Two Suspects Arrested in Burglary and Vandalism Case

POMEROY, Ohio – Two suspects have been taken into custody following an investigation of theft and vandalism.

According to Meigs County Sheriff Keith Wood, on April 2, Sgt. Dion Jones and Deputy Clint Patterson of the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint and conducted an investigation in reference to campers being broken into and vandalized on State Route 124 near Great Bend.  Several items were stolen, and damage was reported to several campers along to Ohio River.  

After receiving information of some of the stolen property being sold, deputies were able to make the arrest of two subjects who had allegedly worked together with a third subject to break into the campers.  Several items that had been stolen were recovered.  

Arrested were Roy L. Pierce, 41, and Mark D. Wolfe, 35, both of Racine, who were charged with Burglary, a felony of second degree.  Both are being held in the Middleport Jail pending a court appearance. The investigation is continuing.

All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.