Nelsonville Aggravated Burglary, Chestnut St, Fri, afternoon, 11/9, contact Nelsonville PD if you have any information

Aggravated Burglary

The Nelsonville Police Department responded to a report of an Aggravated Burglary in an apartment in the 400 block of Chestnut Street at 3:12 PM, Friday, November 9, 2018.  The incident was reported by the resident of the apartment to Athens County 9-1-1, and reported that an intruder was in the residence, and was armed with a screwdriver and threatened to harm the resident. The burglary suspect fled the residence prior to police officers arriving on scene. There were no injuries reported.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 40 years old, 6 foot 1 inches tall with a medium build, bald head and scruffy facial hair. The suspect was wearing a burgundy sweater.

The Nelsonville Police Department is asking for any information that may help identify the suspects in this incident.  You may contact the police department at 740-753-1736 or email the investigating officer, Senior Patrolman Mark VanCuren, at

Safety reminders:

  • ü Be aware of your surroundings
  • ü Travel in a group when possible
  • ü Report suspicious behavior/activity
  • ü Property can be replaced, lives can not