Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Deputy rescues youth from icy waters

Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin has issued a statement regarding a dangerous situation which occurred earlier today in the Village of Vinton involving some of our counties youth on the icy Raccoon Creek. According to...

Update: Man who failed to return to work release turns himself in

According to a statement released by Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin, Tony L. Watson, 46, who failed to return to the Gallia County Work Release Center after completing his work shift on December 27,...

Sheriff’s Office investigating Cheshire Township assault

An investigation is currently underway into an assault in Cheshire Township. According to a statement released by Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin, the GCSO received a call Wednesday morning reporting an assault at a...

For the Record: Gallipolis Municipal Court

Criminal and Traffic cases resolved in the Gallipolis Municipal Court December 2 through December 19 include: * Mugshots uploaded on cases resolved with jail or work release, if available. *  Does not include court fees * Common...

No indictment returned in Yost death

The case regarding the death of a Cecil D. Yost, Jr., 43 of Bidwell, on November 1, 2017 has been closed, according to Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason Holdren, after the December session of...

Arrest made and methamphetamine seized after search conducted with probation department

According to a release from Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin, one man was arrested Friday morning for allegedly violating community control and a woman was taken into custody for violation of parole following a...

Recognizance bond revoked for Shawn Cox

Gallia County Court of Common Pleas Judge Margaret Evans revoked the recognizance bond placed on Shawn L. Cox, 36, Gallipolis after he was arrested by the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office for the alleged breaking...

Columbus man sentenced to 18 months in prison for possession of heroin

A Columbus man was sentenced to 18 months in prison and 24 months community control, to be served consecutively, after pleading guilty in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas to two counts of...

For the Record – Gallipolis Municipal Court

Criminal cases resolved in the Gallipolis Municipal Court November 27 through December 1 include: * Mugshots uploaded on cases resolved with jail or work release, if available. *  Does not include court fees * Common abbreviations: DUS...

Man charged in connection with November 19 chase

Roger William Swann, 35, Gallipolis was charged in the Gallipolis Municipal Court last week with obstructing official business in connection with an incident on November 19 involving a stolen vehicle. The incident followed a Facebook...

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GCSO seeking person of interest in criminal investigation

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