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Methamphetamine Lab Found In Athens Shed

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Athens and Hocking County law enforcement joined forces to investigate an alleged methamphetamine lab located in Athens County late last week, officials said. Detectives from the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office’s Interdiction Unit notified the Athens Major Crimes Unit after they received information about a possible meth lab located in a shed behind a residence on… Read More

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Logan Doctor’s Office Employee Arrested For Forgery, Trafficking

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An employee at a Logan doctor’s office was arrested for allegedly forging prescriptions and trafficking in prescription medication, according to authorities. Elizabeth L. Noble, 38, of Logan was arrested after investigators with the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office Interdiction Unit and Detective Bureau were notified by a local pharmacy of “some questionable prescriptions” allegedly being filled… Read More

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Hocking County Attorney Charged with Sexual Battery

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A defense attorney currently running for the prosecutor’s seat in Hocking County is being investigated for sex crimes. According to the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office, Jason Sarver, 36, was arrested in Hocking County on Wednesday on two counts of sexual battery. Athens County Prosecuting Attorney Keller Blackburn was appointed as special prosecutor on the case…. Read More

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Four Arrested In Connection With Alleged Heroin Trafficking At Athens Motel

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Four Athens residents were arrested after an investigation into alleged heroin trafficking happening at a local motel. Patricia Eblin, Cinthia Glover, Mike Meadows and Courtney Meadows were all taken into custody between Jan. 29 and Jan. 30, and were taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail, the Athens County Prosecutor’s office in a news release…. Read More

Document Brings OU and Athens Together In Fight Against Sexual Assault

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Ohio University and the City of Athens joined together to provide guidance on a problem both areas saw over the last semester. In a new appendix to the city-university Memorandum of Understanding, signed by OU President Roderick McDavis and Athens Mayor Paul Weihl, both agencies gave “clear guidance to Ohio University Police Department and Athens… Read More

Hocking College Eliminates Another Job With Brown Firing

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A letter sent to former spokesperson Michael’s Brown attorney by Hocking College gave no reasons for his termination, but confirmed that an investigation into comments Brown previously made had concluded. It also gave notice that another position at Hocking College has disappeared. The letter, sent by Nicolette Dioguardi, general counsel for the college on Oct…. Read More