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Police Blotter: Chickens trespass to owner’s property; possible fire at Menards

Cable Guy 

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a deception complaint from a man who said he had received a call from his cable company stating he would need to pay his bill by sending numbers from gift cards. The call was not actually from the cable company but a phone scam system. 

Chicken Run

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Bessemer Road, in reference to trespassing chickens. The complainant states he was keeping the chickens since they were on his property. The owner said the complainant could keep the chickens, which ended the fiasco quickly. 

Breaking Glass 

A man was arrested in Athens, for intoxication after he struck the mirror of a deputy’s cruiser passing by him on Court Street. 

Ghosts at church

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office deputies observed a door open on a church, on Ireland Road, in Coolville. The deputies checked the abandoned church and found that it was in the wind that blew the door open. 

Save the fire at Menards

The Athens Fire Department received an alert of a generator on fire at Menards but it turned out to be smoke or mist coming from the top.


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