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Man pleads guilty in juvenile abuse case

ATHENS, Ohio — An Athens County man accused of abusing two juveniles while he was a juvenile himself pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony charges of felonious assault and child endangering. Josiah Bellar, 24, entered the plea before Athens County Common Pleas Court Judge Patrick Lang, who ...

Athens Co. authorities investigating a murder suicide

ATHENS, Ohio — Authorities are investigating the shooting of a woman and the suicide of her live-in partner, the Athens County Sheriff said Friday. Athens County 911 received a call with an open line shortly after 5 a.m. Friday, Sheriff Rodney Smith said. Deputies and dispatchers determined ...

Reports: Ohio State Highway Patrol

¯ A two-car crash occurred Nov. 19 on Ohio 7 in Warren Township. Kaylee Breann Lemon, 16, of 931 Pine St., Belpre, was traveling southbound on Ohio 7 while Earl W. Hutchinson, 84, of 11761 Veto Road, Marietta, was traveling northbound. Hutchinson made a left turn in his 2021 Subaru Crosstrek, ...

Police Records

Reports/Marietta ¯ A patrolman spoke with a victim Nov. 16 regarding unauthorized use of his debit card at Rent 2 Own. ¯ A patrolman stopped a white GMC truck Nov. 16 in the 400 block of Fort Harmar Drive in reference to a speed violation. During the stop, the patrolman seized marijuana ...

Police records

Arrests/Washington County The following individuals were recently processed into the Washington County Jail: ¯ Brianna Kay Daugherty, 31, of Belpre, was arrested for domestic violence, a misdemeanor. ¯ Lionel Justin Gore, 34, of New Matamoras, was arrested for murder, aggravated murder, ...

Police

Reports/Ohio State Highway Patrol ¯ Trent E. Blair, 37, of 37870 State Route 260, Lewisville, was northbound Oct. 29 on Ohio 145 in Salem Township when his 2014 Ford Fusion veered off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. He was cited for operating a vehicle without being in ...