GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A man is being sought by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office on various charges.

Sheriff Matt Champlin has issued a request for information from the citizens of Gallia County regarding a wanted person, Derek Oxyer. According to Sheriff Champlin, Oxyer is wanted for a violation of probation and contempt of court issued by Judge Mulford of the Gallipolis Municipal Court. In addition, Sheriff Champlin states that his office has received several complaints of Oxyer scamming citizens out of money by means of fabricating false statements.

“It is our hope that information from the public will assist us in taking Mr. Oxyer into custody before he has the opportunity to victimize our citizens and defraud them out of their hard earned money.”

If anyone has any information regarding the whereabouts of Oxyer, please contact the Sheriffs office at 740-446-1221 immediately.