The following incidents has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as June, 2017 Crimes of the Month.
The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to several criminal acts which occurred within the City.
1. Breaking and Entries.
On March 21, 2017 between 2:00 and 4:00 AM, an unknown black male forcibly entered the Ginger Asian Kitchen, located at 28 S. Court St. Once inside, the male was able to steal a large amount of money and an Apple iPad.
On March 28, 2017 at 2:15 AM, the business of Stewart-MacDonald located at 21 N. Shafer St was forcibly entered. The suspect(s) fled the scene prior to officers’ arrival.
Between April 14 at 11:00 PM and April 15, 2017 at 7:30 AM, the El Camino restaurant located at 1017 E. State St. was forcibly entered. The suspect(s) stole an undisclosed amount of money.
On April 20, 2017 between 12:30 AM and 9:00 AM, the Gran Ranchero restaurant located at 979 E. State St was forcibly entered. The suspect(s) stole an undisclosed amount of money.
Between April 26 at 8:15 AM and April 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM, the West Side Wingery located at 9 N. Shafer St was forcibly entered. The suspect(s) stole an undisclosed amount of money.
Between May 13 at 11:00 PM and May 14, 2017 at 11:30 AM, China Fortune located at 20 W. Stimson Ave was forcibly entered. The suspect(s) stole an undisclosed amount of money.
On or about May 16, 2017, suspect(s) forcibly entered the concession stand located at the Jaycee Fields (W. State St. ball fields’ area). The stand is operated by the Athens Sandlot Baseball and Softball league. An undisclosed amount of money was stolen.
On May 17, 2017 at 3:40 AM, McHappy’s Bake Shop located at 485 Richland Ave was forcibly entered. The male suspect (see attached image) gained entry but did not steal anything of value.
- Stolen motor vehicles
On May 19, 2017 between 1:45 AM and 8:00 AM, unknown person(s) stole a yellow 2004 Mazda 3 from Franklin Ave. Two days later the vehicle was recovered, unoccupied, in The Plains, Ohio.
On May 21, to the following day, May 22, unknown person(s) stole a silver 2008 Honda Pilot from Elmwood Pl. This vehicle is yet to be recovered.
Residents are reminded to lock their vehicles, not to store any valuables inside them, and definitely do not leave the ignition keys inside.
Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous is offering a $2,000.00 cash reward for information on the above crimes if that information leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible. *Information on serious misdemeanors will be limited to a $1000.00 cash reward. **Any information that leads to the arrest of an individual responsible for graffiti, the board can authorize up to a $500.00 cash reward. If you have information on these crimes, please call (740) 594 – 3331.
Other cash rewards are available for your information regarding other crimes that have been committed in Athens County and if you have knowledge of other crimes, you are asked to call (740) 594 – 3331. Also visit our website at www.crimesolversofathens.org for information on previous crimes of the month. Postings can also be viewed on Facebook.
Remember! Crime Solvers Anonymous needs your information and not your name so that your information can be passed onto the proper authorities. Help us to help Athens County become a safer place.