Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports on Feb. 6.

Feb. 5

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took an identity theft report. The complainant stated she received a call from Verizon, claiming it was sending her a code and needed her to read it back to them. Once they received the code, they disconnected and used her attached credit card to make a purchase in Miami, Fla. The caller ID reflected Verizon as the caller.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office took a report of an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. The caller stated she had given her adult son permission to drive in the past but had not approved a trip on this day. A BOLO alert was sent out and the caller was told to alert ACSO if he returned.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the bike path near Glenn Ebon Road for a male subject that was stuck between the creek and the Hocking River. Deputies arrived and were able to direct him to safety.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Route 33 at Wayne National Forest Headquarters. During the stop a male passenger, identified as Jerry Dishong, 42, was found to have two misdemeanor warrants out of Athens County Municipal Court. Dishong was arrested and transported to the regional jail.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting medication was stolen and they wanted to file a report. After further communication, it was determined they had already filed a report with the Athens Police Department. Deputies referred them back to APD for follow up.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 682 for a report of stolen tires. Deputies spoke with the complainant who advised he had four tires stolen from his driveway.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Frost Road in Coolville regarding a suspicious vehicle. Upon patrolling the area, a truck was observed on the old railroad tracks and departed the area at a high rate of speed. Information was obtained as to the owner of the vehicle and the case is considered active.

* The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Converse Street in Chauncey for a report of an intoxicated subject near the library. Deputies patrolled the area and made contact with the male matching the given description. He was slurring his words and agreed that he was intoxicated. The man stated he had left the house he was staying at due to the request of his girlfriend. He advised he had nowhere to go and would prefer jail in lieu of dealing with additional angry family members. Jared A. Davis was placed into custody for disorderly conduct by public intoxication and transported to SEORJ without incident.