Nov. 30, 2012 Gallipolis- Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning says that deputies and BCI agents have arrested Lyndon M. Montgomery age 51 of Crown City, Ohio and charged him with Obstructing Official Business in connection with the search for Meigs county murder suspect James E. Gardner.  Gallia Deputies and Ohio BCI&I agents have been in the area looking for Gardner for questioning about his father’s death.  Sheriff Joe Browning is […]

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Nov. 29, 2012- Gallia Deputies responded to a property owner’s report of a prowler on SR 7 south of Eureka. Upon arriving at the scene GCSO deputies pursued a white male on foot into the wooded area north of the property. GCSO, Lawrence Co. SO along with OSP, Gallipolis PD and  Rio Grande Police searched the area with K-9 teams and aircraft but were unable to locate the subject. Deputies later confirmed the sighting […]

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Sheriff urges safe travel this Thanksgiving week. Gallipolis- In conjunction with the National Click it or Ticket Seatbelt Usage Campaign, Gallia County Sheriff’s Deputies like many other law enforcement agencies in our area, said they will be out in extra force during the Thanksgiving Holiday period to promote public safety by enforcing motor vehicle laws including, drunk/drugged driving, aggressive driving and seatbelt violations.   According to AAA, approximately 42.2 million people […]

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Sheriff’s Sales for December 14, 2012 sale by court order- Thomas G. Saunders Case 12CV48 Location: 130 Amby Lane Frank E. Bibbee  Case 10CV198 Location: 1639 Centenary Rd. Mark A. Haner Case 11CV192 Location: 2548 St Rt 325 Brian J. Bradbury Case 12CV38 Location: 768 East Bethel Rd. Stana M. Couch Case 11CV203 Location: 3719 Bullaville Pike Shannon R. Justice Case 11CV160 Location: 412 Debbie Drive All sales take place […]

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(GALLIPOLIS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that agents working as part of his Crimes Against Children Initiative have made an arrest in connection with the alleged rape of a 9-year-old girl. Stephen Bush, 63, of Gallipolis is currently in the Gallia County Jail.  He was arrested on one charge of rape. The alleged crime is said to have happened between August and September of this year. […]

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Gallia County citizens will have a permanent way to drop off unwanted prescription medications. The Gallia County Sheriff, Joe Browning, announced that GCSO will have a “Drug Take Back Box” from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office hosts several drug take back events each year, but wanted a way the public could dispose of medications on a daily basis. The box will be located in the lobby of […]

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