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 of James E. Gardner Jr. Age 40 wanted in connection with the death of his father in Meigs County. Deputies are continuing the search for Gardner and coordinating with other agencies in attempting to locate him. James Gardner is 6-feet tall, 175 pounds and blonde hair with green eyes. Anyone with information can call the GCSO / 911 Dispatch at 1-740-446-1221.