Saturday, November 18, 2017

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...

Patrol focused on impaired drivers for Labor Day Drive Sober of Get Pulled Over

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to be safe this Labor Day weekend. Troopers will focus enforcement efforts on removing impaired drivers from Ohio’s roadways. Motorists can all have...

OSHP investigating fatal crash in Athens County involving a postal vehicle

ATHENS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash in Athens County, Ohio. According to a statement from the OSHP, at 11:50 a.m. on Sept. 2, 2017, William W. McManis, 58,...

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Drugs, Money and weapons seized from Bidwell search warrant

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 14101 State Route 554 near the intersection of State Route 160 in Gallia County, Wednesday afternoon, November 15, 2017. The Gallia...

Charles Leon Saunders

Charles Leon Saunders of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Born on December 12, 1926, he was the son of the late Charles and Nancy Saunders.  He was proceeded in death...

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