The following incident has been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as a April, 2017 Crime of the Month. The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to several criminal acts which occurred within the City.
1. Over the course of the past month, the Athens Police Department has responded to several incidents involving the theft of motor vehicles. The thefts are occurring in various parts of the City.
- Date of theft – Vehicle – Location stolen from
- 3/1/2017 – Green 1995 Jeep Wrangler – Richland Ave
- 3/3/2017 – Blue 2005 Nissan Altima – S. May Ave
- 3/13/2017 – Blue 2000 Honda CR-V – W. Washington St
2. On March 21, 2017 between 2:00 and 4:00 AM, an unknown black male forcibly entered the Ginger Asian Kitchen, located at 28 S. Court St. Once inside, the male was able to steal a large amount of money and an Apple iPad.
The Ohio University Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to a criminal act which occurred on campus.
On February 5, 2017 at approximately 4:00 AM, a female student was walking to her dormitory on South Green when an unknown male approached her. The male was described as white, 5’06”, having an average build, short hair, and was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants, and sperry-type shoes. The victim estimated the male to be in his late twenties. The male followed the victim into Armbruster House, which is located at 129 South Green Dr., and then sexually assaulted her.
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 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. Postings can also be viewed 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.