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Blotter: Man arrested for OVI, reckless driving; Xbox player calls to report threats

Burning Rubber 

The driver of a pickup truck was speeding and squealing through Mill Street. The Ohio University Police Department officer pulled over the driver and concluded that he was intoxicated. The driver was then transported to The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail pending his sobriety. 

Xbox Live

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a call over the weekend from a minor who wanted to file a report about threats from another minor who he was playing Xbox with.

Deputies told the caller to block the other person.

Check out, please? 

The Athens Police Department received a report of trespassing on Aug. 27 at Walmart on E. State Street.

Stolen wheels 

APD received a report on Aug. 27 of a stolen black and blue bicycle. 

Smelly paint 

APD received a report of an odor coming from the caller’s residence on W. Union Street. The odor was identified as a recent stain and paint job close to the caller’s building.  

Ghosts at the Ridges 

OUPD received an alert of an alarm going off at building 16 at the Ridges. When they arrived, the alarm panel showed the zone one basement. The basement was searched and nothing was found.  


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