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Nitz Sentenced Following Guilty Plea for Murder

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio – A man has been sentenced for the death of his wife and then fleeing to Meigs County, Ohio. Bobby Jo Nitz,...

Residential Retaining Wall Collapses in Pomeroy

UPDATED STORY POMEROY, Ohio - Officals were on the scene into the evening assessing the situation on Brick Street where a retaining wall has collapsed. Pomeroy...

Middleport Police Make Arrest Following Search Warrant Execution

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio – The execution of a search warrant has resulted in the arrest of one man. According to Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift, in...

Task Forces Serves Search Warrant, Suspected Drugs and Paraphernalia Found

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs serve a search warrant in Syracuse, Ohio and reportedly find drugs and paraphernalia. According...

Passenger in Custody in Syracuse Theft Case

SYRACUSE, Ohio - A person described as a passenger has been taken into custody following the recovery of a vehicle allegedly stolen from Syracuse. On...

Syracuse Vehicle Recovered, Suspect in Custody

SYRACUSE, Ohio - A vehicle reported stolen on January 20, 2018 has been recovered and a suspect is in custody. According to Syracuse Police Chief...

Vehicle Stolen in Syracuse

Further Update The vehicle has been recovered and suspect in custody. See related story for further information here. UPDATE Law enforcement are seeking information on the whereabouts...

Area Law Enforcement Selected for National Mental Health Learning Program

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio – Area Sheriff’s Offices will be participating in a collaborative effort to learn more about behavioral health services and mental illness. The...

Two Charged with Trafficking Drugs Following Investigation in Middleport

MIDDLEPORT, Ohio - According to Middleport Police Chief Bruce Swift, on Jan. 6, 2018 in the early morning hours a search warrant was executed...

Observing National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in Meigs County

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and Victim’s Assistance Program are calling on the people of Meigs County to join...

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...

Rutland Mayor Resigns, Council Hears Complaints Against Police Chief

RUTLAND, Ohio – New council members tackled various issues including the resignation of the mayor at the regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 18, 2017. The...

Man convicted of vandalism at Middleport Jail, failure to appear

POMEROY, Ohio – Following a one day trial a Middleport man has been found guilty in a case involving vandalism. Andrew Robinson, 38, of Columbus,...

Jail officer placed on administrative leave following arrest for sexual battery

                UPDATED INFORMATION MIDDLEPORT, Ohio – In a statement from the Village of Middleport, a corrections officer has been placed on administrative leave without pay following...

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...

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