Monday, November 20, 2017

Kinney named Rio Campus PD Officer of the Year

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Campus Police continue to show their dedication to keeping the campus community safe. To honor this dedication, President Michelle Johnston presented Officer Mark Kinney...

Man arrested for alleged theft of construction equipment

A Point Pleasant, W.Va. man has been arrested, according to a release by Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin, for the alleged theft of construction equipment from Thomas Do-It Center in Gallipolis on Monday, November...

Prosecutor’s Office adds to Victim Services

Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, Jason D. Holdren, is proud to announce the recent grant approval for a second full-time victim’s advocate in the Gallia County Prosecutor’s Office. “This position is 100% funded by Federal...

Fatality in single vehicle crash in Gallia County

GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio – One man has died following a crash Oct. 17, 2017 on State Route 554. According to the Gallipolis Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash happened about 8:33 p.m....

Sheriff’s Office going pink for breast cancer awareness

GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio - Some Law enforcement officials in the county will be sporting pink badges. According to Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin, deputies with the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office will be showing support for...

Seven sentenced to prison in various cases

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Seven individuals have been sentenced to prison in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas. According to Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, Jason D. Holdren, recently there have been several sentencings handed down...

September Gallia Grand Jury hands down indictments

(EDITOR’S NOTE: An indictment does not mean the suspect is guilty. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Indictments handed down by a grand jury is part of...

Two women attempt escape from Work Release Center

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Two women attempted to escape law enforcement custody today, but were quickly back in police custody. Sheriff Matt Champlin reports that Gallia County Sherriff’s Deputies have apprehended two female inmates that attempted...

OSHP reports Labor Day enforcement efforts

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol made more impaired driving, drug and seat belt arrests this Labor Day compared to the 2016 holiday weekend according to provisional data. Troopers arrested 845 drivers for...

$3 million in grants for DART and QRT teams awarded to address opioid epidemic

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced this morning 40 law enforcement departments and their partners will receive $3 million in grants that will be used to help replicate or expand Drug...

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GCSO conducting searches on two vehicles involved in weekend incidents

Two vehicles are being warrant searched by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office for evidence, specifically DNA evidence, in connection with two different incidents that occurred over the weekend. According to Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin,...

Prison Terms Handed Down for 3 Gallia residents

Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney, Jason D. Holdren, announces the recent sentencings of three individuals in the Gallia County Common Pleas Court. The following individuals were sentenced to prison terms by Judge Margaret Evans of the...

Everett L. Kemper, 87

Everett L. Kemper, 87, of Bidwell, Ohio passed away at Holzer Senior Care, Bidwell, Ohio, Saturday, November 18, 2017.  Friends and family may call at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home, Vinton on Tuesday, November...

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GCSO conducting searches on two vehicles involved in weekend incidents

Two vehicles are being warrant searched by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office for evidence, specifically DNA evidence, in connection with two different incidents that...

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