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Law Enforcement Officers go Shopping with Area Youth

POMEROY, Ohio – From shoes to board games and everything in between, children went shopping with a cop, enjoyed breakfast and even had a...

Deputy’s Notebook: November 2017

(Editor’s note: The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office Deputies respond to all sorts of calls. The notebook is a listing of the public record of...

Sheriff’s Office responds to man allegedly holding family at gun point

STAFF REPORT POMEROY, Ohio - Accirding to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood on December 4, 2017, at 5:30 p.m., his office received a call advising...

Law enforcement agencies net third largest drug bust since task force...

Sheriff tells drug dealers they aren’t wanted in Meigs STAFF REPORT POMEROY, Ohio - Law enforcement officials make third largest drug bust in Meigs County since...

Sheriff’s Office investigates shooting

STAFF REPORT MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - Law enforcement are investigating a shooting. According to a statement released from Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, on Tuesday, November...

Multiple agencies participate in closing down alleged ‘bearbaiting’

LONG BOTTOM, Ohio - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that on Saturday, November 11, 2017, the Ohio Department of Agriculture Enforcement Division executed...

Convicted heroin dealer sentenced to prison, caught with 2,000 grams of...

  POMEROY, Ohio - A man has been convicted and sentenced for trafficking heroin in Meigs County, Ohio on Nov. 13, 2017. According to a statement...

Ritchhart sentenced in two cases involving felonious assault, abduction and children

POMEROY, Ohio – April Ritchhart, 39, of Syracuse, Ohio has been convicted on charges related two incidents involving felonious assault, abduction and assaulting a...

Deputies respond to three domestic calls in an hour, one involving...

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - In a night that had law enforcement responding to 3 separate domestic calls, one of them included a house fire. According...

One taken into custody following structure fire

SYRACUSE, Ohio – Two departments responded to a structure fire in Syracuse on Oct. 19, 2017. A duplex on Fourth Street was reportedly fully involved,...

Multiple agencies participate in search for missing man

POMEROY, Ohio - Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood reports that his office received a report on Oct. 4, 2017 of a missing person from...

Lesson in local government: Commissioners hold meeting at Southern High School

RACINE, Ohio – The Meigs County Commissioners held their weekly meeting this week while also educating Southern High School students about local government. Southern High...

Law enforcement training held in Middleport

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - Various law enforcement agencies came together for a training Sept. 26, 2017 in Middleport, Ohio. According to Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift...

Coolville man convicted of attempting to meet 13-year-old for sex

POMEROY, Ohio – An Athens County man has been convicted for attempting to meet a 13-year-old for sex in Meigs County. Michael B. Smith, of...

Three warrants issued for arrest

POMEROY, Ohio - The Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney has announced several warrants have been issued. On September 20, 2017, the three individuals failed to appear...

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