-March 31st, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that Deputies from the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office have recovered a stolen John Deere Tractor that was taken from Bridgeport Equipment earlier this week. “I am happy to announce that we have located and returned the tractor to its rightful owner and that one person was taken into custody during the execution of the warrant,” stated Champlin. Champlin also stated that while deputies […]

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-March 24th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on March 24, 2017, at approximately 11:51 a.m. a prisoner, who escaped custody while serving a sentence at the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office Work Release Center, was taken into custody by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Matt Champlin states “our agency received several tips from the public, who recognized Michelle Myers from our press release. “ Based on this information, officers […]

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-March 23rd, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announces that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for Michelle M. Myers, age 42.  Michelle was being held at the Gallia County Work Release Center on a Probation Violation for the City of Gallipolis.  She was last seen wearing orange striped clothes at approximately 8:30 p.m. in Cheshire, Ohio.  If anyone knows the whereabouts of Michelle Myers, please call the Gallia County 911 […]

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-March 12th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigation a shooting in the 1100 Block of Clay Lick Road in Harrison Township.  “At this time we know that one individual has been shot and one suspect is in custody,” commented Champlin. Champlin stated that his officers are processing the scene with the assistance of Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation.  Prosecutor Jason Holdren also responded […]

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-March 12th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a breaking and entering in the morning hours of Sunday, March 12, 2017, on S.R. 141 in the Patriot area.  Witnesses gave officers a description of a vehicle that was seen leaving the residence, which had been burglarized.  “Our Deputies saturated the area in an effort to locate the vehicle and sure enough, […]

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