Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous, December 2015 Crimes of the Month

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The following incidents have been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as December 2015 Crimes of the Month.

The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a criminal act which occurred within the City of Athens. 

The incident pertains to a robbery which occurred during the early morning hours of October 25th, 2015.  The victim explained that he was walking on W. Union St and that was the last memory he could recall.  When he awoke in front of the Smiling Skull, the victim was covered in blood and several of his personal belongings had been stolen.  The victim required medical treatment as a result of the incident.  (See pictures below)

The Nelsonville Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to two separate criminal acts which have occurred within the City of Nelsonville. 

The first incident pertains to a theft which occurred on or about October 23rd, 2015.  Tri-County Joint Vocational School, Carpentry Class is in the process of constructing a house at 756 Lake Hope Dr.  When construction ended for the day, all of the power tools were secured in a tool trailer that was left on site.  Over the weekend, the perpetrator(s) forcibly entered the box trailer and stole all of the power tools.

The last incident pertains to a burglary which occurred on November 18th, 2015 at approximately 3:00 AM.  The residents of 16047 Elm Rock Rd. Apartment #3, advised they were awakened by a thinly-built male who had forcibly entered their residence.  After the residents began to scream, the male fled the residence, stealing an undisclosed amount and type of prescription medication. The Ohio University Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a series of criminal acts which have occurred on the Ohio University campus.

The Ohio University Police Department is currently investigating six incidents, thus far, which appear to be related.  In three separate parking lots on S. Green Dr., individuals who have parked their vehicles in these lots have had the catalytic converters illegally removed from them.  These incidents appear to have begun on November 19th, 2015 and the Ohio University Police Department continues to take additional reports of this activity.      

Athens County Law Enforcement Agencies.

Several law enforcement agencies in the county are experiencing an increase in the number of reports related to parked vehicles being entered and miscellaneous items being stolen.  The items range from coins, to purses, to expensive electronic equipment.  Residents are reminded not to leave valuables in their vehicles and to properly secure them (vehicles) if left unattended.  **The Crime Solvers Board will determine the proper reward amount for any information that leads to arrest and indictment of individuals involved in these acts.

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/or 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.

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.

 

 

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Nelsonville City Offices closed, Thu, 11/26 and Fri, 11/27 for Thanksgiving holiday. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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The City of Nelsonville announces that all offices of the City will be closed, Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, November 30, 2015. The City of Nelsonville wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday and please drive safely during your holiday travels.

Nelsonville & York Township FD launch 67th Annual Christmas food basket program

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The Nelsonville Volunteer Fire Department in cooperation with the York Township Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their 67th annual Christmas food basket program. The program started in 1948 when firefighters distributed 14 food baskets. For this 67th year firefighters expect to distribute over 170 food baskets at a cost of more than $8,000. The Parade of The Hills Festival held annually in Nelsonville in late August was established to assist in raising funds for the program. Funds are still raised by the festival and by soliciting local businesses and groups for their support of the program.

Applications for Christmas food baskets will be available on Friday, November 27th, and must be returned by Saturday, December 5th. Applications will be available at the Nelsonville water office and the Nelsonville Fire Department. Approved Baskets will be delivered on Saturday, December 19th. Only residents of Nelsonville and York Township are eligible to apply for a basket. Persons having questions may call (740) 753-1244.

ATHENS CO WIND ADVISORY UNTIL 7PM 11/12/15, WINDS GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH POSSIBLE, WATCH FOR CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS!

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WIND ADVISORY FOR ATHENS COUNTY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS EVENING.

WINDS – WINDS GUSTS WILL REACH 40 TO 50 MPH AT TIMES.

IMPACTS – STRONG WINDS COULD CAUSE TREE DAMAGE, POWER FLUCTUATIONS OR EVEN OUTAGES. CONSTRUCTION SITES ARE VULNERABLE LOCATIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS;
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS EXCEEDING 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT, ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.