Popcorn Malfunction 

The Athens Fire Department received a report on Sunday of an alarm being altered due to vapors from a microwave. The vapors were omitted from microwave popcorn. 

Sign Stealing 

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report over the weekend from a man who said he noticed his campaign sign was missing when he woke up that morning. He believes the sign was stolen between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m. The investigation is open, pending further investigation. 

Fishing for firearms

The sheriff’s office received a report over the weekend from a man who was fishing off a boat ramp in Coolville. When the man was fishing, he found a pellet gun. The firearm was brought in for evidence. 

Phone Scammers 

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a man about a phone scam. The man said he received a call from a scammer saying they were from the Social Security Administration. The man was advised to not speak with them if they call back. 

He said/She said 

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a man, saying his soon-to-be ex-wife would not stop calling him. Upon speaking to the woman, she said the man was contacting her. Both parties were advised not to contact one another.  

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