For Immediate Release August 22, 2013 After receiving several anonymous tips and complaints about an indoor marijuana grow, Gallia County Sheriff Deputies conducted a knock and talk at a Springfield Township residence. Upon talking to the occupants of the residence the property owner acknowledged that there was a small indoor growing operation. While making a quick check of the property another building was located behind the residence that was locked. […]

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The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of a possible abduction attempt of a small child in the Merry Road area of Rodney. The child reported being approached by a male. The alleged suspect was described as a black male wearing a gray ball cap. The child reportedly described the vehicle he left in as a black van with a white back and red polka dots. The event […]

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Gallipolis— Gallia County Sheriff Joseph R. Browning issued a warning on Tuesday, asking residents to be aware of a tree removal scam in the area. Sheriff Browning explained that his office had received word that a resident was recently approached at her home by a local man offering to remove a tree from her property. The woman told deputies that she was charged twice for cutting a tree and stump […]

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Addison Twp.- Gallia County Deputies arrested Jeremy S. Belville age 35 of Boot Hill Road, Bidwell, Ohio after a pursuit involving an ATV on Georges Creek Road near the intersection of Polecat Road in Addison Towmship. Deputies encountered the ATV on the roadway driving erratically and tried to get it to stop but it fled. After pursuing the vehicle for over a mile, deputies located Belville hiding in a cornfield […]

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Green Twp. Gallia County – Gallia County Law Enforcement Officials execute search warrant on hotel: (Sunday 7/14/2013 est. 1:30am) Gallia County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted by the Officers with the Gallipolis Police Deptartment and Ohio Highway Patrol Troopers arrested 3 people for drug related offenses early Sunday morning at the Budget Inn Hotel on Jackson Pike. Deputies arrested Amanda L. Burns, Ronda L. Jamison, and Eric S. Greer all charged with […]

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News Release Date: May 30, 2013 The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred this morning in Springfield Township, in Gallia County at approximately 9:25 a.m. Deputies and paramedics were dispatched to 9746 Bulaville Road where the victim Carl Myers. 51, was located. It was quickly determined that the actual shooting occurred at 1863 Prospect Church Road which is located diagonally across from the Bulaville Road […]

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GCSO is Seeking information on reported runaway juvenile: Debbie Fisby left the home of her foster parents on S.R. 218. Debbie Shiann Frisby is originally from Fayette County, Ohio. Age 17. 5’2″ 150, blond, blue eyes. If you have information on her location please call our tip line at 740-446-6555.

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National Missing Children’s Day May 25, 2013 Gallipolis, Ohio – May 25, 2013 – Every year an estimated 800,000 children are reported missing to authorities in the United States. Of that number, 200,000 are abducted by family members, and 58,000 are abducted by non-family members. The primary motive for non-family abductions is sexual. Each year many children are the victims of the most serious abductions, taken by non-family members and […]

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A safe driving class sponsored by the AARP in connection with Sheriff Joe Browning and the 911 Communications Center will be given on May 23, 2013 at the Gallia County 911 Center located at 1911 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis from 8:00am-12:00 Noon The Safe Driving Program is a classroom driver improvement course for drivers aged 50 and older, although there is no age limit. This program developed by AARP can sharpen […]

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On April 23rd, 2013 deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office were contacted by the Gallipolis Police Department regarding an ongoing investigation into drug activity near Walmart. During the investigation deputies were led to the residence of 103 McCully Road, Gallipolis, OH to conduct a search. During a search of the home deputies recovered heroin, methamphetamine, weapons, and cash proceeds from drug trafficking. Charges are expected to be filed on […]

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