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Police Blotter: Child accidentally calls 911; dogs running loose

Lock Your Doors

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Johnson Road, in The Plains, in regards to a report of an attempted break-in on a residence. When deputies arrived, they saw no signs of forced entry.

Deputies also searched the surrounding area but did not find the suspect. 

Just a Kiddo

Deputies responded to a 911 hang-up call, located on Glazier Road, according to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. When they arrived, deputies discovered a small child playing with a phone. 

They determined there was no emergency and returned to patrol.

Who Let the Dogs Out?

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of multiple dogs running loose around a residence in Millfield. Previously, the same dogs have been alleged to have attacked other animals.

Deputies found the dogs and their owner and recommended the owner keep the dogs restrained within their property. 

The case was referred to the dog warden for a follow-up.

Drive Carefully

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a reckless driver on Ohio Avenue, in The Plains. Deputies patrolled the surrounding area but did not make contact with the reported vehicle. 

Don’t Light it on Fire, Take it to the Dump

The Plains Fire Department was assisted by deputies from the Athens County Sheriff’s Office when inquiring about trash being illegally burned on a residential property. When the fire department was finished speaking with the resident, deputies returned to patrol.


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