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5 fake IDs confiscated, stolen vehicle found wrecked

Was It Worth It …

Four individuals in parking lot 127 were issued a summons for having fictitious identification, according to the Ohio University Police Department.

The incident also involved possessing a controlled substance, marijuana.

Just Trying to Find a Ride

A report of suspicious activity on State Route 691 in York Township was reported to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

Upon arrival, deputies patrolled the area and made contact with the individual. The man stated he was trying to get to Nelsonville, and deputies gave him a courtesy ride and resumed patrol. 


A complaint of harassment was reported by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

The complainant informed deputies that a man had been harassing him by phone in response to a dispute on Facebook. A report was filed. 

Oh … that was fake?

A man was caught using a fake $100 bill at a McDonald’s in The Plains, Sheriff’s deputies said. The money was collected and as of Monday, the case is under investigation.

Looking Out

A female called the Sheriff’s Office for a ride from Carr Road in Nelsonville. 

The woman said she was walking and several people offered her a ride in their vehicles. She told deputies she was scared and asked for a ride.

Deputies picked the woman up and gave her a ride to her friend’s residence.

Hide and Seek

The Ohio University Police Department responded to a complaint of a missing person in Tiffin Hall on Sunday.

The individual was located in good health, according to the report. OUPD police noted the case as unfounded.

Meddling Kids

A complaint of juveniles throwing sticks and rocks at passing vehicles in Athens Township was reported to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

The complainant told deputies the last known location of the juveniles, but no one was observed in the area.

Deputies also checked the complainant’s vehicle, but no damage was observed.

Stolen and Rollin’

A Jacksonville resident reported their vehicle missing to the Sheriff’s Office. 

After the vehicle was listed as stolen, deputies found that the Ohio State Highway Patrol had located the vehicle earlier that morning. The vehicle was wrecked on State Route 685.

A report on the stolen vehicle was taken and as of Monday, the crash is being investigated by the Ohio State Highway Patrol.

Silly Underclassmen

A fake ID was reported in Brown Hall, which Ohio University Police collected for destruction.

Just Practicing

Gunshots near East Fourth Street in The Plains were reported to the Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies patrolled the area and located the individuals who were shooting the firearms. Deputies determined that the individuals were shooting in a safe area and manner.

Free Entry

A report of criminal mischief in Jefferson Hall was reported to OUPD. A door was damaged and a report was filed.

So Close

A citation was issued for expired registration on South Green Drive, according to an OUPD report.

*Click click*

A reference to flickering lights in a house in Chauncey was reported to the Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy went to the residence and found it to be vacant and undergoing reservations.

Break-up Gone Wrong

Sheriff’s deputies were informed of a report of threats made following a break-up in Athens Township.

Both parties were advised to stop having contact and no further action was taken.


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