-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 flooded the area and quickly located Myers walking on State Route 554 in the Kyger area. “This is another great example of how law enforcement and the public have been communicating and working together to solve crimes quickly and efficiently,” commented Champlin. Champlin further states “Ms. Myers has been transported to the Gallia County Jail for incarceration. Additional charges have been filed on Ms. Myers for her escape and we will see to it that Ms. Myers is held accountable for her actions.”