Stories tagged with: Athens County Sheriff's Office

November 21, 2013 - 10:49pm
32 weeks 6 days ago

According to the Athens County Sheriff's Facebook page there has been a confirmed case of krokodil in Athens County.

Sheriff Pat Kelly says a local heroin dealer told detectives that she believed they were purchasing heroin in Columbus and they were sold krokodil instead. According to Kelly, a user had injected krokodil and within days a scaly sore developed.

The Sheriff went on to say if users suspect they have krokodil to not use it and turn it over to...

November 11, 2013 - 8:58pm
34 weeks 3 days ago

An elderly woman in Athens County is able to fend off an intruder who broke into her home in an attempt to rob her.

According to Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly around noon Monday deputies responded to an active robbery call at a Bessemer Road residence. 83-year-old, Rozella Brown said she heard her doorbell ring but did not answer or see who was at the door. A short time later Brown noticed a figure crawling across her kitchen floor moving towards her bedroom. Brown approached and...

October 5, 2013 - 5:13pm
39 weeks 5 days ago

Early Saturday, law enforcement officials in Athens County acted on a tip and located an active meth lab which resulted in the arrest of two people.

According to Sheriff Patrick Kelly, the Narcotics Enforcement Team acted on information received in regards to an active meth lab located at 2725 Crabtree Road in Albany. Sheriff Kelly said the NET executed the search warrant just after midnight and arrested two adult males. Detective Jim Heater said there were two adult males,...

July 28, 2013 - 11:26pm
49 weeks 4 days ago

An Athens woman was charged with felonious assault on a law enforcement officer.

Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly said Sunday, as deputy Jen Atkins was pulling into a driveway, responding to a domestic dispute, she saw 36 year old Tracey Jack getting into her vehicle. Atkins blew her air horn and in an attempt to flee, Jack put her car in reverse. As deputy Atkins blew her air horn again, Jack accelerated at a high speed ramming into the front end of Deputy Atkins cruiser. Deputy...

January 19, 2013 - 11:49pm
1 year 24 weeks ago

One person is in custody following a traffic stop in Athens County.

Around 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning Athens County Sheriff Deputy John Morris stopped a vehicle driven by 41-year-old Jeremy Cutshaw of Cutler, Ohio on State Route 13 near Millfield.

Sheriff Patrick Kelly says after the stop, Deputy Morris' canine indicated on the vehicle and during a search, deputies seized approximately 800 hits of LSD, eight ounces of moonshine, marijuana and a bag of white powder believed to be...

January 12, 2013 - 8:56pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

The Athens County Sheriff's Department has one person in custody after discovering cocaine during a traffic stop.

Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly says this afternoon Sheriff Deputies Matt May and Allen Warren stopped a vehicle in Nelsonville, Deputy May's canine indicated on the vehicle and after a search deputies seized 10 grams of cocaine, scales and marijuana. The driver 23 year old Bradley Diefenderfer of Columbus was arrested and transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional...

October 27, 2009 - 5:38pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

The Athens County Sheriff's Office is currently conducting "Operation Busted Balloon," which has taken more than 20 individuals into custody on drug-related charges-including Morgan County Jail escapee Christopher Lee Clark.

It says it has been working with many local, state, and federal authorities over the past several months once the Sheriff's Office became aware that several of its heroin investigations stemmed from Columbus.

The Sheriff's Office says it has seized...

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