GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio — Gallia County Deputies are looking for a suspect following an attempted gas station robbery in Gallia County. The call came in around 9:30 Saturday December 21, 2013. Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning says the attempted robbery happened at the Speedway gas station on State Route 7. Gallia Deputies, Ohio Highway Patrol, Gallipolis and Rio Grande police using a police K9 searched the area. The suspect was […]

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SHERIFF SALES: THE GALLIA COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE IS DIRECTED BY COURT ORDER TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING REAL ESTATE FOR SALE AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN THE 2ND FLOOR MEETING ROOM OF THE GALLIA COUNTY COURTHOUSE ON DECEMBER 13, 2013 AT 10:00 AM. OFFICIAL NOTICES ARE PUBLISHED IN THE GALLIPOLIS DAILY TRIBUNE. 1. CASE 13CV47 1912 CHATHAM AVENUE, GALLIPOLIS, OHIO 2. CASE 12CV224 1102 KRINER ROAD, GALLIPOLIS, OHIO 3. CASE 13CV42 7260 […]

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New partnership… GCSO Deputy Tom Wright and bloodhound K-9 partner Rosie. Rosie was donated to the Gallia County first responder community by Westwood kennel, Nancy Rhynard of Hilliard, Ohio. The k-9 team is a mutual effort of GCSO, The Gallia County Fire Fighters Association and the District II VFD. Deputy Wright also serves as fire chief of District II VFD, in Mercerville. A second bloodhound was also donated and will […]

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5:30pm update: Level 1 will continue to be in effect through the night/morning hours. Many secondary roads and bridges are still snow and ice covered. Please drive with care. The current Level 1 advisory will expire at 0800 on 12/9/2013 unless weather conditions change. Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning has issued a level 1 driver alert. A level 1 alert means that roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. […]

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Dec. 6 2013 Gallia County Level 1 advisory issued -ADVISORY ENDS 12/7/2013 0900 Issued at 7:51PM Due to the mix of ice, snow & rain, we have issued a LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY for Gallia County. Level 1 means “drive with caution.” GCSO staff are reporting layers of ice on the secondary roadways, intersections. Vehicle crashes have been reported on some main roads in the northern part of the county. […]

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The Ohio Crime Prevention Association (OCPA) and the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office´╗┐ will host a one day training session for those persons who provide security for local churches, chapels, synagogues, temples & other places of worship. etc. All area churches are invited to send a representative. The training is free but attendees must pre register by calling the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office at 740-446-4617 or You can also register at […]

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