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An OUPD vehicle is parked outside of Scott Quad. (JOSHUA LIM | FILE)

Fake ID collected, stalker reported

Stuck in the middle of it 

A crashed vehicle was found stuck in the median on U.S. Route 33 in York Township, according to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies made contact with the uninjured driver. The Ohio State Highway Patrol then responded to the scene and took a report.

What kind of items…

An individual went to the Sheriff’s Office to report a breaking-and-entering, which occurred in his home over the weekend.

The man told officers that he was out of town over the weekend, and once home, he discovered his residence had been invaded and items were stolen.


A menacing offense was reported by the Ohio University Police Department.

An individual reported that they were currently being stalked by someone they knew for a period of time. 

Shoulda changed the paint job

During an investigation of a trespassing complaint at Creekside Apartments in Chauncey, Athens County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered a vehicle in the parking lot that matched the description of a stolen vehicle. 

The vehicle in question was recently reported stolen from Nelsonville, and with further investigation, the vehicle was a confirmed match. 

The Sheriff’s Office contacted the Nelsonville Police Department, who continued the investigation. 

Dorm showers are bad enough already

Destruction of property at Jefferson Hall was reported to the Ohio University Police Department.

A report was filed for damage done to a restroom shower.


A structure fire on Oak Street in The Plains was reported to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies assisted The Plains Fire Department in putting the fire out. Deputies returned to patrol.

Venmo or Zelle?

A fraud offense was reported to OUPD. A report was taken for an unknown individual trying to solicit money via text message. 

I’m lyin’ here!

A man lying in a parking lot on East Fourth Street in The Plains was reported to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. 

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the man, who said he was waiting for an individual to get off work. Once officers talked to management, it was decided that the man would be escorted off the property. 

The man was given a trespass complaint and taken into the City of Athens. No further action was needed. 

I believe in him.

A suspicious man on Brimstone Road was reported to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office. 

While talking to deputies, he told them he was walking to the east coast. Officers did not notice anything wrong with the man, so they resumed patrol. 

Who tryna be on an order?

A fake ID was collected for destruction at Jefferson Hall, according to the Ohio University Police Department.

Maybe they should’ve taken the car with them…

A trespassing at the TNT on Old State Route 33 was reported to the Athens County Sheriff’s Office.

After arriving, officers found a vehicle outside with the doors open. It was determined that the suspects fled the area, and as of Saturday, there is no further information.

The vehicle was towed by Curtis Towing.

Bow bow bow *dog noises*

The Athens County Sheriff’s Office reported an animal complaint on Brown Road in New Marshfield.

Officers found two dogs without collars. The Dog Shelter was then contacted and picked up the canines.


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