Nelsonville Police Department

  • Agency: Nelsonville Police Department
  • Address: 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, 45764 OH
  • Chief: David Redecker (Chief of Police)
Phone: (740)753-1736
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Nelsonville Police Department is located at 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, 45764 OH. The Chief of Police of the department is David Redecker. The Nelsonville Police Department phone number is (740)753-1736.

Nelsonville Police Department News

Athens County LEPC’s tabletop hazardous materials preparedness exercise was held on Wednesday, April 25th at the Nelsonville Fire Department. The scenario was semi-truck carrying multiple hazardous materials that had been involved in a collision with a car on the US 33 bypass and is on fire. First responders from the Nelsonville Fire and Police Departments, York Township Fire Department, Hocking College Police, Athens County EMS, the American Red Cross, Athens County EMA, Ohio Health O'Bleness Hospital, Athens County 9-1-1, Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio State Highway Patrol and Ohio EPA were involved in this discussion-based exercise. [ 38 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/25/athens-co-1st-responders-complete-hazardous-materials-tabletop-exercise-on-wed-4-25-18-job-well-done/

The City of Nelsonville announces that the Public Square will be closed on Saturday, April 28, 2018 beginning at 9:00AM. The Public Square is being closed for a Cruise In/ Car Show that will run from 12:00PM until 4:00PM. Registration starts at 11:00AM with a $10.00 registration fee for show vehicles. Proceeds benefit the Nelsonville Fire Department Toy Drive and the Nelsonville Food Cupboard. General admission is free. Watch for pedestrians and stopped traffic in the area. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/24/nelsonville-public-sq-closed-sat-4-28-9am-to-4pm-for-cruise-in-car-show-watch-for-pedestrians-and-stopped-traffic/

The City of Nelsonville announces that access to Upper Pine Grove Drive will be limited due to storm drain repairs Monday, April 23, 2018 from 7:00AM until 3:30PM. Please drive safely. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/nelsonville-upper-pine-grove-dr-limited-access-mon-4-23-18-7am-until-330pm-please-drive-safely/

The Athens County Engineer’s Office will be closing Athens County Road 1, Kimberly Road, from Township Road 566 Minkers Run Road to County Road 73, Wolfe Bennett Road in York Township. The roadway will be closed Monday, 4/23/2018 from 8:30AM to 2:30PM. The roadway is being closed for a culvert replacement project, weather permitting. Please avoid this area. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/20/athens-co-rd-1-kimberly-road-closed-minkers-run-rd-to-wolfe-bennett-rd-mon-4-23-18-830am-to-230pm-avoid-area/

The City of Nelsonville announces that street paving and pothole repair will resume on the following streets in Nelsonville during the week of April 16 – April 20, weather permitting; Franklin Street Back Street Franklin and Adams Street Intersection Franklin and Mound Street Intersection Washington and Fort Street Intersection Washington and Clifford Street Intersection Washington and Adams Street Intersection Please use an alternate route and watch for stopped traffic! The City of Nelsonville apoloigizes for any inconvenience the pothole repairs may cause. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/16/nelsonville-street-paving-and-pothole-repair-to-resume-4-16-4-20-weather-permitting-watch-for-stopped-traffic/

The City of Nelsonville announces that Rocky Boot Way from Canal Street to Fayette Street will be closed Tuesday, April 17, 2018 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 8:00AM until 4:00PM. The roadway is being closed so that R&R Pipeline and Columbia Gas can perform work. Please use an alternate route. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/16/nelsonville-rocky-boot-way-closed-canal-st-to-fayette-st-tue-4-17-18-and-wed-4-18-18-8am-to-4pm-use-alternate-route/

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Small Streams in Western Athens County until 12:30 AM, Monday, 4/16/18. At 6:24 PM, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain has pushed northeast across the warning area with additional moderate to heavy rain expected through 9 PM. Some minor water issues are being reported in western Vinton County at this time. [ 55 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/15/flood-warning-for-small-streams-in-western-athens-co-until-1230-am-monday-4-16-18-seek-shelter-if-threatened/

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Athens County until 5:00 AM, Monday, 4/16/18. A cold front with thunderstorms and heavy rain will move through the area today and tonight. Heavy rainfall is expected across Northern West Virginia into Southeast Ohio. Flash flooding of small streams and creeks will be possible. Rapid rises on streams and creeks may cause flooding of roads and lying areas. [ 41 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/15/athens-co-flash-flood-watch-until-5am-mon-4-16-18-watch-for-changing-weather-conditions/

