Athens County Sheriff

01/30/2012 - 11:02pm
  Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous have released this month’s list of Crimes of the Month, a program that offers a cash reward to citizens able to provide information...
12/01/2011 - 10:34am
After receiving a report of a robbery Tuesday, Athens County Sheriff's deputies arrived to the Athens residence to find the alleged perpetrator hog-tied and unconscious. A resident of...
04/10/2014 - 12:28am
Standing in the sunlight with his right hand raised, Interim County Sheriff Rodney Smith recited an oath swearing to protect Athens County citizens Wednesday morning in front of the Sheriff’s...
03/28/2014 - 1:48am
Athens County Commissioners have appointed a former deputy to fill in for Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly while he is suspended, but the Athens County Democratic Party could overturn the decision...
11/20/2012 - 4:13am
Recently re-elected Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly said his first term as sheriff will set the tone for his next four years. In 2008, Kelly won only two more percentage points than his Republican...
10/19/2012 - 4:12am
Social-media sites have evolved at a rapid rate, but some local law enforcement officials remain cautious about using them. Both the Ohio University and Athens police departments have discussed...
09/12/2012 - 12:01pm
A Coolville man who allegedly crashed a stolen four-wheeler while fleeing from a deputy Tuesday afternoon is now in a Columbus hospital in stable condition. Tony Hedges, 31, has been charged with...
05/21/2012 - 2:20am
Despite setting new Number Fest records for attendance totals and arrest totals, Saturday’s 9Fest was a relatively peaceful day for local law enforcement. Fest organizer Dominic Petrozzi...
02/29/2012 - 5:04am
Nobody expected the shooting at Chardon High School that led to three deaths and two serious injuries on Monday. In the same way, nobody expects a similar catastrophe in Athens, but local law...
02/14/2012 - 2:07am
A four-month long investigation by Athens County Sheriff’s Office deputies resulted in the arrest of one member of an alleged heroin-distributing duo Friday. The office’s Narcotics...

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