-May 4th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin reports that Sheriff Deputies and Officers with the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs Counties served a search warrant on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in the Spring Valley area in Gallia County.  Arrested as a result of the search warrant was Amanda Nichole Harold, age 31, of Gallipolis for Possession of Drug Abuse Instruments with further charges under consideration by Prosecutor Jason Holdren’s Office. […]

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-April 23rd, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that Deputies from the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office, officers from the Village of Rio Grande and Troopers from the Gallia-Meigs Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol served a search warrant at a residence located at 1317 Cherry Ridge Rd., just outside the Village of Rio Grande. Arrested as a result of the search warrant was Richard Allen Hurt II, age 23 of […]

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-April 16th, 2017- Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has released details regarding an ongoing investigation that his office is conducting in cooperation with Ohio Bureau of Investigations Crimes Against Children’s Unit.  As a result of this investigation into the allegation of sexual misconduct, Matthew W. Case age 43 of Rio Grande, Ohio, has been taken into custody and is incarcerated in the Gallia County Jail for four counts of Gross […]

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-April 14th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin states that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting of livestock in the Walnut Township area of Gallia County.   “Our office is conducting an investigation into someone who has been executing cattle in the Walnut Township area over an extended period of time.  This individual or individuals appears to be targeting one specific farmer for reasons that are unknown at this […]

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-April 3rd, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on April 3, 2017, Deputies from the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office and the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs Counties served a search warrant at a residence located at 2201 Bulaville Pike in Gallia County. As a result of the search warrant, two individuals were taken into custody.  Arrested was Deshawn Leonard Kelley, age 21, of Columbus on charges of Trafficking in Narcotics […]

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