A file photo of a banner in Pomeroy during National Crime Victim Right’s Week.

Meigs National Crime Victim Right’s Week Program Cancelled

POMEROY, Ohio – The decision has been made to cancel activities locally related to the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

According to a statement from Meigs County Prosecutor James Stanley, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated local, state, and federal precautions, the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and Victim’s Assistance Program have decided to cancel the program planned for April 20, 2020.  Despite the cancellation of the program, Meigs County homicide victims and 2019 victims of crime will still be honored through the annual parking lot display April 17, 2020 through April 24, 2020.

Below are images of a past display in the parking lot representing Crime Victims locally in Meigs County.

Shoes line the Pomeroy Parking lot representing crime victims in this file photo.
A file photo of the display of shoes, each shoe representing a Meigs Countian that was a victim of crime.