-February 19th, 2017- INVESTIGATION SEEKING TIPS FROM THE PUBLIC REGARDING GALLIA COUNTY ARSON   YOU MAY HAVE INFORMATION VALUABLE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT   The Division of State Fire Marshal’s Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau is seeking information from the public regarding a fire that was intentionally set at a single-family home located at 1999 Cargo Road in Crown City. The fire occurred around 5:30 p.m. on February 19.  The District […]

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-February 28th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that Charles E. Withee, age 78, of Rio Grande, was reported missing by his wife at approximately midnight on February 28, 2017.  Mrs. Withee told dispatchers that her husband, Charles, had received a report of his cows being loose on Poplar Ridge Road in Cheshire Township around 6:00PM.  She became worried when Charles had not returned home or contacted her.  Deputies and Troopers […]

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In conjunction with the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the University of Rio Grande Police Department, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office will host a training to introduce the patrol officers to advanced criminal patrol interdiction training techniques while enforcing Ohio’s criminal laws during the course of a traffic stop. Traning Flyer (2)

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-February 18th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 1096 S.R. 141 near the intersection of Sanders Drive in Gallia County, early Sunday morning, February 19, 2017. “Deputies, assisted by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia and Meigs County, seized a large quantity of drugs and drug paraphernalia,” stated Sheriff Champlin.  Arrested were Tyree […]

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-February 18th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on 02/17/2017 at approximately 1:50 p.m., the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a burglary at a residence on Bulaville Pike after the caller returned home from work to find that their residence had been broken into and property had been stolen.  According to Sheriff Champlin, investigators processed the scene and collected evidence along with information regarding a suspect […]

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