-February 12th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing person on the morning of Saturday, February 11, 2017.  Deputies following up on leads located the deceased body of Terry Rothgeb, age 55 of Gallipolis,  in Springfield Township. Gallia County Corner, Daniel Whiteley has sent the body to Montgomery County for an autopsy.  “This is an ongoing investigation and our Deputies […]

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-January 26th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin reports that Deputies and Agents assigned to the Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs County served a search warrant at a residence located at 1514 Buckridge Road in Gallia County on January 26, 2017. Arrested as a result of this investigation was William C. Burns III, age 39 of Bidwell, Gwenda L. Dyer, age 32 of Bidwell and Megan M. Haskins, age 36 of […]

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-January 17th, 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 Tuesday morning, January 17, 2017. Deputies, assisted by the Gallipolis City Police Department and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, seized drugs, drug paraphernalia and approximately $3,700 in cash.  “Some drug dealers got to feel what it was like to […]

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-January 13th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Major Crimes Task Force, the Gallipolis City Police Department, the Ohio State Highway Patrol and Jason Holdren, Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, executed a search warrant at a residence on Midway Road in Bidwell, Ohio, on January 13, 2017.  Seized in the search was $750 in cash, methamphetamine, heroin, marijuana and two stolen motorcycles.  […]

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-January 6th, 2017- Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on 01/06/2017 at approximately 10:10 a.m. a prisoner, who was incarcerated in the Gallia County Jail for misdemeanor charges, attempted to escaped custody by compromising a locking mechanism on a holding facility door thereby gaining access to the front entrance of the jail. “Our correctional staff immediately identified the attempted escape and contacted the Gallia County 911 Center to seek assistance from […]

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