-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 Racine, Ohio.
Sheriff Champlin stated that his office conferred with Gallia County Prosecutor Jason Holdren and that Burns and Dyer were both charged with Trafficking Heroin while Haskins was arrested for an outstanding warrant, possession of Heroin and conveyance of drugs into a detention facility.
“Thanks to numerous tips from concerned citizens, our streets are a little safer tonight,” commented Champlin.
The Major Crimes Task Force of Gallia-Meigs is a state task force under the jurisdiction the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission which is part of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, the task force was formed in September 2013. The task force is formed by the Gallia and Meigs County Sheriff’s Offices, Gallipolis and Middleport Police Departments and the Gallia and Meigs County Prosecutor Offices.