The following incident has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as the September 2018, Crime of the Month.
The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a crime which occurred in the City.
On July 28, 2018, between noon and 1:30 PM, three unknown black males entered Wal-Mart, which is located at 929 E. State St., using a stolen credit card, and purchased a large amount of gift cards. After leaving Wal-Mart in Athens, the three travelled to Logan, Ohio and again repeated this activity in the Wal-Mart store there. One of the males was apprehended in Logan, Ohio while the other two absconded. Law Enforcement is seeking to identify the other two individuals involved in this offense. Please see the attached photographs. The board is offering a $2000 reward for information on this crime.
Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous is offering a cash reward for information on the above crime if that information leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible. *Information on serious misdemeanors will be limited up 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. You may also visit our website at www.crimesolversofathens.org or 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.