Sheriff Lanny North
Chief Deputy Dave Valkinburg
Friday, Feb. 22
Deputies responded to a Jack Run Road residence for possible mail thefts and tampering with mail. The victim told deputies that the neighbors and they have had each other’s mail placed into their mailbox and have seen a suspicious vehicle in the area. Deputies spoke with the U.S. Postal Service and will continue to patrol the area.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Deputies responded to a Tick Ridge Road residence for a theft complaint. The victim reported that they had been using their chain saw on their property; left for a short time and when they returned the chain saw and carrying case were missing.
Deputies responded to a Clark Street, New Straitsville residence for an unruly juvenile complaint. The juvenile ran away and was not conforming to the parents. Charges were filed in Juvenile Court.
Sunday, Feb. 24
Deputies responded to a Calico Ridge Road residence for a verbal dispute.
Deputies responded to a neighbor’s dispute on Haydenville Road.
Monday, Feb. 25
Deputies responded to a state Route 180 residence for a theft complaint. The victim knew the suspects and asked that they return the property, but they refused. The victim requested charges be filed. The case remains under investigation.
Deputies responded to Pleasant Ridge Road for an illegal dumping complaint. The investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, Feb. 26
Deputies took a missing person report. Missing is Ronald Moore, 74, Nelsonville. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, a red shirt and work boots. He was driving a yellow 2000 Nissan Xterra License # GMC7061. Anyone seeing Moore or having information is asked to call 9-1-1, the Sheriff’s Office or your local law enforcement agency.
Wednesday, Feb. 27
Deputies responded to a state Route 93 residence for a stolen vehicle. The victim had reported her vehicle stolen earlier to the Perry County Sheriff’s Office and saw her vehicle at a residence on state Route 93. Deputies located the individual who had driven the vehicle to that location and the person told deputies that they had received the vehicle from another party. The case remains under investigation and is to be presented to the Hocking County Grand Jury at a later date.
Deputies responded to a state Route 664 residence for a medical emergency.
Deputies responded to a Maysville-Greendale Road residence for a domestic disturbance. No violence had occurred.
Friday, March 1
Deputies responded to a complain of criminal trespass on Maysville Williams Road.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on state Route 664 at McDonald’s. The driver, Aaron Arnett, 44, Rockbridge, and William Winland, 52, of Logan had warrants issued for theft. Winland was also found in possession of a syringe. Both were transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
SRO deputies were called to the Logan-Hocking School Opportunity Center on a complaint of menacing. Deputies investigated the matter and file menacing charges against a juvenile.
Deputies responded to a Shriner Street, Laurelville, residence for a domestic disturbance. Deputies found no violence has occurred and parties agreed to stay separated until they were both calm.
Saturday, March 2
Deputies responded to a state Route 56 residence for a criminal mischief complaint. Person(s) unknown had smeared a substance on the windows of a parked vehicle while the victims were gone from the residence.
Deputies responded to a state Route 278 residence for a criminal mischief complaint. The victim told deputies that sometime overnight that her vehicle had been keyed and tire was flat.
Sunday, March 3
Deputies responded to Little Cola Road for a criminal damaging complaint. The victim told deputies that her mailbox had been damaged and that the mail had been scattered down the road. The victim also alleged that prior other mail had been tampered with. Deputies also took another report of a damaged mailbox on Little Cola Road.
Deputies responded to two addresses on Starner Road for a criminal damaging complaint of mailbox’s being damaged. While on scene, deputies found evidence of another mailbox on Cantwell Cliffs Road. Deputies went to that residence and told the resident that their mailbox had been damaged.
Deputies conducted a traffic stop on U.S. 33 for an equipment violation. Upon contact with the driver, deputies observed drug paraphernalia in the vehicle and after having the driver exit the vehicle, deputies saw suspected narcotics on the driver’s seat. The drugs and paraphernalia were seized and will be submitted to the BCI crime lab for analysis.
Deputies responded to a Buena Vista Road residence for an unruly juvenile complaint.
Monday, March 4
Deputies responded to a Union Road residence for a criminal damaging complaint. The victim told deputies that someone had broken a window on a company vehicle while parked at his residence sometime from March 2 to March 4.
Deputies received a call from Chamberlain South Dakota Police Department in regard to a stolen vehicle/unauthorized use entered into NCIC by our agency. They had the vehicle and driver stopped in Chamberlain, South Dakota. The vehicle was impounded and the owner notified.
EDITOR’S NOTE: While charges have been filed by law enforcement officers against some of the following people, they have not been found guilty of violations. Charges against people may be dismissed or individuals may be found not guilty in court. Unless a person is found guilty, he or she remains not guilty.