Saturday, November 18, 2017

Hively murder trial begins with opening arguments

Today, Gallia County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Britt Wiseman representing the State of Ohio and defense attorney Charles Knight delivered opening arguments in the trial of Bruce Hively, 56, who is accused of murdering 18-year-old...

For the Record – Gallia County Court of Common Pleas

Cases heard in the Gallia County Court of Common Pleas the week of February 11 were: • A motion filed by Michael E. Russell, 37, to enforce specific terms of his plea agreement was overruled....

Detroit murder suspect apprehended in Middleport

POMEROY, Ohio – In a multi-agency effort a Detroit man wanted on a murder charge has been apprehended in Meigs County according to Sheriff Keith O. Wood. According to Sheriff Wood, the US Marshals Service,...

Patrol Investigates Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred on Saturday at approximately 10:55 p.m.  The crash occurred on State Route 233 near mile post 1 in Gallia...

GCSO Seeking information on runaway juvenile

The Gallia County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a runaway juvenile. Debbie Shiann Frisby reportedly  left the home of her foster parents on S.R. 218. She is originally from Fayette County, Ohio.Fisby is 17...

Alleged domestic dispute turns violent as husband taken into custody, wife deceased

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP - One is in custody and one is deceased as Gallia County Sheriff's Office is continues an investigation into events that unfolded Sunday evening in Springfield Township. Gallia County Sheriff, Joe Browning stated...

For the Record: Gallipolis Municipal Court

Cases resolved in the Gallipolis Municipal Court the week of February 25, 2013 were: * Does not include court fees * Common abbreviations: DUS – Driving Under Suspension; FTY – Failure to Yield; OVI – Operating...

Multiple Meth Labs discovered in the City over the weekend

GALLIPOLIS – The Gallipolis Police Department is looking for those responsible for dumping “shake and bake” meth lab remnants in three separate locations in the city. The first was discovered following information received by...

Gallia County Commissioners Issue Response to Charges Being Filed with Shelter Case

GALLIPOLIS - The Gallia County Commissioners released a statement regarding the charges at the Gallia County Animal Shelter. According to the statement the Gallia County Board of Commissioners responded as follows, "The fact criminal charges...

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...

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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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