The following incident has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as the December 2018 Crime of the Month.
The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to crimes which occurred in the City.
- On September 12, 2018, near 7:00 PM, an individual had parked his truck and trailer, which had grass cutting equipment on it, in the parking lot at Wal-mart, located at 929 E. State St. A short time after the vehicle was parked, a white Ford F-150 pulls alongside the truck and trailer. The subjects stole a backpack blower and a trimmer. Please see the attached photographs. The board is offering a $1000 reward for information on this crime.
- On September 18, 2018, between 7:00 AM and 1:00 PM, unknown person(s) stole several sections of metal grate that was covering a drain at Ohio Health O’Bleness Hospital. This particular drain is located at the rear of the hospital. The board is offering a $500 reward for information on this crime.
- On October 10, 2018, the Athens Police Department responded to the Dairy Lane Park for a reported arson. An individual(s) had positioned a large trash can and wooden windmill from the putt-putt golf course on the baseball field and set them ablaze. The board is offering a $500 reward for information on this crime.
- Between October 11, 2018 at 5:30 PM and October 12 at 7:00 AM, unknown person(s) forcibly entered the Ali Baba food trailer while it was parked on Columbus Rd. Upon gaining access to the interior of the trailer, the individual(s) stole the cash register and safe. The board is offering a $1000 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 http://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.