News Release Date: May 30, 2013 The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in Springfield Township, in Gallia County at approximately 9:25 a.m. Deputies and paramedics were dispatched to 9746 Bulaville Road where the victim Carl Myers. 51, was located. It was quickly determined that the actual shooting occurred at 1863 Prospect Church Road which is located diagonally across from the Bulaville Road [...]
GCSO is Seeking information on reported runaway juvenile: Debbie Fisby left the home of her foster parents on S.R. 218. Debbie Shiann Frisby is originally from Fayette County, Ohio. Age 17. 5’2″ 150, blond, blue eyes. If you have information on her location please call our tip line at 740-446-6555.
National Missing Children’s Day May 25, 2013 Gallipolis, Ohio – May 25, 2013 – Every year an estimated 800,000 children are reported missing to authorities in the United States. Of that number, 200,000 are abducted by family members, and 58,000 are abducted by non-family members. The primary motive for non-family abductions is sexual. Each year many children are the victims of the most serious abductions, taken by non-family members and [...]
A safe driving class sponsored by the AARP in connection with Sheriff Joe Browning and the 911 Communications Center will be given on May 23, 2013 at the Gallia County 911 Center located at 1911 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis from 8:00am-12:00 Noon The Safe Driving Program is a classroom driver improvement course for drivers aged 50 and older, although there is no age limit. This program developed by AARP can sharpen [...]
On April 23rd, 2013 deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office were contacted by the Gallipolis Police Department regarding an ongoing investigation into drug activity near Walmart. During the investigation deputies were led to the residence of 103 McCully Road, Gallipolis, OH to conduct a search. During a search of the home deputies recovered heroin, methamphetamine, weapons, and cash proceeds from drug trafficking. Charges are expected to be filed on [...]
Missing Person: SHARON YOCZIK, 68, Female, White, 5’2″, 120lbs. unk. clothing last seen at Neighborhood road area. Deputies are on scene and searching the area. If you have information contact GCSO at 740-446-1221.
Bidwell – 3/20/2013: Gallia County Deputies responded to a request from River Valley High School Officials this morning to begin an investigation into allegations of a student on school property with a realistic looking hand gun that in fact was a single pellet gun. Possession of this type of device on restricted grounds is in violation of Ohio law, as well as, the school district policy. Upon the deputies’ arrival, [...]
Occurred February 18, 2013 @ 12:54 a.m. in Springfield Township, Gallia County. A Gallia County Deputy while on patrol saw a suspicious vehicle on Scenic Drive. The Deputy attempted to stop and check on the vehicle when it suddenly took off. The vehicle turned onto Mt. Olive Road with the Deputy in pursuit with his overhead lights on. The driver of the suspect vehicle lost control on Mt. Olive Road [...]
2/12/2013, The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a “scam caller”. The female “scam caller” told our victim that she was a family member (grand daughter), was in Mexico and had been in a car accident. She mentioned something about drugs being found on someone and she needed $1500. Of course NONE of this was true. The scam caller wanted her to go to a store and do [...]
The Gallia County Sheriffs Office is presenting Eddie Eagle gun safety programs to area youth groups. Please call 740-446-4617 if you have a group, church, school or civic organization that would be interested in he program. It usually takes about an hour to present to youth for grades K-3.