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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Missing Person: SHARON YOCZIK, 68, Female, White, 5’2″, 120lbs. unk. clothing last seen at Neighborhood road area. Deputies are on scene and searching the area. If you have information contact GCSO at 740-446-1221.
Bidwell – 3/20/2013: Gallia County Deputies responded to a request from River Valley High School Officials this morning to begin an investigation into allegations of a student on school property with a realistic looking hand gun that in fact was a single pellet gun. Possession of this type of device on restricted grounds is in violation of Ohio law, as well as, the school district policy. Upon the deputies’ arrival, […]