Rutland PD Investigating Attempted Break-in

RUTLAND, Ohio – One person is suspected in an alleged attempted breaking and entering in Rutland,

According to a statement from the Rutland Police Department, 11 p.m. on July 7, 2022, Rutland PD responded to a 911 call reporting “a male believed to be armed with a gun attempting to break into a residence in the 100 block of North Main Street with occupants inside.”

“The male specified in the 911 call, Walter Haggy, Sr., allegedly attempting to force himself into the residence, fled the scene. After a brief search, officers located Haggy’s wife, son, and son’s girlfriend hiding over an embankment near the scene. Officers were unable to locate Haggy,” according to the statement.

Statements were obtained and the case has been referred to the Meigs County Prosecutor’s Office. Charges are pending.

Also responding and assisting in locating persons involved was the Meigs County Sheriff’s Office.

Village Marshal Kyle Calendine believes this incident is isolated and there is no imminent threat to the general public.

Marshal Calendine expressed his appreciation to the Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.

If you know the whereabouts of Walter Haggy, Sr., please contact the Rutland Police Department by calling (740) 742-2121. Dial 911 if you locate Haggy, Sr.

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