There are many ways to dispose of old Halloween pumpkins, but someone in Athens found a rather destructive way to do it on Friday.
At about 3 a.m., the Athens Police Department responded to a call about criminal damaging on Putnam Drive.
The man said he heard a loud crash and found that someone had thrown a pumpkin through his kitchen window. The report states that the incident caused $100 in damage.
There are no suspects in the case, and the case is closed for lack of leads.
Cold cut case
On Monday, APD took a report from Frontier Phone Company about phone lines being cut in the back of the Arby’s parking lot at 991 E. State St.
The phone lines were cut sometime overnight.
There are no suspects at this time, and the case is closed pending further information.
You used to call me on his cell phone
The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to call about a theft on Big Bailey Road on Monday.
According to the report, the man said a woman had knocked on his door and asked to use his phone, which he let her do. When he returned to the porch, she was gone and had taken his cell phone.
The man said she had told him her name, but deputies were unable to find the woman.
A rowdy boy
On Thursday, deputies responded to a call about a verbal dispute in the East Scatter Ridge area.
A boy was caught attempting to skip school by his mother’s boyfriend. No physical violence occurred.
The mother eventually drove her “unruly son” to school, according to the report.
The sheriff’s office took a report of an assault in the Bessemer Road area Sunday.
The man said he was trying get in contact with the innkeeper of a hostel. When he knocked on his door, the innkeeper dumped a bucket of water on him, according to a sheriff's report.
According to the report, the innkeeper assaulted the man after dumping the water. The case is still under investigation.
Lost in Glouster
Deputies responded to a call about a woman on a front porch asking for help on Hunterdon Road in Glouster on Friday.
The woman said she was staying with her friends at a nearby cabin with no cell phone service. The report said that the woman said she had left the cabin after a fight with friends and had to walk home.
She didn’t have a form of transportation and misjudged the cold weather and distance. No criminal acts had occurred, and deputies took the woman home.