Sheriff Lanny North
Chief Deputy Dave Valkinburg
Friday, June 26
• Detectives found Brooklyn J. Jude, 22, Columbus, asleep in a vehicle on Second Street. Jude had several warrants from Hocking County and was arrested. Jude was also in possession of a small amount of suspected methamphetamine and paraphernalia. She was transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
• Deputies received a report of a protection order violation from a protected party. The complainant has since moved to Nelsonville, and the case was referred to Nelsonville Police Department for investigation.
Saturday, June 27
• Deputies investigated a single vehicle deer crash on state Route 328 near Cox Road. No injuries were reported and the vehicle sustained minor damage.
Monday, June 29
• Deputies responded to a state Route 278 residence for a disturbance. At the scene, deputies found that an argument was in progress. After investigation, deputies arrested Angel R. Copley, 42, Nelsonville, and charged her with domestic violence, fourth-degree misdemeanor; resisting arrest and aggravated menacing. Copley was transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
• Deputies took a theft report from an O’Neal Road resident. The complainant told deputies that a firearm was discovered missing after a guest had moved out of the residence.
• Deputies responded to a state Route 278 residence for a domestic argument. No violence occurred and no charges were filed.
• Deputies responded to a Coldbranch Road residence for a domestic argument. The case file was forwarded to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office for review.
Tuesday, June 30
• Deputies responded to a Murray City residence for an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint. After investigation, charges were forwarded to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office.
• Deputies responded to a Sugar Maple Lane residence for a domestic argument. No violence occurred and no charges were filed.
• Deputies responded to Opossum Road for a welfare check on a male walking down the road and appeared to be in distress. Deputies checked on the male and found that he was ok.
• Deputies responded to a Burton Road residence for a menacing complaint. After investigation, deputies had conflicting statements to what happened and closed the case.
• Deputies responded to a Purdum Road residence for an unruly juvenile complaint. After investigation, the report was forwarded to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office.
• A Hayden Place Apartments resident reported an incident of violating a protection order. After investigation, detectives forwarded the case file and request for a warrant to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office.
• Deputies responded to a Roley Road residence for a verbal dispute. The residents did not want a person to be at the residence. Deputies gave the person a ride to another location.
Wednesday, July 1
• Deputies responded to a Homer Street residence for an argument that had occurred. No violence had occurred and no charges were filed.
• Deputies responded to a Henry Street, Murray City residence for a domestic argument. After investigation, no violence occurred and the parties agreed to separate.
• Deputies responded to a possible overdose at a Virginia Valley Road residence. When deputies arrived they found an unresponsive male who had allegedly used heroin. Deputies administered two doses of NARCAN with no results. A second deputy arrived and administered an additional two doses of NARCAN, which resulted in the male becoming conscious. Hocking County EMS arrived on the scene and transported to Hocking Valley Community Hospital. Deputies collected drug paraphernalia which will be placed into evidence.
• Deputies responded to a Buckeye-Troxel Road residence for a criminal trespass complaint. The resident told deputies that two people entered their property and set off fireworks. The complainant provided deputies with video of the incident.
Friday, July 3
• Deputies responded to a Sand Run Road residence for a theft complaint. The complainant told deputies that overnight someone entered their vehicle and stole a purse.
• Deputies responded to a state Route 327 residence for a suicidal person. Hocking County EMS transported to Adena Medical Center.
• An off-duty detective saw two people smoking what was believed to be drugs in the Kroger parking lot. A deputy responded and found the persons in the parking lot. A subsequent search of the vehicle found a plastic baggie with a small amount of what is believed to be heroin and aluminum foil that was used to smoke it. The items were seized and will be submitted to the BCI crime lab for analysis and potential future indictment.
Saturday, July 4
• Deputies responded to a domestic violence complaint at a Hock Hocking Drive residence. After investigation charges were forwarded to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office for a warrant to be issued.
• Deputies responded to state Route 56 and Election Road for a trespassing complaint. Deputies found two individuals, who are currently homeless asleep in a vehicle. Deputies saw drug paraphernalia and after a search, deputies found suspected methamphetamine and other paraphernalia. Melvina C. Nutt, 40, was arrested for a warrant and transported to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. The drugs will be submitted to the BCI crime lab for analysis and possible future indictment.
Sunday, July 5
• Deputies responded to a Big Pine Road location for a woman distraught and walking along the road. When deputies found her they discovered that she had gotten into an argument at a cabin and was walking to get cell phone service to call for a ride back to Youngstown. Deputies took her back to the cabin to gather her belongings and took her to HCSO to await a ride.
• Deputies responded to Locust Street, Murray City for theft complaint. The complainant told deputies that someone had stolen money from their purse.
• Deputies responded to a call of a male hitting a female on state Route 93. Deputies spoke with both parties who denied any assault. Neither party had any injury.
• Deputies responded to the entrance to Rock House at Hocking Hills State Parks for a domestic violence complaint. After investigation, deputies forwarded charges for domestic violence and assault to the Hocking County Prosecutor’s Office.
Monday, July 6
• Deputies responded to an Arlington Avenue residence for a domestic violence compliant. When deputies arrived the resident denied any violence and told deputies that they were home alone. Eventually, deputies found Schuyler L. Chandler, 28, Logan hiding in a closet. Chandler has an active protection order in place and was arrested for violating that order. Chandler was transported to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
Friday, July 10
• Deputies responded to Kalklosch Road regarding the theft of a trailer.
• Deputies responded to Middlefork Road regarding criminal damaging of a church.
• At the request of the Newark Police Department, deputies responded to the US 33 Eastbound rest area to locate a suspect involved in a homicide which has occurred in Newark. Deputies located and arrested Christian Young, 24, of Newark. Young was turned over to Newark Police Department authorities.
• Deputies responded to a campground on Lake Logan Road in reference to a dispute. The victim stated she had been in an argument with her boyfriend, who had left prior to the arrival of deputies. The dispute was only verbal and no physical altercation had occurred.
Saturday, July 11
• Deputies responded to a state Route 93 North residence on a report of criminal trespassing.
Sunday, July 12
• Deputies responded to a Ilesboro residence regarding a 911 hang up calls.
• Deputies responded to a Bigham Road address on a criminal damaging complaint.
• Deputies responded to a Miller Road regarding theft from a business.
• A resident reported a domestic dispute which had occurred earlier in the day.
Monday, July 13
• Deputies responded to Dupler Road on a report of criminal trespassing.
EDITOR’S NOTE: While charges have been filed by law enforcement officers against some of the above 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.