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GAMBIER -- Two people from Gambier and a Columbus man were arrested on Thursday after residents reported suspicious activity in the area, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Department.

Gary Atkinson, 46, of Columbus, was arrested on an active warrant. Megan Miller, 35, of Gambier, was arrested on a probation violation. Scott Vance age, also from Gambier, was arrested on two active warrants. 

"Having citizens report activity that seems out of place or suspicious, greatly enhances our ability to prevent crime," said Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer.

Shaffer's office reported that on Thursday at approximately 10:05 a.m., deputies were dispatched the area of Hazel Dell Road near Newcastle Road on a report of two suspicious males walking along the roadway. Deputies were able to locate one of the males still in the area. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

During the investigation two other people were arrested from a residence on Kerr Road. The case remains under investigation.

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