Athens Sheriff

ATHENS, Ohio — The Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following stories on Aug. 31.

Aug. 30

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Hollister for a prowler complaint. The caller advised someone was out banging on her front door. Deputies made contact with the man outside of the residence. The subject was determined to be the caller’s brother. The caller stated she did not want her brother at her house. She stated no criminal act had occurred and wished to file no complaint as long as her brother left. Deputies transported the man to his residence in Glouster without incident. With no criminal act or additional assistance requested, Deputies resumed patrol.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Four Mile Creek Road on a report of an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was located and tagged with a four-hour removal tag. No further action.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a Haga Ridge Road residence on a report of a male subject having some type of reaction to the Cocaine/Marijuana he used the night prior. Deputies arrived on scene as well as EMS personnel. The male was then transported to the hospital for further treatment. No further action, case closed.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Rite Aid in The Plains for a trespass complaint. Deputies determined that a written warning for trespassing had been violated and Terri Gates was charged with criminal trespassing. Chris Gates was also issued a trespass compliant. Deputies are currently looking for both individuals. Anyone with information on their whereabouts, please notify the ACSO. Please ask for Deputy Poston.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Vore Ridge Road for a report of a suspicious vehicle. Deputies made contact with a black SUV that appeared to be helping out a disabled vehicle. Deputies conducted further investigation and determined the contact to possibly be drug related and began identifying parties. A male, later identified as Andrew Gedeon, of Athens, gave false information about his identity and was later arrested for obstructing official business. An additional male was found to have been abusing nitrous oxide within the rear passenger of a vehicle. Deputies recovered several nitrous cartridges, and later arrested Izaak Smith, of Pickerington, for abusing harmful intoxicants. An inventory of the reported suspect vehicle was conducted and several items of drug paraphernalia, and drugs were located. Additional charges of drug possession are expected pending lab results.