Athens Sheriff

ATHENS — The Athens County Sheriff’s Department released the following reports Nov. 15:

Nov. 13

* Deputies took a report of telecommunications harassment from a State Route 691 residence in Nelsonville. Deputies made contact with the harassing party, warning them further contact would result in charges.

* Deputies were called to a Crabtree Road residence in Albany for a dispute. Deputies discovered and arrested Tiffaney Reffett, 36, of Chillicothe, for outstanding warrants from Vinton and Hocking counties. Reffett was transported to the Vinton County line and released to the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office.

* Deputies responded to East Third Street in The Plains for a canine complaint. The complainant reported the canine had neither food nor shelter. Deputies contacted the owner who stated they would bring the dog inside for the evening. No further action taken.

* Deputies responded to Connett Road in The Plains for a domestic dispute. The complainant reported that her ex-boyfriend had assaulted her; however, there was no evidence of physical violence. Deputies also received conflicting stories from the involved parties. Subjects agreed to separate for the evening.

Nov. 14

* 911 Dispatch was advised Crooksville Police Department had made contact with a female having an active Athens County warrant. CPD transported the female to the Perry/Athens County line on State Route 13 where ACSO collected the prisoner and transported to SEORJ.

* Deputies were dispatched to a Monroe Avenue residence in Chauncey referencing a report of breaking and entering. Deputies arrived on scene and checked the residence and a report was taken.

* Deputies responded to a report of an attempted break in of a State Route 550 residence. Upon arrival, the damage to the locking mechanism was documented and a report was placed on file.

* A report was made by The Plains Hocking Valley Bank location for a theft of money. $700 was reportedly taken from an account without the customer’s consent. This case is under investigation.

* A State Route 691 resident reported being scammed of $600 through a dating site. The scam involved a nude picture being sent to the complainant. After the pictures were sent the complainant was told if he didn’t send money, they would report him to the police and he would be classified as a sexual offender.

* Deputies responded to Koches Road in Glouster for a report of an abandoned vehicle in the middle of the roadway. Deputies located the vehicle and determined there was enough roadway for traffic to get through. Deputies then contacted the registered owner as a courtesy. The owner had a plan to repair the vehicle and remove it from the roadway.

* Deputies met with the Belpre Police Department at the county line to take custody of a male who had an active Athens County warrant for his arrest. James Powell, 46, of Coolville, was transported to SEORJ without incident.

* Deputies responded to Ohio Avenue in The Plains for a well-being check. The check was requested by a local mental health center. On scene, deputies made contact with the woman, who claimed she was feeling suicidal after recently finding out her husband was cheating. She advised she had called a suicide hotline earlier in the day. She requested deputies help her meet with a mental health professional. She was then transported to O’Bleness Hospital for a mental health evaluation. No further action needed.


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