The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office Deputies respond to all sorts of calls. The notebook is a listing of the public record of those calls.
MEIGS COUNTY – The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office noted several calls December 18 through December 21, 2016.
On December 18, there were a couple of calls.
911 HANG UP – Sgt. Griffin responded to a 911 hang up call on Leading Creek Road. Upon arrival, it was determined to be a problem with the phone lines.
Investigate complaint – Sgt Griffin responded to a call concerning a possible gravesite that was discovered by a deer hunter on Shade River State Forest property. After a thorough investigation, which included cadaver dogs from the Ohio Division of Forestry, it was determined that the site did not contain any human remains.
On December 19, a call of a suspicious male and other complaints were recorded.
Suspicious male – Deputy Hupp responded to the Go Mart in Tupper Plains in reference to a male that had been hanging around the store most of the night. Deputy Hupp advised the male that he needed to leave the store and he complied and left the store immediately.
Complaint – Sgt Griffin responded to residence in Racine in reference to a child custody dispute. Upon arrival, Sgt Griffin advised both parties to follow the court order that had been issued and to follow up with the courts the next day.
Theft from vehicle: Deputies responded to 25200 Rowe Rd Racine reference a vehicle being entered and several items taken. Information for report was taken.
Verbal Dispute: Deputies responded to Bigley Ridge Road reference a verbal dispute. On the Deputies arrival both parties stated they had settled their differences and information for report was taken.
Suspicious Vehicle: Deputies responded June Street and Bridgeman Street Syracuse for a vehicle sitting under the street light in the middle of road. On the deputy’s arrival the driver had ran out of gas. Gas was obtained from a resident and the driver was able to proceed home.
December 20, a theft was reported along with a deceased male being found.
Theft – Deputy Perry received information of a car break in at a residence located in Racine. The vehicle was entered by force and multiple items, along with cash were stolen. The incident remains under investigation.
Suspicious male – Deputies responded to the 124 Mart and questioned a male subject about an earlier incident. After a short conversation, the male became disorderly and was later found to have what appeared to be drug paraphernalia on his person. Charges were filed and the male was cited in to court at a later date.
DOA – Sgt Griffin assisted Meigs EMS on an unresponsive male at a residence on Tanners Run Road. Assisant Coroner Susan Mansfield also responded and determined that the deceased male had died due to natural causes.
Assault: Deputies responded 33448 Whites Hill Rd. Rutland reference assault. On the deputy’s arrival Frederick Gibbs had fled the scene on foot after assaulting Dorothy Morgan. Deputies attempted to locate Mr. Gibbs but were unsuccessful. Report was taken and charges filed.
December 21, deputies responded to a call about shoplifting and traffic issues.
Shoplifting – Sgt Griffin responded to the 124 Mart in reference to a male shoplifting. Upon arrival, video surveillance showed a male taking items from the store without paying for them. The incident is under investigation.
Traffic detail – Deputy Hupp stopped a vehicle that matched the description of one that had been reported to have stolen license plates. It was determined that the vehicle did have stolen plates and the driver had a suspended license. The drive also had an outstanding warrant out of Pomeroy Police Department. The plates were seized and the driver was transported to Pomeroy Police Department.