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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This eight-hour course co-hosted by The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office and RDPC (Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium) covers emergency planning, and brings together emergency managers and first responders with FBCO leaders in a shared learning environment. This course facilitates effective communication in order to develop comprehensive local emergency plans. Topics covered include but are not limited to: • the significant role FBCOs have played during and after major disasters. • understanding […]

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Press Release: Corrections Basic Training Class CBT 15-001 Completed Cheshire, Ohio – Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning announced the completion of the latest 143 hour training program for local corrections officers. The class was conducted from January 5, 2015 – February 2, 2015. The class consisted of Corrections Officers from Gallia, Lawrence and Jackson Counties and the Southeastern Regional Jail. The Corrections Basic Training was based on recently revised curriculum. […]

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News Release Date: January 7, 2015 The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for the suspect or suspects involved in an attempted robbery that occurred at Big Wheel drive thru on Jackson Pike in Green Township. It occurred on January 6, 2015 at approximately 6:10 p.m. The male suspect entered the drive thru on foot and upon making contact with an employee demanded money. The employee moved towards the […]

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The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that occurred early this morning around 5:00 am at a residence in the 1500 series of Patriot Road in Perry Township. The report states that a female caregiver to an elderly woman was assaulted by being struck in the head and face by an unknown male who came to the door. The male then reportedly fled the area on foot. Nothing […]

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