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 those calls. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
POMEROY, Ohio – The Meigs County Sheriff’s Office have responded to multiple calls from May 31 to June 3, 2017.
On May 31, Meigs County Deputies investigated the report of a stolen vehicle and investigated a complaint.
Stolen vehicle – Deputies responded to a residence in Racine in reference to a stolen car. A report was taken the incident remains under investigation.
Investigate complaint – Deputy Riley assisted the Adult Parole Authority on a house check at a residence on SR 7 near Hobson. After a brief investigation, a male subject was cited in to Meigs County Court for charge of Minor Misdemeanor Cultivation of marijuana.
Miscellaneous – Deputies answered multiple calls for alarm drops. Deputies also served numerous papers for both County and Common Pleas courts. Transport of inmates to and from court for the week totaled over 1000 miles.
On June 1, the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office investigated a couple theft reports.
THEFT- Sgt Patterson is investigating a theft that took place at Wisteria. Jamie Rosenburg, of Canada, reported that on May 20 he was at Wisteria and someone took the top half to his Rock N Sock drum valued at $250.00. If anyone has information about this theft call 740-992-3371.
THEFT- Deputy Myers is investigating a report of checks being forged. The alleged suspect provided home care for the victim and claims the money was used for supplies. The incident remains under investigation.
On June 2 a disorderly conduct report was taken along with a bicycle accident report.
Disorderly conduct – Deputy Myers took a report of subjects drinking and causing problems at Forked Run State Park. The report came in that people were at the swimming area drinking and trying to bring unauthorized flotation devices into the water. When Deputy Myers arrived, the subjects had already left.
Trash complaint – Dispatch received a call from William Writsell, Will Vance Rd. Langsville stating he found trash dumped on his property and has recovered items of evidence. Deputy Snoke spoke with the caller and will be investigating the incident.
Bicycle accident – While in route to back up Middleport Officers on a traffic stop, Sgt. Mohler happened onto a bicycle accident. The victim Timmy Coates of Pomeroy was laying in the roadway with his bike on top of him at N. Second St. near the intersection of Hudson St. in Middleport with traffic stopped. A squad was called and Deputies assisted with traffic control and first aid until Mr. Coates was transported from the scene by squad. No vehicles were involved in the incident and his condition is unknown at this time. If you are involved in a bicycle accident at some stage, you may wish to seek legal help to get you through the process of making a claim; you might choose to get in touch with someone like the Jebaily Law Firm Bike Accident attorneys in North Myrtle Beach.
Several incidents were investigated on June 3.
EMS assist – Deputy Fennell responded to Crouser Rd with EMS on a possible overdose. The patient was located but refused treatment. All units cleared the scene.
Burglary – Deputy Patterson is investigating a Burglary on Bradbury Rd. The property owners returned to the residence and found subjects inside going through their belongings. The suspects have been identified and the incident remains under investigation.
OMVI – While out at the Go-Mart in Tuppers Plains Deputy Fennell noticed a vehicle pull into the station that matched the description of a possible suspect vehicle from an earlier incident. Deputy Fennell made contact with the driver, Brandon Jones, 27, of Reedsville, to speak with him. It was quickly determined that he did not have anything to do with the previous incident but a strong odor of alcoholic beverage was detected while speaking with Mr. Jones. He admitted to drinking and was given a field sobriety test which he failed. While being arrested for the OMVI he was also found to be in possession of some drug paraphernalia. A tow truck was caller for Mr. Jones’ Jeep. He was transported to the Sheriff’s Office, cited for OMVI and possession of drug paraphernalia then released to a sober driver.
Vehicle accident – Dispatch received a call about a car in the road on SR.124 near Hysell Run Rd. Sgt. Mohler arrived on scene to find a one car non-injury accident. Terry Lambert, 26, of Langsville, was at the scene attempting to fix a tire to move the car off the roadway. Terry stated his girlfriend was driving when the crash had occurred but had left the scene to get help. Terry later admitted he was the driver and alone when the crash occurred. Mr. Lambert was cited for driving under suspension and failure to control then released. The vehicle was towed from the scene.