Two More Wanted on Charges Related to Athens Co. Drug Ring in Custody< < Back to
ATHENS, Ohio – Two wanted Athens County residents have been arrested on charges related to their alleged involvement in a local drug ring.
Natalie Hoffman, 32, and George Cloud III, 34, both of Chauncey, were arrested Thursday on warrants related to indictments earlier this month for engaging in a pattern of corrupt activity and possessing criminal tools. Both charges are felonies.
The Athens County Sheriff’s Office was able to locate the pair at a residence on North Peach Ridge Road based on a tip provided to the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office.
Hoffman and Cloud both appeared before Judge Patrick J. Lang Thursday. Hoffman was granted a release on recognizance bond and Cloud was placed on a bond in the amount of $50,000. A trial date for both suspects is scheduled for November 5.
Brian Thompson, 42, of Athens, is still at-large, wanted on charges related to the alleged drug operation.
These suspects were previously arraigned in the Athens County Court of Common Pleas for the same charges:
Paul Curry, 39, of The Plains, was released on own recognizance on August 23.
Kasandra Curry, 28, of Carbonhill, was granted a $250,000 bond on August 23.
Eric Barron, 29, of Nelsonville, was placed on a $50,000 bond on August 22, and is currently incarcerated at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
Gina Sufronko, 31, of Nelsonville, was placed on a $100,000 bond on August 22, and is currently incarcerated at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
Nicholas Nelson, 30, of Logan, was arraigned on August 21, and placed on a $75,000 bond, and is currently incarcerated at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail.
Kimberly Young, 29, of Nelsonville, was placed on a $75,000 bond on August 21, and is currently incarcerated at the Southern Ohio Regional Jail.
These suspects have been arrested, but have arraignments scheduled in the future:
Chase Malloy, 29, of Athens
Earl Mckee Jr., 25, of Trimble
Ryan Lowe, 39, of Nelsonville
Bradford Hawk V, 28, of Athens
Jimmy Stepp, 36, of Guysville
Investigation into this case continues.