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Intoxicated driver drives off road and into field, juvenile harassed over social media

Gunshots or fireworks?

Athens County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Della Road area near US 50 in Athens due to a complaint of several gunshots being heard. 

Upon arrival, a patrol was conducted and no gunshots were heard. 

Lost and found

A female was reported missing on Oct. 4 after dropping her child off with her mother, according to a call made to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. 

The female was entered into LEADS as missing and the Sheriff’s Office made a Facebook post.

The female was eventually located.

Too silly

A patrol request for a report of a belligerent, intoxicated male in Jacksonville was received by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies arrived and patrolled the area, but found no criminal activity. 

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Sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle travel off the road and into a field on State Route 56.

The driver was found to be intoxicated and was arrested by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Teamwork makes the dream work–or not

Sheriff’s deputies helped the Nelsonville Police Department in an attempt to locate a suspect who was involved in a vehicle pursuit on Oct. 9. 

Both units were unable to locate the suspect.

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A complainant from Rock Riffle Road reported to deputies that they were a victim of a scam.

A report was filed.


A complaint of harassment over social media was received by Athens County Sheriff’s deputies. 

After speaking with the complainant, deputies discovered the matter involved juveniles and pertained to school. 

Deputies advised the caller to remove the problematic person from the social media account and to contact the school. A report was taken. 

Watch yourself

Sheriff’s deputies responded to Lee Street in Albany due to a complaint of a female harassing individuals and trespassing on their property. 

Once on scene, deputies spoke with all of the involved parties.

The owner of the property did not want to press charges and the female was asked not to return. No further assistance was necessary.

Free puppy

A report of a stray dog on State Route 550 was made, according to Athens County Sheriff’s deputies.

Deputies were unable to locate the dog.

Run Forrest, Run!

Sheriff’s deputies responded to New Marshfield in an attempt to locate a male suspected of fleeing and eluding the Hocking College Police Department.

Deputies were unable to locate the suspect.

Hocking College Police Department will continue to investigate.


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