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Blotter: Man sleeping in car; couple breaks glass from knocking

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The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report Friday about an online scam.

The caller said her computer was hacked and she was given a number to call to fix the issue, but it was a scam.

Asleep at the wheel

Deputies were called for a report about a man sleeping behind the wheel of his car Saturday on Mill Street in Chauncey.

A deputy patrolled the street, but did not find the man.

Walter White?

Deputies took a report of a theft of a camper from Rhoric Road on Sunday.

The caller said that someone took his 29-foot, 2008 camper. It is white with brown stripes.

Wild Horses

Deputies responded to Four Mile Creek Road in Coolville on Sunday for a report about a loose horse on the caller’s property.

The horse owner’s residence was contacted, but nobody was home. The caller said he would keep the horse inside until contact could be made with the owner.

Wood nymph

Deputies responded to Canaanville Hills Road on Sunday for a report about an intoxicated woman.

The caller said that his mom was highly intoxicated and ran into the woods after a dispute. She was eventually released to a sober party for the evening.

Hard knock life

Deputies were dispatched to a home on Connett Road in The Plains on Nov. 7 for a report about a man and woman who had knocked on the door. 

As they were knocking, the glass on the door broke. Deputies could not find the couple at the scene, but the two had been identified.


Deputies responded to High Street in Glouster on Monday about an incident that happened on a livestream on Instagram.

A report was taken and the incident is currently under investigation, but no more information was provided.

Waiting under the arches

Deputies received a report about a suspicious person Monday at McDonalds in The Plains.

Deputies contacted the suspect who said he was waiting for a friend to leave work. Deputies talked with McDonald’s employees, and they said that they did not have a problem with him waiting.


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