Wednesday, November 22, 2017

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,...

Criminal investigation of Ohio State Fair accident concludes

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol has completed the criminal investigation into the fatal ride accident that occurred on July 26, 2017. Troopers presented the findings of the criminal investigation to the Franklin...

US Marshals and Gallia Sheriff’s Office arrest four

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that on Thursday August 31, 2017, the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office working in conjunction with the United States Marshals Service conducted an operation to seek out and...

Gallia August Grand Jury returns indictments including charges of rape and murder

(Editor’s Note: An indictment by a grand jury does not mean the individual is guilty of a crime. It is part of the legal process. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a...

Antonio ‘T.O.’ McIntosh sentenced for leading drug ring out of Gallia County pool hall

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A Cincinnati, Ohio man has been sentenced to a total of 33 years in prison by Judge Margaret Evans. Antonio D. McIntosh, 37, of Cincinnati, Ohio appeared in court with this attorney,...

McIntosh convicted on multiple charges involving Gallia drug ring

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – A man has been convicted by a Gallia County jury for his involvement in a drug ring at a pool hall. Antonio D. McIntosh, 37, of Cincinnati, Ohio was found guilty on...

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Henrietta Cherrington Evans (Henny), 73

Henrietta Cherrington Evans (Henny), age 73, passed away on Monday, November 20th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family after a brief battle with cancer. Henny was born and lived in Gallipolis, and...

Drugs, Money and weapons seized from Addison Township search warrant

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at 420 Swisher Hill Road, Addison Township in Gallia County, Monday evening, November 20, 2017. The Gallia County Sheriff’s Office working...

Traffic stop leads to seizure of drugs, money and weapons

Sheriff Matt Champlin announced that the Gallia County law enforcement community completed an investigation into the trafficking of narcotics on Tuesday evening, November 21, 2017 and Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017. One individual, Brandy...

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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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