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November Crimes of the Month

The Ohio University Police Department is requesting your information regarding an arson that occurred at the Ohio University Convocation Center, located at 95 Richland Ave., Athens.  During the early morning hours on Saturday, October, 20th,  officers were dispatched to the area after receiving an activated fire alarm. Further investigation revealed that one of the pull stations had been pulled on the third floor lobby area and several of the “No Smoking” signs had been lit on fire.

The Athens City Police Department is requesting your information regarding a breaking and entering that occurred at Little Caesars Pizza, located at 906 E. State St.  During the early morning hours of Friday, August 24th, unknown person or persons gained entry into the premises by forcing open a door on the building.  Once inside the business, a safe was forcibly opened and cash money stolen.

The Athens City Police Department is requesting your information regarding an aggravated burglary that occurred at room 222 of the Sunset Motel, which is located at 135 Columbus Rd.  During the early morning hours of Monday, September 24th, two white male suspects forcibly entered the motel room and ordered the victim, at gunpoint, to give up something that he did not know what they were talking about.  The suspects then bound the suspect’s hand behind his back with tape and ordered him into the bathroom. The suspects then ransacked the room and stole several items.  Descriptions of suspects: 1. W/M 5’7” to 5’8”, 180#, 25-30 years old, light brown hair in a crew cut, and a goatee. 2.  W/M 6’0” to 6’2”, 180#.

The Athens City Police Department is requesting your information regarding a series of breaking and enterings that have occurred at several businesses within the city. The entries have occurred between October 16th and October 29th.  The suspect(s) either forcibly open a rear entrance door or brazenly break the front entrance door glass and make entry.  Items stolen from these various businesses were small amounts of money and medication.

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.  If you have information on these crimes, 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.

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.

This article was posted on Friday, 2 November 2012 at 1:14 PM.
Last edited/updated on November 2, 2012 at 1:14 PM.
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