The Howard County Sheriff's Office is investigating several burglaries and thefts in the Athens area



The Howard County Sheriff’s Office is investigating several burglary and theft of property reports from the Athens area in northern Howard County.  One church, three vacant houses and one vehicle have been reported broken into and property stolen and property damaged.  Three juveniles and two adults are suspects in the cases.  The cases will be turned over to Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Danny Graves to file formal charges.  The cases are being investigated by Investigator David Shelton, Investigator John Eric Glidewell and Deputy Jade Hughes. 

If anyone in the area has had a similar type incident and it has not been reported we are asking for them to call the Howard County Sheriff’s Office at 870-845-2626. 


Sheriff Butch Morris