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Police Blotter: Horses in the middle of the road, stalking reported

Horse gone wild 

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office received a report there was a horse in the roadway on Sams Road in Albany. 

Deputies responded to the area but determined the horse was no longer a hazard. 

Wrong way driver

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office alongside the ACEMS responded to a wrong-way driver complaint on State Route 50 West in Coolville. 

The female driver was evaluated by emergency services and transported home by a family member. 

‘I have a stalker’ 

Deputies from the sheriff’s office received a report of potential stalking. A report was filed, though both parties involved agreed not to contact one another. 

Suspicious person 

Sheriff’s deputies responded to Athens after receiving a report of a suspicious male. Deputies responded to the scene and patrolled the area, but did not come in contact with the male reported.  

Threats were made

The sheriff’s office received a report of threats and harassment being made on May Avenue in Chauncey.

Deputies responded to the area and spoke with the individual who filed the complaint. Deputies also spoke with the man that was reportedly threatening the complainant. 

It was determined there was probable cause to arrest the man making the threats, and he was transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail without incident. 

‘My phone is gone’ 

Deputies from the sheriff’s office responded to North Clinton Street in The Plains after receiving a report of theft.

The complainant said his neighbor stole his cell phone, though he did not want to pursue criminal action and only wanted his phone back. 

Deputies located the male suspected of stealing the phone who returned it to the deputies. 

Deputies gave the complainant his phone back, and no further action was taken.

Screaming on Halloween 

The sheriff’s office received a complaint of someone screaming in New Marshfield on Biddyville Road. 

Deputies patrolled the area but did not make contact with anyone. 

‘Someone is in my house’ 

The sheriff’s office took a report of breaking and entering on Vanderhoof Road in Coolville. 

An investigation is pending. 

Possible breaking and entering

The sheriff’s office received a call in which the caller stated his neighbor’s front door opened, though his neighbor had left home shortly before. 

The caller was worried someone might have broken in, so deputies responded to the scene. Deputies cleared the residence and found nobody inside. The door was locked and secured. 

Fight night

Deputies from the sheriff’s office responded to State Route 682 after receiving a report of a dispute. 

Deputies discovered the suspect left prior to their arrival, and they did not observe any physical injuries to the complainant. Deputies returned to patrol. 

‘Who are they?’

The sheriff’s office received a complaint of suspicious females at a business in The Plains. 

Deputies responded to the scene but did not make contact with the females described. 

Community center drama 

Sheriff’s deputies responded to Old State Route 56 in New Marshfield patrolling for individuals arguing and shouting outside the community center. 

Deputies patrolled the area but did not make contact with anyone. 

@mollywmarie 

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Molly Wilson

News Editor

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