Athens Sheriff

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Oct. 6:

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft by phone on property being removed from hunting land on SR 329 around mile marker 10. The caller reported a Moultrie Elite feeder and a Cuddeback Trail Camera and camera stand were taken. Suspects are believed to be on ATV or UTV. Any information regarding this theft contact the Athens County Sheriff’s Office at 740-593-6633.

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Estates Drive in Athens in reference to a homeowner finding a belt and an uncapped syringe on his property. Upon arrival, the belt and drug paraphernalia were collected and disposed of properly.

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a walk-in report regarding the theft of family belongings and decorations. The complainant advised that they were moving from their property to the New Lexington area from The Plains and witnessed a person helping them leave with their materials. They advised that this person returned some of their materials, but are still in possession of some of the materials as well. They have not been able to establish contact with that person in order to get their materials back. That person currently lives in New Lexington, Ohio, and they are requesting an investigation. This investigation is ongoing.

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to OH-56 in New Marshfield for a report of a child being in the roadway. The complainant was collecting evidence of a neighbor’s canine being on the property when he saw the neighbor’s daughter in his yard. The child ran back across the roadway to her residence while the complainant chased the dogs back across the road. He went across to the neighboring residence to make sure the juvenile was safe and attempted to make contact with the subjects at that residence. He was unable to make contact with any adults at the residence. Deputies were able to make contact with the adults that were watching the child and were unaware of the events that had occurred. They stated that they were placed in charge of watching the child and the mother was out shopping for a few minutes. Deputies discussed the situation with the mother over the phone and was made aware of the information obtained. At this time, it was determined that no charges would be filed in this case. The information obtained was referred to children services for further follow up on the welfare of the child.

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a domestic dispute in Trimble Township. Deputies spoke with the involved parties and ascertained that no physical violence or threats of physical violence had occurred. One of the involved parties was found to have an active arrest warrant at the time of the incident. Paul Quinn, 38, was arrested for an active warrant and transported to SEORJ without further incident.

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of threats and harassment via telephone. Deputies spoke with several possible juvenile suspects who had used the phone. This matter is believed to be resolved after speaking with the parents of the juveniles.

* On Oct. 5, The Athens County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle outside of Chauncey. Deputies obtained consent to search from the driver of the vehicle. During a legal search of the vehicle, deputies located a small amount of marijuana. The driver of the vehicle was issued a warning for possession of marijuana and it was confiscated to be destroyed.