Saturday, November 18, 2017

6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving enforcement

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol will join forces with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project to focus on distracted driving enforcement. The project will take place from Sunday, July 16...

Gallipolis woman arrested on drug charges in W.Va.

MASON COUNTY, West Virginia - A Gallipolis woman has been arrested along with a Dayton, Ohio man on drug charges. Two people are in custody after deputies say they seized approximately $1,500 in street...

Gallia County Sheriff seeking whereabouts of Oxyer

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - A man is being sought by the Gallia County Sheriff's Office on various charges. Sheriff Matt Champlin has issued a request for information from the citizens of Gallia County regarding a wanted...

Opioid epidemic grants for DART and QRT Teams available

Three million in grants to be used TOLEDO, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Ohio Senator Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp, Lucas County Prosecutor Julia Bates, Colerain Township Administrator...

Four sentenced to prison in different cases, various charges

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – Four individuals have been sentenced to prison on various charges. According to Gallia County Prosecuting Attorney Jason D. Holdren, Anthony M. Moore, Ryan Cochran, Leeza D. Bartles and Misty Perry were by...

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 reports 17 fatalities, 908 OVI arrests during July Fourth weekend

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reporting that 17 people lost their lives in traffic crashes during the July Fourth reporting period, which began Friday, June 30 and ended Tuesday, July...

Florida resident convicted of poaching deer in Ohio

ATHENS, Ohio – John B. Williams, 31, of Monticello, Florida, was recently convicted of nine charges related to poaching deer in Ohio, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). In late November 2016,...

Gallia Grand Jury indicts 13 on drug charges, 20 others on various indictments

  (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...

Boat catches fire in Ohio River

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio - Crews were on scene Sunday afternoon for a motor boat fire in the Ohio River. The motor boat caught fire July 2, 2017 in the middle of the river in front of...

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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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