The following incidents have been listed by Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous as August 2016 Crimes of the Month.
The Athens Police Department is requesting your information pertaining to several criminal acts which occurred within the City of Athens.
On July 11, 2016, near 4:00 AM, Broney’s Alumni Grill, located at 7 W. Carpenter St., and Red Brick Tavern, located at 14 N. Court St, were illegally entered. A large-framed black male, who was captured on a video surveillance, forcibly entered the establishments and stole various items. (See attached image)
On or about July 26, 2016, several businesses in Athens received counterfeit $100 bills as payment for merchandise. A witness advised the black male passing the counterfeit bills spoke with a distinctive accent. (See attached image)
Athens County Crime Solvers Anonymous is offering a $2,000.00 cash reward for information on the above crimes if that information leads to the arrest and/or indictment of the person or persons responsible. *Information on serious misdemeanors will be limited to a $1000.00 cash reward. **Any information that leads to the arrest of an individual responsible for graffiti, the board can authorize up to a $500.00 cash reward. If you have information on these crimes, please call (740) 594 – 3331.
Other cash rewards are available for your information regarding other crimes that have been committed in Athens County and if you have knowledge of other crimes, you are asked to call (740) 594 – 3331. Also visit our website at www.crimesolversofathens.org for information on previous crimes of the month.
Remember! Crime Solvers Anonymous needs your information and not your name so that your information can be passed onto the proper authorities.
Help us to help Athens County become a safer place.