraphernalia for using heroin. The Ohio State Police dealt with all related charges.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 4:

* On Sept. 3, Athens County sheriff’s deputy responded to a breaking and entering complaint on Ohio 685. Further investigation showed it to be a renting tenant on the property who shared the structure with the complainant. A report was taken and the incident is being investigated.

* On Sept. 3, Athens County Sheriff’s Office assisted Hopewell Health with locating a client who was being pink slipped. Deputies located the individual and were able to transport him to O’Bleness Memorial Hospital emergency room for a medical evaluation without incident.

* On Sept. 3, Athens County sheriff’s deputies responded to Ohio 685 in Glouster in reference to a harassment complaint. After making contact with both parties involved, it was found that there were no actual threats made and that it was an ongoing issue for the last couple of weeks. No further actions were needed at this time.

* On Sept. 3, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were called to Rallen Drive in The Plains in reference to a male subject who was highly intoxicated and yelling at other tenants of the apartment complex. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the male subject and could detect a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage coming from the male, along with the three-quarters empty bottle of Black Velvet, the male advised he had drank 30 minutes prior to police arrival. The male continued to be disorderly even when told to remain calm. Kenny Barnhart was cited for disorderly conduct by intoxication and transported to Southeast Ohio Regional Jail.

* On Sept. 3, Athens County sheriff’s deputies was dispatched to Connett Road in The Plains on a reported assault. A male reports that he was jumped by someone and assaulted in the alleyway while he was walking. He was transported to O’Bleness Memorial Hospital.

* On Sept. 4, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Floyd Drive in The Plains on a man with a weapon call. This case remains under investigation.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Sept. 2.

* On Sept. 1, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Salem Road to meet with a representative of American Electric Power. The representative reported that six big signs belonging to Schrader Auction had been run over. The signs were able to be put back in place but sustained damage. The estimated cost of the damage totaled $720. The vehicle involved is believed to be a yellow truck with large tires having damage consistent with running into metal stakes on the hood and fenders. Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lieutenant John Morris at 740.566.4327.

* On Sept. 1, Athens County Sheriff’s Deputies and EMS responded to Village of Jacksonville on a report of an unknown unresponsive person in a residential yard. The victim was transported to OMH where he was treated by hospital staff.

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The Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports Tuesday:

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to Bean Road, The Plains, for a theft report. The complainant advised he found his vehicles with the gas caps off. He advised that he had about $75 worth of gas in the tanks that was siphoned out. This case is closed unless further investigative information becomes available.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to Liar’s Corner Road, Millfield, for an attempted burglary. The complainant advised that she could hear someone at the door early in the morning attempting to get it. The person left before the complainant could look at him for a possible identification. No significant damage was reported. This report was placed on file for information purposes per the request of the complainant.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to N. Plains Road, The Plains, for a threat and harassment complaint. The complainant advised that a man who recently committed theft against her had been threatening that he was going to “kick her door in.” She stated she had been initiating conversation with him trying to get him to confess to a previous crime. Complainant was advised to cease all communication with this individual. It was also advised that if the communication persists or the person came to the residence to call for further assistance. This case was determined unfounded due to no basis for a criminal complaint.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to the Marathon Station in Guysville for a possible harassment complaint. The employees stated that a sign was posted on their community board that was slandering specific individuals. Deputies met with the subject of the sign and he advised it was in response to a family feud over property. It was advised that nothing about the sign was criminal in nature and the report would be placed on file for future reference.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to Selby Road, Athens, for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival deputies spoke the two subjects who both agreed the argument was only verbal and there had been no physical violence. Subjects agreed to try to talk the situation out.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to Angel Ridge Road, Athens, for a reported vehicle theft. It was reported that the complainant’s royal blue 1998 Chevy 4-by-4 truck had been stolen from her property. Complainant stated that on Aug. 29 at about 11 a.m. she saw the truck on the property sitting in the yard next to the fire pit when she left for work. She said she noticed the truck missing Monday at around 9 a.m. A written statement was collected and vehicle was entered as stolen.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to Moyis Road, Coolville, for a reported physical altercation. Upon arrival, deputies met with the parties involved and determined that there was no longer an active dispute. One individual was transported to OMH for further evaluation.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report Monday from a complainant on Dowler Ridge Road, Athens, that a refrigerator and a truck hitch were stolen from him Aug. 30-31. A suspect has been identified and an investigation is ongoing.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to Torch Road, Coolville, regarding a report that while the complainant was sleeping a male came into her home and assaulted her. Victim reported having several injuries from being beaten and stomped on by the suspect. There were no visible injuries or signs of forced entry to corroborate this statement. Contact was attempted with the suspect by phone with negative contact. At this time, probable cause has not been met for charges to be filed.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report Monday from a complainant who claimed that someone has removed a stereo from his pick-up truck and he stated that this had to have happened in The Plains before it was towed. Deputies spoke with a Curtis Towing employee who stated that it looked like nothing had been in the vehicle as far as a stereo for a long time. There are no leads regarding this incident and it is closed pending any additional information.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office conducted a wellbeing check Monday on an elderly female in The Plains. Deputies made contact with the female whom advised she had been sleeping most of the day and did not hear the phone. She appeared fine and was not in need of any medical assistance.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office made contact Monday with complainant on Elm Rock Road, Nelsonville, regarding suspicious vehicles in the area. Deputies patrolled the area and did not locate or observe vehicles that matched the vehicle description.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to New Marshfield Road, New Marshfield, in reference to a trespassing issue. The complainant advised that two individuals came to the residence, were asked to leave and they did. Deputies made contact with the individuals and advised them not to return to the complainant’s residence.

* Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded Monday to S. Sixth Street, Jacksonville, for a report of an unresponsive person in a yard. Victim was transported to OMH where he was treated by hospital staff. Victim refused to make a statement regarding incident. No further action taken.

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ATHENS – The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports on Aug. 31.

* On Aug. 28, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Valley Drive, Trimble for a dispute. This was found to be a verbal dispute and there was no violence or threats of violence. The two parties were separated and no further action was needed.

* On Aug. 28, an Athens County sheriff’s deputy spoke to a woman complainant on Stage Coach Road, Athens, about keeping people away from her home that she did not want there. The deputy advised her she could file a trespass complaint. The woman stated that two individuals have trespassed on her property in the past and she did wish to complete a trespass complaint on each of them. She signed these and informed the deputy that they also live on Stage Coach Road. The deputy went to the serve the two individuals the complaint and no one was at the residence. An attempt will be made to locate the two people and serve them.

* On Aug. 28, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Jerry’s Sports Bar in regard to a report of an active fight. Upon arrival no fight was observed and nobody was in the roadway blocking traffic. Individuals who allegedly witnesses the incident did not wish to complete a written statement about the incident. Deputies spoke with the bartender on duty and she indicated that there were several individuals inside the establishment that had been asked to leave due to rowdy behavior and confirmed that there was not a fight inside the bar. No further action was taken.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to N. Plains Road, The Plains, for a theft of money report. The victim advised he had let an acquaintance stay because he was intoxicated and worried about his safety. The morning of the incident, the male suspect stole $30 in cash from the residence. Deputies attempted to locate the male suspect at several possible locations with negative contact.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies responded to Ohio 329, Guysville, for possible burglary report. The complainant advised that he went to check on the property and found the garage door open to an otherwise secure home. Complainant requested assistance in clearing the residence in case of a possible intruder. Deputies cleared the home and assisted in checking the residence for any stolen items. Everything was found to be in order and this case was closed.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Blake Road, Coolville to do a well-being check. Subject was found to be fine and was informed to call his sergeant with the military. No further action was taken.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Peach Ridge Road regarding a stolen phone and pack of razors. Upon arrival the complainant advised he believed his cousin had stolen the property and did not wish to file charges.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Lexington Avenue, Chauncey, for a report that the home had been entered and a Play Station 3 and a purse were stolen from the residence.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Angel Ridge Road, Athens in reference to a concerning letter given to the complainant. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that an individual had brought a concerning letter to his place of business while he was not there. Upon reading the letter, deputies determined that no threats had been made. The complainant was advised to obtain a no trespass order against the letters author, but decided not to.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Bean Hollow Road, Athens regarding a burglary report. Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the homeowner who stated that when she came home from work that day, she found several items in her home had been moved around but could not at that time identify what if anything had been taken. Homeowner was asked to contact the deputy with a list of stolen property within the next few days.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Athens Transmission on Hebbardsville Road, Athens, in reference to an activated alarm. Deputies checked the business and everything was found to be secure. No further action was taken.

* On Aug. 29, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Ohio 685, Glouster, for a reported theft. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that his son had stolen oil from his garage. The complainant did not wish to file charges, but wished for the incident be on file.

* On Aug. 30, Athens County sheriff’s deputies took report of two vehicles on Lexington Avenue, Chauncey, had been entered. Complainant did not think anything had been taken. No further action taken.

* On Aug. 30, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Black Diamond Bicycles on Jackson Drive, The Plains, for a breaking and entering report. It was reported that several bicycles, equipment, and apparel were stolen from the shop. This incident occurred sometime in the early morning hours between midnight and 7 a.m. This case is still under investigation and Athens County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to contact Deputy Greg Poston at 740-566-4335.

* On Aug. 30, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Jackson Drive, The Plains, in regard to a reported theft from a vehicle. The complainant stated his vehicle was unlocked and the items missing are a Boreas backpack and IPad Air 2.

* On Aug. 30, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Maple Street, Trimble, regarding a verbal dispute. Upon arrival deputies spoke with both parties and advised them to separate for the evening to allow tempers to calm down.

* On Aug. 30, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Ohio 691, Nelsonville, for a reported theft of a four wheeler. Upon arrival, the complainant stated that the four wheeler was taken from his residence between 4 p.m. on Aug. 29 and the morning of Aug. 30. Upon investigating, it was determined that the complainant had an active warrant for his arrest. Deputies transported the individual to South East Ohio Regional Jail.

* On Aug. 30, Athens County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the Buchtel Food Mart for a report of threats. The attendant there advised that a female called in making threats to another attendant that she would come beat the complainant up. It was explained to the female that this is not a criminal offense but that a report of this incident would be on file. She advised the deputy that this made her feel better and that she would call in with further issues.