— The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office has joined a subscription service called LeadsOnline to allow staff and detectives to search for stolen property across second-hand stores, pawn shops and similar locations. “The gist is that our detectives can access this database that pawn shops and certain other businesses join. They enter serial numbers into the system and this makes it easier for us to search for stolen goods when they […]

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Ohio TRIAD Conference 2015 June 12, 2015: Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning & Gallia TRIAD S.A.L.T Council attended the state TRIAD conference. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine with Sheriff George Lavender, the Ross County Sheriff’s Office, and local seniors to hosted the 2015 Ohio TRIAD Conference in Chillicothe, Ohio. Sheriff Browning commented that he was pleased that the Gallia Co. SALT council representing the Gallia TRIAD attended the training. The […]

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The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with a private online network called Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a free private social networking website for your neighborhood. Nextdoor makes it easy to connect with your neighbors and build stronger, safer, happier places to call home. You can get updates on community events and GCSO news by going to www.nextdoor.com and regsitering to get updates! Its free and very useful community tool.

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The RDPC is bringing a free, DHS-certified training course, MGT 405, Mobilizing Faith-Based Community Organizations in Preparing for Disaster, to Gallipolis, Ohio on May 8th, 2015. The registration deadline has been extended to Friday, May 1st at 5pm. For more information, visit http://bit.ly/1EJGAqi.

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The Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs conducted a search warrant at the Hubert Marcum Jr residence located at 840 Deer Creek Road in Vinton on Thursday April 9th. Hubert Marcum Jr was the target of a seven month investigation by Agents for trafficking in narcotics. Hubert Marcum Jr. was taken into custody shortly after entry was made into the residence by Agents of the […]

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Gallia County Sheriff Joseph R. Browning has removed the level 1 Snow Advisory for Gallia County effective at 4:00PM March 8, 2015. There is currently no snow level for Gallia County.

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Gallia County Sheriff Joseph R. Browning has lowered Gallia County to a “Leve 1 snow Advisory” effective 6:30PM March 7, 2015. Drive with caution as many secondary roads and side streets may have snow and ice remaining.

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Gallia County Sheriff Joseph R. Browning, after consulting with the Gallia County EMA Director Sherry Daines and County Road Supervisor from the Gallia Co. Engineers Office, has lowered the Gallia County Snow Advisory to a level 2 Snow emergency effective at 7:00 AM on March 6, 2015. A level 2 Snow Advisory means that roadways are dangerous with blowing and drifting snow. Only those who feel it is absolutely necessary […]

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3/5/2015 Gallia County Sheriff Joseph R. Browning has issued a level 3 snow emergency for Gallia County. Level 3 means that roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving unless It is necessary to travel. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roadways may be subject to citation or arrest. The roads are hazardous at this […]

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2/23/2015- Patriot (Harrison Twp.) Gallia County Deputies responded to a home on Boggs Road in Harrison Twp. were the home owner reported that a smaller white pick up truck (unkown make or model) pulled up in front of the home and the vehcile occupant fired several shots striking and damaging several windows in the home. The vehicle then left the area. If you have information that help our detectives please […]

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