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in for Athens County from 11AM until 8PM, Friday, 4/13/2018. Winds - Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Timing – 11AM today through 8PM Relative Humidity - As low as 22 percent. Temperatures - In the upper 70s to near 80. [ 50 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/13/red-flag-warning-for-athens-co-from-11am-until-8pm-fri-4-13-18-not-open-burning-allowed/

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for Athens County until 8PM, Thursday, 4/12/18. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect. WIND - 15 to 25 MPH with gusts up to 45 MPH. HUMIDITY - 20 to 25 percent. THUNDERSTORMS - None. IMPACTS - Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not permitted. [ 37 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/12/red-flag-warning-for-athens-co-until-8pm-thu-4-12-18-no-open-burning-allowed/

The City of Nelsonville announces that Rocky Boot Way from Canal Street to Fayette Street will be closed Monday, April 16, 2018 and Tuesday, April 17, 2018 from 8:00AM until 4:00PM. The roadway is being closed so that R&R Pipeline and Columbia Gas can perform work. Please use an alternate route. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/nelsonville-rocky-boot-way-closed-canal-st-to-fayette-st-mon-4-16-18-and-tue-4-17-18-8am-to-4pm-use-alternate-route/

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for Athens County, which is in effect from 1:00PM until 7:00PM, Thursday, 4/12/2018. WIND - 15 MPH with gusts up to 30 MPH. HUMIDITY - From 25% lowlands ranging to lower 30% up north. IMPACTS - any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly. Outdoor open burning and prescribed fires are not permitted. [ 84 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/11/fire-weather-watch-for-athens-co-1pm-to-7pm-thu-4-12-18-outdoor-open-burning-is-not-permitted/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2018 – 12:00PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation; CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691 CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd CR 18 – Potter Rd, SR550 to Emma Wyatt Rd… [ 131 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/05/athens-co-flooding-road-closures-04-5-18-1200pm-turn-around-dont-drown/

The City of Nelsonville announces that Jefferson Street will be closed from Fayette Street to East Columbus Street, Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 8:30AM until 3:00PM. Please use an alternate route. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/nelsonville-jefferson-st-closed-fayette-st-to-e-columbus-st-thu-4-5-18-830am-to-3pm-please-use-an-alternate-route/

The City of Nelsonville has closed the West Washington roundabout due to flood waters from the Hocking River. All traffic for US33 will need to use the State Route 78/691 exit on the East end of Nelsonville. Please use an alternate route. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/nelsonville-w-washington-roundabout-closed-due-to-flood-water-us33-access-use-sr78-691-please-use-an-alternate-route/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2018 – 12:00PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation; CR 1 – Kimberly Rd, one lane at McKee asphalt CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691 CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd… [ 182 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/athens-co-flooding-road-closures-04-4-18-1200pm-turn-around-dont-drown/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 4, 2018 – 9:30AM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads and State Routes by the Athens County Engineer’s Office and the Ohio Department of Transportation; CR 1 – Kimberly Rd, one lane at McKee asphalt CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691 CR 17A – Hebbardsville Rd, at McGrath Rd… [ 134 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/04/athens-co-flooding-road-closures-04-4-18-930am-turn-around-dont-drown/

ATHENS COUNTY SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 1:00AM, WEDNESDAY, 4/4/2018. REMEMBER, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO, LOCAL TV, RADIO OR YOUR CABLE TELEVISION PROVIDER FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/03/athens-co-severe-thunderstorm-watch-until-1am-wed-4-4-18-watch-for-changing-weather-conditions/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 – 3:30PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads by the Athens County Engineer’s Office; CR 4 – Glenn Ebon Rd, US33 to SR691 CR 9 – Salem Rd, Vore Ridge Rd to Rhoric Rd CR 10 – Baker Rd, Swart Rd to SR681 CR 10 – Baker Rd, SR681 to Factory Rd… [ 203 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/03/athens-co-flooding-road-closures-04-3-18-330pm-turn-around-dont-drown/

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 – 2:30PM High water has been reported on the following Athens County roads by the Athens County Engineer’s Office; CR 9 – Salem Rd, Vore Ridge Rd to Rhoric Rd CR 10 – Baker Rd, Swart Rd to SR681 CR 10 – SR681 to Factory Rd CR 12 - Washington Rd, Dixon Rd to old stone quarry… [ 180 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/03/athens-co-flooding-road-closures-04-3-18-230pm-turn-around-dont-drown/

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Athens County until 3:45 PM, Tuesday, 4/3/2018. At 12:49 PM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. [ 80 more words ] https://nelsonvillepolice.wordpress.com/2018/04/03/athens-co-flash-flood-warning-until-345pm-tue-4-3-18-if-threatened-seek-shelter-on-high-ground/