November 2012 Crimes Of The Month Released

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Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous has released the November 2012 Crimes of the Month.

The list included four crimes within the area.

Athens Police Department is requesting information regarding an aggravated burglary that occurred during the early morning hours of Monday, September 24, in room 222 of the Sunset Motel located on Columbus Road. Two white male suspects forcibly entered the 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 victim's hands behind his back with tape and ordered him into the bathroom. The suspects continued to ransack the room and steal several items.

The Ohio University Police Department is requesting information regarding an arson in the OU Convocation Center during the early morning hours Saturday, October 20. Officers were dispatched to the area after receiving an activated fire alarm. Further investigation revealed that one of the fire alarms had been pulled in the third floor lobby area and several of the "No Smoking" signs had been lit on fire.

Athens PD is requesting information on a breaking and entering that occured early Friday morning, August 24, at Little Caesars Pizza, located at 906 E. State St. Unknown persons gained entry into the premises by forcing open a door of the building and then forcibly opening a safe and stealing the money inside.

The fourth crime Athens PD is requesting information on regards a series of breaking and enterings that have occured at several businesses within the city. The break-ins have occured between October 16 and October 29. The suspect(s) have either forcibly opened a rear entrance door or broke the front entrance door glass to gain entry. Items stolen from these various businesses were small amounts of money and medication.

Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous is offering a $2,000 cash reward for information on the above crimes if that information leads to the arrest or indictment of the person(s) responsible.

If you have any information on these crimes, call (740) 594-3331.