June 21, 2024

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio – Meigs County law enforcement officers were conducting an investigation when an individual allegedly barricaded himself in his residence.

Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood said deputies were in the process of an investigation when the individual barricaded himself in the residence on Bradbury Road. The individual allegedly harmed himself with a knife. He was transported to a medical facility. The man’s condition and his identity have not been released. Information on what was being investigated has not released at this time.

Sheriff Wood said the Middleport and Pomeroy Police Departments assisted deputies at the scene. Sheriff Wood said the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigations (Ohio BCI) has also been called in to assist with the investigation. Meigs County Prosecutor James Stanley has also been consulted on the incident and ongoing investigation.

The investigation is ongoing. More information concerning this case will be published as it becomes available.