Athens Sheriff

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Office released the following reports Aug. 3:

* On Aug. 2, a resident of Jacksonville advised his license plates were stolen from his hauling trailer and his Ford F-150. A report was taken, and the plates were placed in NCIC as stolen.

* On Aug. 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to E. Fourth Street in reference to a neighbor dispute. The dispute was over one neighbor owing the other money and food. Both parties were told not to have further contact with one another until they were ready to work their problems out. Later, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to E. Fourth Street for a second time in reference to a neighbor dispute. The parties had been told earlier in the day to avoid each other but failed to do so. The dispute started over how a car was parked which led to yelling and name calling. The male caller stated he called 911 because the other party said they were calling and he wanted to be the first to call. Both were issued disorderly conduct citations and were advised another response would result in both being arrested for persistent disorderly conduct.

* On Aug. 2, Rex Meeks, 29, was arrested on Brimstone Road for having an active warrant out of Athens County Common Pleas Court. Meeks was transported to the regional jail in Nelsonville.

* On Aug. 2, a Glouster resident reported that a male had come to his property asking for his son. The male has previously been advised not to return to the property by the complainant. A trespass complaint form was completed and filed.

* On Aug. 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office spoke with a complainant by phone in reference to a Rumpke Trash can being stolen. The complainant advised that his 95 Gallon Rumpke Can was taken and did not know of any suspects at this time. A report was filled.

* On Aug. 2, a dispute was reported in the Albany area. Parties were in a custody dispute which escalated into a minor physical altercation during which no injuries were sustained but minor damage came to some involved property. Parties were separated for the night and a trespass form was completed for the male.

* On Aug. 2, the Athens County Sheriff’s Office spoke with a complainant reporting damage done to their vehicle. Complainant stated that they left to complete errands and returned to find that someone had broken out the back window of their car. The complainant believed the event was the result of an ongoing family feud. The incident is under further investigation.